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The only major flaw to me is that with the exception of the ATCS 840 they are all made of steel, and quite heavy. Full towers will break your back if you lift it from the desk to the floor. Lian Li cases are aluminum and the finish is on another level compared to CM. Also, a thing that bugs me is that a lot of CM cases have lots of mesh, which although is good for airflow, can get noisy because there's less material blocking the sound coming from inside the case.
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post #22 of 78
the HAF is butt ugly, but other than that, they make great cases
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Originally Posted by Lost-boi View Post
What case does your friend have?
I think he builds most of his.

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Originally Posted by catcherintherye View Post
The only major flaw to me is that with the exception of the ATCS 840 they are all made of steel, and quite heavy. Full towers will break your back if you lift it from the desk to the floor. Lian Li cases are aluminum and the finish is on another level compared to CM. Also, a thing that bugs me is that a lot of CM cases have lots of mesh, which although is good for airflow, can get noisy because there's less material blocking the sound coming from inside the case.
See? This is constructive criticism and he didn't do it by insulting anyone. Thank you!
    
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I think he builds most of his.
Well there's your reason then. Most people that build their own cases have odd needs that they feel that nothing on the market can satisfy their needs.
Why he hates CM cases is beyond me though.
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Well there's your reason then. Most people that build their own cases have odd needs that they feel that nothing on the market can satisfy their needs.
Why he hates CM cases is beyond me though.
He suggested I look at Fractal Design cases so it's not blanket Off-the-shelf case hate.
    
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post #26 of 78
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer View Post
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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Originally Posted by Kaldari View Post
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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Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post
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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Originally Posted by Sethy666 View Post
No I cant, as there are none.

Your friend is misinformed.

Check out the reviews and you find this to be true.
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You're friend is an idiot.
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Originally Posted by Spade616 View Post
clearly, your friend is dumb. cm makes great cases. maybe he had a bad experience with one case, but he shouldnt generalize. cm is awesome.
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Little harsh... Ur friends a hater!!
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post #27 of 78
I miss some of my older CM cases;

My black Stacker 830... First premium case I owned (depending on whether or not the Thermaltake Armor qualified as a premium case)

My Cosmos S, again loved it

My HAF-X, agreed not the prettiest case but oh so functional

Plus plenty of others I built for lesser systems.

CM cases may not always be the sleekest looking but they are good quality and loaded with features (and are almost always the best of class for air cooling)



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post #28 of 78
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He suggested I look at Fractal Design cases so it's not blanket Off-the-shelf case hate.
I wouldnt call Fractal Design cases off the shelf. They are not nearly as available as CM cases.

Anywho most people dont like spending $200+ bucks on a case and thats where CM cases shine.
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post #29 of 78
Yeah.. Your friend is wrong. The Cooler Master cases are very good. The only problems I have with my case is the fact that it doesn't have a removable motherboard tray, which would be nice, and that my case doesn't have a side fan option(only the limited editions lack this option). I've never used the Cooler Master Sniper, but it looks relatively similar to mine.



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There is no need to call him dumb. What the hell?
imo dumb is being polite in this situation
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