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post #1 of 11
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Thinking about getting a 912, but I have a few questions.
First, did it come painted black? Newegg shows it not painted, but I've seen pictures of the inside black out of the box.
Second, just incase it does come unpainted, are the hard drive and optical drive bays removable for painting?
Finally, how high is the case off of the ground? I'm wondering about clearance under my desk.
Thanks. +Rep for any help. I would especially like to see some pictures if you can.
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post #2 of 11
I got the $60 basic version. For a black interior you have to get the Advanced version. Its $100 and has black interior, 200mm fans, and a side window. All the drive bays are easily removeable, even the SSD bay near the PSU. Not sure about the optical bays though, that might require some work. The case is very easy to work with, has great cable management, and good airflow.

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Edited by Draygonn - 4/10/11 at 6:06am
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post #3 of 11
The 912 here in the States is not painted on the inside the 912-plus released over seas is painted,

I myself have not even looked at removal of the optical drives, but as far as the 2 1/2 drive bay is movable and removable , theres a 3 1/3" bay that has small rivets holding it in place that would be easy to drill out to remove.

The case sits on 4 plastic feet im guessing about a 1/4" off the desk as the bottom is where the power sits and it pulls cool air in from the bottom and exhaust it out the rear .

I like this case enuff that when i had a ordering misshap and i was shipped 2 i kept the 2nd one and didnt return it !

also i run a scythe mugen 2 cooler in it soo its fairly roomy for a small case and mother board dont have to be remved to to add coolers as you can get to the board from the back side ! this case has alot of nice features at a good price point album.php?albumid=3936&pictureid=23670
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post #4 of 11
For the black interior you need to buy the 912-Advanced in:
http://cmstore.coolermaster-usa.com/product_info.php?products_id=613

I bought mine there and the order was proecesed right away.

IMO is well worth the extra $40, becasue with $40 you will get the following the normal doesnt have:
TWO 200mm fans (front and top)
Black interior
Tool-less clips in 5 1/4 bays
Side window

Both 200mm fans are worth the $40 aprox so you cant go wrong with the Advanced.
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post #5 of 11
I have the Haf 912 and its by far my favorite case. it has the functionality of a full tower yet still staying compact like a mid tower. I bought the normal $60 one but i painted the interior black and blue. It looks very nice if i dont say so my self wink.gif It was a breeze taking out the bays inside. all you need it a drill bit to drill out the rivets then just re rivet it. lots of people get put off my doing this to their case but it really is easy. Look at the case mods section there are a ton of tutorials explaining how to de-rivet and prepare for painting.

I highly recommend getting the HAF 912, you will not be disappointed i promise you that!
    
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post #6 of 11
1) no, that's the advanced version which is sold out.
2) yes, but pointless as it does not have a window.
3) 18.25" tall. and about 1/2" rubber feet underneath.

See link in my signature for pictures of my HAF 912 build.

Edited by damric - 4/10/11 at 8:27pm
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by damric;13079299 
1) no, that's the advanced version which is sold out.
2) yes, but pointless as it does not have a window.
3) 18.25" tall. and about 1/2" rubber feet underneath.

See link in my signature for pictures of my HAF 912 build.

right now it can be added to cart in the cm-usa store.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by MexGT;13079337 
right now it can be added to cart in the cm-usa store.

Yikes $99 Plus $15 for shipping, but at least they have it in stock again eek.gif

Pretty happy with the standard I picked up for $60 with free shipping on the egg, although I did have to buy two of the 200mm fans from CM store to stick in the front and top.

Edited by damric - 4/11/11 at 9:57pm
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post #9 of 11
You have to get the 912 plus then it will come with black at the inside and i think 200mm fan at the front and 120mm at the rear. here is mine with a custom window. And btw I switched the panels.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by damric;13080140 
Yikes $99 Plus $15 for shipping, but at least they have it in stock again eek.gif

Pretty happy with the standard I picked up for $60 with free shipping on the egg, although I did have to buy two of the 240mm fans from CM store to stick in the front and top.

$115 is not that bad, its more expensive to convert a standard one into a Advance model, or like your case that ended in $90 aprox with the two 200mm fans which in the end is minimal the price difference.
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