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post #1 of 77
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I'm looking for a case under $100 that looks like crap. Preferably something like one of those 15 year old Compaq OEM cases. Just something which looks cheap and disgusting.

I'm going to be tearing at it and scratching it up so it will look like junk, and then putting my sig rig in it so people at my college don't rob me.

I would prefer if it has 2 watercooling tube holes or something alone the lines which I can attack padlocks and chains to.

No full towers, only mid-tower ATX and mATX.

What would you guys recommend?
post #2 of 77
No windows either I presume

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811233061

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811233062

http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCateg...es&Order=PRICE
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post #3 of 77
You may want to scour Craigslist. You'll probably be able to find something cheap on there that fits the bill.
    
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post #4 of 77
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My god, those are hideous! Thanks!

However, would those cause my set-up to overheat? I mean I want the case to be a piece of crap but I don't want anything overheating in there.
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My god, those are hideous! Thanks!

However, would those cause my set-up to overheat? I mean I want the case to be a piece of crap but I don't want anything overheating in there.
It "would" but it is a hell of a lot better then any OEM case.

This would be the best performer of all crap cases.... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119068

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119115

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119088


And if you want to go super cheap, this has best reviews for super cheap... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811154095
Edited by Conner - 8/10/11 at 8:23pm
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post #6 of 77
Take a relative's old POS comp that can hardly surf the net anymore.
Also look on craigslist for people giving away old comps or for dirt cheap.

BTW, what college are you going to that youre afraid of someone robbing your tower?
    
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post #7 of 77
Still paranoid about the whole "America is a terrible place" thing I see.

First you wanted to own a handgun in a college dorm room, now you're gonna pretend to have a crappy computer. Not a bad idea if you're living in Englewood, Chicago. But you're going to college. Not a prison.

my .02
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post #8 of 77
Just cut a few holes in the case and add these fans. No one will jack your computer due to it being louder than a jet taking off.
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post #9 of 77
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Originally Posted by HWI View Post
Just cut a few holes in the case and add these fans. No one will jack your computer due to it being louder than a jet taking off.
HAHHAHAAHHAHAHA

Do you need a seperate PSU for those fans?
post #10 of 77
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Originally Posted by KrisBKreeme View Post
Still paranoid about the whole "America is a terrible place" thing I see.

First you wanted to own a handgun in a college dorm room, now you're gonna pretend to have a crappy computer. Not a bad idea if you're living in Englewood, Chicago. But you're going to college. Not a prison.

my .02
If my roomate was a push over, and I had a reason to, it would be way to easy for me or my buddies to take something. Sorry but its how it works. If OP feels this is necessary, it is.
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