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Coolermaster HAF-X vs. Coolermaster Storm Sniper AMD Dragon Platform

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Hey people.

Okay another upgrade I'm going to do. I currently have a Coolermaster Elite 370 with some fans. I am looking for a bit bigger chassis, with the best cooling performance.

HAF-X or Storm Sniper AMD Dragon Platform.

I know the one looks nice and what have you.. But I really want the one with the best cooling and manageable cable system.

What do you think?
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I've had neither but you can get the sniper for $70 from the egg right now with a promo code. That's a big price difference from the haf-x.

I just ordered one for a new build for my old man.

Edit: My bad, thats the SCOUT, not the sniper.
    
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Haha yeah I was about to say! Unfortunately I live in South Africa, so I can't buy from there. I can get Coolermaster, Lian Li, Corsair, Antec, Thermaltake. Any chassis in that price range (HAF-X most expensive) will be fine. I just need something worth my money.
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It's expensive, but I like this:

    
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I just upgraded from an Antec P182 to a new HAF-X. I couldn't be happier with my decision. I was worried that the HAFX would be a lot louder than my P182, but it's barely noticeable.

It keeps things at least 10-15°C cooler than my P182 and working in it is very nice as there is a lot of extra space and good cable management. Best $150 I've ever spent.
    
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Can't view the image =(
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Originally Posted by richuwo11 View Post
I just upgraded from an Antec P182 to a new HAF-X. I couldn't be happier with my decision. I was worried that the HAFX would be a lot louder than my P182, but it's barely noticeable.

It keeps things at least 10-15°C cooler than my P182 and working in it is very nice as there is a lot of extra space and good cable management. Best $150 I've ever spent.
Hmm yeah my friend has the 932, which actually got me to start liking the HAF series (use to hate the looks of it). At the moment I want the HAF-X, but I just want to look around a bit more. That 10-15 degrees cooler sounds really nice.. haha.
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I'm a forum noob, what is deeplinking?

It was supposed to be a picture of an 800D.
    
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post #9 of 10
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Yeah I dig that one, but it's a tad too expensive for me here.. I'd rather go with the HAF-X than that one TBH. But thank you for mentioning it. Really nice looking chassis.
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HAF-X is definately nice.
    
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