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Old 01-05-2008, 03:37 PM   #26
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I don't get how people keep recommending the gigabyte triton. Do you just not realize it's a coolermaster centurion with a different front panel on it selling for almost twice as much?

Case in point: can anyone tell me, just from looking at the pictures, which is the triton and which is the centurion

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Old 01-05-2008, 06:02 PM   #27
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I didn't know that about the Triton, I just know it went together good and owner is happy with it. This was a build where owner bought the parts and brought it to me to assemble.
Just thought is was a nice case with no door and two fans.
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Old 01-05-2008, 06:17 PM   #28
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I don't get how people keep recommending the gigabyte triton. Do you just not realize it's a coolermaster centurion with a different front panel on it selling for almost twice as much?

Case in point: can anyone tell me, just from looking at the pictures, which is the triton and which is the centurion

Example 1

Example 2
No, I can't tell but one has case feet and other doesn't.
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Old 01-05-2008, 06:23 PM   #29
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I don't get how people keep recommending the gigabyte triton. Do you just not realize it's a coolermaster centurion with a different front panel on it selling for almost twice as much?

Case in point: can anyone tell me, just from looking at the pictures, which is the triton and which is the centurion

Example 1

Example 2
No, I can't tell but one has case feet and other doesn't.
It's the angle of the picture, they both have stick-on rubery-plastic feet.

The only difference I can find in all of my staring, side-by-side, in person, is that one of them has some of the motherboard material in line with the bottom of the psu stamped in for hanging wires from, and there's nothing to say that some of the newer revisions of the other one don't include that.
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Old 01-06-2008, 04:18 PM   #30
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This thread just started, and points to what looks like a great case based on the desires of the OP here.

http://forums.anandtech.com/me...=2138967&enterthread=y

I like it.
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Old 01-06-2008, 04:45 PM   #31
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This thread just started, and points to what looks like a great case based on the desires of the OP here.

http://forums.anandtech.com/me...=2138967&enterthread=y

I like it.
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Old 01-07-2008, 07:51 AM   #32
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Most of the SilverStone cases I've seen are very clean looking. The CoolerMaster Centurion is pretty minimalistic too.
that's what my Vista system is in

http://www.newegg.com/Product/...x?Item=N82E16811119068

$49 & no stealth drive bays !
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:44 AM   #33
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Trouble with the Lancool is that there is nowhere to buy it yet. And the above linked Centurion 5 is only $25. after rebate now. Casitude score: 3+ of 5.

.bh.
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Old 01-07-2008, 10:45 AM   #34
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Can't think of something less flashy than my own Centurion 5 case. Looks slick and straight to the point. Plus it has decent stock cooling.

You gotta have a black optical drive though... otherwise it looks weird.
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Old 01-07-2008, 11:36 AM   #35
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Yup, OP wants a door as he has a menagerie of drives as I do.

.bh.
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Old 01-07-2008, 01:36 PM   #36
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Best minimalist case?!?!?!

Hands down winner...

The HSPC Tech Station !!!
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Old 01-08-2008, 03:33 AM   #37
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Best minimalist case?!?!?!

Hands down winner...

The HSPC Tech Station !!!
I don't know if that really qualifies as a case, per say.
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Old 01-08-2008, 06:49 AM   #38
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Minimalist, then go caseless.
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Old 01-08-2008, 10:25 PM   #39
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I don't know if that really qualifies as a case, per say.
What can be a MORE minimalist than a case with no walls/windows/covers/bezels et cetera?


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Minimalist, then go caseless.
Exactly!


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The HSPC Tech Station (patent pending) is a fast-access computer case - a hardware workbench bringing PC components within easy reach yet keeping them safe and secure.

The Tech Station makes a perfect work station for computer hobbyists, overclockers, frequent upgraders, IT Professionals, PC Shops. - For anyone needing frequent and fast access to internal PC components.
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Old 01-09-2008, 01:52 AM   #40
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I don't know if that really qualifies as a case, per say.
What can be a MORE minimalist than a case with no walls/windows/covers/bezels et cetera?


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Minimalist, then go caseless.
Exactly!


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The HSPC Tech Station (patent pending) is a fast-access computer case - a hardware workbench bringing PC components within easy reach yet keeping them safe and secure.

The Tech Station makes a perfect work station for computer hobbyists, overclockers, frequent upgraders, IT Professionals, PC Shops. - For anyone needing frequent and fast access to internal PC components.
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