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    Case Reccomendation

    Hi all,

    I'm planning on purchasing a new case for my rig. The case I've got at the moment is the Super Lanboy which i've had for about 3 years and have always had my eye on the Antec p180. But ive noticed that not that many places stock it anymore so I feel a little out of date with my knowledge on cases.

    What I am after is an ATX alluminium tower with a side window which is very spacious and looks the nuts

    Can anybody reccommend any cases to me? I'll be modding it for LAN gaming.

    Cheers all!

    edit: just realised i posted this in the wrong place. sorry guys
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    I've got an Akasa Eclipse and the Silver P180. Both are very good cases.

    Window is only available in the Akasa - in the UK.

    Put them both on your short list.

    P180 with window - http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...1&keyword=p180 - only available in the US
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    I think the Akasa looks pretty good with a window, but it's a massive beast. Same as the P180!

    You need to decide whether you want big and beautiful or whether all great things come in small packages.

    I've just bargained with the wife to get me a Antec Solo and it's lovely. They don't do windows for it, but if you want to mod the easiest mod is a new window so it won't be too hard.

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    Big and beautiful My current case is quite small and there just isnt enough room for all the cables and for it to look tidy.

    The P180 looks the nuts but im not a big fan of the front door and I need a side window

    Ill look into the Eclipse, cheers for the help fellas.

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    Another vote for the Eclipse, bags of room and awesome cooling.

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    Lian-Li G70....the pics dont really do it justice. The windowed side panel from the 7x series fits on this as well. Not cheap though.

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    Eclipse, or if the budget stretches - the new LianLis look very tempting...

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    eclipse.. no question.. can post piccies of my beloved system if you need..
    Me want Ultrabook


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    Quote Originally Posted by sawyen View Post
    eclipse.. no question.. can post piccies of my beloved system if you need..
    That would be cool, I'd like to see it properly rather then just an empty case.

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    I have a black Lian Li V1000 - lovely case and not massive, can stealth the drives and get a window for it.

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    im still in the lab now.. will post some piccies once i get back around 10pm..
    Me want Ultrabook


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    sorry cba to bring out the ixus.. this is taken a month ago.. not a full photo, i'll try to get some tomorrow morning when I'm abit more sober..



    Last edited by sawyen; 03-10-2006 at 11:59 PM.
    Me want Ultrabook


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    Quote Originally Posted by sawyen View Post
    sorry cba to bring out the ixus.. this is taken a month ago.. not a full photo, i'll try to get some tomorrow morning when I'm abit more sober..
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    Very nice - tidy cabling and a bit of cable gammi

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    Lian-Li G70....the pics dont really do it justice. The windowed side panel from the 7x series fits on this as well. Not cheap though.
    hmmmm......G70......

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