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#1 Nemo

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 06:26 PM

OCC has examined several cases from different manufacturers lately and this time around we're having a look at a full-tower chassis. Check out our review of the CM Storm Trooper - http://www.overclock..._storm_trooper/

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 06:29 PM

Hurray for another BluePanda review! :P

That case looks freakin' nice. :cheers:

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 06:41 PM

I wanted this case ever since I saw it was announced. :lol: Looks great!

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 06:56 PM

That is a damn nice looking case and a really good review, good job Panda.

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 07:05 PM

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 08:30 PM

Great review of a very nice case.

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 09:03 PM

I really like the look of this one too.

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 06:39 AM

Thanks guys. This one was a fun one to review.

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 06:41 AM

It is a nice looking case. My squabble with it is the name.. Storm Trooper.. Should be White and Black.. with an E-11 Blaster.. lmao..
Other than that.. Great Review!

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 06:53 AM

It is a nice looking case. My squabble with it is the name.. Storm Trooper.. Should be White and Black.. with an E-11 Blaster.. lmao..
Other than that.. Great Review!

Yeah. It's odd because the brand name is "CM Storm" and the case is the "Trooper" but all I read is CM Stormtrooper. :rofl:

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 07:05 AM

Yeah. It's odd because the brand name is "CM Storm" and the case is the "Trooper" but all I read is CM Stormtrooper. :rofl:


lol! I did the exact same thing! I actually did not even realize what you just said until after I read what you said haha!

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 07:21 AM

Doesn't look like a storm trooper to me. :teehee:

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