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post #11 of 20
Silverstone FT-03 if you can stretch your budget a bit. Its compact, fits basically anything (you can stuff a noctua NH-D14 in there!) and really clean.
post #12 of 20
if only it wasnt 250
 
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I swear by the Apex TX-381. Great case!
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post #14 of 20
The Silverstone TJ08-E is a solid, economical choice for any matx build.
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Good it is.
post #16 of 20
NZXT Vulcan. I owned one for three months and it housed two builds in that time. It is a great case. the Dragon Slayer is only if you live in really small but tall quarters. anything else, I say grab the vulcan.
post #17 of 20
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I swear by the Apex TX-381. Great case!
http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-g...ml#post9912721

loved it while I had it, great case to mod and very light. I personally own the NZXT Vulcan now and hate the dust issue as the airflow does not pull from the filtered portion unless you tape the gaping area at the bottom of the front bezel. The wire management for an mATX cannot be beaten however.
post #18 of 20
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Looking at the Lian Li PC-A05NB right now, should have all the space I need assuming it can fit my graphics cards...
It'll hold your entire rig. You would want to mod the top panel for some fans though, so your cards can breathe a little easier. Otherwise its a solid case.

That's my next case with SLI 580's by the way.
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post #19 of 20
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It'll hold your entire rig. You would want to mod the top panel for some fans though, so your cards can breathe a little easier. Otherwise its a solid case.

That's my next case with SLI 580's by the way.
Looks like a nice case, I'll be making the purchase once someone buys my current mobo.
post #20 of 20
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The Silverstone TJ08-E is a solid, economical choice for any matx build.
+1 one of the best mATX cases aveilable
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