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NZXT Tempest or Antec 900?

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  • 41% (28)
    Antec Nine Hundred
  • 17% (12)
    CM 690
  • 40% (27)
    NZXT Tempest
67 Total Votes  
post #1 of 42
Thread Starter 
The tempest has cable management, but the Antec has adjustable fans. What should I get?
post #2 of 42
The nine hundred has much better build quality and airflow. You can also cut a whole in the motherboard tray to help with cable management SOME...

I say it's no competiton. Unless you just want to be different from like 70% of the people on here
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post #3 of 42
Antec is so easy to cable manage. Check out my gallery for some pics, a few holes was all it took. Also the Tempest is a clone of the Antec 900. If your like me, anyone that copies a product like that, then tries to make simple changes just to look like they didnt copy, I dont like that type of buisness.
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post #4 of 42
My friend has the Tempest and I didn't like it. It might look alright in the pictures and it is actually pretty cheap made. The build quality is no where near the Antec 900. But it does come with better cable management. You can run the cables behind the motherboard tray. So it is somewhat a better case if you don't care about look and build quality.
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post #5 of 42
I have a Tempest i was comparing it alot with the 900 before i bought it but i personally don't like the 900s looks, i know its a better brand and better build quality.

I have had no problems with the tempest its a great case and its built well.
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post #6 of 42
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How about the A900 vs the CM 690? What do you guys think?
post #7 of 42
I have NZXT Tempest and... it's really nice, cable menagement is great, airflow and fans noise nice (airflow big, noise low)

IMO, Tempest looks way better than 900, and in Tempest you can mount your WC radiator on the top xD Dunno what bout 900
    
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post #8 of 42
900 is much better quality. It's also not as long as the NZXT, which is unnecessarily long for some odd reason. Also, the newer Antec 900s come with cable management holes. You can easily add more if you need to as well. It's not that hard.
 
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post #9 of 42
CM 690 owns the 900 in both airflow and cable management
The looks however are opinionated.
post #10 of 42
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CM 690 owns the 900 in both airflow and cable management
How so? The 900 has a 200mm fan as well as TWO fans in the front. That bottom fan in the CM690 doesn't do much as the airflow is somewhat restricted underneath the case.
 
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