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    Quote Originally Posted by TarnxTarn View Post
    before you go ahead with P182... please check the size of the power supplied.. their cable might force you remove the bottom fan...

    The P182 has a new lower profile fan compared to the P180, this should no longer cause the power supply cable issues,

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    The TJ09 is a brilliant case (i have the black) and I have to say I cannot fault it, its very quiet (even with raptors in) and on low even my pretty powerful system is silent in it (silverstone fans that are liek deltas!) so id say go for that, it has masses of space inside and is a dream to work with, if there is one slight foible its the intake fan, its quite annoying to change, but if you do want to change it do it first!

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    I'm not convinced by the Lian Li - it has a similar setup to once I had a while back, and that wasn't too good on airflow. And it looks like a fridge.

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    I really like my Lian Li v1000, although would recommend a v2000 for the extra space, especially if considering watercooling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorsson View Post
    I'm not convinced by the Lian Li - it has a similar setup to once I had a while back, and that wasn't too good on airflow. And it looks like a fridge.
    All down to personal taste. Me I like fridges

    Cooling, well it simply works on the A10B.

    On mine see sys spec
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    not bad.. my temjin is a little warmer but I do probably have a mile more stuff, (idles around 33C, loads 37) with 6 HDDs, 7800gtx exhausting into casec2d 4300 @ 3Ghz (1.335V), xfi, firewire card and other misc stuff

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    Depends on the ambient temp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcvs View Post
    not bad.. my temjin is a little warmer but I do probably have a mile more stuff, (idles around 33C, loads 37) with 6 HDDs, 7800gtx exhausting into casec2d 4300 @ 3Ghz (1.335V), xfi, firewire card and other misc stuff
    Yep I reckon the Temjin has the edge. Thorsson your spot on, ambient temps play a great part in temps.

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    yeah my ambient temps are ~28-32 actually,

    cpu temp idles @ ~34C loads at no more than 50 on the cores (@2.7Ghz)

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    Not sure how much you are looking to spend but I just got a 830 Stacker and I can't get over what an awesome case it is. Love it

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    antec 900 for my vote and also one card go for ultra!

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    go evga and buy 8800gtx then upgrade to a 8900gt in a few weeks

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    I've got a P180 (modded to make cable routing easier and cut out rear fan grill) and an Eclipse.

    I prefer the Eclipse as it's easier to work inside and IMO has better cooling than the P180 (goes and hides as a debate starts).

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    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboo View Post
    hi
    im just about to build my first pc. but the only thing in the way is what case to choose, i wanna do 8800 640's in sli and a bit of overclockin. ive got my eye on the antec p180 or 900 cases. is my eye looking in the right direction.
    cheers, ben

    Ok, this may sound silly to you but why if you are going to have 2 8800 640's in sli would you need to be overclocking?

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    cause im getting a ****ty cpu

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