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post #1 of 42
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Hey Antec 900erz

VirUs asked me about the pros and cons of the 900 and I said that would prolly take a seperate thread (it's a love it hate it case).

TBH I am tired of running my mouth and want you 900erz to fill in this thread--should be a cinch.

I just wanna have a beer and think about the next mod...I'll check in a bit later

So in the blankness below please fill in what you think are the Pros and Cons of this case..

Thanks for helping me take a break..

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Pro
Sexy

Con
So sexy you'll wet yourself.
Clean-up the urine, hopefully not in carpet
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My dog pooped on the carpet when he saw Black Widow...
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My dog pooped on the carpet when he saw Black Widow...
Hahahahahaha....
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post #5 of 42
I have had zero problems and no complaints with my 900. Everyone will say that it sucks for cable management. Well this can be true if you are afraid to mod it. A few holes in the back plate and you can hide cables as well as any other case. My 24 pin connector almost didn't reach but with a little force I got it in. I love all the stock fans. I set all of them on low and can barely hear anything. It is a little small for a mid tower, but I had no trouble fitting anything in it including an 8800 GTS. Being able to hide cathode inverters between the thumb screws on the rack mounts is nice too.

I cannot wait for the Antec 1200, the 900 with more room!? I'll be the first in line at newegg!
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I was actually excited to see this case on sale in my hometown when I was going to order it from the egg. I was suprised by how easy it was for me to build in. The airflow is fantastic and my fans are set a medium and it is still very quiet. I kinda just wanted this case cuz it looked cool and would hold an 8800 GTX. The cable management is really just a matter of taking the time to tuck the cables away. I will probably drill some holes behind the motherboard (just to say that I have modded my 900) when I decide to lap my Zalman.


Cons: I don't have another GTX to go in it, lol
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post #7 of 42
Pros:
Cooling beast.... you better quote that
Strong
Good color scheme (including fans)

Cons:
Scares the neighbors.
    
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post #8 of 42
thanks guys.
im pretty much convinced.
thanks to you too CD. rep+
its a big help.

ViRuS
post #9 of 42
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LOL

The less I do the better I am at it

My take:

Not all fake and swoopy...sharp and angular (why they messed with it and curvulated the 1200 IDK)

Black...gotta a love a black case

BLue LED Fans...with speed scontrols...TriCools are good fans actually--I use them on ICE in Red...


200mm top fan. it's awesome. Makes the case in a league of it's own

Window in door--this window is kinda comnplex and you like it/ hate it...

Room to add a fan (gotta love a cheap upgrade)

Room for 6 HDDs with good ventilation for them

Room for three devices after yyou mount 6 HDDs...That's the right number IMO--I do not like empty slots and/or too many gizmoids...

Mod fodder: this is IMO of ocourse--as I saw the mod potentila and modded one when they first came out. My Rev1 is Velocitor and sttill whips the llama's ass.

And I like how thick the steel is and how thick the paint is.

The only downside is they get pretty heavy when full of 4 Raptor, 750watt PSU, LC kit etc...
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post #10 of 42
pros - it is on its way

cons - it hasn't arrived yet

i'll update in a few days once i get it and put my computer together
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