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Why do people buy boring generic PC cases

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Now that's what I like, not a boring little box filled with sound proofing crap, one that looks like it's made specifically for performance and nothing else. Like dis

 

I want one so bad, if only I could afford to actually fill it with all that stuff lol

I want this top secret NASA project (this does not exist) :)post-193326-0-91742600-1425919496_thumb.  


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I want this top secret NASA project (this does not exist) :) -snip

Nice, but the coolant is hideous. I absolutely DESPISE that opaque coolant crap. I don't see the point in it.

 

Might as well just use opaque tubing of the same color.


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I don't like these professional trolls riding on the edge of the CoC so they can't be banned.

 

calling someone a scrotum is pretty close to the coc's edge too...


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Just a list of my personal scores for some products, in no particular order, with brief comments. I just got the idea to do them so they aren't many for now :)

Don't take these as complete reviews or final truths - they are just my personal impressions on products I may or may not have used, summed up in a couple of sentences and a rough score. All scores take into account the unit's price and time of release, heavily so, therefore don't expect absolute performance to be reflected here.

 

-Lenovo Thinkpad X220 - [8/10]

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A durable and reliable machine that is relatively lightweight, has all the hardware it needs to never feel sluggish and has a great IPS matte screen. Downsides are mostly due to its age, most notably the screen resolution of 1366x768 and usb 2.0 ports.

 

-Apple Macbook (2015) - [Garbage -/10]

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From my perspective, this product has no redeeming factors given its price and the competition. It is underpowered, overpriced, impractical due to its single port and is made redundant even by Apple's own iPad pro line.

 

-OnePlus X - [7/10]

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A good phone for the price. It does everything I (and most people) need without being sluggish and has no particularly bad flaws. The lack of recent software updates and relatively barebones feature kit (most notably the lack of 5GHz wifi, biometric sensors and backlight for the capacitive buttons) prevent it from being exceptional.

 

-Microsoft Surface Book 2 - [Garbage - -/10]

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Overpriced and rushed, offers nothing notable compared to the competition, doesn't come with an adequate charger despite the premium price. Worse than the Macbook for not even offering the small plus sides of having macOS. Buy a Razer Blade if you want high performance in a (relatively) light package.

 

-Intel Core i7 2600/k - [9/10]

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Quite possibly Intel's best product launch ever. It had all the bleeding edge features of the time, it came with a very significant performance improvement over its predecessor and it had a soldered heatspreader, allowing for efficient cooling and great overclocking. Even the "locked" version could be overclocked through the multiplier within (quite reasonable) limits.

 

-Apple iPad Pro - [5/10]

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A pretty good product, sunk by its price (plus the extra cost of the physical keyboard and the pencil). Buy it if you don't mind the Apple tax and are looking for a very light office machine with an excellent digitizer. Particularly good for rich students. Bad for cheap tinkerers like myself.

 

 

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I love my Silverstone Fortress FT02, it's the perfect combination of simplicity for it's overall design on the outside (brushed aluminum, no gamer bling crap anywhere) and uniqueness to stand out with the rotated motherboard design and size of the thing (not as big as an 800d or anything, but still imposing lol).  To me, gamer bling and all those flamboyant cases just screams cheap because it's all plastic that will probably eventually break off or fall off after not too long.  I like things that scream quality and sleek for my personal preference.

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Class.

Some people want it understated with a bit of class, instead of something flashy with stickers all over it and oversized aesthetic features. Kind of sounds like I am describing vastly different tastes in cars. It's really there same, as it's about personal tastes.

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this beauty here!!!!

 

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That is indeed a VERY pretty case IMHO, i also like the 760T, corsair make beautiful cases sometimes.

My case i consider ''somewhat flashy'' but with great taste i think, what you guys think?

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I don't like plain cases, especially the fractal design r* cases. The cases I think look the best are the NZXT Phantoms (especially the white ones and the black/orange one), they look interesting without being over the top/blingy, like most gamer oriented cases. 

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I've always prefered the "sleeper" look, I don't like to showoff and I enjoy the feeling of being the only one who really knows what's inside. If I was to modify my car for example, I'd only do performance upgrades and keep the exterior as stock as possible.

get new body kits, lift kit, spoilers, flames, neon, and a 20 inch subwoofer in the back


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I bought the Thermaltake Chaser MK-I for it's size and features at a very good price.  I haven't made my build with it yet but I regret buying it because it looks like shit to me now....for some reason at the time I bought it, it looked fine.

 

what was I thinking!!!    It was one of those stupid impulse buys.

 

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apart from it being a eye sore, it has awesome features and excellent cooling.  Oh well!!!   this is my second regret case.  The one I really want is on the expensive side.

 

this beauty here!!!!

 

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I used to hate my chaser too. (it was fun for the first two days) But now i like it. Changed my colourshift fans to a different color just to annoy people.

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Says you. A black refrigerator for a PC is not acceptable in my book

 

Well you wrote your book wrong.


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My book don't give a fuck what you think ;)

 

Fair enough haha


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Aint nothing wrong with generic.Its pretty awesome having a kicking system in a $10 used pc case.People wouldnt want to steal it :)

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Because that:

 

 

 

Looks a hell of a lot better than that:

 

 

I agree & disagree. I like the looks of both kinds that you show. But, which one's easier to work on/in? Which one's easier to mod out to something totally unique? Pre-modded cases can look great, but it takes a whole lot like real work to turn them into something special, unless you plan to cut off all the stuff that makes them look good to begin with, which would make buying one pointless, lol!

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I'm going to Paint my eye sore of a Pc case (thermaltake chaser mk-1) white.  I saw someone who did it on youtube, makes the case look much nicer.   I rather do that than spend almost 2 hundred for another case.

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Because some of us are not fourteen.

 

Your question is equal to this 

 

Why do people buy this 

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instead of this

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Because...

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I personally love boring boxy cases. I just love the classiness and simplicity that they deliver compared to something like that screams "UH YIZZ THEZE ANGLED SHAPES MAKE MAH COMPYUTAH 9000% FASTAH AND MOAH CINEMATIC". They also generally have better build quality and more metal than "gaming" cases at equivalent prices. (I'm looking at you, (Plas)tec Nineteen Hundred.)

Also with Bossing Linus there. Kind of like a "wolf in sheep's clothing" kind of thing, at first glance at the (boring) case, it looks like an ordinary computer with "average Joe" specs, (Kids these days thinking "looks = greater performance. -_-) but when they peek through the window with LEDs and big oversized heatsinks and GPU cooling, :o :o :o.


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