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Old 06-24-2010, 11:39 PM   #21
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Could always go for a roof mount, though your wall mount involved roof too, iirc.
It comes with feet to, they're mounted already, the wheels are in a bag, for me the wheels work, slide it out to get at things much easier.

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Old 06-25-2010, 12:58 AM   #22
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So on the 932 (which i do like the red, BTW), the area under the PSU is vented, and there's a position for a floor-intake 120/140mm fan right next to it?

Haha, yea when i mounted the complete computer to the wall back at the college dorm..that system didnt last long, the mobo eventually died. new it would eventually...it was filed under insurance at the school as water damaged (a hail/thunderstorm storm took out all the single-pane windows of the computer lab...)

I just re-arranged my room to better accomodate things...just have to do my planned desk extension. My room is a complete and udder mess, else i'd post pics. Maybe when done.

extension and bookshelf included, i'll have 11 linear feet of desk, and another 5.5 feet of desk on my other table behind me. If you want square feet numbers...

server table- 5.5 x 2.5 ft = 13.75 sq ft
desk- 4.5 x 2 ft = 9 sq ft
bookshelf top = 3 x 1 ft = 3 sq ft
desk extension- 4 x 3 ft, adjusted for angles = ~8 sq ft

All combined is 33.75 square feet of desk. And I stll run out of room.

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Old 06-25-2010, 02:45 PM   #23
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Yah, vent under psu mount, and I had a Gelid Silent 12 mounted in the other bottom vent. Just went and took a fast look, no mounting holes for 140mm down there. Only 140 is the rear exhaust.

That's a lot of desk, all you need now is a convertable deskbed of some sort eh. Could be done.

The 690 II came in today, it looks to be about the same width, with an inch or two extra length and height, than the 300. And the 932 is a bit wider, and at least a couple inches taller and deeper. The GTX260 with the AC cooler fits with about a half inch to spare, where it was just a hair too short in the 300. The card would almost go in, but wouldn't seat properly in the slot.
The 690 II has roughly 5/8" behind tray for cables, the 932 3/4".
690 - 4 optical, 6 hdd. 932 - 6 optical, 5 hdd.

Not in the same league as the Ascension at 18w x 18l x 20h, but can be easier. I've got two triple rads in this, plus res and pump etc. Kind of cluttered.
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so basically, you're saying I should buy the 932 and be done with it?
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That's what I'd do, generally, I've been real satisfied with mine, though if I was to get another like it, it'd be the haf-x. Hard to justify the price difference for a very similar case.
You'll like the haf, quiet, great airflow, etc. etc.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:25 PM   #26
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yea, i love the haf-x, but $40...yea, no.
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They're both good looking cases for sure. Just a few common complaints about the 932 were addressed in the x, so it's more or less an updated version. Room and ease of use are more important to me than interior colour and dust filters. Unless the price was equal, I got mine for 125CAD in a boxing week sale after christmas, was a great deal at the time. The regular price is down to 150CAD now.

It's one of the weekly specials at the US version of the site where I do most of my buying. $123.80US.
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=...e=COOLERMASTER
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$123 plus shipping vs 140 and free shipping.

So they both have it for the same price?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=263602_263622

There's the 942 for $188 shipped- less than newegg wants retail! question being condition...
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I checked out some reviews. Call me crazy, but I'm getting the HAF-X. Looks much more like something that would fit my application- moreso than the 932. Yea, more money, but I don't think the 932 would be sufficient enough for what I have in mind.
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It's a beauty of a case, I would of taken that, if they were out when I got my 932. Very nice looking, I like the style.
Took a fast picture or three of the inside of the 932. That's an MSI GTX260 Twin Frozr for a card, plenty of room to spare.
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and I thought mine was cramped. Granted the waterlines make it look busier than it is.

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