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Originally Posted by FIBRE+I'm happy with my Aerocool Bay Dream for now, cant go wrong for £35 :)
Originally Posted by AlmightyrastusJust looking through the pics of that case in the reveiw and reading what was said about it, I got thinking about the Coolermaster ATC-201 I have owned for years and I use as my main system case. Is it me or has the build quality from coolermaster decreased a little in the past couple of years?
I ask this as things like the fitted fans in mine all had wire grills on them inside and out and the blanking plates were all screw in (with smooth edges I might add). It has a removable motherboard tray and although there is room for 6 hard drives in the bays, only 4 are mounted as to give room for proper airflow from the intakes on the front.
Ok so I paid in the region of £140 for it over 3 years ago and it didn't include things like cooling ducts or windows (I wish I could find a replacement blank panel for mine) but I still get the feeling that it is put together a lot better than the newer cases from them.
Although all things said, it does look kinda nice and those sideways mounted hard drives are going to be a hell of a lot easier to get at than mine.
Originally Posted by AlmightyrastusI was talking in more of a comparison between the cases being produced now and the almost hand finished feel that my 4 year old 201 has, I have had a look around the insides of a couple of the newer cases and found a fair few things that would make me think twice about them, I guess I have just been spoiled by the one I have now.
Originally Posted by koolaNot impressed with this latest offering. My money would go straight on a Lian Li PC7 Plus and I would still have £30 left!!!
Originally Posted by Mother-Gooseri reckon those doors push the cost up, cast aluminium i read somewhere
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