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Old 08-08-2009, 04:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey I'm almost done finding all my parts but im not that happy with the look of my case and would like something that will stick out. So all I'm asking is whats better overall like airflow,space for parts,etc.

1. Buy the Apevia X-Plorer Mid-Tower Case at TigerDirect.ca

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2. Newegg.ca - COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
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I prefer #2
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I prefer #2
May i ask why? It Looks plain to me.
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because I think the other case is ugly in my opinion.
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I also prefer #2. Friend has the first one, its just kinda awkward, and it has a door. I don't like cases with doors, they're more annoying than useful and always get in the way.
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Oh ok so it has nothing to do with the airflow and such. Also the first one has a temperature display.
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Generally too much front side bling means poor intake and poor airflow. I like the 120mm fan in the front of the cooler master.
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I would go with option 2 as well. Looks like it would give more options for cooling, as it gives 7 spots for 120mm fans, and option 1 only gives 4 spots for 80mm fans. While the first one does have the temp. gauge, would you rather see the high temperatures, or know you have lower temps with the second one?
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The Cooler Master 690 is a nice mid-tower, I used one for my old workstation and my nephew has one. You'll be happy with it
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