Koolest Case in the World....(or so i think)

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Taggert_LOA, Jan 26, 2004.

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  1. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    here is the case i'm getting to replace my ****ty dell case. evn though i painted my dell case, i'm tired of looking at it. i need a change i feel this is it.
    just curious as to what you think of it.
     
  2. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    Specifications :

    Type:
    Mid-Tower ATX Case
    Mainboard:
    Standard ATX & Micro ATX
    Material:
    Steel
    5.25" External Drive Bays
    4 (Slide in/out)
    3.5" External Drive Bays
    2 (Slide in/out)
    Cold Cathode Light Included (Blue)
    3.5" Internal Drive Bays
    4 (Slide in/out)
    Rear Expansion Slots 7
    Cooling Fan Space
    Up to 1 x Fans: 80mm in size
    1 x 120mm in Rear (Included)

    Dimension (H x W x D):
    17" x 8" x 19"

    Front Right Panel:
    2 x USB 2.0, 1 x IEEE 1394 Firewire Port, Audio, MIC
     
  3. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Looks like an alienware case
     
  4. breezie

    breezie OSNN Addict

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    actually this is the coolest case in the world

    http://www.ntfs.org/forum/showthread.php?t=810

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    honestly i think the case up there doesnt look good at all and for around 100 bucks- there are a ton of cases i would get instead of that one-
     
  5. breezie

    breezie OSNN Addict

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    the one you picked looks plastic (i know its probably not but it "looks") and kinda resembles a kiddie toy (or transformer)--
     
  6. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    but those all have the same boring box shape. i want curves, i want the case to look alive not a fridge sittin on my desk........
     
  7. breezie

    breezie OSNN Addict

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    alive?

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    how's that? hehe

    but seriously- u really dont wanna compromise quality for curves-- if u want it to look alive- just put a ton of flashing lights on it
     
  8. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    a case is a case, you want it to work better you mod it......wether you spend 20.00 or 200.00 it's all the same sheet metal or plastic.
     
  9. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    also custom fabrication to that extent doesn't qualify.... you can't buy that anywhere.......
     
  10. breezie

    breezie OSNN Addict

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    hehe actually they sell those cases of the plane and stuff retail- go check out xoxide.com - they're not fabricated nor are they the work of some serious modder ^_^

    the case you picked is in the 100 dollar range; i think for the pice, you could go other directions in terms of quality- if you want to just mod a case, you can get a cheap one and do your own mods but certainly not for a 100 bucks..

    for the price:

    if i didnt have a nice PSU, i'd get a nice antec because they make high quality aluminum cases (heat dissipation is better) that come with high quality power supplies

    if i did have a nice psu, i'd get a Lian Li, Cooler Master, and heck, i'd still get a nice antec... they have nicer cases with removable mobo trays, they pay attention to details, and some even have noise silencing features... the Lian LI- has sound insulating foam and other great features to boot.... i would not want a poory made plastic case--
     
  11. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    ok any suggestions then to something other than the lunch box shape the has all the qualities you listed?
     
  12. breezie

    breezie OSNN Addict

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    umm--

    [​IMG]

    this one is nice cause its aluminum and has a digital temp gauge and kinda resembles the one you picked, oh and there's 3 different colors

    (xoxide.com)
     
  13. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    ok i'll keep that one in mind. sorry if i seem like a pain in the ass about this but i'm sure you all understand where i am coming from. we have to look at our comps everyday and it would be nice if we could smile when we did.
     
  14. Taurus

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    i totally agree. if you like the way that first 'diablo' case looks, then that's all that matters! at least when it comes to asthetics...

    how the inside is laid-out and what fan options you have is another matter. i'd have to see all of that before suggesting any case.

    just wish you gave us a link or at least a manufacturer so i could check it out further. :)
     
  15. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    here is a pic of the internal of the case

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  16. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    i think it looks like something out of a kinda egg, or a retro 80's transformer.

    ***starts singing** transformers, robots in desguise.....*** :D :D
     
  17. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    airflow is centered around the exhaust fans and power supply. the drive bays don't say much. ;)
     
  18. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    is it just me, or is it really hard to find a good, inexpensive case that has decent cooling options these days? I mean, there are so many cases out there right now that only have one or two fans...
     
  19. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    it's true. and sort of silly when you consider that providing decent cooling options is merely a matter of having the appropriate holes cut out. i mean, instead of having your machine stamp one 80mm fan hole in the back, have it stamp two or a 92 or 120mm.
    :confused:

    but with that being said, you're probably better off buying a cheap case that has room on the back to cut your own holes. ;)
     
  20. scriptasylum

    scriptasylum Moderator

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    You know, that would make a decent project. Now that would be some serious modding! I can see it now; a 3 foot tall Optimus Prime...