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Old 02-07-2008, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking for a good case with side panel window

my budget is $60, i might goto 80 max.
This is for my gf so i dont need anything high end.
She wants it to be colorful so i already bought the ballistix tracers.

Now im in search for a decent case that will keep things cooled.

it has to have a window so she can see the beauty...
i wanna get the cm-690 but it doesnt come with the window...unles someone wants to do it for me.
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Most of the better steel cases with side windows run for $80+ except for seeing the Antec 900 as low as $74.99 at Amazon.com: Used and New: Antec Nine Hundred Steel ATX Ultimate Gamer PC Case (Black)


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Default Re: Looking for a good case with side panel window

well if i go without window its this case
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if with window...im thinking about one of these:

1- Newegg.com - NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
2- Newegg.com - XION Onyx XON-301 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Stylish LED Power switch and unique 140mm Green LED Fan - Retail

antec 900 goes over my budget after shipping.
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She wants it to be colorful so i already bought the ballistix tracers.
haha, girls.
The NZXT is to alienware-ish. I'd take the xion.
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haha, girls.
The NZXT is to alienware-ish. I'd take the xion.
well when iw ent to microcenter, they had the xion and it felt like SH**
cheap ...

so idk if the apollo is worth it.

shes gonna take a look at a bunch of them and let me know
if we cant find out, ill just get the cm-690 for 20 after 40 mir and then somehow get it modded even though i have NO CLUE>
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Another place to see a "large" selection of cases to choose from just about has the largest variety seen at Xoxide.com - Computer Cases & PC Cases - Starting at $24.99! If you find something large windowed you like there do some price shopping around.

The 900 held the $140 price tag at newegg for the longest time while other sites like FRYs were seeing sales down as low as $89.99 last year. But NZXT and ThermalTake offer some great cases as well as Cooler Master as far as brand names.
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the appolo is a great case

here's some more
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well my gf caught this one and really likes it although its waaay over my budget:

Newegg.com - RAIDMAX Sagitta 2 ATX-928WB Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
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these are similar to that one
Newegg.com - NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - APEVIA X-CRUISER-BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - XION Onyx XON-303 Black/Blue Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - APEVIA X-DISCOVERY-AL Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
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This one looks cool:
Newegg.com - XION Solaris XON-403 Black with Green LED Light Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
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