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Old 03-18-2006, 02:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i recently purchased a motherboard and cpu combo from a computer store near my house. Now i need to buy a mid tower computer case.

here is my motherboard
http://factorydirect.ca/catalog/prod...p?pcode=EC0400

here is the case
http://factorydirect.ca/catalog/prod...p?pcode=AT0450


i was looking at a case from the same site and it comes with a PSU and it looks pretty cool but im not sure if its the right choice. All im gonna put in my computer is a dvd burner a hard drive and a floppy and thats all. Your help would be appreciated.
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Old 03-18-2006, 03:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thermaltake Tsunami? its a nice case. the one u linked to is a lil over the edge. DO NOT USE PSUS THAT CAME WITH CASES IF YOU ARE USING A HIGH END COMPUTER. by psus seperately if you want it to last and not f*** up your entire computer.
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Ya he's right if your building a high end comp dont use stock PSU buy a new one.
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well if you're only putting in those 3 things then i think one that comes with the case would be fine. but i still suggest an antec smartpower 430 watt or truepower. - charlie
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Highly reccomend the Thermaltake Tsunami Dream, with a 550W Thermaltake PSU or something, really high quality, and extremely good space etc, (very quiet as well).

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Dont go for Thermaltake PSU. They make the best cases around, but there are a lot of warning about their PSUs.

Better go for some more reliable brands, such as Hiper or Antec. Antec Truepower is awesome.
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thanks for the help guys
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I have a Thermaltake Tsunami that i have modded slightly so far and i love it, iv been through alot of cases and so far i love this one the most. very stable,sturdy and awesome size for anything. ALSO iv had my Thermaltake Xaser Purepower 410watt PSU for a while now and i havent seen it lack anything. i even find it doesent run as hot as my friends neo power or anothers x-connect.
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