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post #21 of 25
TJ08-E or the Arc Mini. The PC-A04 is basically a more modular and all aluminum version of the Arc Mini. It's just $10 more than the Arc Mini.
Edited by HybridCore - 8/4/11 at 6:00am
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post #22 of 25
FT03. Hefty price tag for a mATX case, but its all worth it.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 8/4/11 at 9:28am
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post #23 of 25
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Thanks for all the input! I ended up ordering the Arc Mini. Have yet to take it out of the box as I am waiting for my graphics card before doing any work. Plus I need pics of everything in the box for a build log smile.gif
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post #24 of 25
Go for the Arc Mini, Fractual Designs cases are really nice. Great build quality. FT03 is another really good case but its a bit pricey.
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post #25 of 25
FT03 has the 90 degree rotation just like the FT02 and the Raven cases. Great case. Just pricey. Silverstone did a great job on it though. I just kind of wish they put the psu somewhere else so you could make a wind tunnel for the graphics card and psu. That can be easily fixed with a mod though. If price wasn't a problem, then I would get the FT03, unless you have aftermarket coolers for your graphics cards like Asus's DirectCU and MSi's Twin Frozr heatsinks which aren't very friendly with the 90 degree rotation.
Edited by HybridCore - 8/5/11 at 9:22pm
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