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Old 11-30-2004, 09:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is this a good computer case?

I'm building a new computer and I need a case under $100 with good air flow because I don't want the computer to get hot.

MGE NINJA Silver ATX Mid Tower With 450W PSU & Side Window, Model "CA-NINJA-S" -RETAIL

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Case Type: ATX Mid Tower
Color: Silver
Material: Steel
Drive Bays: 5.25" x 4/0, 3.5" x 2/4 (external/internal)
Expansion Slots: 7
Front Ports: 2 x USB2.0, 2 x Audio
Power Supply: 450W
Cooling System: 1 side LED fan, 1 front LED fan
Motherboard Compatibility: ATX
Dimensions: 17.4" x 7.9" x 19.7"(HxWxD)

$56 on Newegg

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Old 11-30-2004, 10:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well its OK, you may find Antec Sonata under 100$ as well, quite and cool.

as this Ninja case has very tiny holes for 2 X fans outlets, this will resist air turbulence, resulting in noise and lesser air flow.

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Old 12-01-2004, 09:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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well, u could cut larger holes with a dremel or a drill. just don't 4get to not hurt yourself.

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Old 12-01-2004, 11:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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If you're that concerned with heat, find a really cheap case, and just leave the side panel off. It eliminates the need for extra fans, and noise.
Only trade off is dust, but who cares about a little dust.
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With the side pannel off it creates more noise. There is nothing to keep all the noise in.
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