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post #1 of 32
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So Debating between these cases both on sale on Newegg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=11-112-243

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119187

Like the way they both look. Could care less about the removable mother board try dont take my pc apart enough. And the Lian Li case i dont like the fact that it doesnt have top fans but think you can buy a top panel that does from Lian Li. And eventually i may consider water cooling but that wont be for a while so mainly looking to be on air. Thanks for any advice or experiance with the cases. ive been watching the 840 thread for a while just not much on the lian li.
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post #2 of 32
I'd take the CM personally.
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post #3 of 32
lian li is the better choice here.
 
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post #4 of 32
CM is better, but why do you want to buy that one? I think there are better for the same price range:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-160-_-Product

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-213-_-Product
post #5 of 32
If you are just going for air, I would get the Lian-Li. The ATCS 840 is an amazing case for watercooling - absolutely love mine.

Either way, you won't be dissatisfied.
post #6 of 32
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hate the look of the haf cases.
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post #7 of 32
I would take the Cooler Master one personally.
post #8 of 32
Lian Li quality > all
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post #9 of 32
Do you plan on going wc? If not I wouldn't get either of these. Haf, or lian li K62 would be my preference. Don't need a full tower if you don't plan on going water. Just extra size, cost, weight and usually less features (cable management, fans, etc) than a good mid tower.
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post #10 of 32
The lian li is the better looking case.Imo
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OCZ VERTEX 2 50GB SSD/WD 500GB Blue/WD640GB Black Samsung DVD/RW Corsair H-50 Windows 10 home 64 Bit Retail 
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ASUS 24"1080P LED Asus VE248H Abs M1 Cooler master silent pro 600 modular M600 RS-60... Lian Li Lancool PCK-58 
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