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Old 04-08-2006, 03:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok im stuck between two cases that i think look really cool and have good reviews.

ThermalTake Armor Series (black)

I like that it is HUGE i love room to grow and wont look cluttered. As well as that is it almost completly open... greater air flow! plus 4 fans!.

Bad thing... Its HUGE... im basicly forced to place it on the floor (which i dont like because i like having my case on my desk so people can see it!.

It is HEAVY... from what i hear its over 50LBS!!!


ThermalTake Tsunami

Smaller case i can have it on my desk. and it looks REALLY cool i think. plus it is cheaper... means more money toward my CPU/GPU.

Bad this is it is smaller and only 3 fans (i think)

What do you guys think... which is the better case... and if not these two what ones do you guys like?

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Old 04-08-2006, 03:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Going by just looks Tsunami.

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Old 04-08-2006, 03:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The Tsunami does only have three fans. My friend has that one, it looks very nice. But I can't say which one to get as I've never seen the Armor.
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Old 04-08-2006, 09:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I have the Armor (black) and I love it. Yes it is big and heavy (35lbs empty), but you get great airflow. The extra hard drive cage that mounts in the rear is a nice feature even though you need REALLY long cables to use it properly.

The tool-free PCI card retention has a few problems with some cards, so you can just use the old fashion screw method.
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if u want something as big as the Armor, looks better, WEIGHS about half the wait of the armor, get the Thermaltake Silver Kandalf, it looks better 2 cause the front panel is better instead of those ugly bays.


has great reviews. and right now on Newegg it comes with a combo special, the Silver Kandalf and the x2 4400+ for only $430, thats actually an AWESOME deal. cause if u buy seperately it comes to $690
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Old 04-09-2006, 12:52 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah i dont really want to spend over 200 on just a case, Id rather spend my money somewhere else. I like the tsunami i just feel that it might be to small to fit my needs...
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Old 04-09-2006, 01:29 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 04-09-2006, 03:20 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I dont like that ANTEC case cause there is no panel to see inside....
Its just plain.
But it is good performance wise.

I would get a tower, but not the one u choose.
Getting a big case makes it look more powerfull
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Old 04-09-2006, 04:57 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I like the armor one a lot its pretty big
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the kandalf is basically the exact same as the armor the only difference is the front panel looks better, and its A LOT lighter.

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