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post #11 of 30
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The CM 690 actually has 2x top mounted fan spots. Its just hard to see in the pic.

Ok cool!

are there any better looking ones? His main concern with the HAF was that it was ugly, and im sure he would think the same of the 690
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Ok cool!

are there any better looking ones? His main concern with the HAF was that it was ugly, and im sure he would think the same of the 690


Lian Li.



but they are out of your budget.
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Lian Li.



but they are out of your budget.
Lian Li = overpriced hype IMHO, and they are all ugly :/ and the only case I have ever seen break a power button was a brand new lian li lancool.
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Lian Li = overpriced hype IMHO, and they are all ugly :/ and the only case I have ever seen break a power button was a brand new lian li lancool.


those are lancools not lian li's...

Lian Li is the best, end of story.



you must never have owned one one huh?
Edited by The Master Chief - 2/2/11 at 4:57am
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those are lancools not lian li's...

Lian Li is the best, end of story.



you must never have owned one one huh?
Well Lancools are Lian-Li made, basically a rebranded Lian-Li. That said, in response to that guy speaking about build quality problems, I've never had problems with Lian-Li products. In fact, generally speaking the build quality is excellent.
     
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post #16 of 30
Rosewill cases are awesome for sub $80. Cable management is a pain, but the airflow, construction, and aesthetics are superior to some $100 cases.
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post #17 of 30
cm scout is the best case ive worked with in that price range
post #18 of 30
I'll throw in another vote for the CM 690 II Basic. I just did a build for a friend using one and it was well built and easy to work with.
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post #19 of 30
i dunno why you ppl are arguing about haf 912 or 692. those are same cases with bit of different styling and features. frame is the same thing in both. the front and top is bit modified but overall its same case. both of them are good. both of them will handle more then one radiator, etc etc etc.

all i assume is that that haters will hate haf series to the end.
post #20 of 30
If he can be persuaded to stretch $10, the Lian Li A05NB is a great choice IMO.

I have 2 of these and I love them. It's very slick, quiet, and has a very classy look. Definitely will fit a 5850.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-218-_-Product
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