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post #1 of 21
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Like the title says I need a new case for around 100.00. I would prefer not to have a case that has a million holes in it and I am leaning toward something like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-001-_-Product.

So my check list is as follows:

-Professional looking, I don't need or want a f-22 or M1A1 sitting under my desk.
-Quiet- I know I have 2 really noisy video cards, but if there is a way to hush it down that would be great.
-Cable management
One or the other
-Hot swappable bay or side mounted internal HD bays.
-Some place to put 4 SSD's
-Plexi window is okay, bazillion holes not okay.


May be impossible, but if anyone can find it, you OC'ers can.
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post #2 of 21
I was just about to link you to a fractal before I clicked on your link.

They are great quality made cases, I say go for it.

Slap in some high quality fans and sound dampening foam and you will be good to go.
    
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post #3 of 21
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I know, the Fractal is about the closest thing I could find in my price range. I really want a Corsair 600t, but its a little high considering the higher priority items on my list like a better PSU.
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post #4 of 21
Ya I have the same one only in black. I say get that one, its amazing quality for the price and its sexy as hell. I choose this case over the Corsair ones actually, personally I think an R3 is much better.
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post #5 of 21
I have built an R3,was nice .However my current case I would say is better for performance builds.Build quality is just as nice, or better.
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post #6 of 21
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The Zalman z9 is the closes case to a f-22 I have ever seen

Looks like I am going for the fractal design one. I want to see some pics of other peoples set up.
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post #7 of 21
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129088

Can hold 3 ssd's but can add a 3.5" to 2.5" for 1 extra ssd.
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post #8 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by cook View Post

Looks like I am going for the fractal design one. I want to see some pics of other peoples set up.
Check out the fractal club for tons of pictures.

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...case-club.html
    
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post #9 of 21
Fractal R3s are only good when they're White.
If you're going for a black case, the Hush 2 is my choice. Don't get the white H2 though, the unpainted brushed aluminum is ugly.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146072
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post #10 of 21
I like that Hush. But I am a huge fan of Fractal Designs. they have more cases coming out in June supposedly and I really want their mATX Define Mini for my next build.
   
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