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is this still one of the best mid tower cases?

I'm down grading from a HAF X. in my last build i had a lot to cool. ( tri SLI GTX470 )
in this build I'm stepping things down. is this still a badass case? cable management? air flow? dust filters? phat modz?

also would buying six Coolermaster Sickle Flow fans be a good investment for this case?

also can some Storm sniper owners post some pictures please.

also is there any better cases in that price range? if so post away.

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i have it and i think its a good case for airflow and cable management and ive seen some cool mods done to it cause it has a lot of space if you wanna see how roomie it is take a look at My case build. i would recommended this over to anyone the only downfall if the size lol its about the same size as a full tower but its only a mid tower cause it wont fit E-ATX but i like having all that room makes it easy to work with
    
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i have it and i think its a good case for airflow and cable management and ive seen some cool mods done to it cause it has a lot of space if you wanna see how roomie it is take a look at My case build. i would recommended this over to anyone the only downfall if the size lol its about the same size as a full tower but its only a mid tower cause it wont fit E-ATX but i like having all that room makes it easy to work with
Pretty sweet, is it easy to remove the Hard drive cage?
    
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its not to hard all you do is remove the bottom plastic piece with 6 clips then remove a few screws and it comes right out. also even though this case has a fair amount of plastic it is strong its not some cheep plastic its top quality stuff. the case is well built so its easy to work with and once its loaded its a heavy monster but it has handles right on the case nice and strong
    
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its not to hard all you do is remove the bottom plastic piece with 6 clips then remove a few screws and it comes right out. also even though this case has a fair amount of plastic it is strong its not some cheep plastic its top quality stuff. the case is well built so its easy to work with and once its loaded its a heavy monster but it has handles right on the case nice and strong
i would rather have it made of plastic, if you scratch the metal the paint comes off

enough room to fit three two slot Graphics cards and a Sound card?
    
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ya there is lots of room and if not you can move the sound card all you need its a PCI ribbon as there is one extra pci slot virtual cause its for locking stuff but it would work
    
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check out the sniper club, great pics there, i have no problems fitting a 580 in here, could easily fit another, still leaving one open for my soundcard on the top, the one downside i noticed, is the status light is too godamn bright!, i just up and unplugged it after a while
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The case is great if you use it for aircooling - i had it myself, and those 200mm fans make for quiet cooling, which I like. Even when on full power they never have a high-pitched whine, and still cause tons of airflow.
    
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e i noticed, is the status light is too godamn bright!, i just up and unplugged it after a while
I stuck red gaffer tape over mine,
Made the blue light slightly less bright.
    
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