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Old 04-15-2006, 09:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking for a new case with the best air cooling possible. It needs to have 4 to 5 external 5.25 bays , 2 3.5 external bays and at least 5 3.5 internal bays. Here are my current specs.
My System
asus AN8 SLI Premium mobo
Amd 64x2 4400+ dual core cpu
enermax 600watt psu
2 6800 GS Evga 256mb boards
2 gb of Cosair dual channel pc3200 (4 x 512 )
Pri. HD WD 10,000 rpm 74gb sata raptor
Sec > HD WD 7200 rpm 250gb sata
HP DL DVD lightscribe burner
NEC DL DVD burner

Thanks for your help and time.
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What is your budget? I suggest the Thermaltake Tsunami, or if you don't have that much money, the Antec Super LANBOY.
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Old 04-15-2006, 10:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I see it only has 3 fans , how many can you put in it and can a fan be put in the top of the case for extra exhaust.I don,t have budget. Just want to make sure i get the best air cooling possible. Also I really don't care for the top mounted USB and audio ports. Thanks for the reply.
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i'd go with the THermaltake Silver Kandalf, comes with 4 fans, HAS alot of room for upgrades and great airflow, and comes pre built for a water cooled system.
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Looks nice but there again it has the Ports on top in which I don't perfer. And thanks for making the suggestion and trying to help me . I guess I"ll keep looking.
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so wat if its on the top? ur actually gonna put that Case on top of something? thats HUGE! have u ever seen it in real life? cause i have.
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I have never seen the case and with the ports on top it poses a problem with me using my external hard drives that I use for my business. You see my case sits on top of my desk , no room underneath to put it.
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u want to connect external hard drives to the front of the computer? wouldnt that look uglY?
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Yes it might look ugly but it beats getting up every time to go to the back of the computer to switch to a different hard drive. Also the Kandalaf does not have any front USB ports as well as no external 3.5 bays in which I need. Thanks for the help though. I use my Pc for running my business as well as playing a few games.
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Did you have a look at the Super Lanboy?
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