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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Ketxxx, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. Ketxxx

    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    Still tossing this up. Case needs to be a full tower or an exceptionally well designed (space-wise) mid tower. No criteria to be met here apart from the former two, so go nuts people with your recommendations \ suggestions :D
     
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    I am a huge fan of the antec twelve hundred. replace the blue led fans with red and youve got a PIMP system. :pimp:
     
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    Red is alright, but won't suit my system. I have been thinking of using a different colour, maybe green, but I dunno. A lot of systems use red or green or something like that, but there isn't as many systems with blue, and I like to be a little different.
     
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    I have had my eye on the Antec 1200 for a while as well .... it looks great. Only thing I find strange with that type of case is the fact that the PSU is at the bottom .... surely that's a bad idea? The hottest thing in my PC is the PSU!! Heat rises .... so I'd rather have the PSU under that 200mm fan in the top of the case!! (Unless I'm wrong here ....?? Always happy to be corrected and learn something new!)

    Is that a case of changing the LEDs or simply swapping the fans for ones with red LEDs in them already. Is it easy to change the LEDs in fans? (Sorry if this seems obvious to most!)

    Thanks
     
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    any budget?

    does material matter?

    the reason you see so many red/green theme's is because blue was done to death :laugh: i have a blue theme :laugh:
     
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    Apart from what I already said, the rest is free roam, go nuts :D
     
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    +1 on the antec 1200, thats my case whenever i can afford one :toast:
     
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    The 1200 is awesome but everyone has that case unfortunately.
     
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    Rocketfish Lian Li.
     
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    Purchase a couple of antecs red led fans and replace to ensure proper size and stuff. a little expensive as the Egg has the fans at about 12 or 13 bucks a piece. (They also have green ones Ket)
     
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    Reasonable suggestions, but not very creative :p what about all those no-name cases etc? The case I have now is a no-name and its still the best case I've ever seen :D
     
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    Lian Li PC-A70B
    done
     
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    Ok guys I have a bit of a criteria now, so listen up :D

    - Must be full tower or exceptionally well designed (space-wise) mid tower
    - Needs to have a side window
    - 120mm fittings for front and rear fans
    - No-Name or branded is not too important, however no marketing hype type cases. I detest that.

    Now go forth my minions :D
     
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    Lian Li is.. too stereotypical. I want different remember :D
     
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    Build your own? The ultimate in "different" cases. Aside from that, the new NZXT Khaos looks very interesting. http://www.nzxt.com/products/khaos/
     
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    Both good suggestions... but theres no window. I spent rediculous amounts of money on the insides lately, Don't wanna hide all that bling away :p
     
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    Winnar?!

    Tagan Aplus CS-Black Pearl Black Aluminum
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811294001
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    :rockout:
     
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    you could go to a LAN party "demolded and unbadged" style and whip some ass! :rockout:


    But i do understand the need for a little flair that a window brings. good luck with the search
     

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