Le'ssee... (note to self)
Last deal on black/red was 2/22, rebate was CLM-5646
This rebate is CLM-5657 [Check]
Black/Orange case rebate is CLM-5661, different rebate [Check]
In for one.
I'm glad I ordered before I realized I could also get another black/red case...
Thanks OP (wluk)!
Thanks & reps: m715, wkchan (Tell him "Elite 310 Wiki info") Can't figure out how to do a rep-able link for a wiki post (although I did successfully give a rep to SD user "Wikipost" )
@wkchan: If you'll post in the thread in addition to the wiki, I can rep you. tnx
I screwed up and transposed model numbers - I have an Elite 431, and this deal is for an Elite 310 - my original post that I am correcting was for an Elite 430 vs. 361. Thank you K6-2 and Wasabi for the correction
At least for me, TD charges slightly over $9 shipping - so none of this applies if you have FS with TD - for $10 FS this is a great deal. But for $11 more than if you pay TD shipping you can get the Cooler Master Elite 430 from Newegg - $29.99 AR/FS/after coupon (must subscribe to eblasts) through 3/7. The cases are roughly the same size. Cooling looks to be much better in the Elite 430. The 430 has a bottom PSU (more stable - less hot air in case). It also takes 4 x 120mm and 1 x 120/140mm versus this case that states on the TD page that it has one 120mm fan port - it actually has one with the included rear mounted fan and an 80/90/120mm mount on the case side, at least from what I can see on the pictures. Both cases come with a single 120mm fan mounted. If heat is not going to be a problem, i.e. just one or two 120mm case fans as you are not putting in high power components, the Elite 310 is a decent deal at $19 if you pay shipping. I love to mount undervolted fans because while they move less air, you can make them whisper quiet. It just depends on how you do your builds.
Last edited by Mr. Harley; 03-01-2013 at 01:42 PM..
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I looked at the Cooler Master 361 with the February sale. For just over $10 more you can get the Cooler Master Elite 430 from Newegg - $29.99 AR/FS/after coupon (must subscribe to eblasts) through 3/7. For that $10 ...
For that $20, don't you mean? - if we're comparing to this $9.99 AR, FS w/IC deal here.
Not so sure I'm following you, I feel like I came in on the middle of a discussion...
If you meant that in addition to this Elite 310 deal there was a good sale on the Elite 361 earlier, but instead of those (types of cases) the Elite 430 is better than both of them and for only $20 AR more you really should buy it instead - I guess I get you.
But you made me work for it.
BTW, if the Elite 430 accepts the Hyper 212+, this Elite 310 probably will also take it - both cases are 7.5" height and 7.5" is typically the absolute minimum to clear a Hyper 212.
Last edited by K6-2; 03-01-2013 at 02:46 PM..
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