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post #21 of 30
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It's funny how people often swing between full tower and micro cases.

OP is going from a Black Pearl (v2000) full tower to a micro-atx whereas I recently went from a v350 to a v2000
I should update my profile, but I have a PC-K62 now. That v2000 was a pain to move and work with, and I really didn't need it for my needs.

I really want the "da box" but at $230, it's a little overpriced for what it is, and its out of stock. If anyone has one they don't want anymore, feel free to PM me.

I guess I will wait and see the updated Lian Li a05, it looks like it will match my needs very well.
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post #22 of 30
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I should update my profile, but I have a PC-K62 now. That v2000 was a pain to move and work with, and I really didn't need it for my needs.

I really want the "da box" but at $230, it's a little overpriced for what it is, and its out of stock. If anyone has one they don't want anymore, feel free to PM me.

I guess I will wait and see the updated Lian Li a05, it looks like it will match my needs very well.
can I buy your ABS black pearl?
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post #23 of 30
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can I buy your ABS black pearl?
Sold already for a really good price.
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post #24 of 30
This is a great little case http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/prod...roduct_id=2876 Great airflow with only 2 fans inside.
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post #25 of 30
how about cooler master storm scout? or maybe just the cooler master haf 912 if u dnt like any of them then u can look at nzxt vulcan, that case looks sick !!
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post #26 of 30
The Bitfenix Survivor is pretty snazzy out of the box, though you'd want to add a rear 120mm fan to it's cooling setup.

I have one on the way.
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post #27 of 30
The Arc Midi from Fractal should be showing up in stores shortly. I would wait for that, in my opinion much better looking than the Silverstone FT03 and better on cooling options as well.

Arc Midi



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The Arc Midi from Fractal should be showing up in stores shortly. I would wait for that, in my opinion much better looking than the Silverstone FT03 and better on cooling options as well.

Arc Midi



but it has a plastic (ew) front fascia
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post #29 of 30
Though the thread is 4 days old.. options..

ATX board: FT01 [smaller than the FT02, lightweight... black interior, window, the works ]
MicroATX board: TJ08 [Similar to the fractal cases out there... but I suppose it's still a good option]
MiniATX: SG07 [Tiny case that can hold a 5970 if you so desire ]

I've only dealt with Silverstone, so I won't comment on LianLi... don't want to throw out a good case as a godsend, or a perfect case as just good
    
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post #30 of 30
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
Though the thread is 4 days old.. options..

ATX board: FT01 [smaller than the FT02, lightweight... black interior, window, the works ]
MicroATX board: TJ08 [Similar to the fractal cases out there... but I suppose it's still a good option]
MiniATX: SG07 [Tiny case that can hold a 5970 if you so desire ]

I've only dealt with Silverstone, so I won't comment on LianLi... don't want to throw out a good case as a godsend, or a perfect case as just good
FT01 doesn't even have a cpu cutout, very "dated".
TJ08 is @%^&*£@$% terrible, the offerings from Lian Li and Fractal are much better.
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