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Which one shall i get??

(Antec 900)
http://www.cclonline.com/product-inf...761345-08009-5

(Coolermaster Black 690 Case)
http://www.cclonline.com/product-inf...ufacturer_id=0

They are going to be used in my sig rig. Which one would you buy with my parts?
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post #2 of 28
It would be more of a matter of personal preference, both are nice.
Which one do you like better is the question
    
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Well i like the looks of the antec better(coolermaster is a little to plain) but i was thinking more about cooling and wire optimization with the cases more than the looks.

Thanks for the fast reply!
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Personally, I'd go with the Antec 900. I love mine. It's one of the best air cooling cases. Plus, with a little bit of modding it can turn out to be an amazing case. I've painted mine black on the inside and added a hole for my PSU cables.
 
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post #5 of 28
These 2 cases are extremely popular on OCN. People will tell you to get one or the other, so just go with the one that you like the looks of more.

What are you looking for in a case? Cooling ability, quality build, space? For cooling, you made the right choice. For build quality, Lian-Li and Silverstone would be better, but for a higher cost.
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so, it looks like the antec 900? i very much like the style, and the cooling options are a big help to the decision.
Well, thanks peeps
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post #7 of 28
I think the coolermaster 690 is best stock and the antec can be modded easier. I personaly went for the cooler master which you can get from buy.comf or $70 free shipping. You can also get the antec 900 for $90 shipped
    
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I think the coolermaster 690 is best stock and the antec can be modded easier. I personaly went for the cooler master which you can get from buy.comf or $70 free shipping. You can also get the antec 900 for $90 shipped
Yeah, that's about right. If you want to mod your case to fit your needs, the 900 is where it's at. If you'd rather have a lot of stuff already built for what may fit your needs, the 690 is better.

I personally went for the former. I love modding cases to fit whatever needs I have. It gives me more of a sense that nobody else in the world has a case exactly like mine.
 
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post #10 of 28
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With the antec ive heard wireing issues, can this be solved with the ol' dremel?

EDIT: thanks ghost,big help
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