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Old 03-09-2011, 04:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I'm getting a bit tired of my current Antec 900, and have been looking at some new cases...

Conditions:
Must have decent cable management
Must be black inside (if it's a really nice case that isn't black inside, I'll consider it... I canalways paint it )
Optional capability to flip the PSU over for cable management purposes
Clean, sleek design like the case listed below(important)
~$120 max price
Must have room for four hard drives minimum
Has a window (although if it doesn't and i really like it, i will consider it)

BitFenix.com Products Chassis Shinobi

This is almost a perfect example of what I'm looking for. My only gripe (other than the fact that its not on sale yet) is that fan grill on the acrylic window.

Thanks for any suggestions
Doesn't matter what vendor, as long as they ship to California
If you need any more information, just ask!

EDIT: I forgot to mention it has to be shorter than the Antec 900 (19.4")
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I always loved the CoolerMaster HAF line. I have the 922. I heard the 932 is good, too.
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Seen that yesterday...
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I jst got a Corsair 650D, but its more than 120.


Factual make nice case, but not in the US yet
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Default Re: Looking to buy a new case...

I have a feeling that Shinobi is going to cost more than $120, but maybe not.
The HAF 932 at $119.98 after a rebate and free shipping would probably be the most bang for your buck.
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
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Default Re: Looking to buy a new case...

I've seen all over that it's going to cost.. $70 i think
And I'm not too big of a fan of the HAF series... I've liked the Cosmos for as long as I cam remember, but price has always been a barrier
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The survivor is 90 pounds, so bout $140 is what I've seen.
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I was looking at the survivor... It looks really nice, but I'm not sure it will fit where my Antec 900 currently sits.. My 900 is 19.4" tall and the Survivor is 502 millimeters = 19.7637795 inches tall... The curves look so nice. Very good cable management, too.. Plus, it comes in red
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Yha I'm ditching my 900 too...... Nice case, but wire management blows.
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I got mine to acceptable levels... After drilling four holes im just tired of the looks.. I'm really looking st the survivor and this one...

Newegg.com - LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Black 0.8 mm SECC, Plastic + Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

But if it will fit, I'm getting the survivor... All I have to do is cut out a hole for a window
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I always loved the CoolerMaster HAF line. I have the 922. I heard the 932 is good, too.
I second that notion. MoM liked mine so much he had to get the same

The 922 is a good model. I love mine. It has great cable management, a snazzy look, clear window and plenty of space. It has 6 slots for HDD's.
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