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Old 05-06-2012, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Looking for a new mid tower case....

Price really isn't a problem... I'd like for it to be under / around 150, but if it's a good enough case I'd gladly go over.
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I'd like a white case, but that really isn't a requirement.. Just a preference. If it's black and you think it'd look good in white, I'd love to see it.

MUST be under 19 inches tall to fit on my desk.
Room for two HD 7950's
Good cable routing and lots of room to hide them.. I plan on buying individually sleeved cable extensions depending on what I want to do with the case.
7 PCI slots
Room for one DVD drive, four hard drives, and one solid state drive.

Doesn't really matter if it has a side window, I can always cut one.

IF the case is approaching 19 inches tall, the power buttons and USB ports have to be on the front, not the top, otherwise I can't use them without moving the case from underneath my hutch

A good guide to what I want would be a HAF 912.. Fits perfectly and the ports are on the front along with fantastic cable routing.



Thanks for any suggestions

EDIT: These are the two white cases I've found that work:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ractal%20white

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146071
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Default Re: Looking for a new mid tower case....

White cases are hard to come by, But take a look at the NZXT cases, see what you think.
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Default Re: Looking for a new mid tower case....

The second link up there is an NZXT case.. The other white NZXT I remember looks like a storm trooper
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Default Re: Looking for a new mid tower case....

Didn't see your edit. Fail.

Have you looked over at Xoxide.com? They have some good cases, and more selections.

You like this Lian-li? Lian Li PC-7FN Case - Silver at Xoxide!
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Default Re: Looking for a new mid tower case....

Ehh only four HDD bays.. I'm not really a fan of using bay mounts for hard drives.. I like my cases to look at neat as possible.
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Default Re: Looking for a new mid tower case....

What do you think of this "NZXT Phantom"? NZXT Phantom 410 Crafted Mid Tower Case - White at Xoxide!

sorry, buttons on top..
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Default Re: Looking for a new mid tower case....

And it's about an inch too tall
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Get a HAF and spray paint it? :P
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That's pretty much what it's coming down to
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A white HAF. I'd love to see that.
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