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Antec 900 & TT Armor: Overused?

Poll Results: Are the Antec 900 & TT Armor Overused?

Poll expired: Jun 24, 2007  
  • 39% (20)
    Yes
  • 60% (31)
    No
51 Total Votes  
post #1 of 41
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Okay, I'm not trying to bash either of these cases, because they are both quality in their own respects....

But it seems that so many people either get or are considering the Antec 900 or Thermaltake Armor.

So once again, not saying either of these cases are bad....

but who thinks they appear too often in this forum?
    
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post #2 of 41
They pwn, rather hardly. Its like saying too many people want a Big Typhoon. If it works well. Then use it.
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post #3 of 41
This isn't a popularity contest. It's like saying C2Ds are overused. They're very good cases, and this makes many people use them.
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post #4 of 41
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Originally Posted by Xerasyte View Post
They pwn, rather hardly. Its like saying too many people want a Big Typhoon. If it works well. Then use it.
The reason why I think they are overused is because a case is more form than function opposed to things such as CPU coolers.

A case is the external, most easily viewed part of your PC. It becomes the image of it. Since there are so many great cases on the market, I think buying one that so many people have becomes unoriginal. (Maybe unless you are doing some serious modding.) Just my
    
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post #5 of 41
Well, the majority of the time we don't see others computers, and even if we do, it doesn't really matter. Everyones so spread apart that we never see it other than in pictures. And even so, alot of people mod their so its different in some sort anyway.
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post #6 of 41
At first I thought these cases were just the trendy thing to have, but they are both built exceptionally well. The price vs quality aspect is why everyone and their grandma has them. You can find better cases, and you can find cheaper cases, but you won't find many (if any) that combine these aspects so well.
 
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post #7 of 41
Yes.
Add the P180 to the list.

(One of the) main reasons I ordered a Gigabyte Aurora.
It's sexy, it's going insane cooling abilities, and it's not seen very often.
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post #8 of 41
Well,I own the 900 & P180b.And I purchased each case for it's build quality period!!To each his own!!I myself will not ever worry about a trend thing.I buy what I like and want.
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post #9 of 41
Dude, for the price of what I paid for my Antec 900, it's very well worth it. I got it at Comp USA on sale for 89 dollars, -46 dollars from orig price. On top of that, it has 4 fans stock.

Besides all of that stuff, I hadn't even a clue that everyone else used a 900 (Well a lot of people) I was just getting it because it was cheap and very practical with the fans. (although I've already had the 200 mm one on top break 1 blade.. I had to break the opposite blade to counter the inertia difference when rotating, otherwise it would wobble drastically.)

Antec 900 is a good case. Cheap for me, too.
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post #10 of 41
I got mine from Compusa in J-town
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