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Old 10-14-2008, 07:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was going to get the Cooler Master NV 690, but now I stumbled across the Antec 900, which is the same price. So I need help on which case to pick.
Which one is better overall? I am building this computer for gaming.

Newegg.com - Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER NV 690 NV-690C-KWN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
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Old 10-14-2008, 07:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm getting the 690 before Thanksgiving, but not the Nvidia edition. Both are great cases, you'll find awesome reviews on both. I'm in favor of the CM690 because i prefer cases without clear sides.

+1 690.

Both house newer larger cards, tool-free operations, very nice cooling. I believe it boils down to whichever you think looks the best. Can't go wrong either way.
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that 900 has better airflow.
id go with that
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I'll let you know tomorrow....I've had a 900 for over a year now and will be picking up a 690 tomorrow for my folding machine which has been sitting in pieces for the last month.
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Antec P182 $99.99 I'd sooooo pick it up if i didn't have my silverstone

Newegg.com - Antec P182 Gun Metal Black 0.8mm cold rolled steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

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I'll let you know tomorrow....I've had a 900 for over a year now and will be picking up a 690 tomorrow for my folding machine which has been sitting in pieces for the last month.
Awesome! Tell me tomorrow how it is.

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I don't like that P182 that much, and I'm trying to stay under $100.
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with the promo code, its under 100 + free shipping
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Yeah, but I plan on ordering this around christmas, so it might expire. Plus I want a case with side panels.
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Antec P182 $99.99 I'd sooooo pick it up if i didn't have my silverstone

Newegg.com - Antec P182 Gun Metal Black 0.8mm cold rolled steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

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i love that case, its my favorite case, based on looks. i never bought it tho...it seems that the airflow in it is like...non-existent.
those other 2 cases are...pretty flashy. i heard the wire management sucks on the 900. dont know about the CM, but my centurion has decent WM and great airflow.
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yea me too, that was the case i sold my antec 900 for, but i never got it either lol. I love the clean look of it, i actually like that more then my silverstone, but the tj10 is sooo big
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