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NZXT Source 210 - next best budget case?

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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Technologies-Source-210-Computer-Black/dp/B005869A7K/"]NZXT Source 210 [black] - $40 shipped on Amazon[/ame]
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Technologies-Source-210-Computer-White/dp/B005869A16/"]White version for $51 shipped[/ame] (incl. white interior!)
Looks like this could very well take the place of the NZXT Gamma and M59 as the next best budget case. I absolutely love the sleek look. It has excellent cooling possibility with a layout similar to the Antec 300, black interior, cable management features, and a great price.

Backplate hole... mesh PCI slot covers...
Edited by xd_1771 - 7/27/11 at 8:25pm
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link broken XD looks nice and neat, but not liking the slanting design on the front, wth were they thinking?
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Fixed links! The Source 210 does not slant at the front, it has a flat front that looks similar to the Antec NSK.
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oh, what i meant is this

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Interesting case for the money.

Where do the front fans get their air from? I'm having trouble finding any vents. On the bottom maybe?
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Oh, I didn't even notice that. I think it gives it a nice touch, but I'm sure the majority wouldn't mind.

I think it is similar to my Antec P180; there are slots on the sides of the front panels where air reaches the fans through. It works well on my P180 and even with no front fan just behind the door/panel in front of the CPU heatsink I get same temps as I did in a case where such a front fan was installed.
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I ended up grabbing x2 of these cases from newegg today. I got x2 white cases and I will give alittle review and pics when I get the case's. From what I have heard is the case is extremely solid and very sleek looking. I did not get the elite versions I got the ones for 39.99 had free shipping.
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