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Need new case, any ideas?

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#1
Yeah, just like what it says. I need a new case that is an ATX but is compatible with microATX (my board is microATX). A window would be nice and I need all of this to be under $100. Thanks, please tell me any websites or stores that I could get one.
 
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Anyone? *echo*
 

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why not just buy a micro atx case, or buy an atx mobo?

your selection will be cut in half trying to find one that fits both.

a nice ATX case for cheap would be the Spire case series, usually under $50.

most come with a 80mm rear fan, and a huge 120mm+ side panel fan with airflow cone. No window however. the front isnt even plastic, its some wierd rubber material, with a crackled leather like appearance. nothing feels too cheap on it either, cept the on/off and reset buttons wiggle alot.

they dont come with PSU's.

this is what i have, and it works well for me

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811220009
 
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Satchmo, that should work with a microATX motherboard then right?
I'm going to get another 400-watt powersupply so that I can transfer my second computer(HP) to this for LANs and such.
 

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There you go AZN!

By the way thanks PVT, That is my next case for an extra build.
 
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dwax said:
Take a look at this one :) I just put one of these togeather.Looks great,and runs great.even has a 420W PS.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811144110
I was actually thinking about getting that but on the HP, a Pentium D also, has heat problems and I don't think a SFF case will help it's temps. I might go with an ATX mid-tower and use liquid cooling because these Pentium D's are hott!
 

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well any atx case will allow a mini atx mobo...i actually would reccomend a m-atx mobo and a full/mid tower atx case for liquid cooling...you have a ton of room for a res and pump..
 

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K, thermaltake soprano, or cooler master centurion 5.
 

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A shop near my home has lots of 3r's cases, and because i know the owner i can ask him to try and get one for me when i built my next rig, i have a 3r r103 Aluminium and like it, the only problem is ventilation because the case is small