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Poll Results: Which case should I get?

 
  • 34% (18)
    HAF 932 Blue
  • 48% (25)
    Lian Li Lancool PC-K62
  • 17% (9)
    Other (Please specify in post...)
52 Total Votes  
post #11 of 58
I really like the look of the NZXT phantom, it will most likely be my next case when I do my first build. It also has a fairly toolless design with good cable management and airflow. Good luck on ur decision.
post #12 of 58
What's with the tool-less that's SOOOOOO great?

What's so hard in turning a screw? LOL!

Besides on some cases with the "tool-less" PCI's they "stink" and you would be better off with a screw as it's secure.
post #13 of 58
Considering I hated my HAF. Don't get a HAF. But I'm totally biased.
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post #14 of 58
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I really like the CM 690 II, but the Lancool keeps pulling at me...realized looking at some of my old threads I've had my Antec 900 for over 2 years now!

Not that it's not still doing the job...but I'm itching for something new...lol

EDIT:

Quote:
Originally Posted by nickt1862 View Post
What's with the tool-less that's SOOOOOO great?

What's so hard in turning a screw? LOL!

Besides on some cases with the "tool-less" PCI's they "stink' and you would be better off with a screw as it's secure.
It's not that hard to use a screwdriver, but if you're a person that likes to clean your case often, it would make it faster for sure. Plus, I've never had any tool-less cases, so I'm interested. The Lancool's expansion slot tool-less design looks pretty damn secure to me...
Edited by Demented - 1/18/11 at 10:57am
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post #15 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by Demented View Post
I really like the CM 690 II, but the Lancool keeps pulling at me...realized looking at some of my old threads I've had my Antec 900 for over 2 years now!

Not that it's not still doing the job...but I'm itching for something new...lol
You have to purchase what "digs" you as we all have our individual tastes.

We here can only suggest and warn if that's the case (no pun intended).
post #16 of 58
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nickt1862 View Post
You have to purchase what "digs" you as we all have our individual tastes.

We here can only suggest and warn if that's the case (no pun intended).
True. I have a question about the CM 690 II. On the front where they have a 140mm fan installed, it looked like you could maybe fit two smaller fans instead there. Does anyone know if I would be able to put two 120MM fans there instead, and put the 140MM one on the top with the other?

EDIT: I think I answered this myself. Looks like it can only be replaced with one 120 or two 80.
Edited by Demented - 1/18/11 at 11:10am
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post #17 of 58
Well.. I'm using an Antec 902 and it does the job very well. You have a 900 though, so idk.

I personally despise the HAF cases, plus you'll sure be more special and unique with the Lancool
post #18 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by nickt1862 View Post
What's with the tool-less that's SOOOOOO great?

What's so hard in turning a screw? LOL!

Besides on some cases with the "tool-less" PCI's they "stink" and you would be better off with a screw as it's secure.

you've never owned a lian li
post #19 of 58
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you've never owned a lian li
I know of their PCI tool-less and it looks grand in the photos I've seen.
post #20 of 58
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
you've never owned a lian li
Also, since it's not aluminum, will I be made fun of for not having a 'real' Lian Li? ...

Seriously, I love the Lian Li aluminum cases, but I think they're more geared for water cooling, or at least better designed for that.
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