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Doing a mATX build.
Wondering what you SFF boys suggest.

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The P180 will be much more silent but the other one looks better... its really up to you since cooling isnt really an issue.
    
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The Vulcan is designed so you can fit powerful parts in it. More specifically, two full length video cards. Also, water cooling possibilities.

I wouldn't know about the other case though.
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If you didn't already know, the P180 mini is about as big as a mid-tower if size is a concern. But I think it looks really nice.
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I wanted to keep it simple and the p180 had that look, but since you gotta go out of your way on amazon retailers to get it (not interested in the white/silver on on NE) making getting the case a pain, And the Vulcan is maybe the only good mATX case NE has for the price.

Yea I know the p180 almost mid ATX size, the p180 is only 1 inch taller then the Vulcan.
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P180 is much better for mATX build in my opinion.
    
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i'm a P180 Mini fanatic and think (in my opinion) it is the best production on the market. it's a big case (almost the same size as a mid tower) but is really pleasant to work in and build has space for 3 120mm fans (with no drive bays installed) and 1 200mm exhaust. it's really quiet,m and has noise deadening features built in. the thing just oozes quality (coming from cheap coolermaster elite 330 and 335 cases) and you have a lot of cable management options. due to its size, it can accommodate most full size cards with the lower drive bay installed, as well as big coolers (have a Hyper 212+ installed with no issues)

i'd get it if you want a classy build with no real frills, but the vulcan is also a nice case which is more out there, and flashy

feel free to ask more questions of me if you wish
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
i'm a P180 Mini fanatic and think (in my opinion) it is the best production on the market. it's a big case (almost the same size as a mid tower) but is really pleasant to work in and build has space for 3 120mm fans (with no drive bays installed) and 1 200mm exhaust. it's really quiet,m and has noise deadening features built in. the thing just oozes quality (coming from cheap coolermaster elite 330 and 335 cases) and you have a lot of cable management options. due to its size, it can accommodate most full size cards with the lower drive bay installed, as well as big coolers (have a Hyper 212+ installed with no issues)

i'd get it if you want a classy build with no real frills, but the vulcan is also a nice case which is more out there, and flashy

feel free to ask more questions of me if you wish
Thats why I like the p180, very simplistic look to it very classy, but its has become a pain to find the black ones cheap.

Kinda like how people classify cars as sleepers, out side is simple & inside is insane.

I was going to order one on Amazon for $80.00 with free shipping. They had one left in stock, I went to order it and it already gone next place it suggests to get it from on amazon is $112.00.

Even though it says the amazon warehouse has them for $80.00 with free shipping and you can add it to your cart I seen it last night saying it had 1 left in stock and is now giving me the next best option wand that is $112.00.
Plus the ship time is 1-4 weeks.
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ive had a couple cases but keep going back to my 180, it just looks so sexy.
    
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Thats why I like the p180, very simplistic look to it very classy, but its has become a pain to find the black ones cheap.

Kinda like how people classify cars as sleepers, out side is simple & inside is insane.

I was going to order one on Amazon for $80.00 with free shipping. They had one left in stock, I went to order it and it already gone next place it suggests to get it from on amazon is $112.00.

Even though it says the amazon warehouse has them for $80.00 with free shipping and you can add it to your cart I seen it last night saying it had 1 left in stock and is now giving me the next best option wand that is $112.00.
Plus the ship time is 1-4 weeks.
sleeper is exactly the way to describe it . i like cases like that
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