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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by SnoopKatt, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. SnoopKatt

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    Hey,
    I have an Antec SOLO right now, and although I love it, I need more room for other components, so I might need to get a new case. I have:

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 @ 2.66ghz (currently cooled with an Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro)
    4GB DDR2 1066mhz (2x1GB Corsair Dominator, 2x1GB Kingston HyperX)
    Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L
    NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT 512MB (EVGA)
    2 Samsung 1TB HDD's, 1 Maxtor 500GB HDD
    Corsair 750W PSU
    Samsung DVD Writer w/ Lightscribe
    Auzentech DTS-Xplosion PCI Soundcard
    TI Pinnacle Firewire Card

    I also have a NorthQ Siberian Tiger that I'd like to install as well. It doesn't fit in the Antec case because of the reservoirs. I know it's not a serious high end WC solution, but I bought it because it cools better than my current cooler and I got a pretty good deal on it.

    I was thinking the Antec P183 case. I didn't want to go for the P193 because I don't want extra fans. The NZXT Hush would've worked, but again, it's unfortunately too small. What do you guys think? Are there any cases I'm overlooking?
    Thank You!
     
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    NZXT M59 is a good case that the PSU mounts on the bottom and it has holes for water cooling in the back.

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    The Lancool PC-K62 offers the same without that brutally ugly front end.
     
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    I like how that actually put black on the back of the case, i hate seing an awesome high end full tower case and u see at the back all plain looking steel or aluminum, but yeah that case looks pretty awesome, the front aint too bad!
     
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    LOL @ don

    I like the front end! it makes me think of transformers
     
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    budget?
     
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    I went from the Antec Solo to the Cooler Master 690 and have not once looked back. Tremendous amount of room and fun to mod:) Right now Newegg has it @ 69.99. If your not into the curves then check out the Cooler Master 590 which is basically a 690 w/o the curves.
     
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    I dont know what your budget is, but I do have a nice assortment of cases for sale. Click the link in my sig if you care to look at what I currently have.

    On a side not, and as suggested above, it will be much easier for us to help you with brand new cases if we know a price cap for your purchase.
     
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    Wow, thanks for all the answers so quickly!

    My water cooler is all internal, so it doesn't actually need any pipes going out of the computer.

    My budget is about $100, but spending less is always a plus.

    sneekypeet, how quiet are those cases you have? I've used the Cooler Master 922, and I thought it was just a tad too loud for my tastes.
     
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    Both the AzzA and the Scythe are more silent when running:D
     
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    Hm, I like the AzzA case for all the room, and the Scythe is certainly tempting as well. I'd really prefer to sell my SOLO before I buy a case though. I haven't been here long enough to post yet haha, but yeah once I can for sure get that off my hands I'll consider it sneekypeet :)
     

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