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post #1 of 12
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So I have a 902 and I despise the size and cable managment with this case

So I have been looking around for a full tower case and have picked 3 that I wanted, but can not choose.

So with the Rig in my sig, which case should I choose? I plan to SLI a pair of 470s, so keep that in mind.

Antec 1200

CM HAF X

CM 932


I want something with tremendous airflow, and some amazing cable management.
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post #2 of 12
I love my 932 but I think the haf x has some features to be desired.

I personally think the 932 looks better but either seems to be a great case.
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post #3 of 12
Are you tired of the typical setup inside the cse too? How about trying out the Silverstone RV02 or the FT02. Perfect for air cooling, Reviews show that your gpus will be 5-8 degrees cooler with the rotated motherboard tray.
    
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post #4 of 12
You can't go wrong with antec.
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post #5 of 12
HAF X! I recently purchased mine and i could not be more pleased with it. amazing airflow, great cable management and it looks cool too.
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post #6 of 12
I am now in the same boat. Unfortunately I have only had this build for a few months, but my 2nd 6870 in en route to my house and I am dreading the adjustments I will have to make for it to fit. If I had like a Corsair 800D or another nice full tower it would be a breeze.

The worst thing for me in the 902 is the HDD bays. I wish they were side loaded so the ports faced the back panel for better cable management and looks.

I upgraded from an Antec 900 to this, now I wish I had gone all in for a full tower, or at least a nice Corsair or Lian Li mid tower with better cable management..

Anyone have any luck selling old bare cases locally ? hahah
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
Yeah, the 902 just does not work for me with all the stuff I want to do with it.

I have the option of buying a 1200 used locally, but I have been thinking hard on the HAF X.
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post #8 of 12
haf x if you can stand the uglyness. antec is just terrible and the 932 doesn't have dust filters.
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post #9 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
haf x if you can stand the uglyness. antec is just terrible and the 932 doesn't have dust filters.
You just made my choice. After having them in my 902, I cant go back.

Does the HAF X have em?
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post #10 of 12
all the cases you want look terrible, but has air flow
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