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Thermaltake Armor vs. Antec 900

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Hey everyone I'm going to order a new case soon and as most of you know the Antec 900 is not really available everywhere but I have located in some web sites. My second choice is the Thermaltake Armor I have some questions for all of you A900 and TT Armor owners out there. (Maybe some one has both cases)

I've really always wanted an A900 but I'm kind of skeptical about the A900 because of my PS and the bottom mounted design. Also I don't really have all of the necessary power tools to complete the PSU flip mod on that case.

Any other case recommendations would be great as well i just need something with REALLY good airflow and keep it around 150 or less.

If you were considering the A900 and the TT Armor what made you choose the one you went with?

Will the TT Armor keep my system as cool as the A900?

Can the TT Armor with the 25 CM Fan occupy a Tuniq tower or any other large HSF without removing the 25 CM Fan?

That's all I can think of for now. Thanks to everyone that helps.
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ii love my A900. i was in the same hole as you. i was going to get the TT armor because of its size and its look (its like a freaking tank lol) but i went with the a900 because i like the look despite what others say. when i got this over my old case i saw a 4 degree ambient drop and im convinced that with an extra cable management hole, the management would be insane. its really spacious for a mid tower. if your looking for something bigger. id look at the new antec 1200. but i dont know how much it costs.
as for the TT armor a friend of mine has it and loves it so i think its a win win in your case. good luck on your decision
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ii love my A900. i was in the same hole as you. i was going to get the TT armor because of its size and its look (its like a freaking tank lol) but i went with the a900 because i like the look despite what others say. when i got this over my old case i saw a 4 degree ambient drop and im convinced that with an extra cable management hole, the management would be insane. its really spacious for a mid tower. if your looking for something bigger. id look at the new antec 1200. but i dont know how much it costs.
as for the TT armor a friend of mine has it and loves it so i think its a win win in your case. good luck on your decision
Thanks for the reply. I was thinking about waiting for the Antec 1200 any one have any links for this one (if it's out?). I think i read yesterday in another thread that it wasn't out yet but it does look very tempting !

I'll keep googling this Antec 1200
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Thanks for the reply. I was thinking about waiting for the Antec 1200 any one have any links for this one (if it's out?). I think i read yesterday in another thread that it wasn't out yet but it does look very tempting !

I'll keep googling this Antec 1200
yea it looks pretty huge, id probably think of getting it if i hadnt got my A900.
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post #5 of 14
I have an armor case and I love it. There is plenty of room in there and its built like a tank (weighs like one too). It a solid case and has plenty of room to expand. I added an icage to the front so now I have 2 120mm fans blowing air in and one in the back sucking air out
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I recently got a coolermaster 690, and I love it. Better cable management that the antec nine hundred, and it can take lots more fans that the armor. Cheaper, too
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I like my 900, the only thing is i wish i would have bought one that was larger.
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A900>tta
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if you can wait, the antec 1200 will go out, whit pre-cuted hole for cabe management, 2 exhaust fan on back, fan speed control on back too, air filter for intake fan and speed control on front for intake fan.

http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=12726

men this case kikass!!
il'buy one wen it's out
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wow thanks for all your replies i saw this a900 sitting at best buy the other day while i was browsing and 10% off on everything cept computers so i bought it
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