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I completely agree with the SilverStone TJ-07, but, I would also heavily consider the Antec P180B. I don't like the colors of the P182 (Gun Metal and Chome) and the P190 is overkill, lol. I would definately pick up an Antec P180B if you want a sleek case that performs. If you want something flashy (a w h o r e) I would suggest picking up anything with a window and putting $40-50 worth of Cathodes and LEDs in it.

I like the '07 more than the '09; it's more curved and more stylish in my opinion.

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I have a short list and that is on it

12 HDD capacit is a big feature--as are the numerous and 100% rave reviews on the design elements.

Did you read some of the reviews on the Silverstone cases lol...arrived without front panel...arrived with missing screws on window...arrived damage INSIDE lol...QC is not doing it at Silverstone--and I am leery . Every Lian Li I have bought is perfect upon arrival.

Although the Soldam case is perfect. I mean completely uber1337--well beyond cal-i... trust me. To have a case from a compayn that likleyl will disappear and become a legend.. XR-2 deep purple FTW
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I have a short list and that is on it

12 HDD capacit is a big feature--as are the numerous and 100% rave reviews on the design elements.

Did you read some of the reviews on the Silverstone cases lol...arrived without front panel...arrived with missing screws on window...arrived damage INSIDE lol...QC is not doing it at Silverstone--and I am leery . Every Lian Li I have bought is perfect upon arrival.

Although the Soldam case is perfect. I mean completely uber1337--well beyond cal-i... trust me. To have a case from a compayn that likleyl will disappear and become a legend.. XR-2 deep purple FTW
About the silverstone reviews that really does shock me, i mean whenever i have wanted anything all i did was emailed customer services and they dispatched it free of charge immediatley

I totally agree with you on that deep purple, but then again all the anodized interious looks BEAUTIFUL, its a break from the normal, the thing is im going to japan in 10 days so if i had a better luggage weight limit i would bring one back with me but i dont

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Soldam Windy Acadia Tsunami Limited Ed., XR-2 in any color available,, Black/Purple preferred. Unsure of HDD capacity...but that case is so DroolWorthy I must have it regardless...This is #1 but probably unobatainable

Lian Li 201B (actually in the cart at NewEgg...lol) is a very strong #2 ...2000 series, 1200 series, 1000 series. I would use the Lian Li HDD adapter cages to bring the 1200 and 1000 to 10 HDD capacity

Mozart TX but only marginally...too small a HDD capacity

CM Stacker 832...ditto

Silverstone TJ07, TJ09...Made of Win...need HDD cages to reach capacity--cage would look odd on the 07...so the 09 ranks higher on this list.

Sorry the SECC chassis on the TJ06 was the only thing I didn't like about that design.

I am still quite open to any and all suggestions for case that I could NOT modify and use to house ten HDDs...aluminuim peferred.

Thanks everyone for all the interesting input!
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Cmon guys we need to get searching for the Soldam Windy Arcadia, at least we need to find a way CD can get one, in the past CD has helped us lots so now it is our time to help him by finding that case
    
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lol

You might help me best by NOT finding it as I am sure it wil cost a mint

Still looking at cases though...
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This is nice,
http://www.lian-li.com/product/produ...index=3&type=a
or this
http://www.lian-li.com/product/produ...index=2&type=b

I'm taking by the no wing's comment you don't like the Armor?

The Eureka is nice,
http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/produc.../vc8000bwa.asp

Edit:

The Mozart is nice and will hold 10 HDD's no prob with some 5 1/4 adapters.
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It is clear these are identical cases--one angular one rounded.

Considering I would need to us a 3/4 adapter to up the HDD capacity the only ones I have found would look best on the Angular case...although I prefer the 1000's lines.

My only concern is reading a review that stated the PSU ba was too short for the TT non Modular PSU..which means no way will the PC Power 750 fit...

But they are both on my list...

The 201 seems to be the finest of the new cases as far as the reviews go...

the 1100 oddly got several negative marks in reviews yet the 1000 got numerous positives...and they are obviously the same case design on the interior... LOL

Newegg reviews...what was I tinking...
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowIm...+Case+-+Retail

The TJ09 is a much different interior layout...and I am not sure if I like it more or less than the Lian Li
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