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#1 jammin

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Posted 12 May 2009 - 01:59 AM

In the market for a new case? Maybe the HAF 922 from Cooler Master will have the qualities you are looking for. Find out by checking out the review - http://www.overclock...master_haf_922/

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Posted 12 May 2009 - 12:08 PM

Damnit this case is so nice, I want to trade mine in for something like that :(

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 07:57 AM

Dont mean to be an arseor anything but... I'm lost, "Much like the packaging of the HAF 932 the 922 comes in a blue styled theme."

All I see on the packaging is red and black :P

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Posted 19 May 2009 - 03:27 PM

Damian, could you have compared it to any worse cases. The Ultra Wizzard is one of the worst cases I have ever seen, and the rosewill isn't much better. And is the Power LED stupid bright like on some of CM's other cases.

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Posted 19 May 2009 - 03:59 PM

I'm sorry I didn't have any higher end cases at the time. At least I compared it to a case ;) If it helps, for future reviews, the HAF will replace one of the generic mid tower cases.

LED's are fine, not to bright. I haven't seen any other CM case LED's aside from the Scout in person though. The front fan LED has an on/off switch so if it bothers you just turn it off.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 07:55 PM

The one thing I really do like about the 922, is that CM used red LED's for power and HD activity, so its not rediculously bright like the blue usually is.

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 07:39 AM

even if they are thumb screws for the pci it s still tool less

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 03:19 PM

Well actualy the expansion slots are tool-less or at least half-tool-less :)
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Posted 02 July 2009 - 01:05 AM

Well actualy the expansion slots are tool-less or at least half-tool-less :)


Good enough. Think it`s the same thing both in 922 and 932, right?

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Posted 02 July 2009 - 01:41 AM

Idk rly but i looooove the case. Saving money to get the HAF 922 :)
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Posted 02 July 2009 - 11:31 AM

It's hard to give an opinion of the case without a price, IMO. For $50, this case would be a real contender. For $150, it would fall flat on its face.

Personally, I think it's kinda ugly. It's just oddly bulgy and doesn't seem to have much rhyme or reason to the shape. Also, I'm a bit disappointed in the full-build pic. I always like those, but the cable management is really not that great and so it'll leave people wondering if the case just doesn't support good wire management or if you just didn't spend as much time on it as you could have. From what I saw, it seems to be the latter, but it would be a lot nicer to see how good you can make it look with a whole build in there.
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Posted 04 August 2009 - 04:23 PM

I know this is late, but I just caught the CPU load temps were near 100c? Is that right? That's toasty :)

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