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Old 07-31-2008, 11:42 PM   #21 (permalink)
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wow what alienware case did you get.. the crappy box one???

because the aurora's are based on chenming fulltowers.. which have tons of room
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I would not even bother with the cutting.

Take this as a lesson learned, and somehow try to sell it on ebay and get as much back as you can, and buy a real tower.
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haha, its the predator by the way.

but yeah its crappy, but now I learned my lesson.
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if you got an aurora case it wouldnt have been so bad.... those predators don't look full towers to me...
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I agree w/ rican just sell the thing and purchase a real case. I too was looking at an XPS case and researched up and down to make sure it would fit all my stuff. Found out it didn't. I recommend the Adamas case I linked
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Man I tried looking everywhere for the alienware case predator but nothing ever poop'ed out.

So what was wrong with the XPS case?

I hope I can get 80 bucks for this case. It seriously sucks.
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the XPS ended up being BTX. An easier find than yours but w/ cases like those theres bound to be something that is proprietary
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Man, all I think is, "Why din't you people told me all of this before?"

Now I am stuck, I am hoping I can sell the case for 80 bucks on craigslist. but its really bad.
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its your own fault. We were recommending you regular cases. You went ahead and purchased the alienware anyways.

edit: When I first started building I bought an AMD FX-51 and a Asus A8V-E Deluxe. Guess what the skt was wrong, cpu was 940 and mb was 939. I learned the hard way and it never happened again.
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