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Old 07-01-2004, 01:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I've been having some trouble finding the right case for my needs. I would like it to have at least 5 fans, a 430+ watt psu, and dimensions larger than 8.5x19.5x20.The thing is im trying to shove an xbox into my case as well, so i need good cooling and enough room to fit it all. Any suggestions as to what case I should pick up? The best one I could find is
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...133-123&depa=1
The problem is 130 is a little steep, and I dont like to have a plastic side panel.
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You might want to go with a full tower if your gonna stuff alot of stuff in it.Try the Chieftec Dragon series, any of these would be fine. I'm using the mid-tower version for my own server. heres the link: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...=1512&cat=1510
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why do you want to stick in an Xbox?
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Old 07-01-2004, 10:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Wow... I've heard alot of stuff in my time but an Xbox in a case. I wish it would work but, I think it would get too hot, no matter how many fans are in there. Think about the temp in ur house compared to inside a case
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First of all, what possessed you to buy an XBox?
Second, why would you want to shove it onto your computer?
I dont even think there IS a case out there big enough to stuff that thing in there. You'd have to put it in sideways (even that would be a stretch), which would make it hard to load games into it, given it's position, and the obvious issue of it being in your case and not easily accessible.
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Xbox is his choice and would also be my choice as well. Personally their graphics look alot better than PS2.
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Graphics? Who cares about graphics, when the platform has very few good games to itself? Might as well just call the whole platform 'Halo.'
Anyway, that's a conversation best left to another part of the forums. There's no practical way you're going to stuff your Hal-erhh....XBox into a case that costs less than $130.
That'd need more of a custom box that would most likely kill your wallet.
While you contemplate your choices, I think i'll play some Halo PC... ¬¬
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XBOX in a pc?
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hey.. my friends put a PS2 and a PC in a case. They had to do A $H1T load of modification to fit the PS2 internals in it but it works. But i mean.. if you want.. i guess u can use the Original XaserIII or a server case.. but thats ur choice. I have a XaserIII the original 1 and if i spaced everything out right.. i could prob fit another motherboard in there. So.. there is a lot of space.
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Do they want a cookie?
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