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I like the look of these cases but I don't know if the brands are credible. Any advice or suggestions for different cases in this price range?

RAIDMAX Skyline
RAIDMAX Quantum
CM Storm Scout
NZXT TEMPEST EVO

Thanks for the help.
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post #2 of 5
I would pick either the CM or NZXT because they'll both be better than the RAIDMAX one. I like the EVO more because it has better cable management.
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post #3 of 5
I've heard good things about the CM scout and the NZXT tempest evo, I believe we have clubs for them here as well. If you want more info on what you can do with them, I'd take a look at those threads.

The Quantum looks pretty good, and at a nice price point too. I know a while back ppl were recommending the raidmax smilodon, so I think raidmax is a decent brand.

In terms of other mid-towers in the same price bracket, I'd look at the CM 690, Antec 300/900, and the Xigmatek Utgard maybe
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Originally Posted by c_sioufi View Post
I like the look of these cases but I don't know if the brands are credible. Any advice or suggestions for different cases in this price range?

RAIDMAX Skyline
RAIDMAX Quantum
CM Storm Scout
NZXT TEMPEST EVO

Thanks for the help.
Raidmax cases are horrible, I've owned the Smilidon and absolutely hated it. The Storm Scout and Tempest Evo are good cases, but the best case in the price-range is definitely the CM690 II Advanced.
Edited by thisischuck01 - 1/29/11 at 4:56pm
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post #5 of 5
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I think I like the Storm Scout, the NZXT Tempest and the Antec 900 the most. Anyone own them and can tell me more about what you like about them?
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