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Storm scout or the corsair 650D or the Antec 100.
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Storm scout or the corsair 650D or the Antec 100.
these are the cases that I have in-mind
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Stay away from the antec. they suck even after you've taken a hacksaw to them lol. I like the CM690IIAD. I'm about to mod mine, and from looking at it it is easy to mod. if not the 650d or a HAF X.
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If your watercooling the 650D, if your using air then the Storm Scout although they will both do fine doing either. It all depends on what you think looks best for your build.
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The 650D is awesome. Go check out that huge thread on it, there are lots of pics from people modding it.
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If your watercooling the 650D, if your using air then the Storm Scout although they will both do fine doing either. It all depends on what you think looks best for your build.
^this
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post #7 of 7
I hate to add to your confusion but both silverstone (models TJ-07,TJ-09,TJ-10) are great and Lian LI (any model it just depends on your price range) but there are good deals to be had on both all the time

I have both brands as well as a few CM and Thermal Take and Corsair! sorry I don't own Antec cases as they are not my thing at all, great PSU's though

I would say for modding the first thing you should look at is replacement parts, most never bring that up!!!! but mistakes with mods go hand and hand! plus aluminum cases have a big advantage over others in many places! I would also have to say that Mountain Mods cases, Danger Den, and Case Labs are one of the leaders of cases. But those are HIGH dollar but are the top guys out for custom!
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