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Old 06-24-2005, 11:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey fellas. What do u feel is the best case for the money that is on the market?.. I only want to go up to like $110 US (maximum).. That's probably like $140 Canadian. This including "all" the fans, filters, etc. Not including the PSU of course.

The Thermaltake Tsunami is one. But, I'd rather it be cheaper. The Soprano is also interesting. Both are lacking filters on the side fan intake. In anycase, I guess I could add one if I wanted to..

My priority is cooling.. I do NOT like "flashy"... And I couldn't care much about screwless/tooless goodness..

But it HAS to be black .. What say u fellas..
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i don't know what it retails for elsewhere in the world but here in australia my personal pick would be the thermaltake viper. $230 au. comes with a nice 500w psu
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When it comes down to case's it is really the opinion of the one who is buying it, as you are going to be seeing it all the time. So if you like the case, than I would recomend getting it.

(I love the look of the tsunami/soprano, they have them in my local PC shop)
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the Lian Li PC60B might be a little expensive ($130 USD), but I believe it has 2 120MM fans and 2 80MM fans
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www.pcvillagecanada.com ... they have a lot of location in the GTA area, i go to the one in steeles and keele. they have the Cooler Master Centurion TAC-05 for i think $95 Canadian with a 350w psu, but you wouldnt want to use that psu.
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Chankama, you mentioned about the soprano not having a filter on the side fan but if you look closely in this pic you will see that it does have a finely grated grill.

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the tsunami has a grill also, just look harder.

Why wouldnt it have grills? i mean come on!
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i would get the gray tsunami... it looks really cool and profesional, it's not like a "kid's case"
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Hey fellas. What do u feel is the best case for the money that is on the market?.. I only want to go up to like $110 US (maximum).. That's probably like $140 Canadian. This including "all" the fans, filters, etc. Not including the PSU of course.

The Thermaltake Tsunami is one. But, I'd rather it be cheaper. The Soprano is also interesting. Both are lacking filters on the side fan intake. In anycase, I guess I could add one if I wanted to..

My priority is cooling.. I do NOT like "flashy"... And I couldn't care much about screwless/tooless goodness..

But it HAS to be black .. What say u fellas..
Perhaps the Lian Li PC-60 (or is it 61?), it is VERY refined.
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