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Poll Results: LanBoy Blue or Yellow?

Poll expired: Mar 21, 2011  
  • 75% (12)
    Blue
  • 25% (4)
    Yellow
16 Total Votes  
post #1 of 18
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I've decided to upgrade from my HAF 922 to the LanBoy Air case due to upgrading to SLI 570 & a 460, but I'm having difficulty choosing the colour. I'm torn between the yellow and blue case, so please, first help me with that.

I'm also unsure of how to position the fans, and where they will be most optimally placed.

Also, can I run stock 120mm fans I have left over from my H70 and previous cases without it being too noisy?

Side note: How much do you think I could sell my HAF 922 limited edition case for? Considering it's in perfect condition and only 1000 were made.

Thanks guys.

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post #2 of 18
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Two votes for blue so far.
I also like the blue simply because I have an old portable office cabinet that I plan on fixing up and using as a computer stand of some sort. I'm thinking of sanding it down and painting it blue and black, to match the case, but yellow and black would look ugly on it.

Also, where would it be acceptable to post the work I did on it?

Don't be shy to post, guys.

Geez, I should have wrote [female] at the end of the thread like the one from a few hours ago.
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post #3 of 18
Sorry Eros. I would have stuck with the 922. I don't like the Antec's.
post #4 of 18
Antec makes better cases than cooler master.
go yellow for "cus im a muth brickin pimp"
go blue for "say hellow to me little friend"
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post #5 of 18
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Originally Posted by CRAZYCAP View Post
Sorry Eros. I would have stuck with the 922. I don't like the Antec's.
Explain? Antec makes amazing stuff. They certainly make quality products in more markets than cooler master does. I would count that as being great company with great quality. So the quality cant be your problem with them.
Also, The Lanboy Air is a HUGE upgrade from a 922. If you cant wrap your head around that im not sure cases are something for you to focus on.

Also, Blue.
That yellow one his hideous...
I actually kind of like how the case looks, but the second it has yellow trim I just die.
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post #6 of 18
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Originally Posted by CRAZYCAP View Post
Sorry Eros. I would have stuck with the 922. I don't like the Antec's.
I'm not crazy about them either, but my temps will drop significantly with it. It seems to be the best case to get, since it's on sale for $150, it's not THAT ugly, and that the case seems perfect for what I need it for.
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post #7 of 18
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Originally Posted by JuStIn871 View Post
Antec makes better cases than cooler master.
go yellow for "cus im a muth brickin pimp"
go blue for "say hellow to me little friend"
Lol. Looks like everyone likes blue the most.

Quote:
Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post
Explain? Antec makes amazing stuff. They certainly make quality products in more markets than cooler master does. I would count that as being great company with great quality. So the quality cant be your problem with them.
Also, The Lanboy Air is a HUGE upgrade from a 922. If you cant wrap your head around that im not sure cases are something for you to focus on.

Also, Blue.
That yellow one his hideous...
I actually kind of like how the case looks, but the second it has yellow trim I just die.
Thanks for the reassuring post.

Since it's established that the blue LanBoy Air is awesome, can someone help me out with the fans?
Should they all inhale, since the case is just mesh? Or would I need to have fans exhaling on the top?
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eros View Post
Thanks for the reassuring post.

Since it's established that the blue LanBoy Air is awesome, can someone help me out with the fans?
Should they all inhale, since the case is just mesh? Or would I need to have fans exhaling on the top?

Seeing as its a very open case, dust wont be much of a problem at all so having primarily exhaust might be beneficial. I would say 60% exhaust and 40% intake. It will get plenty of intake from areas that dont already have fans on them.

Case cooling is kind of a trial and error thing. From person to person, even with the same parts, different setups work differently.
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post
Seeing as its a very open case, dust wont be much of a problem at all so having primarily exhaust might be beneficial. I would say 60% exhaust and 40$ intake. It will get plenty of intake from areas that dont already have fans on them.

Case cooling is kind of a trial and error thing. From person to person, even with the same parts, different setups work differently.
Alright. I guess I'll use the stock fans I have lying around for intake, since it seems to be less important. Lastly, how much do you think I can sell my HAF 922 limited edition. It's in perfect shape, and only 1000 were made. It apparently sold for $150, but I got mine for about $120-$130.

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post #10 of 18
The yellow kinda has a racing-stripe sort of sporty look, but the blue one is a bit more techno-looking like this case is supposed to look and you probably have more stuff already that will match the blue.

I vote for the blue.
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