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Pretty much I was wondering about your opinions of other cases that can match the HAF X in terms of price range, cooling (liquid AND air), and overall size/expandability (expansion slots, motherboard compatibility, space for drives and reservoirs, etc). I don't know much about DD and MM cases, but certainly include them. The more research I put into my search for a future case, the more I am sure I want the HAF X. But I wanted open forum on it. If you've got anything to hate on the HAF X about, do it here, too.
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Well I picked up a 800D for 203, And I LOVE it. But from what i'm hearing the air cooling is lacking. I have it air cooled now on a Sandybridge CPU and temps are fine.
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The 600T is a midtower case, but is huge. It has great features, amazing cable management, and is fun to build in. Some say the cooling sucks, but its just the fans. Replace them all, add 1 or 2, and your good to go. Plus they have the window version coming out soon.

Check out how clean these builds are. Thread is full of great builds.
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post #4 of 9
Rosewill THOR In fact I would probably take that over a HAF X personally.
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post #5 of 9
If you want a in between of HAF X and Corsair 800 you should get the Cooler Master ATCS 840. I got the case and it is beautiful amazing and high air flow
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post #6 of 9
I've been eyeing that THOR myself too
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post #7 of 9
Wow the THOR is awesome! About 50 bucks too much for me though.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Larky_the_mauler View Post
Wow the THOR is awesome! About 50 bucks too much for me though.
Well for a HAF X equivalent, $150 ain't too bad, only about $10 or so more than a 932 and it's already more or less equal in some features than a HAF X.

I'm actually considering that case myself (Thor).
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post #9 of 9
antec 1200 is really good with some light modding u can get a triple rad in the front, double in top and back!

my mate has the haf and he likes my antec better
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