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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by PVTCaboose1337, Apr 5, 2006.

  1. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    Well I have fallen in love with the Lian Li PC-65b. Problem is it is too expensive. I am looking for a good quality case that is:

    • Black
    • Does not use the tool free expansion stots (I do want my x1800xt falling)
    • No Door on front
    • PSU: I don't mind one coming with it, just know it will not be used
    • Cheaper that $100

    Thanks for reading. Please include links (newegg plz).
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    you gonna ask for a genie in a lamp too? hehe ...picky im a fan of thermaltake....screws bother me :p
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    Really I'd just save for the Lian Li if I were you. You'll be glad you did. There used to be a Kingwin case that was almost and exact copy of the PC-65B, my friend had it. I was going going to post a link to it, but it appears it's been discontinued.

    You can't beat the quality of a Lian Li, plus you can buy replacement parts for nearly everything in the entire case. They're really worth the money IMO.
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    Figured out the Lian Li ran hot, so goin for the NTXT.
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    What do you meen RUNS HOT?

    Lian-Li are the coolest cases out there. Ive had 4 of em and they all are cooler than other cases.
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    I think the airflow is less than desired in the PC-6x series (atleast for me, but I solved that problem myself), but the entire case is aluminum so I don't understand how it could run hot.

    Then again I drilled my blowholes out the day I got my case, so I never really found out what it ran like stock.
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811112099
    ok this is the case that i got! It is virtually the same thing as the Lian Li PC-65b except that it has dual 120mm fan holes and one 80mm top blowhole. In my opinion, 120mm fans are just better because they provide more air flow for less RPM which means in most cases quieter and they provide a wider dispersal of air. <-- dont quote me on that one, thats just what i think;). Anyway all i did was cut a hole where the 80mm fan hole was into a 120mm hole. The air flow is great! Plus 89 smackers aint bad for a Lian-Li!
    UPDATE
    you could get this one if you want the case to come prebuilt with a window. I just hack sawed a window in to mine to save money ;)
    http://www.crazypc.com/store/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=81328B
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