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Old 11-18-2007, 10:09 PM   #11 (permalink)
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238$ for my cool master stacker and i dont regret it. i'm all about looks though
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80+

it's only a few pounds of steel/aluminum.
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:01 PM   #13 (permalink)
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That depend on your money funds/income and how much you like to waste when buying something, at least for me I don't pay more than $99 for a case, you don't need to pay high prices to get the good stuff, take as examples CPUs.
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ah CM stacker is nice case XD woulda been my #2 after i wrote off the lianli.

and yeah it is just a hunk of steel/aluminum.. but it seems that most (all) of the hunks of steel/aluminum that i find visually pleasing are bloody expensive >.> I'd like a case for 80ish XD I doubt ill see a 70% off anytime soon tho ; ;
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I personally would never spend more than $70 on a case at this moment.
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Default Re: What do you think is to much to pay for a case?

Depends on your usage, how much you value silence, cooling, looks, space, features, etc.

Personally, I could see myself paying upto 400 dollars if thats how much it offered. A case is not something you need to buy every new build, so I do not see such a big problem with buying a nice one.

Also, I don't like my cases looking like cheap pieces of crap, or toys, and I don't like it when my cases are loud. That's why I would never want to settle with something cheap like the Antec 900.

The NZXT Zero also looks like a gimmicky case. 5 120mm intakes paired with 2 120mm exhausts and 1 80mm exhaust = undesirable, at least with the stock fans, I'm assuming. It can be changed around to be a bit more desirable, of course.. but I'd still rather buy other cases.. =\
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:29 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I think my case is really cool looking and it only costed $35. It was really quiet when I first got it but now its not. However I think it has more to do with cheap fans than it does the cheap case.

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it was cheaper when I got it. I liked the blue better but when I got my computer newegg didn't have it and it was $20 more so I got the silver with blue led.
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i want this case, and i find it very resanoble. Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:52 AM   #19 (permalink)
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I'm going with this baby tomorrow I believe.
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:59 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Default Re: What do you think is to much to pay for a case?

Well my current case was $120 but my planned htpc is going to be housed in a $550 beauty + $250 on watercooling

These might tickle your fancy on what you actually get from the higher market end:

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