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Hardware Chieftec Dragon CH-07 Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 23 Jun 2009.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    "In fact we were pretty disappointed with un-Dragon like quality of the whole shebang"

    Yep. The styling is nothing like what we're used to with Chieftec, it looks cheap in my opinion. Seems like my next case won't be a Chieftec, although the previous two were, and i loved them. Corsair Obsidian here i come!

    EDIT: By the way, do you guys have a rough ETA on the Obsidian review?
     
  3. Necrow

    Necrow New Member

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    "its 220mm side panel fan bulging out like a tramp trying to steel cheap cider from an off-license"

    Brilliant description.

    The interior seems a little basic and there is a lot of plastic on the outside, not my cuppa tea to be honest.
     
  4. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    Its rather old looking, this was awesome 4 years ago. No bottom PSU mount, no PNP drive mounts with anti vibration rubber. etc etc
     
  5. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    I would take that over the Antec 900 any day, even with it's less then desirable side panel. I really like the optical drive locking system.
     
  6. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    i love my chieftec bx... they make some really sturdy cases...
     
  7. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    I have a BA beside me right now. It's great, the panels are twice as solid as anything else i've seen. Not to mention extremely roomy.
     
  8. p3n

    p3n New Member

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    When did we go back to the 80's in the styling department? Also te decepticons broke the Mars probes duh!
     
  9. mikkig

    mikkig Big Giant Robot

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    I'm still using my trusty Black Dragon (one before they sarted coming with side fans) and it's still as sturdy as a bank vault and a peice of cake to work with :]
     
  10. Guest-23315

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    I had the original Dragon for like 4 years... I loved it, but it just got a bit to big to lug back and forth from school to home every term...
     
  11. ry@n

    ry@n Well-Known Member

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    *Sigh*.. too much plastic and looks like a HAF!
     
  12. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    typo or freudian slip?
     
  13. zr_ox

    zr_ox Whooolapoook

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    I'll take the thermal performance but would much rather stick with the bravo or molding chassis.
     
  14. D-Cyph3r

    D-Cyph3r Gay for Yunosuke

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    Oh joy, another clone of a case that was never really much good in the first place....
     
  15. Cutter McJ1b

    Cutter McJ1b Home-cut jibs at discount Prices

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    Typo. Corrected, thanks.

    It could be subconscious love for the case, but every time I type it's name it comes out as Nice Hundred Two for some reason. Just can't seem to drop the habit :D
     
  16. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Seems like a cheapskate CM Storm Sniper to me. Not impressed.
     
  17. azrael-

    azrael- I'm special...

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    Never liked the looks of the original Dragon. The word "fugly" comes to mind.

    This new one looks like an Antec 900 clone, but the review already pointed this out to some extent.
     
  18. Jojii

    Jojii hardware freak

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    the large side fans are nice but when they protrude i get the cheesy arnold accent in my head..

    it's a toomah!
     
  19. NightrainSrt4

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    This definitely does not feel like the Original Dragon to me, in any way. Looks like they mated an Antec 900 with a CM Sniper or something and called it a day.

    I don't see what differentiates this one from the rest of the pack.
     
  20. sear

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    Gee, I wonder what their reference design was?
     
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