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I recently told someone that I wanted to get a Sniper and they said Cooler Masters are not good cases.

Can someone give a compelling argument as to why they are bad?
    
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Originally Posted by TFB;12500937 
I recently told someone that I wanted to get a Sniper and they said Cooler Masters are not good cases.

Can someone give a compelling argument as to why they are bad?

CM makes great cases, from the scout to the sniper and haf series. your friend is an idiot.
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Your friends are stupid.
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Just one guys opinion. I have 3 CM cases in different flavors and like them all.
My question to you is what cases DO they like?
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I've had a Cosmos for a few years now. The cable management could be a tad better in it, but it's been a great case.

They have made several improvements in later cases, including with the cable management. The HAF X is a great case.

Your friend is either an idiot or ill-informed.
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post #6 of 78
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I recently told someone that I wanted to get a Sniper and they said Cooler Masters are not good cases.

Can someone give a compelling argument as to why they are bad?
The only problem with CM cases is that they aren't made by Lian Li, which immediately turns some people against them.

In all honesty, CM cases are some of the best on the market. They aren't always the prettiest, but they usually have great cable management (with a few exceptions like the Cosmos series), excellent air flow/cooling, and nice layout. There is no reason not to get a CM case unless you simply prefer the looks of something else.
 
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post #7 of 78
Cooler Master is one of the go to brands for cases. Just like Antec and Lian Li are.
Why do you think a huge percentage of OCN uses Cooler Master Cases?

Ask your friend what he would recommend instead of Cooler Master? His answer should help us determine why he hates them.


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Originally Posted by Mr. Mojo View Post
The only problem with CM cases is that they aren't made by Lian Li, which immediately turns some people against them.

In all honesty, CM cases are some of the best on the market. They aren't always the prettiest, but they usually have great cable management (with a few exceptions like the Cosmos series), excellent air flow/cooling, and nice layout. There is no reason not to get a CM case unless you simply prefer the looks of something else.
I know for a fact the only thing a Lian Li K60 has on my case is $20 more in the price, and a SLIGHTLY better tooless system.
Granted I find many Cooler Master and Antec Cases to be hideous (HAF ands variants, 300, 600, 900, etc)
If you are looking for a solid case with plenty of features and arent looking to pay a crazy price for it Cooler Master is a great choice.
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post #8 of 78
CM ATCS 840 is one of the best cases on the market.
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I still love mine. It needed hacked up a bit, but it's working just fine.
 
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post #10 of 78
I recently got a HAF-X and am loving it.... Haven't had a single problem with it.
I think your friends needs some learning
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