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post #1 of 27
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Hello !

I'm soon going to get a new PC case. Going for Full Tower one. But not sure which one to get. Budged - there is no limit , but wouldn't want to get anything more expensive than ~500 $.

I'm leaning forwards to Cooler Master's HAF X , maybe its NVIDIA Edition , maybe - really maybe Antec LanBoy [ I don't know much about it ] , maybe Thermaltek Armour +

I like the futuristic , military look of HAF X. I know that it has a lot of space , good airflow inside [ HAF ] , and other good features. But I would like to know , what others say.

There are some-kind cases with vapour chambers , would like to know more about them too.



So , going for HAF X. What do you guys / girls say ? Pros , cons.

Is there anything similar to HAF X ? Big side fan that cools GPU , led coolers , good cable management , awesome performance , and looks outstanding ?
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post #2 of 27
Get the HAF-X! You will not be dissapointed.
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The NZXT Phantom is a great case. Really great. This case is the one that I have liked best so far. Prices is really nice too.
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post #4 of 27
HAF-X is great,but I dont like the color scheme of nvidia edition,
better u get the normal edition of HAF-X
Other good pc case options are:
1>Corsair obsidian 800D
2>NZXT Phantom
Hope u like my suggestion
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post #5 of 27
The main "drawback" that people cry about with the HAF series is the looks..but if you like the looks, then the HAF X is the easy choice. I know you said you had a $500 budget for the case, and you are going to get a lot of outlandish suggestions based on that, but just know that with 99.999% probability you will never need more than the HAF X.
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post #6 of 27
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
HAF-X is great,but I dont like the color scheme of nvidia edition,
better u get the normal edition of HAF-X
Other good pc case options are:
1>Corsair obsidian 800D
2>NZXT Phantom
Hope u like my suggestion


Obsidian 800D , I don't like it. Really basic , not standing out with looks. Yeah it has some nice features like a lot of other cases have , but I'm aiming for looks + performance [ money is basicly not a problem ]

NZXT Phantom , it might be ok , I'm on slow net now so can't check pictures of it. Will look on youtube reviews and on other places. Still somehow I'm for HAF X.
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post #7 of 27
What about the Cooler Mater ATCS 840.
Great elegant looking case, lot's of airflow and water cooling potential costs less than the 800D and has filters*I know the 800/700D has as well but...
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post #8 of 27
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Originally Posted by BlahBlahBlah View Post
The main "drawback" that people cry about with the HAF series is the looks..but if you like the looks, then the HAF X is the easy choice. I know you said you had a $500 budget for the case, and you are going to get a lot of outlandish suggestions based on that, but just know that with 99.999% probability you will never need more than the HAF X.



Yeah , I hear that people complain about HAF X looks a lot. I like it , don't know why others don't , but we all have different tastes.

I don't want to spend much money on case , above 500$ is not what I would like , although I can get even for 1000$. I know that HAF X has basicly everything I want , just want to know if there is anything better

Don't have many choices on cases , because at my country there is limited amount. A lot of cases I know are impossible to get at some big , wide known , electronic stuff shops.
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post #9 of 27
HAF-X for the win!

On the other hand there is the NZXT Phantom and Corsair Obsidian 650D. But I'd still choose the HAF-X; great airflow and functionality and an outstanding look.
    
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post #10 of 27
Performance PCs has the Cooler Master ATCS 840 for around 200 usd, and they ship pretty much everywhere.
I am pretty sure you can snag it, trust me a case is one of those things that will last longest in any build.
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