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Old 05-03-2004, 11:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking for a good case

Hi all. I'm building a system for the first time. I went looking for a case this weekend at Frys just to get some ideas, and to see the stuff in person. Everything they had looked cheap and flimsy, but maybe I'm expecting too much. Who makes a well made case?

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Old 05-03-2004, 11:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You could try NZXT/Artec's Guardian. Just got a black one last week, and it seems to be solidly built.
Besides that, it's damn sexy

NZXT Guardian Case with Thermaltake PurePower 420w
FIC AU13 motherboard
AMD Athlon XP 2600+ 333FSB (Barton) with Thermaltake Silent Boost HSF
WDC 80Gb 8Mb cache 7200rpm
512Mb Kingston Dual-channel PC3200
MCP-T SoundStorm audio (integrated)
ATi Radeon 9800 Pro (it owned, until x800 and 6800)
Logitech Z-680 5.1 speaker system (integrated Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS, Pro Logic II decoding)
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Old 05-03-2004, 01:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i've built a couple of computers with generic aluminum cases before.. they cost around $70 CDN.. they are pretty good for the price..
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