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I really like the sleek look of the 800D and the huge size of it, but I don't plan on watercooling yet and I really don't want to spend almost $300 on a case, does anyone know of any similar alternatives?
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post #2 of 15

What about its' little brother, the 650D?



I'm kind of partial to this case.

Just my 2c worth...

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post #3 of 15
^^ 2nd to the Lost Hawaiian.. or Xigmatek Elysium maybe?
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post #5 of 15
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...actal%20Design

Better than the 800D imo, and cheaper.
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post #6 of 15
Thread Starter 
The Lian Li cases are nice but I really want a side window. The Elysium is kind of cool but I don't like the top.. I will consider the 650d but I like the size of the 800d!

Also, I plan on upgrading to water in the future and would like the option of a 360 rad and I like that I can throw a 360 in the top of the 800d or even mod it for a 480. It's just so expensive...
Edited by Nickzorz91 - 8/4/11 at 1:55pm
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post #7 of 15
Good stuff.

Looks like I have to choose between the Corsair 650D, Lian Li PC-A70F, and Lian Li PC-9F.

Hard decision.
post #8 of 15
antec fully modular case, called .... i forgot what it's called but it's pretty spacious.
    
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by robwadeson View Post
antec fully modular case, called .... i forgot what it's called but it's pretty spacious.
The Antec Lanboy? That case is an abomination.
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post #10 of 15
I say save up and spend on 800d. You want side window + ability to mount a 360 / 480 rad. You don't like Elysium because of it's design. With those reasons 800d is the best bet. You're spending more money on your build down the line, so you may as well spend it on the case.

I would have suggested the xigmatek Elysium if it weren't for the fact that you don't like the design on top
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