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Just got my 5th Antec 300 case

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Just bought another Antec 300 case for my media station that will hold all my movies. Picked it up at Best Buy brand new for 55 bucks. I used my iphone bar code scanner app and they price matched another store that said they had it for that price, 55.99.

Specs are:

Antec 300
Antec earthwatts 380 psu
Gigiabyte GA-MA785GM mobo
4gb ram, dominators
Athlon II
IDE DVD drive lying around
2TB RAID array for movies, all seagate drives
old 100gb sata drive for OS.
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Nice I'm still deciding what case to choose for mine.
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Nice setup you have there. I'm not saying you did anything wrong, but since this is a discussion thread rather than a question thread, here's how I would have done it

Apex Media Center case w/ 275W PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-061-_-Product

Foxconn MicroATX AM3 Mobo w/ on-board video
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186189

AMD Athlon II X3 445 (3.1GHz)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103872

G.Skill DDR3-1333 4GB (2x2GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231394

Lite-On Blu-ray drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106325

Samsung F4 HDD 2TB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152245

And of course some sort of Linux distro with a good media player.

Total cost: $359.58
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You should have gotten a HAF 912.
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For the price it the best and all the parts are left overs
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stock air 7 Pro 64 bit (2)22" Acer x223w (2)23" Acer G235H 
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CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
stock air 7 Pro 64 bit (2)22" Acer x223w (2)23" Acer G235H 
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