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Ahh so that said i'm looking for a new Full Tower and need some recommendations I guess.

Ive had my 1200 for about a year and half now and while it has been a great overall case I havent been pleased with what feels like a lack of space between the mobo and drives (doesnt help im running a 5870 which is tight fit). Overall i just feel like the cable management aspect of the case isnt the greatest or what i (noob) excepted from a Full Tower. As well the lack of the open space on the back side of the chassis to get brackets on and off the back of the mobo is annoying at times. Ill be the first one to admit I suck at Cable Management so im hoping a different full tower will be a little more user friendly and help my rig look more clean.





Ill be getting rid of the V8 and picking up either a H50, H70 or an Anetc H20 620 for the new case as well. Running 5 HDDs and a HD5870. Ive been looking at the 800D but its a pretty penny and I guess caters more to the hardcore WC community. Also been looking at the CM ATCS 840, maybe the LL PC-A70F?


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Well I ended up going with the NZXT Phantom in White! Loving it so far, which easier and much more room for cable management! I am am very pleased to this point, my only complaint was the HDD install. Unless im retarded (which Im sure is probably the case), that was ridiculously harder than it should have been.

Anyway few updated pics...Went from the Antec 1200, benched a few things on the Lian-Li T60B and moved to the Phantom.





Edited by iamtwan - 4/8/11 at 8:42pm
    
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post #2 of 14
I am in love with my Lian-Li PC-A71F. Check out any of the Lian-Li full towers. Not the cheapest, but they're quality not kwality.
    
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post #3 of 14
Corsair 800D/700D/650D sounds perfect
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post #4 of 14
I would go for a HAF X as my top pick as long as your sticking with air cooling. It has great airflow, plenty of room, good cable management, as well as other features.

Other than that I'd get the Corsair 650D or 600t. I really like they look of these cases. They also have good features such as cable management and whatnot. Even though they are mid tower cases they have enough room for a lot of stuff.
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Here's my HAF932. BTW The Matrix is 10.75 long and still have room to spare
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The BitFenix colossus is a lot of case for a little money. The non window model is only 170 and the window model is 150.
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post #7 of 14
If you are going air cooling, might want to check out the silverstone raven cases. Best air cooling in the market and looks pretty sick.
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Rv01, the case is a monster
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Good stuff guys.

Really diggin the BitFenix Colossus and CM HAF X.

Honestly the SS Raven RV01's lack of an access hole on the mobo tray is deal killer for me. One of things Im trying to leave behind with a new case.
    
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Good stuff guys.

Really diggin the BitFenix Colossus and CM HAF X.

Honestly the SS Raven RV01's lack of an access hole on the mobo tray is deal killer for me. One of things Im trying to leave behind with a new case.
Look at the SS RV-02. Its a better case and has cable management holes. They have also recently released a special edition of the case that is white and it is killer. IMHO The RV-02 or the Colossus are my favs.
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