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Old 02-02-2005, 07:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, my predicament is that one case is great, the other is great, and I want/need to see them for myself to decide. Anyone know where I can see and get a feel (literally) for these two???

Lian Li Silver Aluminum ATX Full Tower Case With Transparent Side Panel, Model "PC-75"

Thermaltake SHARK Silver ATX Full Tower Case, Model "VA7000SWA"

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Old 02-02-2005, 07:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i like the thermal take better, because of the look. the lian li looks plain..
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Yeah, thats why I like the Tt, but the cooling is as good, but it does have a removable mobo tray, still not sure...
If I put a blowhole mod in with 2 120mm fans in, replace teh stock fans it comes with, and add two 80mm fans in the side window thing I guess it would be almost as good...
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Old 02-02-2005, 07:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like the Lian-Li better.

"Plain" is better that these ridiculous 'Gaming Cases' that are WAY too extravegant and wind up simply looking ugly. Thats why I removed the front panel of my Thermaltake Wingo case, so it looks more like a plain black case instead of that crap front panel they put on there.

That thermaltake isn't as bad as some of the others I seen, but you really can't beat the quality construction of that Lian-Li and the removable motherboard trays are excellent, very handy.

Especially if you're planning on doing some modding on the Lian-Li it would provide an excellent case
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Go with the Thermaltake, pretty nice styling stock. The Lian Li is gonna need alot of modding not to look as drab as it is

You have some very nice ideas for mods so far
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How does that look drab? Cause theres not a hundred LED's all over it making the case scream for attention? Or is it the fact you can actually access your drives without having to constantly flip open a door every time?
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LianLi is better. Look at the better cooling solutions. Also it just plain looks better, not to mention sturdier.
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The Lian Li has no removable mobo tray, but the Tt does...
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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I can't decide
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Crazy, usually it's the other way around. I almost got a Lian-Li case because of that very feature.

Hmm, well I don't know, suppose it comes down to looks then for you.

IMO Lian-Li is sleek and well designed, where the Thermaltake, like most all of them, are wannabe attention getters although thats one of the better looking Thermaltakes.

You're call there.

Both should offer good cooling, and if you plan on adding stuff to it, then either or could fly.
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