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Don't buy any Antec case.
Why? Are they built poorly?
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post #12 of 36
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Originally Posted by 8mileroad View Post
I really get confused comparing Lian-Li's, they all seem very similar. Lancool K63 was one of the cases in my OP (I accidentally called them lanboys) as well as the Dragon Lord. Will check out the Silverstone Raven RV03.
The PC-P50 has a big 5.25" cage in front with add-in 3.5" hard drive cages (only one is included). It is all aluminum while Lancool cases are steel (hence the low price). The PC-A70F is a gigantic all aluminum full tower case.

Here's a good review of the RV03. The airflow design can't be beat and the fans still do a fantastic job on low settings, according to various user comments.

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post #13 of 36
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the video, I love that guy's reviews.

BTW, I'm getting so many replies it's hard to handle them all! This forum is great.
post #14 of 36
I think you should get Cooler Master 690 II Advanced or if you prefer your RIG to air-cooled, better get Silverstone Raven 03. IMHO, both are the best ones for your range of budget...
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post #15 of 36
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the advice. I am definitely not interested in water cooling solutions at the moment.
post #16 of 36
personally id buy a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133179 for $30 amir and get a nice ssd for that rig with the extra moolah.

That being said 690 II gets my vote usually. Great case for the money
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post #17 of 36
tigerdirect has a sale on the corsair 650d for $154.99
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...0&sku=C13-2515
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post #18 of 36
CM 690 II checking in! I have one, and I honestly have no complaints at all about it. Good air-cooling, good aesthetics, and my personal favorites: bottom-mounted PSU with lift for airflow. I can't recommend it enough. My one complaint is that the buttons feel a little unsubstantial, but overall, nbd.
    
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post #19 of 36
xigmatek elysium, hands down, I have my HAF X it's maybe a month old, used it for a week then sent my UD9 out for repair (3 weeks) the HAF X is nice and big and roomy, if you wanna run 4 way SLI and do water cooling it's okish, if you need to run 2 PSU's your sol. that's what makes the elysium nice, i have a gtx 560 (quad 140) bolted to the rear for the cpu and 2 140's inside to cool my ram ( 2 separate loops, 2 separate pumps, 12 GBs of ram per loop) not to mention my dual strider st 1500's, i don't even use 1000w but i have 3000 just in case i need to power my comp, fridge, freezer, and microwave while making toast

plus if you ever want to expand yo don't need a new case, and if you keep everything small you can use it as a second bedroom
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post #20 of 36
I've gotten myself the Antec DF85 case and would recommend it. I've had the Storm Scout but found it too be a little small. The DF85 boasts 7 stock fans and provides enough room to pack in a small bathroom. Cable management is good. Can fit in something like 14 drives. Some guys don't like the look.......but i do.
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