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    Today we're looking at NZXT's new mid-sized tower, the Guardian 921. NZXT is looking to take a winning formula in the original Guardian and improve upon it, promising gamers a case that offers solid design, construction, and features for a very modest price. Targeted towards the budget conscious PC enthusiast with a futuristic and aggressive design aesthetic, we tackle the Guardian 921 and see if it indeed fits the bill.

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    that is one hot case, if i wasnt paying off a car i would love to buy it.
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    I think the case to more robotics and blings for my taste, always like simple clean contour and functional case are my best friend.

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    is a Lian-Li P80 more of your taste?
    and Damn Proud of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaganader View Post
    is a Lian-Li P80 more of your taste?
    I can live with the P80 but the black one though, the red is too loud for me especially with the spider window. I'm guess because of old age.

    I don't really know what different between the red version vs. black one beside the side window but the red one cost $600 instead of $400. YIKE!

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    It's comparing apples to watermelons. The Guardian 921 is $100. You could get one of these and an ATI 4850 for the price of a Lian Li

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    I owned the P80, the front door fell off while moving it, and would never stay back on after that, for $400 I expected more from Lian Li. The fans on the P80 were also kind of loud, that's why I sold it and bought the Lian Li A77.

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    Yeah I just bought the P80 and I gotta say, I like the Antec 1200 much better, if they made another model of the 1200 exactly the same but just a little bit longer by maybe 2-3inches and 1inch taller, I would fall in love with it and never want another case.

    The front mesh things on the P80 that block the spots where no CD/DVD drive is are horrible, cheaply made, once I take them off they don't want to get back on exactly how they are.

    The fans on the P80 to me are quiet compared to the antec 1200. the 1200 wow there loud but help me sleep. the P80 to me is a quiet whoosh. maybe like 27dba.
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    wow, p80 cost four bills and still have flaws.

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    well you could just go buy a tub and put your mobo in it with all your parts and get some ethylene glycol and pour it in then you would have the ultimate in liquid cooling just make sure to turn your fans off o and 0db thats hard to come by.
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    Yeah, the same with the P80 I had, once you remove them, they will never stay in the way they are supposed to. It did have alot of room, I had by Boreas installed in it after drilling some holes for the mounts, but it was not worth $400, $269 would be more like it. The A77 and A7010 are built better, and no front doors to fall off .

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