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Well i've wanted to get into water cooling for awhile, I just built my new SB pc. I am currently using a Armor+ MX case. I found a 800D for 200 bucks or I can go with the HAF-X for 150. I was originally going to go for the loop 1st then the case but I really don't want to miss the deal on the 800D. But my stock clocked SB pc would have to sit in the 800D till the first at the least.

What case do you think I should go for. BTW thats with shipping.
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Both are awesome for watercooling. Just go for whatever you like more.....cough *hafx* cough.....
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Well i've wanted to get into water cooling for awhile, I just built my new SB pc. I am currently using a Armor+ MX case. I found a 800D for 200 bucks or I can go with the HAF-X for 150. I was originally going to go for the loop 1st then the case but I really don't want to miss the deal on the 800D. But my stock clocked SB pc would have to sit in the 800D till the first at the least.

What case do you think I should go for. BTW thats with shipping.
I personally love the HAF cases just because they have so much room and ALOT of places for fans. Plus I like the rugged look.

Either way you'll get plenty of room in your case for everything you'll need.

Plus. cheaper is better, save yourself some money.
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HAF-X I always loved the Armor cases. You don't have enough room in you're current case?
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LC20 is an HTPC slim case, it's not a case for major clocking with any cooling solution you care to name.

I'd go for the Corsair 800D, it looks way more refined than the Haf.
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Definitely go with the 800D, so much more classy. I really regret getting my HAF about a year ago, not because it performs badly but just down to the cheap looks.

Plus the 800D has a lot of neat little features and for $200 is a great deal, well considering it's £230 over here!

I honestly think this decision is a no brainer.
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post #7 of 12
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LC20 is an HTPC slim case, it's not a case for major clocking with any cooling solution you care to name.

I'd go for the Corsair 800D, it looks way more refined than the Haf.
I'm guessing you're talking about my Sig pc? Thats a seprate PC all together.

Well thanks for you input guys. I'm going to have to roll it around in my head a little.
Edited by MDalton10 - 1/16/11 at 11:35am
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Turns out the Haf-X was 180 not 150, for 20 bucks I couldn't pass up on the 800D. Well now i'm the proud owner. Case is soooo nice. I'll post pictures in a little bit
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post #9 of 12
Two complete different looks. I liked the elegant look of the 700D/800D cases rather than the rugged plastic look of the Haf so I went with Corsair. Haf is a much better case for air cooling though.

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Turns out the Haf-X was 180 not 150, for 20 bucks I couldn't pass up on the 800D. Well now i'm the proud owner. Case is soooo nice. I'll post pictures in a little bit
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You made a good choice. I hope to join you with a 800D in the near future.
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