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    Default Re: Corsair SPEC-ALPHA Case

    What is up with Corsair wanting to be NZXT these days? They did the Silverstone ripoff 600T, but the 780T is a Phantom 630 with parts missing out of the box and bad styling, the 400 is an H440 missing a few features, now we have an S340 with Phantom styling....thanks, I'll just buy the NZXT with all of the features intact for less money.

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    Default Re: Corsair SPEC-ALPHA Case

    OK...who else thought "Battlestar Galactica" when they first laid eyes on the post above?

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    Default Re: Corsair SPEC-ALPHA Case

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciarlatano View Post
    What is up with Corsair wanting to be NZXT these days? They did the Silverstone ripoff 600T, but the 780T is a Phantom 630 with parts missing out of the box and bad styling, the 400 is an H440 missing a few features, now we have an S340 with Phantom styling....thanks, I'll just buy the NZXT with all of the features intact for less money.
    I die agree with one aspect of the quote That the 780 T is a Phantom 630 when it is a logical evolution of the Corsair 600 T as you can see from the photo's below

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    Default Re: Corsair SPEC-ALPHA Case

    Quote Originally Posted by xelosia View Post
    I die agree with one aspect of the quote That the 780 T is a Phantom 630 when it is a logical evolution of the Corsair 600 T as you can see from the photo's below

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    I actually meant to say that the 600C, not 600T, was the Silverstone ripoff.

    The 780T internally is a Phantom 630 with parts left out. Even Corsair fanboys weren't happy with that one.

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    Sadly, if you're gonna get rid of drive bays (which i like), then give me 280 and 360 rad support on front and top. Like the Noctis 450 or phanteks enthoo pro m.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshjaks View Post
    Sadly, if you're gonna get rid of drive bays (which i like), then give me 280 and 360 rad support on front and top. Like the Noctis 450 or phanteks enthoo pro m.
    Agreed. On a side note - the Pro M Acrylic for $89 is really a fantastic deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciarlatano View Post
    Agreed. On a side note - the Pro M Acrylic for $89 is really a fantastic deal.
    Yeah....I know....Ordered one from amazon, supposed to arrive at my house today. Thank you prime!

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    Default Re: Corsair SPEC-ALPHA Case

    Quote Originally Posted by joshjaks View Post
    Sadly, if you're gonna get rid of drive bays (which i like), then give me 280 and 360 rad support on front and top. Like the Noctis 450 or phanteks enthoo pro m.
    Agreed. Honestly if we talking about Corsair cases, the best Corsair Tower case was 800D, and mid tower 450D (younger brother of 900D) IMHO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joshjaks View Post
    Yeah....I know....Ordered one from amazon, supposed to arrive at my house today. Thank you prime!
    Nice. I am actually using the Evolv ATX right now, which is the same chassis. I have considered going to the Pro M - it fits on my desk perfectly with the window facing out, but the Evolv is ~.5" too tall.

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    I think that the SPEC-Alpha case is ugly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciarlatano View Post
    Nice. I am actually using the Evolv ATX right now, which is the same chassis. I have considered going to the Pro M - it fits on my desk perfectly with the window facing out, but the Evolv is ~.5" too tall.
    Got my build in it last night. Excellent design. Love the cable management and air flow. I really like that it ditches the dozens of drive bays I never need which opens up airflow and cooling. Excellent case for sub $100. Now, I just hope to see a full tower case based on this design, Oh, and it did good job of handling my massive crossfired VaporX cards.

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