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    SILVERSTONE RV02W-EW
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    SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV01-BW
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    SILVERSTONE RV02B-EW
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post #11 of 107
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I'm pretty much going to rule out Lian Li and Cooler Master completely. I just don't like the looks of their cases at all. I'm sure they're excellent, but just not for me.

The Fractal Design Cases are excellent. I have read nothing but superb reviews on them. However, they look a bit plain to me.

As for the Ravens, I love all 3. I really don't like one more than the others. lol The White Raven is extremely unique and beautiful. It's just tough to find these for the right price. The cheapest one I have found in stock was $225 shipped. I can get the black Raven for around $150.
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post #12 of 107
http://www.corsair.com/cases/obsidia...ries-650d.html

The Corsair 650D looks like it will be awesome. I don't believe it is available just yet.
    
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post #14 of 107
hey I have a Lian Li PC-P80 that I am gonna sell here soon for $175 shipped. its in great condition and probably the best bang for the buck full tower you can find. PM if you are interested.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112159
post #15 of 107
+1 fractal define R3
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post #16 of 107
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Originally Posted by Melee View Post
I'm pretty much going to rule out Lian Li and Cooler Master completely. I just don't like the looks of their cases at all. I'm sure they're excellent, but just not for me.

The Fractal Design Cases are excellent. I have read nothing but superb reviews on them. However, they look a bit plain to me.

As for the Ravens, I love all 3. I really don't like one more than the others. lol The White Raven is extremely unique and beautiful. It's just tough to find these for the right price. The cheapest one I have found in stock was $225 shipped. I can get the black Raven for around $150.
Well I own the FT02 and love it. It is essentially the same case as the new revised raven. The RV02-e is a FT02 on the inside. The only issue is that there is not quite enough room behind the motherboard panel for cable management. If you don't run the cables just right it is hard to get the back panel on. Another 1/4 inch would have made all the difference.
    
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post #17 of 107
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The 650D does look extremely nice, I'll admit. I believe it's supposed to be priced right at $200 as well. However, I can't find a release date for it. I am planning on having everything purchased by the end of the month for my new Rig. It mainly depends on when it will become available as to whether it will be a serious consideration for me.

I'm not sure why the HAF's don't tickle my fancy, tbh. They are great performance-wise. For some reason, their looks just don't attract me.
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post #18 of 107
650D looks sexy az too, oh and when you call fractal plain, i call sleek sexy and refined, lol
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post #19 of 107
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Originally Posted by CH4PZ View Post
650D looks sexy az too, oh and when you call fractal plain, i call sleek sexy and refined, lol
Definitely, like I said too. I thought R3 was far too plain too but now that I have it on my desk, it's just so freaking gorgeous. But for a full tower, Define XL.
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post #20 of 107
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Originally Posted by Azazel View Post
Because we're not all 10 yrs old.

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Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
hey I have a Lian Li PC-P80 that I am gonna sell here soon for $175 shipped. its in great condition and probably the best bang for the buck full tower you can find. PM if you are interested.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112159
That's ugly as well.

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Well I own the FT02 and love it. It is essentially the same case as the new revised raven. The RV02-e is a FT02 on the inside. The only issue is that there is not quite enough room behind the motherboard panel for cable management. If you don't run the cables just right it is hard to get the back panel on. Another 1/4 inch would have made all the difference.
I have no problems fitting my cables behind the motherboard, only problem is you need extensions or really long non standard psu cables with these cases, to reach the expansion slots.
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