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post #11 of 21
The NZXT phantom and the Antec DarkFleet 85 seem to sound good for you. Both Decently priced and many hard drive bays, as well as style.
post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by fanaddict;12967511 
I absolutely love the 902, except for the hole on the bottom. Maybe I could just get a professional to drill a hole on the bottom with a hole saw?

The fractal r3 and arc mini also look great. At least now I have options.

Yer i love the fractal r3, comes in titanium and white if you like those colours aswell. Not good for watercooling but you said you dont want that so its perfect in every other way, has smart cable managment aswell.
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i5 750 @ 4.0Ghz Gigabyte P55 UD4 ATI 5850 ATI 5850 
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2x2 (4GB) Kingston Hyp-X 2000mhz OCZ Vertex 2 60G Boot 1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 5400.LP 
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1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 5400.LP Cooler Master V8 W7 64b Home Premium Dell 23" U2311h 
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Dell 23" U2311h Dell 23" U2311h Samsung 51" PS51D550 3D Plasma Logitech G15 
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Corsair TX-850 Coolermaster 922 Haf W/ Window Logitech G500 Razor Sphex 
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2x2 (4GB) Kingston Hyp-X 2000mhz OCZ Vertex 2 60G Boot 1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 5400.LP 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 5400.LP Cooler Master V8 W7 64b Home Premium Dell 23" U2311h 
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Dell 23" U2311h Dell 23" U2311h Samsung 51" PS51D550 3D Plasma Logitech G15 
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Corsair TX-850 Coolermaster 922 Haf W/ Window Logitech G500 Razor Sphex 
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post #13 of 21
How many of your criteria are met by the Cooler Master 690 II advanced? Or better yet, the Corsair 600T? Both have removable drive cages so you can fit any card, plenty of room for fans.
post #14 of 21
CM Storm Sniper black Edition? Removable washable filters, fit any video card easily. Just over $100 in price. PSU alignment fits your requirements as well.

The 600T from Corsair has a door option that allows fan mounts but does not include a filter.
Edited by Robilar - 4/1/11 at 9:31pm
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Intel 6800K Asus X99-A II Zotac 1080Ti AMP Extreme Edition G. Skill Trident Z - 32GB/ 3200Hz/CL14/Quad  
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Sandisk Extreme Pro 480GB Corsair H100i V2 - w/ML120 Pro Fans Windows 10 Home 64 Bit Acer Z35P 1440P G-Sync 
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Steelseries Merc  EVGA Supernova G2 1000W Corsair 450D Mionix Naos 7000 
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Inwin Batmat Aluminum Sound Blaster Z Logitech Z906 - 5.1 Maxnomic Commander S-III Gaming Chair 
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Intel G3440 Asus B85M-E/CSM EVGA GTX 950 Patriot Viper 3 - 2x8GB 1600hz 
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Samsung EVO 850 - 500GB + 4TB/3TB x 2/2TB WD Green LG CH12LS28 Bluray Scythe Big Shuriken 2 w/Corsair SP120 Fan Windows 10 64 Bit 
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Samsung 75" TV.... GooBang Doo MX3 Corsair CX430 V2 NMEDIAPC HTPC 6000B w/ Pro LCD Module 
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Intel 6800K Asus X99-A II Zotac 1080Ti AMP Extreme Edition G. Skill Trident Z - 32GB/ 3200Hz/CL14/Quad  
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Sandisk Extreme Pro 480GB Corsair H100i V2 - w/ML120 Pro Fans Windows 10 Home 64 Bit Acer Z35P 1440P G-Sync 
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Steelseries Merc  EVGA Supernova G2 1000W Corsair 450D Mionix Naos 7000 
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Inwin Batmat Aluminum Sound Blaster Z Logitech Z906 - 5.1 Maxnomic Commander S-III Gaming Chair 
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post #15 of 21
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133183

Meets most specs but not all the fans have filters
Edited by Yumyums - 4/1/11 at 9:39pm
post #16 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dorkseid;12967588 
How many of your criteria are met by the Cooler Master 690 II advanced? Or better yet, the Corsair 600T? Both have removable drive cages so you can fit any card, plenty of room for fans.
The Cooler Master 690 II doesn't support graphics cards up to the size I specified, and the dust filter system is poorly made imo. Having to take off the front bezel once every week doesn't seem like a great idea just to clean the filters.

The 600t doesn't have a side panel fan without buying their optional side panel that has the fan slot. There is also the problem with the front 200mm fan that is thinner than the more common 200mm fans.

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Originally Posted by Robilar 
CM Storm Sniper black Edition? Removable washable filters, fit any video card easily. Just over $100 in price. PSU alignment fits your requirements as well.
This case is also almost perfect except for the dust filter system. I don't want to have to take off the front bezel to get at the dust filters unless the case uses a more reliable system for detachment of the front bezel. I've read stories of people breaking the front bezel connectors while removing it. Obviously there are always people that manage to break even well built items, but there are too many stories regarding this issue considering other cases that I've looked at that have similar features and a better dust filter system.
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post #17 of 21
How about rather then worrying about dust filters and such you pick something you like? then to rid your case of dust you get a can of compressed air to clean it once and a while
post #18 of 21
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Originally Posted by fanaddict;12967511 
I absolutely love the 902, except for the hole on the bottom. Maybe I could just get a professional to drill a hole on the bottom with a hole saw?

The fractal r3 and arc mini also look great. At least now I have options.

The Mini is nice, but I said the Midi. They are essentially the same design, but the Mini will not accommodate your video cards.

You don't have to remove the front bezel from the CM 690 II or Storm Sniper to clean it. You would need to do that maybe once every few months to get it extra squeaky clean. Running the vacuum over the front once a week is more than ample clean up, and that's with the case on the ground with pets running by it constantly.
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WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black Samsung F3 Samsung SH-203B 
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Noctua NH-U12P Windows 10 Home Samsung 32" LCD HDTV 720p Logitech K330 
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WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black Samsung F3 Samsung SH-203B 
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post #19 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumyums;12967908 
How about rather then worrying about dust filters and such you pick something you like? then to rid your case of dust you get a can of compressed air to clean it once and a while
Way too dusty here for that. I doubt I would clean it as much as would be required.

I would also be concerned about dust getting into things like the PSU and the GPU where it is more difficult to clean.

You guys have given me a few other cases to look at though and I think I should be good.

Quote:
Originally Posted by spaceballsrules;12967912 
The Mini is nice, but I said the Midi. They are essentially the same design, but the Mini will not accommodate your video cards.

You don't have to remove the front bezel from the CM 690 II or Storm Sniper to clean it. You would need to do that maybe once every few months to get it extra squeaky clean. Running the vacuum over the front once a week is more than ample clean up, and that's with the case on the ground with pets running by it constantly.
Oops, that's what I was referring to, the midi.
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post #20 of 21
CM 690ii, Arc Midi, Storm sniper, Lancool K63 (new model, not the K62 old model).

Take your pick.
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U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
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2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
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