New Case

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bman, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Bman

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  2. LeeJend

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    Price isn't bad. Not having a front fan is substandard. I couldn't find much on the layout, cabling, or pictures,etc. Not even on the cooler master site.
     
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    It is selling at a local store for more. They had details and I'm pretty sure it has 120mm fan in the front and back of the case, which is better then 80mm ones.

    Got a favorite?
     
  4. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Personally, I only buy Lian Li cases.

    On the Coolermaster site it says the front fan is optional but if you click on the Features tab you see they following.
    Elite 330
     
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    Never heard of Lian Li, better then Coolermaster or is that just your opinion?
     
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    I like Thermaltake cases or maybe Antec. I generally make sure the cases I buy include the fans and a psu.

    The brand of cases folks like will be as different as the folks themselves
     
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    Hmm, thought everyone had heard of Lian Li.

    Google Lian Li Review and you will see lots of hits on different cases.

    Think EP uses Lian Li cases too.
     
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    that case seems pretty good

    tho i usually buy cheap brands and then mod them a bit :]


    the lian li's are good... but a bit too expensive for my taste (well, what isn't in argentina? :p)
     
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  11. Bman

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    Man there cases are expensive, nothing in my range. But Thanks.

    Thanks peeps, yea I have always heard people like Thermaltake and I think those are the cases I have ever had, and antec, but antecs are too plain most of the time...
     
  12. Dark Atheist

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    i got a lian li case for my old server :)
     
  13. CriticalPoint

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    Thermaltake do some amazing cases - Shame about my Wizard tho, the doors on the front look abit ****e and are soo annoying! :mad:

    See a small google version of it HERE
     
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    Yeah, sweet BMan. I'm definatly getting a new box at some point. I'm on the look-out for size and practicality, not style and flashy lights this time! The Thermaltake Liquid cooling in mine has this fookin annoying blue LED to show power (You can't turn it off!) and the Liquid heatsink on the CPU also has an LED (This one can be unplugged tho). So I'm after a case that can fit my massive GeForce 8800GTS AND liquid cooling. All this whilst still having enough space left over for some decent HDD cooling!!! Also, I'm on the market for some 10'000Rpm drives if anyone knows the cheapest place to shop online (or within UK)? This is to replace my 2x 750Gb 7200Rpm Sata's.

    P.s - If anyone needs a 160Gb SATA-II HDD, let me know.. I have 8 left over. All in original, sealed packaging. Make me an offer I can't refuse!! :yowch:
     
  16. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    I went from a Thermaltake XaserIII to an Antec P182 and I love it. The Antec is simple looking, and I didn't feel the computer was new since it looked the same.


    Altho beware of plastic doors, I just broke the door off my P182, I glued it but Antec is sending me a new door (or hinge) I'm not sure. They didn't even ask how it broke (I swung my chair around and hit it).
     
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    Tell me about it! Mines just the right height - To be honest, I have no idea how its still attached! lol
     
  18. LordOfLA

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    Hmm. Think I'll call Antec in the morning and get a new door for mine too :D