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  • 41% (28)
    Antec Nine Hundred
  • 17% (12)
    CM 690
  • 40% (27)
    NZXT Tempest
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post #11 of 42
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Originally Posted by OJX View Post
CM 690 owns the 900 in both airflow and cable management
The looks however are opinionated.
In cable management, it is better... In airflow, no. I highly doubt it.

The 900 looks better IMO.

(I've used both cases in builds before)
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post #12 of 42
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How do you improve cable management on the Antec 900? Also, where can I get it for $100 or less?
post #13 of 42
dont know the price for the antec 900 cause TD/CompUSA dont sell it, but the tempest is $104 and seems like a good deal =P
    
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post #14 of 42
I like my 900 , was cheaper then the tempest , 95% of the reason I got it. 60 bucks cheaper rougly , after MIR.
post #15 of 42
you drill holes in the antec, a simple hole saw and drill will do it, here are the before with normal cable managment (cable ties) and then my drilled holes.

and with holes


Reduced my temps even more, and looks mighty fine. Yea CM690 is good if you dont care about a window/dont want to do that mod, but overall looks i think 900 takes that.
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post #16 of 42
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
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.
that odd reason is so you can comfortably fit larger graphics cards. It's called E-ATX, and its a big plus over the A900

besides having a bigger case, you also don't have the horrible feeling of being an antec 900 fanboy case owner...just a thought

my vote goes for the Tempest
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post #17 of 42
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Originally Posted by x7337H View Post
that odd reason is so you can comfortably fit larger graphics cards. It's called E-ATX, and its a big plus over the A900

besides having a bigger case, you also don't have the horrible feeling of being an antec 900 fanboy case owner...just a thought

my vote goes for the Tempest
So just because you own a case makes you a fanboy, eh? Sorry for being so dumb and not knowing about E-ATX.
 
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post #18 of 42
I'm going to have to say get a cm690 or a tempest. I've messed with an a900 and the tempest, and the a900 is WAAAY too cramped for my liking.
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post #19 of 42
People say the Tempest is a rip off of the 900, but hell if it is they took at did a job much better. Pssh this whole thing about it's quality being bad is totally wrong, It's nothing flash but hell it's nice.
    
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post #20 of 42
I cast my vote for the 900. I just like the way it looks and the way parts fit into it.
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