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Kdar 11-17-2007 10:33 PM

Help me with Computer Case.
 
I think I am looking for some good mid-tower. I doing new build so looking for new parts etc. (I had full tower before, Armor. I sold it and all inside. It kind of heavy. I got a bit tired from it)

I was looking at

Newegg.com - RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WBP Black SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
One nice thing about it is removable motherboard tray.

and
Newegg.com - NZXT LEXA BlackLine Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Black one looks kind of nice, but silver Lexa is nice too.

What else would you recommend?

krazyq 11-17-2007 11:01 PM

Re: Help me with Computer Case.
 
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

I love this case.....

Kdar 11-18-2007 02:37 AM

Re: Help me with Computer Case.
 
hmm I been looking at some micro cases. (I don't think Shuttle will work for me, because it will not support 8800GT, and I kind of want that card).

Here are some cases I looked at:

Newegg.com - APEVIA X-QPACK2-BK/500 Black Aluminum Body/ Front Mask MicroATX Desktop Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
It have included 500W PSU. Aluminum Body. I think its a bit load when working.
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Newegg.com - Thermaltake LANBOX Lite VF6000BWS Black SECC Japanese steel Gaming Cube Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - Thermaltake VF1000BWS Black Aluminum Front Panel/ SECC Chassis MicroATX Desktop Computer Case - Retail
I think they both pretty much the same.
I like how a lot of things are removable. Like motherboard etc..
Its made from steel. On the second one. I don't like that handle, but maybe it can be removed.
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Question one Motherboard for those case:
Which one will be good MicroATX motherboard?

I want on this computer good Intel CPU and 8800GT or the revision of GTS (I can wait a bit).

I also kind of worrying about heat. Was thinking about having water cooling for them.

krazyq 11-18-2007 03:33 AM

Re: Help me with Computer Case.
 
what do you think of the case i suggested?
it can support 8800ultra in sli and can accommodate upto 8 fans(4X140mm)

Kdar 11-18-2007 03:36 AM

Re: Help me with Computer Case.
 
Its looks nice.
But.. I kind of thinking about some more smaller. Like micro atx case, etc..

Even before I wanted to build something small like Shuttle. Since I can get new computer now. I guess I should do that.

What do you think of those 3 small cases?

--- Being more portable and maybe even acting as HTPC from time to time.

krazyq 11-18-2007 11:26 AM

Re: Help me with Computer Case.
 
i dont know anything about those cases, so im not sure....sorry.

Kdar 11-18-2007 10:09 PM

Re: Help me with Computer Case.
 
Today I was looking at Antec P180, P182 and P182SE.
They sure looks nice, espacially P182SE (only it probably will look better in computer room with less junk lieing around lol :) )

From many reviews, its told that this case is very silent. Which is kind of interesting to me. My Armor case is a bit loud.

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OMG. Just watched preview of Armor+
YouTube - Thermaltake Armor + Sneak Preview
That looks kick ***...........

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In Antec case, PSU is at base. Is there any benefit to this?


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