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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by GLeN, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. GLeN New Member

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    Im looking for a case for my xmas build. Im looking for a big case thatwould hold a 8800gt without a doubt. It should look good, but none of them cases that look like a nade exploded inside and have lots of leds everywhere. Maybe a window...? Preferably black but is not a big factor. And hopefully it doesnt blow a hole in my pocket so it shouldnt be that dear. Thanks in advance, GLeN
     
  2. WhiteLotus

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    go to places like dabs.com/ebuyer.com etc and find one that suits you. personally i think alot of "value" cases meet most peoples needs so dont be put of by the cheap price. also reviews are a very good thing to go by.

    any idea on how much you want to spend?
     
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    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    The Cooler Master Cosmos 1000 case is perfect for this build. I highly recommend it.
     
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  4. GLeN New Member

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    not that much, around 60 gbp. That coolermaster looks awesome :p
     
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    Antec 900 is very good- but according to others cable management can be a problem. However its looks are like marmite - you either love or hate it.
     
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    coolermaster 'dominator' cm-690, better than most under £100
     
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    Agreed...just have to be imaginative if wiring is a premium concern. From the factory t comes with 2 big straps to hold the wiring to the mobo tray behind the drive bays. Looked ok that way when I first put mine together.....but then my dremmel got the best of my 900 and all my wires are behind the tray now...lol
     
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    I would check my case out (see system specs) on newegg. It was only $75 and is 8800GTX compatible. The giant 240mm and 120mm fans are as quiet as could be, and you could fit a small child with the space you have (not recommended..) Best case you can get for the price IMO.
     
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    Thermaltake Soprano DX
     
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    Gigabyte 3DAurora 570. I bought one for the same reasons, large amount of room, strong built, nice window. Sadly I had to sell my rig. Go check it out online. Mine is for sale but I'm guessing shipping would be a bit much from me to you.
     
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    do you like nice simple cases or do you want something flashier?
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    akasa eclipse,big,wide and sexy black inside.Good cooling too 120mm f/r.
     
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    das müffin mann New Member

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    rosewill r5604 by far the best case ive ever owned its all alluminum stays very cool (running 2x 2900's in crossfire no heat probs i still have room to spare oh did i mention its 30 bucks very accesible side and front panels comes off very very easily also has a lock if you need to stash something:) its black kinda heavy but thats expected very simple neat design also i had a sunbeam tech case that was pretty good to me to
     
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    For the mean time Im getting the coolermaster elite 330 case :D Its only 25 pounds :D Thanks for the replies ppl
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    there have been loads of case suggestion threads already, but anyway, cooler master cosmos or cooler master stacker 832 are 2 great ones.
     
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    Another vote for the Antec 900 here :).
     
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    coolermaster cosmos is great. If you want portablity why not go for a thermaltake lanbox or something similar from Silverstone? Silverstone rocks just check my Avatar! lol

    you want small I can did up a nice small case and a real good matx board thats just as good as an Gigabyte ds3 ATX board if not better.. its a board by Gigabyte a g33 model.. the most expencive one its only $140 and can hit like over 500fsb.
     
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    Fair enough - clean and cheap case.
     
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    Sunbeam Transformer Full Tower.

    About 65 USD and soooo much room.
     
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    Cooler master stacker 830?
     
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    thermaltake armor looks cool:D:D
     
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    Lian-Li V2000B PLUS 2, amen.
     
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