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What would be the best one? Cooler Master Storm Scout is one of the options, I need a case with earphone jack and 2 USB ports up front. If there is USB3.0 up front I'd love it.
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Advantages versus the Storm Scout?
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post #5 of 11
Quality wise the LIAN LI PC-7B plus II:
The stock fans will be fine if your using a GTX 560.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112099
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post #6 of 11
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Black interior? I like the subdued look.
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post #8 of 11
The CM 690 II Basic is probably the best case at $80. Good airflow, solid construction, good cable management, and a good reputation overall.
    
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post #9 of 11
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LIAN LI PC-7B plus II is the one I'm gonna go for.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725 View Post
What would be the best one? Cooler Master Storm Scout is one of the options, I need a case with earphone jack and 2 USB ports up front. If there is USB3.0 up front I'd love it.
I suggest the newly released CoolerMaster Storm Enforcer.
Length wise, it can fit a MSI GTX560 Ti TFIII with no problem.
Thermal management wise, its top can fit two 120mm fans, making it quite suitable to do a 'top exhaust' approach to handle the internal heat dumping design of the Twin Frozr III.

Advantage over Storm Scout:-
a. USB 3.0 support
b. dust filters on bottom and front intakes
c. two top fans possible

Currently selling at US$86 at Amazon.


Product link:
http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/chassis/enforcer/
Edited by windfire - 5/17/11 at 1:10am
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