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Would you consider this downgrading?

post #1 of 16
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I've had an Antec 900 for a few months now and I'm getting sick of it personally. I took a look at the CM 690 and I like what I've seen so far. Would anyone consider this as a downgrade from the 900? I'm talking about everything besides the pricepoint.

Also, I may get a P182 instead since I can get it for free if I review it. Should I get that instead?
 
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post #2 of 16
hell now, all of those are good quality cases
    
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post #3 of 16
i'd say review the antec P182 first, and then if you don't like it, get the CM690. But really, i like my CM690, as it has excellent airflow
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post #4 of 16
I would see it as a downgrade but they are pretty much the same in build and quality. Airflow is excellent too. It is sort of a downgrade in airflow but that may be the only thing. I would go for it, but the P182 is secksy .
    
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post #5 of 16
Hell, free is free. if you don't like the P182, then you can take the money not spent, and buy the CM690.
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post #6 of 16
dude if its free then its a good deal. me my self have never been to fond of the 900. i dont know why it just doesnt appeal to me. i think its the overall shape and looks. it isnt all that.

go for a different one. free is always better though!!!
    
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post #7 of 16
the p182 is great, absoultely lovely case to work with. I personally went from a 900 to a 182 and haven't thought twice about it yet.
post #8 of 16
I almost bought the P182 as well, now there's a version with the acrylic side panel to add more lustre. Damn sexxxy case.....
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post #9 of 16
You'll love the 182. Some of the most nagging aspect of the P180 (cable management!) were resolved with that case.
    
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post #10 of 16
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Thank for the suggestions everyone! I think I'll review the P182 first and see how much I like it. If I don't see it as an improvement to my 900, I'll try the CM 690. But from what I've seen, I think I may like the P182.
 
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