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  • 21% (31)
    Thermaltake Armor +
  • 17% (25)
    Antec 900
  • 17% (26)
    Coolermaster 690
  • 28% (42)
    Antec P182
  • 5% (8)
    Coolermaster Centurion 590
  • 10% (15)
    Other
147 Total Votes  
post #81 of 123
My vote goes to the Armor+. However, you could try go through as many reviews as you can and see what the strong points as well as shortcomings of the cases you are after are. My vote on the Armor+ goes for vastly improved space and cable management over the previous models as well as an already fantastic airflow and robust built.
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post #82 of 123
Antec P182
post #83 of 123
Thread Starter 
For some reason i thought cm690 would be top on here since its thread is really long in this part of the forum
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post #84 of 123
Thermaltake, they make awsome cases
    
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post #85 of 123
Quote:
The new standard in performance cases

Introducing the P182, the newest edition in Antec’s continually improving Performance One design. More innovations have been built in, such as an external fan control for the top and rear fans, a special gun metal black finish, cable organizers and even rubber grommeted ports for externally mounted liquid cooling radiators. All of these improvements build upon the great features of the original P180: the triple layer side panels and door design, and the upper and lower chamber structure to isolate power supply heat from the rest of your components. The P182 truly is the new standard by which all other performance cases will be measured.
From Antec's website talking about the differences between the 180 and 182.

This is the image I linked before



So all you need is someone with a 180 to confirm the little raised hook parts are on the back of the 180 and you really do have the same cable management. With the 182 merely coming with 3 black tie wraps.

And FYI...the 180 and 182 are the exact same price now, so there is no reason to get the 180 anyway, when the 182 comes with a built in 3 way speed controller for the top 2 fans. Selectable between 25/28/30 dBs and 39/56/79 CFM, not bad and its 2 less fans you would need on your fan speed controller.
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post #86 of 123
Any fullsize case will be good. I vote for the Coolermaster Stacker 830/832.
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post #87 of 123
Thread Starter 
that stacaker 830 is nice if i can find it for a reasonable price.
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post #88 of 123
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post #89 of 123
I'd say the Antec 900, it's a great balance between Price/Performance, also it can be modded like hell.
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post #90 of 123
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
They have different part numbers, indicating a possible revision change.

The $182 Stacker 830 has this manufacturer part no: RC-830-KKN3-GP

The $200 Stacker 830 has this manufacturer part no: RC-830-KKN2-GP

The Stacker 830 on Newegg has part no RC-830-KKN3-GP, and sells for $260.

If I were to take a guess, the higher number (KKN3) is probably the newer revision. Oddly enough, that one costs less at eWiz (than the KKN2).

I'm not sure of any revision differences between the two. I'm guessing since Newegg sells so many, they're more likely to have the newer revision.

Can't say for sure though...

EDIT: Look at the product descriptions; I believe they mention 2 "installed fans" on the KKN2, whereas the KKN3 just says "up to" xxxx fans.
    
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