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Old 12-07-2008, 03:34 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Have to admit...although i like the 343, I hate those wheels, too office chairish for me. I've used these guys on a couple of builds to change up the wheels:

Cool Casters :: Chair Casters - Furniture Casters - Colored Wheels

Give you a little more flash and uniqueness.
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I'll most likely use silverstone feet instead. I don't need wheels

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Why not the Cosmos 1000? Or you can mod the Cosmos S, or repaint it. It's like the best case ever. xp The 343 looks pretty rediculous, and I think most people would agree with me, because the wheels are freaking funny, and it's shaped like a file holder. The only pro is that it's moddable.
sorry the cosmos in not anywhere near lian li's level. I've owned CM cases I know they're build quality is good but its just not for me. I'm not huge into led fans. Maybe a cathode to get the effect of the tubing but that is all. Its a great case for a gamer but I'm not one. The 343 looks more elegant. You keep suggesting the cosmos. Why??? Have you owned a lian li before? If not your missing out
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Get the Pinnacle 24 from mountain mods.

MountainMods.com-Computer Cases-Pinnacle-Pinnacle 24 - CYO

Go for the powder coated finish and you can set it up for a 480mm and a 360mm radiator if you so choose.

I think that would be much much cooler.

Oh and you have to do the window in tinted acrylic.
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ooh I like that! Looks like lian li. I need to see the insides first. Nice recommendation

dang that is a smexy case. Only problem. The interior. Psu looks easy to wire manage. But no hdd rack? I would of liked to see the mobo tray extended to the front just so you could hide wires coming from the the hdd and optical drives
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ooh I like that! Looks like lian li. I need to see the insides first. Nice recommendation

dang that is a smexy case. Only problem. The interior. Psu looks easy to wire manage. But no hdd rack? I would of liked to see the mobo tray extended to the front just so you could hide wires coming from the the hdd and optical drives
The case comes with brackets that attach to any 120mm fan and allow you to hang 3 HDD's off of each.

The best place for the HDD's are the rear top fan and then you can have the sata cables come down and behind the tray.

There is something like 1/2 of space behind the tray so there is tons of room there to hide wires.

Let me find some builds that have been done in them.

They also offer a slightly smaller version called the Pinnacle 18 where the motherboard tray is a bit more proportional to the case.
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I saw a finished install in the case. It looks like a nightmare for wire management. If that mobo tray extended alittle further or all the away it would of been perfect.Then you can have your hdd tray bolt on to the mobo tray w/ a hole for power. So that the hdd would be adjacent to the mobo tray. The case is obviously huge. But it seems like theres just too much empty space that could of been utilized.
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^^thats a freakin sweet case.
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it is REALLY nice... especially the rad mount and fan setup
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