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...on the way. Look forward to see what could be done with it.

I figure a lot of people don't like the Rosewill name for something past $50, but what the hey.
Edited by joemaniaci - 4/2/11 at 4:57pm
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I'm a fan of the overall aesthetics of that case. Lemme know how it turns out.
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Really like the styling of this case, would love to see some pics when it arrives.
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post #4 of 15
It's a reconfigured Areocool case that's not sold in the US.
I thought about it, and still may go with it if the price on the Azza Hurrican doesn't stop climbing.
Plus the Thor offers free S&H.
But I REALLY like the Hurrican fan setup...
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Yikes... the look of the case is a bit too "xtreme" for my tastes, but to each his own. I haven't seen too many reviews on this one other than the one on Tweaktown:

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/396...ew/index8.html

Let us know how it goes!
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What a pain in the ass, will explain tomorrow, it took three hours and I am tired. Let's just say I thought I almost snapped the pcb on my 5970.
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what a pain in the ass, will explain tomorrow, it took three hours and i am tired. Let's just say i thought i almost snapped the pcb on my 5970.
    
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Well you know how on the backplate of a gpu, it has a little finger that sort of wedges between the very back of the motherboard and the case when you insert a video card in? Well that wasn't lining up at all. The pci-e connector looked like the video card was about 2-3 mm closer to the front of the case then it should be.

I finally finagled it in there after a loud pop and thought the extreme force I had to use ruined it, but I think it was the sound of the two fingers on the back plate finally slipping between the mobo and case. Then, when I tried to use the tool-less lever system that holds in add-in cards, it wouldn't click into place for either of them. I then again had to use a scary amount of force on the case and video card before I finally got it to click.

Definitely my most stressful build ever.
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At least the GPU is ok
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yeh, I'll have pics tomorrow, other problem was that I had a few things break on me, but overall, I think it could be a very awesome case.
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