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Chenming server case for a gamer?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811125475

Looks like a pretty solid case to use for a future gaming machine. 2 exhaust fans, 1 side fan (reviews state it has one even though newegg's pictures dont), 1 intake fan, and I can't find the 5th..

What do you guys think? Looks pretty decent for 62 bucks ($77 shipped)
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The 5th is in the upper hard drive bay. Its a very good case,built to last. It is a little bit heavy though,I still like it.
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post #3 of 9
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right on. I wouldn't be transporting it around so weight is the least of my concerns. The way I see it... weight = durability.

Anyone know of any other cases on the market in the same price range that offer durability AND the air flow this puppy has got?
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LOL my ultra case looks just like that.
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post #5 of 9
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Originally Posted by TylerBello
The 5th is in the upper hard drive bay. Its a very good case,built to last. It is a little bit heavy though,I still like it.
Does your Chieftec Dragon have the fan in the side window also? Interesting that these cases seem to be identical..
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post #6 of 9
They look identical because the Chenming server, Chieftech, and Ultra Dragons are all the same case. the Ultra wiard is the same type of case but smaller.

I do believe all are actualy made by Chieftech. I know my ultra is. the drive retainers are clearly stamped Chieftech.
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post #7 of 9
They are all made by cheiftech,it says it everywhere on them.

Yes,it did come with a fan in the side window. Not a bad one at that either,it was unexpectedly pretty quiet.
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post #8 of 9
Hey, ive gotten a Dragon for my first build - it seems rock solid. Cheap for its build quality. Its got a style thatll last too.
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post #9 of 9
I believe antec made them as well (maybe even before cheiftec and then sold them the tooling) because I have had this puppy for 3+ years and its an awesome case. Doesnt have the usb ports and stuff on it either. Excellent case though!



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