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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Hockster, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Hockster

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    I'm looking for a new case. A few requirements.

    No more than 20 inches tall.
    Prefer to have a window.
    Must be deep enough to fit a 5970.
    Must have at least 5 3.5 inch internal bays.
    No goofy multiangle contraptions (ie no Alienware type nonsense. I want a case, not a transformer :D ).
    And finally, absolutely no Antec models please. I hate them. All of them.

    Thanks.
     
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    CoolerMaster CM-690 II its 20.1 inches ;p

    It has so many features and costs $99 only..
     
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    NZXT Vulcan
    CM 690-II
    mATX or ATX case?
     
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    Some nice choices there. I do need to be pretty specific in the selection. Getting old sucks, arthritis is setting into my shoulders and limiting some of my motion. So I need a case that will allow me to position it and be able to reach the controls and optical drives without too much effort.
     
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    If you are willing to go with four internal + one external 3.5" bay, there's nothing I would recommend more for the price than the AZZA Helios 910. No side window, but top notch build quality and cooling. It's difficult if not impossible to beat that value, given the build, design, and included fans.
     
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    A CM 690 or CM 690 II Advanced would do you nicely.

    The side window panel for the CM 690 can be had for $10 at cooler master's website. (I think it may also fit the CM 690 II advanced, but I'm unsure.)
     
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    After looking at that Antec 900 I may get one for myself...;)
     
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    Also check out the AZZA Solano. Won't work for the OP as it's over 20" tall but I prefer it to the Nine Hundred (have a couple of each here for back to back comparison).
     
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    The Antec 900 would be a good choice, did you check out the new Dark Fleet Towers? I didn't know about the Dark Fleet Series when I purchased my Twelve Hundred, might have held out for the LanBoy Air. Still thinking about getting one......
     
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    i recommend you the thermaltake M9, nice, cool, have a window, great space and lot of bays for drives and hard drives. ;) and of course its cheap, it´s worth the money
     
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    I second this recommendation but the CM 690 side window does not fit the CM 690 II. I have both. :)
     
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    I love my CoolerMaster 932 HAF. It's a beast.
     

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