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Old 12-17-2008, 11:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What's everyone's favorite case?

Post up some nice cases!

I'm partial to my Antec 900 (no mods....YET.... LC coming soon). I love the top 200mm fan! My CPU heatsink is pointed right at it and as theory proves; heat rises! But I'm noticing if you were to LOAD it with HDD's you won't have very much room for the VGA Power input... It's VERY close!!

Here's a couple pics.. (sorry, my GOOD camera's packed.. Leaving for CT tomorrow to visit the FAM for Christmas. Haven't been home in a year) Does an yone else's RAM fans fit kind of loose w/ the Corshair Dominator?




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Old 12-17-2008, 11:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I've always like the look of the acrylic cases

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First impression - "oh WOW!" No real way to HIDE wires... Sheathing, but still..

Yeah!!! I like the mineral cooling idea, but I don't want to have to pull it apart to replace something, but dust free is a BIG plus!!!!!!

When I was looking for cases, the Antec hit me and it was one of those "I GOTTA have it!" things.. Regardless of the price at the time! It was like $200 back then! Why skimp? Save or dish out for something you REALLY want!
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lian li armorsuit PC P80 ftw!!

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Wow, just wow. Lian Li makes that? Looks fan modded. Wonder how much?
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lian li armorsuit PC P80 ftw!!

I'll second that one!

And BTW...the Dominator fans are garbage. One of the fans has bum bearings and the thing sounds like a tuner car, and the brackets totally rattle. They aren't really loose, but just don't work that great and much too loud for me.
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Wow, just wow. Lian Li makes that? Looks fan modded. Wonder how much?
yeah... i think its the "X Edition" i wouldnt have it as is there... but it looks gnarly in red... probably wanna change up that windows a bit tho (the spider looks cool, but dont really need the CFX part)
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My case ofcourse simple beauty of sheet aluminium and subtle lines


I also like these;




I really wanted the one shaped as a shell and was prepared to place any money to get one but they were limited edition (about 2-3 years ago) and every shop I emailed had none in stock was severely dissapointed. Yes its a completely impractical shape but it could of been my impartical case its just looks that good imo I think its a marmite kinda thing; either love it or hate it, no imbetween
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Newegg.ca - COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

That will probably be the next case I get. When it comes to cases, all I want is something simple with decent airflow.
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One of my favourite modded cases is the cpu stingray of Bill Owen



Worklog: The Mod Brothers • View topic - Case mod Project: CPU STINGRAY for PC Modder Magazine

My favourite stock case is the Lian Li A10:



Favourite cheap budget case, already mentioned the 690.
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