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Old 12-20-2005, 12:48 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I can only speak from experience on this one.

I bought and used this case resently on a build for my family for christmas. It's really freakin' quiet. It's not totally silent, but it's the quietest case i've ever used. I wouldn't say it's really small, it's a MIDTOWER. But, you need to make sacrifices somewhere.

ANTEC PERFORMANCE P180
http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=81800
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Old 12-20-2005, 02:02 AM   #12 (permalink)
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thats 15 bucks more than i planned on
I was gonna go with:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129144
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after doing a little research, I've taken quite a shine to the Coolermaster Cavalier 3... I need to find a quiet PSU though.

Havoc, I was looking at the P180... where are the LEDs that show power and HD activity? thanks!
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How about a SAGITTA?
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eh, good suggestion Tyler... but it looks a little too anime-ish for me. I can't stand all these new towers with goofy faceplates, like ninja heads and dragons and junk. I think I'm gonna settle for the Cavalier 3, thanks though. thanks for all the suggestions guys
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anime case? I could hardly call it that. Front Intake fans, side exhuast, 1 80m and 1 160m rear exhaust fans can't beat it. Plenty of expansion room.
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link? cost?
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Old 12-20-2005, 05:03 PM   #18 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Go.x=0&Go.y=0
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seasonics are very good psu's and are very quiet. im not sure how much you want to spend though.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151024

that one is very good. very silent too because of the 120 mm fan. theres a cheaper 430 watt one tho but the 430 one doesnt have a 6 pin pci-e connector
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so woodman.. which of these 2 are u going with:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119075

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119074

or is it neither of these.. I do notice some slight differences between these 2 though (not just the color)
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