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April 23, 2011 12:56:58 PM

hi friends im going to buy a new case my current case is cm690 .my options for new cases r
1)antec 1200
2)cooler master 932
3)antec df-85
4)Xigmatek Elysium

currenty im leaning towards xigmatek elysium . it has both water cooling and air cooling potential . lots of cable management . should i buy xigmatek elysium or u suggest me some other case.

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a c 273 ) Power supply
April 23, 2011 1:32:26 PM

Good selection of cases!
I would look at the Corsair Obsidians and some Silverstones like the FT's and Ravens.
Don't bother with the 1200 and HAF 932 unless they're the new versions.
April 23, 2011 2:19:10 PM

ok which one in silverstone . and corsair 800d is too expensive . plzzz reply me as soon as possible but im still leaning towards xigmatek elysium . waht u say abt it.
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a c 273 ) Power supply
April 23, 2011 2:46:35 PM

I say it's not even available for purchase yet.
Looks ok, personally, i have no use for such a large HPTX case.
I understand you want to update from a CM 690 which is fine.
But why such a large case?
I take it your budget is $200 U.S.
April 23, 2011 5:03:06 PM

yeah it is not available yet . but here a local dealer is importing and will be available in mid may . actually i have CORSAIR hx1000w psu in cm690 and cable management is horrible and i dont want to mod my case . because im selling it to my friend and he need it as un modded . so im thinking for future use thats why im going for big case . u can suggest me some other but keep in mind cooler master, corsair (800d only) , Antec , Thermaltake , Xigmatek r easily available.
a c 273 ) Power supply
April 23, 2011 5:57:17 PM

You have selected very good cases for your shortlist imo.
Cases are a personal choice.
Ideally i'd like a Corsair but they're out of my budget.
I don't like Thermaltake cases i think they're cheap.
CM 932 Advanced and HAFX are excellent if you like the look and don't mind dusting.
The Antec 1200v3 is built like a tank, quality materials and construction.
I know i have a 902 = very little plastic is used.
My personal favourite is the Silverstone Raven 2 = damn sexy!
The only other cases i would look into are Lian Li's.

April 23, 2011 6:23:20 PM

The Haf X and Antec 1200 v3 are both excellent cases - i would suggest you go to a shop, see how they look and buy the one you like more :) 
April 23, 2011 6:50:22 PM

haf x is currently not available and my younger brother doesnt like antec 1200
he likes xigmatek elysium and saying if u will not buy it he will not allow me to use his logitech z 5500 lol . i think i should go for xigmatek . its new and very innovative design .
a c 273 ) Power supply
April 23, 2011 7:02:34 PM

Buy the Elysium and bury him in it lol!
Will he fit?
April 23, 2011 7:19:13 PM

lol davcon . so nice of u to reply to this thread consistently and rapidly
April 23, 2011 7:19:48 PM

Best answer selected by hamza_93.
a b ) Power supply
April 23, 2011 7:32:45 PM

Answer is simple - ANtec 1200 V3 or the Antec DF85