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  • 28% (15)
    Haf 912
  • 71% (37)
    Storm scout
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post #11 of 72
scout. ive always wanted one. probably get one in summer time
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post #12 of 72
The Scout without a doubt is a much nicer case! The inside of the 912 looks cheap.
 
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post #13 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by anadalite View Post

also the antec 900 original is a pretty awesome case imho
Most people would disagree with that. It's definitely not much of an upgrade from a 300, especially for the price you would have to pay. Same all but non existent cable management. All of the CM cases mentioned are at least twice the case of the 900 and cost less as well. Why anyone would pay that much for either the 300 or 900 is a mystery when there are so many other much better cases out there for the same or less money.

Edit: Even a $45 NZXT Beta EVO would be a huge upgrade from a 300 or a 900.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 2/5/11 at 1:49pm
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post #14 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom Thumb View Post
The Scout without a doubt is a much nicer case! The inside of the 912 looks cheap.
Why do you say that? If anything the inside of the 912 is a major step up from the Scout when it comes to built in cable management. The only thing it doesn't have is the all black interior, but that is only on the basic model of the 912. They have an advanced one that does have a black interior, but it's difficult to get here in the States.
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post #15 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Why do you say that? If anything the inside of the 912 is a major step up from the Scout when it comes to built in cable management. The only thing it doesn't have is the all black interior, but that is only on the basic model of the 912. They have an advanced one that does have a black interior, but it's difficult to get here in the States.
The black interior is why this poll will lean heavily in favor of the Scout.

Also the HAF 912 Advanced model is out of stock at the CM Store "maybe" again in stock within a month or so.

To the rest I have a HAF 912, the flexibility, the 3 and 1 hard drive cage (not available in any case for sale at this time) and GREAT cable management setup is
post #16 of 72
Thread Starter 
Well I'm putting the 300 into a buddies build and any of the above cases are only gonna cost me like 10$ ontop, lol this is so confusing is the haf the better case just with white interior?

Edit: the beta Evo even with all the feautures is just not my style lol
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post #17 of 72
There is a 690 II with a white interior, but it's also white on the outside and IINM, only available in the Asian market at the moment.
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post #18 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
There is a 690 II with a white interior, but it's also white on the outside and IINM, only available in the Asian market at the moment.
I might get "stuck" with a black interior although very attractive I'd love to see any colored interior of what they'll look like over time especially where the side panels meet the chassis.

Isn't it something that not eons ago many of us ditched the "whiter" exterior cases, now they are slowly coming back it seems - lol!
post #19 of 72
Back in the day when 99.9% were white, off-white, or ivory colored people wanted something else to be different. Now that 90+% are black people want something different. Seems logical to me.

If you have a natural grey interior like the regular 912 has why not take a cue from the colors of the motherboard and paint the interior to compliment it. If one takes the time and follows good painting practices and is willing to let the case sit unused for a couple of weeks to a month for the paint to fully cure before using it there shouldn't be much (if any) problem with scratching and chipping.
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post #20 of 72
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Ive gotta say though that the black does look great but id rather have features over aesthetics

Edit: would love to paint it but know for sure I'd mess it up
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