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I have this one and love it. Really versatile and roomy.

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?C=1325&ID=1440



I had same wants as you when I bought it except that I wanted the most spacious mid-tower I could get my hands on. (Dont have space for a full).
I wanted 120mm fans, front and back, and a nice side window.

I have taken out the blue led fan as I'm sick of that now (need to update my avatar) :rolleyes:

In the arrangement I have it, it has:

- 4 3.5 internal HDD bays, all on rubber mounts
- 4 5.25 external bays (or 3 if you use the included power switch/reset/leds)
- 1 3.5 external bay (or 2 if you use the included power switch/reset/leds)

You can techincally fit a 15" graphics card in the top slot :eek:

And it will take two 10.5" cards in SLI/Crossfire.

Xigmatek S1283 fits fine (I dont use side fan, seems kinda pointless, and the 250mm ones on some cases block the view!)

A 12" cathode fits perfectly along the bottom edge too!

Its also available in silver made from aluminium or black and steel like mine.

I could go on. If you want any more info feel free to ask, and if you are interested I'll take some pics and post em up.

Good luck case hunting!
 

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Hey Ketxxx why dont you put all you parts in side your ego. Plenty of room there. These guys are just trying to help and you bash them for it.

Blue LED's have been done to death as well, every case Ive owned was blue LED's....and Lian li is not a stereotypical case.

Get out of the house more bro!
 
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I think you should get a Lian Li. As "stereotypical" as you think they are, they are wonderfully made. The thick aluminum is very nice for modding and making it your own as well.
 

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Lian Li is a stereotypical case, it would likely be one of the first names out of somebodys mouth when asking about cases, I dont want something too common. As for bashing people, dunno where your pulling that from my last 3 posts or something like that have said their not bad suggestions I just want something more exotic :rolleyes: I also did not say blue LEDs have not been done to death, just the current ratio puts them more into the minority than majority, hence more uncommon again.

I also went to the pub Thursday and will be going to a party tomorrow, I'd worry more about your own ratio to staying in vs. going out :p
 

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Lian Li is a stereotypical case, it would likely be one of the first names out of somebodys mouth when asking about cases, I dont want something too common. As for bashing people, dunno where your pulling that from my last 3 posts or something like that have said their not bad suggestions I just want something more exotic :rolleyes: I also did not say blue LEDs have not been done to death, just the current ratio puts them more into the minority than majority, hence more uncommon again.

I also went to the pub Thursday and will be going to a party tomorrow, I'd worry more about your own ratio to staying in vs. going out :p
being a drunk in a bar does not consitute going out! So in other words you are too drunk to see for yourself, so your ego types a post asking your "minions" to do your work.....let some pressure out of the over inflated ego, and I wouldnt have an issue with you if you werent disrespecting TPU's members by assuming they are yourt minions!
 
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Back on topic please...:rolleyes:
 

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being a drunk in a bar does not consitute going out! So in other words you are too drunk to see for yourself, so your ego types a post asking your "minions" to do your work.....let some pressure out of the over inflated ego, and I wouldnt have an issue with you if you werent disrespecting TPU's members by assuming they are yourt minions!
Oh please everybody knew how I meant that and your the only one getting your panties in a bunch about it. If your going to threadcrap, go do it elsewhere. I won't even bother commenting about anything else you said because 1. Simply out of RESPECT for other members and them not wanting to read pointless posts, and 2. All I read was "whawhawha I'm going to act like a childish adolescent"

Anyway, as erocker said, back on topic. Looks Like I may go with a TT Armour unless someone else has another suggestion that may sway me :D
 

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I suggest a couple of cases.

Gigabyte Mars (Available in black or silver)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811233026

Gigabyte Aurora (Available in black or silver)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811233012

CM Stacker 810
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119158

Cosmos (Beautiful but you might need to buy a window or make one)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119138

TT Armor +(Beautiful case and has removable mobo tray)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133056

And any of the billion versions they have of the stacker 830 are also great. The Silverstone TJ-07 is also a beast. I think I just made your case search just a little harder :confused: :roll: :roll: :roll:
 
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The Tagan looks nice.. but can't find it anywhere in the UK. So I guess its the TT Armour for now still.
 
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CM stacker 832 FTW!!! i personally own it and it is huge! when i stand up it goes over my knee in hight, and its about 2/3 of my forearm length wide, and is super long, has crazy cooling capabilities (i can put 2x120mm fans on bottom of case by taking out that black metal grill that comes with it, 4x120mm or 4x 140mm fans on side, 3x120mm or 3x 140mm fans in front, 1x 120mm or 1x140mm can on top, 1x120mm fan on back. it comes with nice wheels and im on a tile floor so its easy to move around esspecially with my desk on wheels too. Its sooo solid and looks beastly, i have a 4850 in there now and theres still 4 inches of room left to the front of the hdd cage which wouldnt get it its way because its a single slot cooler, but if it were a 2 slot cooler then if the cooling was facing down it would hit the hdd cage but if it was on top then it would have unlimited room to the font of the case which is like about 10inches total. my friends use it for a chair when they come over and we go on my comp.

EDIT: It has soo many features and tooless designes, it even has a removable mobo tray, the front magnetic closing door can be made to be opened both ways, right or left, and it can go bATX where the mobo is upside down so you can see the cool image on your gpu and then your cpu is on the bottom of the case staying cooler, altho my case temps never go above 26C even with a e8400 oced on stock cooling to 3.92ghz which idles at 40C, and my 4850 oced to 700/1135 idles at 58C. there is real good ventilation for the psu too as there are large cut out holes in the metal underneath the outside of the case allowing psu's with more than one fan be able to exhaust or take in cool air.
 
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the satckers are really nice, even the cosmos ones are. Id have a look ket.
 

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Damn that CM stacker 832 is a nice case.. heavy on the wallet at £152+ shipping BUT it does look nice.. and looks like the side panel can easily be modded for a window.
 

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Silverstone tj07,Its the case i would have if i had the dosh.You can fit a tripple radiator in the bottom with no cutting.

 
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