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    Can't choose between the NZXT Hades and NZXT Source 210

    So I'm looking at cases and I'm not sure wich one to choose! I've looked at reviews and unboxings on youtube on both and they both seems like really nice, budget oriented cases.

    The Hades:

    Pros
    Really nice design
    Temp display
    Temp controllers
    Cable management
    Not so obvious power button (My brother likes buttons.. :/)
    4 fans included
    Dust filters
    Red LED

    Cons

    Too many Drive bays!
    No USB and headset cable holes on the front panel.
    No USB 3.0 on the front panel.
    Looks smaller then the Source. Not sure if that's true.


    The NZXT Source 210 Elite

    Pros

    Costs 100-150SEK less.
    USB 3.0 on front panel
    Cable management
    Nice design, like the hades better tho

    Cons

    No dust filters
    Only 1 fan
    Obvious power and reset button.
    Too many Harddrive bays!

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    Why is "too many hard drive bays" such a bad thing? They're just there.... they won't hurt you.
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    They just feel in the way. ^^ You could have better airflow without them I guess.

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    Then get a phantom its what i have and i love it its huge as well. out of your choices though i would go for the first as it has better cooling.

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    Out of those two, I'd probably pick the Hades. Although I like the look of the Source 210 better. I got the Phantom myself and a friend just picked up the H2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Out of those two, I'd probably pick the Hades. Although I like the look of the Source 210 better. I got the Phantom myself and a friend just picked up the H2.
    I... don't even... Each to this own O.o

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    I'd go with the Hades if I had to pick one of the two.

    Phantom would be my first NZXT choice though. Black with orange trim!

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    I think I'm going with the Hades then! I did look into the HAF 912 but that's 100 SEK more.. :/

    I like the new addition to your avatar Marest. ^^

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    I would go with the Hades, I don't really like either to be honest. Plus don't you have to buy NZXT fans for the case if you want to add to it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sephiracle View Post
    I would go with the Hades, I don't really like either to be honest. Plus don't you have to buy NZXT fans for the case if you want to add to it?
    I don't think so. But in the Hades you already have 4/5 included.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poppasan View Post
    I... don't even... Each to this own O.o
    I prefer a sleek case. I have never been a fan of weird design choices or blinking lights. The Phantom I have right now is just about as "bold" as I would ever go. My point wasn't that the Hades looks bad, it looks pretty good in my eyes - I just personally prefer the sleeker look.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    I like the new addition to your avatar Marest. ^^
    Haha, cheers! A Halloween theme is a must :-)

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    The Hades looks much better in picture. IRL the front is so small. But I like it either way.

    ---------- Post added 2011-10-14 at 04:37 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Haha, cheers! A Halloween theme is a must :-)
    Zomg! The webs are alive!

    What do you guys think about the HAF 912?
    Last edited by Platinus; 2011-10-18 at 07:19 AM.

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