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Old 02-03-2008, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm still working on my build, slowly but surely im ironing out what to buy and stuff. One thing that im not certain about is the case. I would like to be able to fit everything in my sig *note the cpu-cooler* but im not sure if I really want a full-tower case.

I'm kinda tight on cash, but im able to spend around $100 on a case and at max $150

I really like this case, but i kinda like having a window that I can look through
Newegg.com - XCLIO Windtunnel Fully Black Finish 1.0 mm SECC Chassis ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Retail

Any suggestions or experiences with a certain case you would like to share?

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Old 02-03-2008, 06:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Antec 900 Gaming Case
ANTEC Nine Hundred Ultimate Gamer Case at Memory Express Computers
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since you are watercooling i'd go with a full tower

what size radiator are you using?
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Im not watercooling, i was thinking about it at one time, but ill just stick with a tuniq for now.
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go with a cooler master CM690

its cheap $75ish shipped from Microcenter...its got great wire management, cools great. and looks awesome. it will also fit a tuniq.

heres 2 pics of mine (i added the wheels) but you can see the wire management i've already started:



here are two other links with various other's cases.
The CM 690 Case thread - XtremeSystems Forums
My pictures of the Cooler Master 690 (the new $50 uber-case!) - [H]ard|Forum

or you can just buy my Antec 900 (shameless plug, )
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does that coolermaster have a top fan mount? Also whats up with the side vent on the mobo side?
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go with a cooler master CM690

its cheap $75ish shipped from Microcenter...its got great wire management, cools great. and looks awesome. it will also fit a tuniq.

heres 2 pics of mine (i added the wheels) but you can see the wire management i've already started:



here are two other links with various other's cases.
The CM 690 Case thread - XtremeSystems Forums
My pictures of the Cooler Master 690 (the new $50 uber-case!) - [H]ard|Forum

or you can just buy my Antec 900 (shameless plug, )
i second this case...i also own it-



the fan on the mother board side is to cool the cpu from the back....works quite well...decreased temps about 5 degrees C.

not only is it the best case for less than 80$ its the best **** case period.
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It's got 2x120mm on the top.
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Gigabyte Aurora 570...

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yea....yours is *****ing looking....i love the all black theme.
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