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Old 04-29-2005, 01:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Can anybody recommend a good sturdy case with at least a 350w power supply that has a side lock and is around 100 dollars or less? im gonna be staying in a dorm and i want to do everything i can to prevent people from jacking my computer and/or hardware.

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Old 04-29-2005, 02:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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if ya can't take the parts, take the case

there's no real security, but you could take a look at antec's server cases

they're really really nice (both the case and the psu it comes with) imo and some of them have locks


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heh. yeah, that was my original assumption. which is why i had already bought an antec solution, but my father, who is financing the operation, thought otherwise.
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Old 04-29-2005, 03:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Just find a case that has a front locking bezel and a PCI/AGP slide lock that goes over the components. And to keep people from stealing the whole computer. Get a bracket and epoxy it onto the side and chain it to a pipe.
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Old 05-05-2005, 11:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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asus cases are really good.ive built a few machines using asus cases and there pretty current case looks good and has a good cooling layout.only bugger is the polished front that gets durty and attracts dust gallore.40 quid aint much for a good case,and it has a360 w psu wiv it.
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Old 05-05-2005, 09:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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the antec super lanboy has locks but can be broken easy probebly
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Old 05-05-2005, 09:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Most likely if someone going to take something its going to be your whole computer and not just a part. but I have a thermaltake Dreamer, which has front bezel lock and a lock on the side window

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