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post #1 of 12
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Would like to know if i would see a big improvement going from an antec 300 to either HAF 932 or antec 1200. I will be moving my sig system into it. Thank you for your help.
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post #2 of 12
Yes I think so.
My dad has the 300 I have the 902 which is a scaled down 1200.
Though the haf 932 might be better.

902 is a bit bigger than 300 but has better airflow(mine has 200mm on the side and top)
Though I dislike the top plastic on the 902 opposed to the metal of the 300
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post #3 of 12
Probably not a big difference. The 300 has plenty of airflow, and I wouldn't want a full tower for a "simple" rig like yours.
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We could also suggest other cases if we know your budget.
    
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post #5 of 12
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budget of about $175. I plan on going full loop now or in a little while. thank you.
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post #6 of 12
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Is the haf 932 Black edition a good case for what i have? I am looking for great air flow, cable management and space or looking at upgrading my cpu to a 965.
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post #7 of 12
Get the normal HAF 932 or the Antec 1200.

I've had all three cases meantioned and the Black Edition solid window side panel makes things worse in reference to airflow.

The normal 932 and 1200 have the same airflow imo.
    
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post #8 of 12
A case within $175 that will be good for WC? NZXT Phantom would be my recommendation.
    
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post #9 of 12
what do you mean by "big difference" ?

Air flow will obviously change quite dramatically, especially with the HAF 932 and tweaking your PC would be much easier as the cases you have listed are much bigger in terms of size. You will also enjoy looking at your computer.

Don't bother with the Antec 1200, try some of the new cases like the NZXT Phantom which is quite cheaper.
post #10 of 12
Haf X hands down. It is such a versatile case and to me it looks good. Mine is very quiet as well.
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