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Hey there im looking into some more upgrades for my system. I would like to do this part by part, i want to first buy a new case that will fit a triple 120mm rad preferably at the top but im having a hard time finding out if certain cases will actually support it, one im looking at is teh corsair 600D teh antec 1200 and thermaltake element v those are cases i kinda like as well as the haf 922, im just looking for a mid size tower not eATX, after wards i plan to get a second 480 and a triple 120mm rad for the 2 cards, any help is appreciated
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post #2 of 7
before anything, tell us your budget and where you can purchase the case (newegg, amazon, etc.)
    
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well for budget since it is a case that i can keep for a while i can spend a bit more but id like to keep it around 200 or under also i usually buy from ncix.com but newegg.ca will work and same with amazon canada, i want to say the cheaper the better but the last time i cheaped out on a case i got screwed!
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i7 860 Asus P7P55D PRO GTX 480 sli wc Corsair Vengeance  
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WD 1TB BLACK x2 Windows 7 64 bit Silverstone Strider 1000+ CM 690 2 Advanced 
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i7 860 Asus P7P55D PRO GTX 480 sli wc Corsair Vengeance  
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD 1TB BLACK x2 Windows 7 64 bit Silverstone Strider 1000+ CM 690 2 Advanced 
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post #4 of 7
First "spiffy" case I used was an Antec 902...Hated that case like no other. Replaced the 902 with a CM690II Advanced. I love the case! Best quality is the dust managment! The cable managment was great aswell, plenty of room. Good luck!
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AMD Phenom II x6 1040t @2.7Ghz ASRock 880GM-LE FX  AMD Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics Micro Center(ADATA) 8Gb (2x4) 1333 
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Western Digital Caviar Blue 640Gb Samsung SpinPoint F4 2Tb Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS-RK 500Gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS-RK 500Gb 
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ASUS 24X DVD Burner ASUS 24X DVD Burner Stock AMD Cooler Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 
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Western Digital Caviar Blue 640Gb Samsung SpinPoint F4 2Tb Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS-RK 500Gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS-RK 500Gb 
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ASUS 24X DVD Burner ASUS 24X DVD Burner Stock AMD Cooler Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 
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the CM 690 2 hmm i will check that out, i found the HAF 932 black edition and was looking into that i will compare the two thank you
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i7 860 Asus P7P55D PRO GTX 480 sli wc Corsair Vengeance  
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD 1TB BLACK x2 Windows 7 64 bit Silverstone Strider 1000+ CM 690 2 Advanced 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 860 Asus P7P55D PRO GTX 480 sli wc Corsair Vengeance  
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD 1TB BLACK x2 Windows 7 64 bit Silverstone Strider 1000+ CM 690 2 Advanced 
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post #6 of 7
You can also look into DirectCanada.com. With the free shipping it normally beats out newegg price wise. It's also in Canada. Granted they are about a day or two slower to pack and ship then Newegg.

The last link in my sig is their site.
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FT02 Xonar ST 
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i5-2500K P8P67 WS Revolution Sparkle Calibre GTX 560 G.Skill 
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Corsair  Corsair  Corsair  
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Corsair  2x Mushkin 240Gb SSD Raid 0  A lot. ST1500 
CaseAudio
FT02 Xonar ST 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500K P8P67 WS Revolution Sparkle Calibre GTX 560 G.Skill 
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Corsair Force SSD WD Caviar Black BD combo Liquid 
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post #7 of 7
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I have one very important question about the cm690 2 is that if i put my 240mm rad at the top with the fans on will my H50 fit? I feel that it would but i must make sure im having trouble finding out
My Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 860 Asus P7P55D PRO GTX 480 sli wc Corsair Vengeance  
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD 1TB BLACK x2 Windows 7 64 bit Silverstone Strider 1000+ CM 690 2 Advanced 
  hide details  
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My Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 860 Asus P7P55D PRO GTX 480 sli wc Corsair Vengeance  
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD 1TB BLACK x2 Windows 7 64 bit Silverstone Strider 1000+ CM 690 2 Advanced 
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