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post #11 of 53
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Originally Posted by Mannerheim View Post
Totally depends on your taste, do you prefer minimalistic designs or more modernized ones.

Lian Li for Minimalistic
Keep in mind that Lian Li uses high density lightweight aluminium, decent cable management.
CM 690 for Modernized
Tool-free design, great cable management.
I haven't worked with the corsair case though, but from the comments above and a little bit of research it's probably too huge
Ya........I want both of those Maybe I need to build an AMD system too
just for fun
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post #12 of 53
Here is a good deal on a full size case with lots of room for cable management.

HAF932
    
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post #13 of 53
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Originally Posted by FannBlade View Post
Here is a good deal on a full size case with lots of room for cable management.

HAF932
The only thing some may not like about that particular case is that it doesn't have a black interior (I think sometimes overrated to have), otherwise very nice case.
post #14 of 53
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Ya........I want both of those Maybe I need to build an AMD system too
just for fun
It's only money.
post #15 of 53
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Originally Posted by Mannerheim View Post
Totally depends on your taste, do you prefer minimalistic designs or more modernized ones.

Lian Li for Minimalistic
Keep in mind that Lian Li uses high density lightweight aluminium, decent cable management.
CM 690 for Modernized
Tool-free design, great cable management.
I haven't worked with the corsair case though, but from the comments above and a little bit of research it's probably too huge
does 690 have any dust filters? with all that mesh you are gonna have clean up the case every couple of days........
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post #16 of 53
I got the CM 690II... It's AWESOME!

I would totally get it. About the cable management, I could easily fit the cables, if I bothered concentrating on routing them properly

690II for sure. Pick that up, and you won't regret it
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post #17 of 53
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
does 690 have any dust filters? with all that mesh you are gonna have clean up the case every couple of days........
Sorry for double post, but had to answer:

YES, the 690II has dust filters everywhere but rear and side panel.

Top, bottom and front has dust filters. I installed two on the side panel as well
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post #18 of 53
I know this isn't one of the three you're looking at, but might I recommend the Lancool K62?

I'm a bit biased for it, but it's still a fantastic case.
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post #19 of 53
I vote Lian Li, but that's because I love aluminum cases.
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post #20 of 53
I was going to bring up the lancool 62 as well. Made by Lian Li so you know it's quality. I have done a build in the Coolermaster, 600T and the lancool. To be honest I found the coolermaster cases to have a cheap feel to them. Here is the link for the lancool.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112239
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