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Poll Results: Keep HAF932 and Paint it?

Poll expired: Dec 26, 2010  
  • 71% (23)
    Yes, Great Case!!!!
  • 28% (9)
    No, Out with the old, In with the new, GET THE PHANTOM!
32 Total Votes  
post #11 of 22
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackHoleSon View Post
New cases are a lot of fun but also a bit expensive. Would you be able to sell your HAF or somethin?
Most likely. Or I'd at least put it on craigslist for about $100 OBO, It should sell if I were to sell it.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
It would save you money and give you something to do on the weekend. Also you could put the money you saved to future hardware upgrades as you already stated that you like the case just the bare metal on the inside bugs you.

Like a graphics card. GTX560?
Yeah I was thinking the same about saving me money. but If I were to sell my HAF, I'd only be losing about $20 or so. (I'd sell the HAF for $100OBO, the phantom sells for $100 @ directon, so yeah)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sizuke View Post
932 with a inside paint job and a side panel window mod looks great!
Also if i was going to replace it for good would either go for a HAF-X or the 800D, the phantom dont convince me.
I'd love to go 800D, but being that its mostly leaning towards water cooling, its no use for me right now. I wouldn't upgrade to the HAF X because its basically the same as the HAF932 (looks wise, not sure about performance wise?)

Quote:
Originally Posted by fr0st. View Post
Look in my sig, "My modded HAF932"
Not all HAF's are ugly
nice that **** looks like its just HOT as hell in there (just cuz the fans are red , gives me a "fiery" look) haha. Which exact mods did you do?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roweyi7 View Post
isnt this a really big downgrade in size?
I hope not, I'm ALL for space. I guess I'll just paint this damn thing and see how it goes. If i like it, I'll stick with it, if not, I'll sell it or something.

PFT @ the poll votes...like that helped any LOL. +rep all around
Edited by reyesjr - 12/23/10 at 8:42am
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post #12 of 22
No point in all the work you've already done if you're not even going to finish it. Keep the HAF.
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post #13 of 22
o crap meant to vote for option 2


ggogo phantom
post #14 of 22
The Phantom is hardly an upgrade. As a matter of fact I'd choose the HAF 932 over the Phantom if I was going to buy one of them, since the HAF 932 has better potential airflow, the side fans won't interfere with the CPU cooler like in the Phantom and it has better water cooling support. Cable management seems great in both cases and they're both plasticy. If you want a new case I recommend saving up for a real case like a Lian-Li or Silverstone.
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post #15 of 22
HAF = Ugly
Phantom = Nice but looks might not work for some, white is amazing!
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post #16 of 22
Keep the HAF and put your money towards a new graphics card...your CPU is extremely bottlenecked by the old 9600gt
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roweyi7 View Post
isnt this a really big downgrade in size?
Not really. They are about the same size.
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post #18 of 22
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Originally Posted by xinhang View Post
I would go with the phantom! I HATE CM HAF's design. The front is so ugly and it is extremely bulky looking. Phantom gives you just as much space but looks much more elegant.
There is nothing elegant about anything from NZXT.
post #19 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by xinhang View Post
I would go with the phantom! I HATE CM HAF's design. The front is so ugly and it is extremely bulky looking. Phantom gives you just as much space but looks much more elegant.
NZXT Phantom and another NZXT cases are the most ugly cases than other cases I have ever seen.
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post #20 of 22
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Originally Posted by shakenbake158 View Post
Keep the HAF and put your money towards a new graphics card...your CPU is extremely bottlenecked by the old 9600gt
Really u think so? I don't notice it in real time..then again, I wouldn't know what to look for lol.

Any color ideas on what I should paint the HAF932? I'm thinking of just black inside, maybe paint the HD cage blue , add some blue LEDS.
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