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The first is this one from tigerdirect:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...601&CatId=1510

the second is either the corsair obsidian 700d or 800d

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...703&CatId=1510

I still have no idea apart from the clear window on the 800D what the diff is from the 700 to the 800 obsidian,
Also the stacker is normally $999 for the custom airbrushed model so it looks like a great buy. Anway advice please
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post #2 of 6
I like the second one a lot more..

the first looks like a 10 year old wannabe's case..
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that CM CSX is the ugliest thing I think i've ever seen... including my friends new girlfriend.. but dont tell him I said that... you can tell her though...


If your gonna drop $$ for the 700D minds well just get the 800 Thing will last you "many moons".
    
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post #4 of 6
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Really you dont like the Stacker 830, I owned one awhile back and it was the most well built solid case ive ever owned, Whats the idff between the 700d and 800d?. but anyway thanks for the thoughts guys
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post #5 of 6
If those are your two options I would say go with the Corsair.

Better airflow and that stacker is kinda dated
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post #6 of 6
The Corsair Obsidian 800D and 700D have far worse airflow. You will have to rely on two 120mm or 140mm bottom intake fans (one directly above the other) for GPU cooling. Then you have a fan that is supposed to magically cool the drives in the hot swap drive bays. You can add top fans if you want to make it have even more negative air pressure, resulting in even worse GPU cooling.

On that particular Stacker you can use up to two 120mm front intakes, two 120mm bottom intakes (simple mods), a 120mm top exhaust fan and a 120mm rear exhaust fan. The side panel has no ventilation for the optional four side 140mm/120mm/92mm/80mm intake fans.

The Cooler Master ATCS 840 is a much better case than all of those. Here is a video review of it. Lian-Li also has much better options than any of those cases for under $250.
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