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post #11 of 19
I say go for the 600T. Yes the airflow is not good enough for OC beasts like the ones here at OCN. But change the fans, maybe add 1 or 2, and cooling as good as any other. And as far as cable management goes, the 600T is at the top of the list.

Plus plenty of size, a large area behind the MOBO tray for cable management, completely black inside, and the crazy list of features.

My only gripes are the fan controller(just switch to PWM control anyway) and the stock fans. Both of which worked, just not as good as Id like.

If you need to be sold on the cable management, OCN has a club here, and every rig looks like a show rig. Link is in my sig.

If you dont like it still, Fractal Design has some very nice cases. Or you can get this from a OCN Artisan http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ases-pics.html if you wanna go big
Edited by goodtobeking - 12/25/10 at 9:58pm
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Obsidian 800D or DF-85 xD
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post #13 of 19
Cm690ii. Just got mine for christmas. I was impressed with the build quality and space inside. Family members setup has the original 690 and this is definitely superior.
post #14 of 19
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the input everyone. I'm liking the CM Storm Sniper and the CM 690 ii, they seem to be the best bang for the buck out of the suggested cases. Probably gonna go with the Storm Sniper because of the fan control.
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post #15 of 19
Not a bad choice at all.
 
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+1 for haf x or 932
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post #17 of 19
I am voting for the NZXT Phantom, just got it today. I can say this thing has cable management out the ass. It is insane how much stuff you can fit behind the motherboard tray. The air flow is also very amazing if you add a front fan. I ordered mine with a 140mm fan from NZXT so I am basicly using all stock fans and it works wonderfully. The fan controller on the phantom is also extremely powerful, it can put out 20watts per channel which is damn good for a stock controller.
post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by sweffymo View Post
+1 for the CM 690 or 690 II

Not sure why everyone always recommends Lian Li cases... They ARE extremely well-built but I find them very ugly...
Its definitely for the construction. Its like anything though, better materials and a more involved process= better product and higher price. I've seen some nice Lian li rigs, they were just stock cases though. I think the higher end lian li are definitely aimed at modders... like all of us right?
    
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+1 for haf x or 932
+1 for the ugliest case ever
    
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