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    Exclamation New Case!

    Alrighty, now that ive decided on my power supply i was looking in to getting a new case aswell!

    so basically im just asking what cases you like and/or give the thumbs up to?

    I like the look of the mid-tower thermaltake soprano DX! http://www.thermaltake.com/product/C.../ve7000bws.asp

    And possibly the Aguila version, my price range is roughly £70 quid-ish

    recommendations lads?

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    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=447432

    Beats the Thermaltack stuff imo, Lian li's are good too ?
    Hark the children of the Resolution !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colossous View Post
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=447432

    Beats the Thermaltack stuff imo, Lian li's are good too ?

    I was looking at this the other day.

    This looks like a fantastic case, got everything that I find makes a good quality case at a really affordable price too.
    Good choice in recommendation.
    Im using a CM cavalier 3 - top build quality but the cooling seems off balance due to the front 8cm intake, but I added a Scythe Kamabay which helped although Im now feeling the case is a little cramped with all the cables around.
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    Palit 8800gt ¦ X-fi Fatal1ty Gamer ¦ Coolermaster Cavalier 3 (Silver/Windowed) ¦

    Poseidon Magma: MSI P45 Zilent ¦ E6300@3.0ghz - Coolermaster Hyper 212 (MX-2) ¦ Corsair 2x2gb (880mhz @ 5-5-5-15) ¦ Corsair HX450w ¦
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    Nice. Would that case house a water cooling system also?

    Lian-Li eh...would you be kind enough to point me in the direction from where to buy them?

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    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=7&subcat=187

    Not my favourite shop but this case is sweet as in your price range. I've got a Coolermaster Wavemaster being modded at the moment and thats only got 80mm fans (got a 120 in the roof now !) but the build quality is brilliant, owned two Thermaltake cases (before seeing the light) and they dont compare imo !?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ace_87 View Post
    Nice. Would that case house a water cooling system also?

    Yup the Coolermaster Mystique 631 has water cooling features. See the review HERE
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    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=318079 (silverstone)

    More or less the same as the above, but meh

    If you can stretch 20 quid then i'd seriously recommend this (akasa): http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=137809
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    Really impressed with the coolermaster! The mystique 632 especially, looks great and got good reviews (from you lot anyway) lol

    I was looking at the Lian Li website, saw the funkiest case i ever seen!
    http://www.lian-li.com/product/produ...x=1&ss_index=1

    Reminds me of a snail (sorry if i offended anyone whos actually got this case lol)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ace_87 View Post
    Lian-Li eh...would you be kind enough to point me in the direction from where to buy them?
    www.kustompcs.co.uk have a great range of Lian Li cases. I got mine from there. Brilliant service too.

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    antec nine hundred!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you probably wont get it but thats good anyway , it loses its special qualities whene everyone has one

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    Quote Originally Posted by moogle View Post
    antec nine hundred!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you probably wont get it but thats good anyway , it loses its special qualities whene everyone has one
    im going to get this case for my c2d when i got the money, (bless YoYo Tech (L) and wonder how u stop all the dust getting into the case? do u do anything or do you jus leave it as it is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jackvdbuk View Post
    im going to get this case for my c2d when i got the money, (bless YoYo Tech (L) and wonder how u stop all the dust getting into the case? do u do anything or do you jus leave it as it is?
    case is coming tommorow, hopefully!
    but on xfire i was discussing it with tigerboyce and i am gonna put a cloth over the 20cm fan when not in use, plus i got 2 fanfilters here and i ordered 3 from scan. thermalright ultra came but still waiting for the fans very very cool case.

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    I hate doors on cases. Apart from the obvious drawbacks I can't see how you can get good airflow into the case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorsson View Post
    I hate doors on cases. Apart from the obvious drawbacks I can't see how you can get good airflow into the case.
    side vents and ones underneath and maybe from some up top.

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    Antec nine hundred!! that case totally slipped my mind!

    How noisy is that thing though?? its got alot of fans hasnt it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ace_87 View Post
    Antec nine hundred!! that case totally slipped my mind!

    How noisy is that thing though?? its got alot of fans hasnt it?
    im putting extra fans in. just arrived today. SOOOO BIG, the box. its just massive. ill post pics and give some info on the sound

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