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Hardware Cooler Master on the HAF X and its future

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 26 May 2010.

  1. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Which rad? It fits an MCR320 just fine. It's not an issue with fan spacing, so it must've been thickness that was the problem in your case?
     
  2. Guest-16

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    The panaflo fans are 38mm :(
     
  3. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    The Corsair will easily handle a medium thickness rad and 38mm fans.
     
  4. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    :D that is sig worthy tbh
     
  5. douglatins

    douglatins What's a Dremel?

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    You say CM is working on a HP-ATX case?
     
  6. Hazchem

    Hazchem Minimodder

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    Impressive case, it's just a shame it's so pug-fugly.
     
  7. BobbinThreadbare

    BobbinThreadbare What's a Dremel?

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    I might be in the minority, but I actually prefer "home computer" cases made by the likes of Acer, Dell, HP, etc.

    "Gamer" cases like the HAF X are way too gaudy for me. What happened to simple, elegant lines?
     
  8. Teh C

    Teh C Arg

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    I think it looks much better than the 932. Honestly though, it isn't a case, its just a small wind tunnel
     
  9. SMIFFYDUDE

    SMIFFYDUDE Supermodders on my D

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    Why do gamer orientated cases have to be so embarrassing. I own a HAF 932 because it was the best value case that could house my E-ATX motherboard, not because I was attracted to its styling. PC gaming is still regarded as quite geeky, campared to console gaming, and having a case that looks like an ammo crate doesnt help improve that impression. Not all gamers are 14 yr old american boys who think playing Modern Warfare 2 is the same as joining the army.
     
  10. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    Will be nice to see Cooler Master back with a clean aesthetic. The Cosmos case looks damn nice :grr:
     
  11. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Now that you mentioned, that's true. Took a closer look at the pictures and it's much better than the 932. A bit like the CM Storm Sniper.. It was a gaming case as well, but not as over the top as some.

    The problem with HAF932 IMO was the side panel where they just couldn't decide what to do and ended up doing everything on it.
     
  12. ripmax

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    I did like the 932 but if i was going to get a new rig i would get the thermaltake armor+
     
  13. glaeken

    glaeken Freeeeeeeze! I'm a cawp!

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    Do all the intake fans finally have filters? Something the 932 was seriously lacking.
     
  14. Floyd

    Floyd Wire Twister

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    Who said the 932 couldnt fit a triple rad?!
    I have a triple rad plus custom one off spacers (not guted fans) and some 25mm thick fans and still have room inside.
     
  15. Apocalypso

    Apocalypso Fully armed and operational.

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    I find that case deeply unpleasant to look at, however the internals look like a dream to work with.
     
  16. Kovoet

    Kovoet What's a Dremel?

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    right its time to sell my 832 stacker I think and time time to get a new case.

    This I will get upon arrival.
     
  17. void

    void What's a Dremel?

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    Not so keen on the looks of the HAF X, but it was an interesting read about the future plans of CM. Hopefully we may see a new Cosmos in 2011 or a new series.
     
  18. Cyberpower-UK

    Cyberpower-UK Professional Overclocker

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    Can it still fit a pair of stacked 240mm radiators at the top?
     
  19. badman_mo007

    badman_mo007 What's a Dremel?

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    I saw a video review of this, it has some pretty good additions compared to the HAF 932, including removable dust filters which is a really good news.
    may sell my 932 to buy this.
     
  20. zr_ox

    zr_ox Whooolapoook

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    I like CM's cases, I really do but they are always marred by build quality...IMHO.

    After owning a CM Stacker 830 and hating it my next case was a Silverstone TJ09. For the same price the TJ09 blew the CM case away in terms of build quality and styling. Then I bought a TJ07 for water cooling, again it eclipsed the CM Stacker, yet they cost the same.

    Then for my latest build I went back to CM and bought the ATCS 840, only to be dissapointed yet again by the build quality.

    CM cases are too expensive for the quality of materials, and standard of workmanship. You do of course need to have owned Lian-Li and/or Silverstone cases to understand this.
     
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