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Old 06-21-2004, 08:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK I'm tired of this case.. its sort of turning to ****.. the side panel has come off so many times that some of the prongs are starting to bend and it gets harder and harder to close it.. + id just rather spend the money on something that looks nicer and that I can orgagnize my cords better(more room) so i can get better airflow.

So i want room for tons of fans.. maybe a full-tower would be good? suggestions anyone?
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ASRock K8S8X motherboard
-AMD Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.0ghz
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-Inno3D Tornado nVidia Geforce FX 5600 128mb
-Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
-512mb DDR400 PC3200 2.5CSL
-100gb westen digital

19\" Compaq P900 // 1600x1200@70hz / 800x600@120hz
Intellimouse explorer 4.0a/Thunder8 x-ray pad

planned mods:
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Kingwin K8-heatsink modded with a Sunon(vantec) 84.1cfm fan, and blue lazer LED light kit
Blowholes in top of case with 2x 120mm Thermaltake Blue LED Thunderblade fans with Blade fan grills
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Old 06-21-2004, 09:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think this is a pretty good case http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...133-105&depa=1
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Old 06-21-2004, 09:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea but im looking for something with a window, and thats over my price range. im looking for something in the 60 dollar area, maybe 80 i dont know just give me suggestions.
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Antec PlusView case
-600w PSU - 20A @ +12v
-Evercool fan controller
-5 LED fans, 4 blue 1 green
-Lian Li T3 Temp. Monitor
-planned mods, see below
ASRock K8S8X motherboard
-AMD Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.0ghz
-Heatsink modded with Sunon Tornado, ~38C@Idle, 42C@Full Stress
-Inno3D Tornado nVidia Geforce FX 5600 128mb
-Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
-512mb DDR400 PC3200 2.5CSL
-100gb westen digital

19\" Compaq P900 // 1600x1200@70hz / 800x600@120hz
Intellimouse explorer 4.0a/Thunder8 x-ray pad

planned mods:
coming in mail:
Kingwin K8-heatsink modded with a Sunon(vantec) 84.1cfm fan, and blue lazer LED light kit
Blowholes in top of case with 2x 120mm Thermaltake Blue LED Thunderblade fans with Blade fan grills
Blue Cold Cathode
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Old 06-21-2004, 09:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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1 buck over $80
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-056&depa=1
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Old 06-21-2004, 09:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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eww dont like that case.. I think I'm just gonna go with a black Dragon case w/ a window... but keep making suggestions if anyone has any
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Antec PlusView case
-600w PSU - 20A @ +12v
-Evercool fan controller
-5 LED fans, 4 blue 1 green
-Lian Li T3 Temp. Monitor
-planned mods, see below
ASRock K8S8X motherboard
-AMD Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.0ghz
-Heatsink modded with Sunon Tornado, ~38C@Idle, 42C@Full Stress
-Inno3D Tornado nVidia Geforce FX 5600 128mb
-Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
-512mb DDR400 PC3200 2.5CSL
-100gb westen digital

19\" Compaq P900 // 1600x1200@70hz / 800x600@120hz
Intellimouse explorer 4.0a/Thunder8 x-ray pad

planned mods:
coming in mail:
Kingwin K8-heatsink modded with a Sunon(vantec) 84.1cfm fan, and blue lazer LED light kit
Blowholes in top of case with 2x 120mm Thermaltake Blue LED Thunderblade fans with Blade fan grills
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Antec's are beautiful and not too expensive, cut a window in the case yourself, and you'll save money.. But those are very sturdy cases..

Why not goto xoxide.com, newegg.com, frozencpu.com find yourself a case that YOU like instead of saying no to everyone else. then post those cases here...
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Old 06-21-2004, 11:43 PM   #7 (permalink)
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ok ive narrowed it down to either the white x-alien( i took a closer look at it..) or the black chieftec dragon..
I don't need a PS so I dont wanna pay extra for it but it looks like I have to with the x-alien..

i think the plusview from antec could possibly be the best case ever to exist .. but there isn't enough fan slots..

X-alien has a top fan unlike dragon, but I like dragon's look alot more.... hmm, does anyone know how hard it would be to cut a top fan hole ?
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my saucy comp
Antec PlusView case
-600w PSU - 20A @ +12v
-Evercool fan controller
-5 LED fans, 4 blue 1 green
-Lian Li T3 Temp. Monitor
-planned mods, see below
ASRock K8S8X motherboard
-AMD Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.0ghz
-Heatsink modded with Sunon Tornado, ~38C@Idle, 42C@Full Stress
-Inno3D Tornado nVidia Geforce FX 5600 128mb
-Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
-512mb DDR400 PC3200 2.5CSL
-100gb westen digital

19\" Compaq P900 // 1600x1200@70hz / 800x600@120hz
Intellimouse explorer 4.0a/Thunder8 x-ray pad

planned mods:
coming in mail:
Kingwin K8-heatsink modded with a Sunon(vantec) 84.1cfm fan, and blue lazer LED light kit
Blowholes in top of case with 2x 120mm Thermaltake Blue LED Thunderblade fans with Blade fan grills
Blue Cold Cathode
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Old 06-22-2004, 12:27 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Ok i've figured it out im gettin the dragon ill use a holesaw to cut like 2 top holes.. ill order from
http://www.directron.com/dx01bd.html

if anyone has any reason to stop me go for it i wont be ordering for a few days
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my saucy comp
Antec PlusView case
-600w PSU - 20A @ +12v
-Evercool fan controller
-5 LED fans, 4 blue 1 green
-Lian Li T3 Temp. Monitor
-planned mods, see below
ASRock K8S8X motherboard
-AMD Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.0ghz
-Heatsink modded with Sunon Tornado, ~38C@Idle, 42C@Full Stress
-Inno3D Tornado nVidia Geforce FX 5600 128mb
-Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
-512mb DDR400 PC3200 2.5CSL
-100gb westen digital

19\" Compaq P900 // 1600x1200@70hz / 800x600@120hz
Intellimouse explorer 4.0a/Thunder8 x-ray pad

planned mods:
coming in mail:
Kingwin K8-heatsink modded with a Sunon(vantec) 84.1cfm fan, and blue lazer LED light kit
Blowholes in top of case with 2x 120mm Thermaltake Blue LED Thunderblade fans with Blade fan grills
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http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...factory=BROWSE


That's what I use.
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