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Just like I don't have to worry about mine getting stolen at lans or any parts getting jacked. It's 126 lbs and can't open it without hex keys
mountain mods FTW!!
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I'm not gonna lie, your case strikes me as hideous. I've never likd those weird box shaped cases. Dont get me wrong, I'm sure it's very functional and well built, but I could never have something like that sitting on my desk/floor. Still, it's certainly an improvement over the "black server box" that a lot of OCNers seems to like like the Fractal R3 and corsair's offerings.

On that same token I'm sure there are a plethora of folks who think my beautiful Phantom with it's seductive curves is a gross heap.

Personal tastes are what keep us human ._.

Also please no lockmongering. This is a forum, short for a forum of public opinion. in this thread people will divulge their opinions.
This.

I kind of feel depressed about the OCN community when I see threads where people get into huge altercations about "refined cases" and "ricer cases", etc.

Arguing about cases is so futile because beyond like cooling and cable management options they are almost completely a matter of subjective preference. The only thing that counts is whether the person using it is happy with it.

As far as Thermaltake, I kind of agree that they have been missing the mark recently as far as features go, they've really been behind the curve in implementing cable management. But the fact that they're still in business obviously means that there are people out there that like Tt cases.
     
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126 .lbs, that's fking BOSS
Thankfully I have a rather large truck so I can fit it safely and a collapsible dolly to move it.

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mountain mods FTW!!
I honestly wouldn't buy one of their cases again, but I would have them manufacture a custom designed case for me since they can do so rather inexpensively. They just don't hold enough rads and some places where I'd like to put them won't allow them to fit properly.

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This.

I kind of feel depressed about the OCN community when I see threads where people get into huge altercations about "refined cases" and "ricer cases", etc.

Arguing about cases is so futile because beyond like cooling and cable management options they are almost completely a matter of subjective preference. The only thing that counts is whether the person using it is happy with it.

As far as Thermaltake, I kind of agree that they have been missing the mark recently as far as features go, they've really been behind the curve in implementing cable management. But the fact that they're still in business obviously means that there are people out there that like Tt cases.
I think a majority of people classify cases as "ricer" cases if they have inferior construction and tons of plastic everywhere with meaningless/ poorly made parts. The thermaltake sword is the epitome of a "high end" case that's ricer. It has hinges everywhere that make it structurally unsound.

Most TT cases seem to sell bc everything else in that price range is of similar build quality, with the exception of their higher end cases. Most people are financially restricted so spending $400 on a case when $70 will do the job just can't be justified in most cases.
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I like my SG-02 better.
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Thankfully I have a rather large truck so I can fit it safely and a collapsible dolly to move it.



I honestly wouldn't buy one of their cases again, but I would have them manufacture a custom designed case for me since they can do so rather inexpensively. They just don't hold enough rads and some places where I'd like to put them won't allow them to fit properly.
Have you thought about Case Labs case? I heard nothing but good things about it. I think its 4 or 5 480's you can mount..
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Are you joking about the 126 pound thing? That's almost 4 Haf X cases put together LOL.
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Just like I don't have to worry about mine getting stolen at lans or any parts getting jacked. It's 126 lbs and can't open it without hex keys
Dude, that's how much I weigh. WHY would you even THINK about carrying that thing?
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Have you thought about Case Labs case? I heard nothing but good things about it. I think its 4 or 5 480's you can mount..
yes, thinking about the TX10 when it is released, but waiting to see the build quality of my friend's M8 too.

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Are you joking about the 126 pound thing? That's almost 4 Haf X cases put together LOL.
Nope, that's it completely full with with all the components, rad grills, foam, wc parts, and 1.5 gallons of water. Each rad grill is far over 1lb.
 
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Speaking of solid construction, my current case is made out of steel. I think my dremel almost melted when I was trying to mod the side panel. But at least i have the peace of mind that if anyone ever mistakes my computer for the android that killed their wife and attacks it with a machete, the damage will only be cosmetic :>
same here
my dremel did melt on me when I moded the case with a fan at the bottem

allso my case and all the stuff in it is about 80~98 lbs
but 126 pounds is nuts
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Nope, that's it completely full with with all the components, rad grills, foam, wc parts, and 1.5 gallons of water. Each rad grill is far over 1lb.
I'm not surprised that a case that houses not one but two computers could weigh that much.
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