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Old 07-30-2004, 02:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm planning on getting a new case for my computer soon. I'm stuck between two different ones. Which one I end up buying will be based on what you guys think.
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I plan on cutting both top and side windows into my new case and painting it. I really like the look of the Coolermaster but I'm not sure if it would look good with paint and would probably be very hard to paint. I kind of like the simplicity of the Lian Li and it would be much easier to work with, but is more expensive.
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Old 07-30-2004, 05:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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lian li's usually are plain and not that as asthetically pleasing as other cases but they are extremely good quality and are usually meant for modding purposes. I think i would go with the coolmaster though even if it is harder to paint the blue lights are very cool and its my experiance that if u have good sides and/or top you usually will want a good front to complete the image
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personally, i don't like either. sorry thats just my opinion.
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What would you recommend instead, xotix?
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i didn't have 1 in mind. i just didn't like the one's u posted. give me a minute to look up one.
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ok, found a couple.
1) - lian li pc-75b (the black looks better)
2) - lian li pc-v2000
3) - chieftec matrix ma-01sld (i love this one)
4) - koolance pc2-650bu (this 1 if u want liquid cooling)

ps. remeber these are my tastes, not your. #3 is my fav.
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Old 07-31-2004, 07:58 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Since ur planning to do quite a bit of modding with this why dont u just get a cheap case ( < 50$ ) and go crazy with it. New windows, paint, uv's, and a cool front . If u dont want to do that, i would either go with a chieftec dragon or a similar antec case..... both very good quality with good prices. Hope this helps.
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Sorry forgot to mention..... if ur gonna spend that much on a case go with the THERMALTAKE TSUNAMI !!!!! ROX SO HARD
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My next case will be the ThermalTake Tsunami - it is Aluminium and has 120mm fans which makes the cooling much quieter (like a Dell at 21dBA).

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