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    What Case should I go for?

    Hi guy's

    I'm planning to build a new system for myself with these specs

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
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    Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 7.1
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    2 x 120mm fans

    what is the best case to go for? and why? budget £100 MAX

    Antec P182 ?????
    Last edited by umster; 16-08-2007 at 04:13 PM.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Lian Li make awesome cases. Superb quality and great at helping things stay cool.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Depends what budget you have allowed for the build.
    LianLi for a start, but then I would say that

    Silverstone on the upper end of the market with LianLi

    Antec 182 for mid range

    Bottom of the range, well would you want to bother.

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    I am just about to star a build with the TJO9, and visually its bloody huge and stunning to look at.
    Truth be told although I like my LianLi A10, I would have gone with the Silverstone.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    The antec series of cases seem to come highly recommended

    What exactly are you looking for in a case, and what is your budget?

    I'm guessing that you don't really mind or indeed actually like case doors, and that you're looking for a fairly quiet case that still manages to keep your system reasonably cool.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Budget is £100 MAX without PSU

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    I like this

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rosaline View Post
    The antec series of cases seem to come highly recommended

    What exactly are you looking for in a case, and what is your budget?

    I'm guessing that you don't really mind or indeed actually like case doors, and that you're looking for a fairly quiet case that still manages to keep your system reasonably cool.
    You've got it in one!!! Correct!!!

    I'ved always used Antec as I believe they make good quality cases, however last one I used was coolermaster praetorian 730 which I also thought was good ..

    Please advised

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    I recently bought a Akasa Eclipe and i really like it. Its very big with plenty of room to work with and to hide cables etc. The airflow is very good as well with just two fans so it is pretty quiet as well!

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Front ports in wrong place on that one Clunk, unless you like cases taking up desk real estate.

    Sounds like a P-182 to me Umster.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorsson View Post
    Front ports in wrong place on that one Clunk, unless you like cases taking up desk real estate.

    Sounds like a P-182 to me Umster.
    Nice one!!!! I think so too. however I do like the coolermaster too but noone has mentioned it

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Which one? I like the Stacker 830, but it's a bit large.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    coolermaster praetorian 730 or newer model what ever it is?

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Quote Originally Posted by umster View Post
    You've got it in one!!! Correct!!!

    I'ved always used Antec as I believe they make good quality cases, however last one I used was coolermaster praetorian 730 which I also thought was good ..

    Please advised
    Then you want an Antec P182. Or a P180 if you don't mind taking more effort over cabling - 182 makes it much easier.
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    I like this

    Not available yet though

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Another vote for a Lian-Li, they have a lot of models on offer at present.

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    Re: What Case should I go for?

    Guess its the P182 then.

    As said by EtheAv8r take your time with the cabling and you wont have a problem.
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