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Old 07-04-2006, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all, I'm starting to order components for my next build, but I'm hung up on a case.

I've been looking very closely at this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146015

If anyone has any opinions on it, or can point me toward a great case they've used, I'd be most appreciative.

Not sure if it matters, but it's going to be a gaming computer, probably a Conroe build, unless s939 prices fall through the floor.

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It looks a bit chintzy on the front.. like its cheap plastic...
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Its a cheap plastic case. Spend the money and get a nice all aluminum one.

I.e. coolermaster wavemaster or mystique, or the gigabyte aurora, or the thermaltake armor jr.
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Old 07-04-2006, 03:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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get this case you will love it _

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133133
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If you have the money, Lian Li cases are awesome.

If not, coolermaster has the most affordable Aluminum cases that look good.
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i second that Tsunami...it looks very nice and cool..also not as cheesy looking as the other..
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Old 07-04-2006, 06:40 PM   #7 (permalink)
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dunno about you i threw my tsunami at the sellers face.

For me it was like trying to stick a rig in a sardin box.

He replaced it for me with a Gigabyte 3D Aurora, I couldn't be happier nowdays .

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i like my

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811196019
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I'd get a Tsunami, Shark, or this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129145

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^UGH I hate teh way the new LANBOYS look. I have an older lanboy case (ging to my mom soon). The new ones are despicible (sp?).
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