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9.7 out of 10

Cooler Master HAF XB (RC-902XB)

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Reviews and Problems with Cooler Master HAF XB (RC-902XB)

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Overall 10
10

Unique and visually appealing

David S., Newegg
22 May 2014
  • Summary: The stock 120mm fans arrive mounted behind the front wall, next to the motherboard. You can move them ahead of that wall with no interference from the plastic front bezel. In that configuration, you can fit 13" (330mm) video cards. 140mm fans now also fit there without modification.
  • Pros: This EVO answers some of the issues with the previous version, notably the replacement of the 2.5" internal drive bay with a 3.5" version, and they have addressed a front bezel clearance issue when mounting 140mm fans ahead of the metal front wall.
  • Cons: Only a few from my perspective:
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Overall 10
10

HAF XB EVO LAN Box/Mid Tower

bennettdr57, B&H Photo
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Bigger than I expected - wide. Everything fit - Wish for better cooling options on lower tray other than 80mm fans
  • Pros: Quiet, Reliable
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Overall 10
10

Solid case

Larry O., Newegg
24 January 2014
  • Summary: Cable management can be a little tricky but is manageable. Plenty of tie off points and it's not like you're going to be rewiring it twice a week or anything. With patience you can do a very neat build.
  • Pros: I'm not a cooler master fanboy, I usually use thermaltakes in my builds. I was intriqued by the design of this case, however, and thought I would give it a try and it didn't disappoint. Case is STURDY. Double riveted at all joints, so even with the sides and top off it's rock solid. This case seems custom made for my kraken x60 280mm radiator mounted right in the front with no modding necessary. Plenty of room for push-pull fan configuration on the radiator and the mo...
  • Cons: None so far.
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Overall 6
6.0

Update

Mark S., Newegg
18 January 2014
  • Summary: Note to Cooler Master and Newegg. I am leaving this review at 3 eggs I would have raised it to 4 over getting the power switch to work. Because you sent a reply with a phone number saying you wanted to make this right I have tried that number at least 20 time no one ever answers it just rings. If you want to make me happy send me 6 replacement thumb screws that is all it will take. I do not care about the head phone jack it is something I normally do not use.
  • Pros: see first review
  • Cons: Since my first review I got the power switch working. the switch was not bad the outside button did not have enough play to depress the switch I backed the screws out half a turn and now it works. I discover this when I had a noise in the front fan and took the cover off to investigate. The fan was hitting the case put a piece of cardboard in as a spacer. I pushed the power button not expecting it to work but it did. Hope this helps others with the issue. The head pho...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great case! needs a few tweaks.

Joseph Melder, Amazon
26 December 2013
  • Summary: Pros: Great horizontal design. Built in hotswap. Lives up to the HAF name for airflow. Price. Cons: Needs cable routing holes just above and below motherboard. Running cables around the sides looks sloppy. No dust filters. Rivets make removal of optical drive bays and hot swap bays nearly impossible Had to cut a notch out of the plastic io housing (can't see this its behind the front bezel) in order to mount 140mm fans.
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Overall 10
10

Great Case

Donald H. Reine, Amazon
19 December 2013
  • Summary: I Am using a corsair 100 water cooler on a Intel I5 Pros. Will Not go above 82 degrees Far.
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Overall 10
10

Unique -- everything it's advertised and more!

Jared G., Newegg
6 December 2013
  • Summary: Most unique and innovative computer case I've seen and used in a decade or more.
  • Pros: When I first saw this case,.. I was immediately intrigued -- Towers, let's face it.. are SO common and old-hat now. That a Tower/Desktop hybrid is interesting.
  • Cons: Cons.. The ONLY con I found with the case was with the hot swap covers. They are a bit fragile. With a lot of "hot swapping" of HD's,.. these will break unless you are VERY careful with them. Other than that.. it's so worth the $99.
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Overall 10
10

Awsom PC case. Great case to use to build a gaming rig.

Dustin Hahn, Amazon
27 November 2013
  • Summary: This case is great.. It works really well for air flow and ventilation. I also love the looks and design of the case.
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Overall 10
10

Great for Gaming, Office, and Casual Home use!

Silent Zygnomic, Amazon
22 November 2013
  • Summary: Confined and neat can be only the best two words for this. You may think that this is a waste of money, but for the casual LAN player or the frequent mover, nothing beats handles and a solid steal case. I got over a few thousand dollars running through this things and There is Room to spare. I have owned from the NZXT series of cases to the monster dual top 200mm cases, nothing has airflow like this thing.
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Overall 10
10

The BEST case I've ever seen!

dragon spanker, Amazon
12 October 2013
  • Summary: My son had his motherboard, graphics card, etc. in a Cooler Master HAF X for about 3 months. One day, he pushed the power button, and .......... Nothing! After extensive testing I determined that the fault lay in the power switch of the case itself! In over 10 years in computer repair (turning profit every year) I had only seen that one time before. That time it was an extremely cheap and poorly built case. The HAF X is by no stretch of the imagination cheap!
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