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    ARG!!! 900 or 182?

    Right you're all mad so i figured i'd beg for mercy and help here.

    I can't for the life of me decide which would be better. Antec 900 or Antec 182 or ditch the pair of them and go for a Thermaltake Armor jr

    Yes i know this is pathetic, but advice would be welcome. I've read the hexus reviews on all of them and still can't come to a decision. I need cooling, i need modular doo dabs.

    ARG!!! i've even pulled me hair out!

    On a serious note, your thoughts and views would be most appreciative seeing as though you're all the experts
    [QUOTE]Clunk - If you hold a bright light up to the grills on the back, with the monitor off, they will fly out, unless they are dead, in which case, they wont.[QUOTE]

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    If you don't want a ton of dust in your PC get the 182

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    This may sound ridiculous, but although I have one of the dustiest room's known to man, not that much of it actually gets inside my Antec 900. I was concerned about this at first, but it's turned out to be a bit of a non-issue. It catches on the front and side intakes, and they need a quick wipe over every few days, but other than that, I'm happy.

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    If i went with the 900 i would fit filters - from a vax
    [QUOTE]Clunk - If you hold a bright light up to the grills on the back, with the monitor off, they will fly out, unless they are dead, in which case, they wont.[QUOTE]

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    I have a 182 and am very happy with it - the cable tidying feature is fantastic. The stock fans are excellent (quiet!) and its very unobtrusive. I looked at the 900 - wowzers sure is an agressive case!

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    182 the 900 is a gamer kids case

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    I was in the same position couple of months ago, and I chose the P182, pleased with it so far (haven't bought any component to actually put in it, except PSU)

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    decided on the 182, the fans attract me to the 900 but it is indeed going to be loud and with laminate flooring throughtout downstairs, it would keep the missus awake
    [QUOTE]Clunk - If you hold a bright light up to the grills on the back, with the monitor off, they will fly out, unless they are dead, in which case, they wont.[QUOTE]

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    good choice

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    now i need to find one
    [QUOTE]Clunk - If you hold a bright light up to the grills on the back, with the monitor off, they will fly out, unless they are dead, in which case, they wont.[QUOTE]

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    yoyo tech / ebuyer/ scan
    available at all the above

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    The 900 is fugly IMO, the 182 is a much more refined case.

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    Scans out of stock, found it on ebuyer with googlecheckout for 69 posted

    Almost forgot, cheers fellas
    [QUOTE]Clunk - If you hold a bright light up to the grills on the back, with the monitor off, they will fly out, unless they are dead, in which case, they wont.[QUOTE]

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    sounds like some VAT reclaiming

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    I have a TT armour and an Antec P180.

    While I like the aesthetics of the Antec better, working inside the ThermalTake is so much easier.

    Is the inside or outside more important to you?
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