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post #11 of 34
I would use it.
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It's $380 if you choose the one that comes with their CM Real Power Pro 1,000w psu. Which is currently sold-out on newegg.
Why would you want a psu on the a case? You already whats going to happen in 4 months anyway. Just buy a separate psu that would kill that psu. Like a ToughPower 1000Watt.
    
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Why would you want a psu on the a case? You already whats going to happen in 4 months anyway. Just buy a separate psu that would kill that psu. Like a ToughPower 1000Watt.
It's not a crappy case psu, it's one of coolermaster's high end units, if I remember the Real Power line isn't bad at all.

Has to be as good as my Rosewill.
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Yeah, they didn't throw just any psu in it. The nearly $400 price tag is actually justified, considering. But I agree, I'd rather shove a Corsair, or high-end Antec psu in it, instead.
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The case retails at $150
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT?

Omg, that is amazing for what you get
post #16 of 34
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Side panel looks like it might be a tad flimsy, could be wrong. Maybe it's the angle of the pic which gives that impression though.
i have this case. and i can tell you it's anything but flimsy.
every part of it is built like a tank.
the steel is so thick that i'd even put the meshy parts against some full panels.
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post #17 of 34
I bought it, hated it and sold it within two days.

First, the fans while quiet, move next to no air. I went from a Cosmos S to the HAF and my internal case temps went up 5C. Because the fans are an unusual size, they can't easily be swapped out for higher CFM units. Also, why only 1 LED?

Second, the interior is just plain ugly. Considering its a steel case, the least they could have done was powder coat the interior black (ala the antec 1200).

Not only that but pictures make it look better than it is. I found it looked cheap live. Too much steel and plastic.
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post #18 of 34
The specs for this tells everyone exactly what the fans run at, i know it says "high air flow" on the sdie but if you were expecting high CFM off of 700rpms than something is wrong there. This is a very quiet case and cable management is a breeze. There is a lot of space to work with here and tool-less installation for hdd's and optical drives. I chose this over the Antec 1200 because I already went with Antec before and wanted to try a new brand, plus the 1200 is just a 900 on steroids, not much new their. I am very pleased with the HAF so far. The case is not flimsy at all just in case anyone didnt read the above posts.

And this case has been out for about 3 months now. Kind of old to have a review.
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I agree the case is definitely not flimsy spacegoast, and wire management is excellent. I just found that the fans were way too anemic.
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post #20 of 34
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I agree the case is definitely not flimsy spacegoast, and wire management is excellent. I just found that the fans were way too anemic.
Ya, I was hoping more from the fans too. But coming from the Antec P180, I liked that they were quieter, rather than louder. And you are right about switching them out too, not too many 23cm fans out there. But then again, I can substitute 1 x 23cm fan with 4 x 12cm fans and that would compensate for the bigger, slower fans.
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