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both of those cases are the same price as the HAF 232.

Is a mid size better than a full size?
post #22 of 33
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both of those cases are the same price as the HAF 232.

Is a mid size better than a full size?
I love full towers never going back to a mid myself, more room for big bad coolers and such also better air flow.
    
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Depends on the user

I prefer the mid size for i like it to be compact, others like the space provided by a full size tower. I think that a big tower makes the rest seem smaller and more trivial so I enjoy smaller cases more.

Also better air flow is claimed with a full-size tower.
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Wow im impressed with all of the fast responses!

Heres the new build:

Here is my build:

CPU - Intel Core i5 2500K $219.99

Aftermarket Heatsink - Hyper 212+ $28.99

Motherboard - ASUS P8P67 Pro $179.99

Memory - G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB DDR3 1600 $59.99

Videocard - Radeon HD 6770 $119.99

HDD - WD Caviar 1TB $79.99

PSU - Antec High Current Gamer Series 620W $69.99

DVD Rom - ASUS DVD Burner $20.99

Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 $159.99

Thermal Compound -Arctic Silver 5 $11.99


Total: $858.54 (After Shipping!)
Change TIMM to Noctua NT-H1
Samsung Spinpoint over Caviar Black and save $25
Remember 2500k only $205 right now, don't miss it.
Lastly, BETTER GPU. Gaming computer? Most expensive part (usually) = GPU.

I think a 6950 2gb or a 560Ti will do you good.

6770=5770=Not so good anymore
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post #25 of 33
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Change TIMM to Noctua NT-H1
Samsung Spinpoint over Caviar Black and save $25
Remember 2500k only $205 right now, don't miss it.
Lastly, BETTER GPU. Gaming computer? Most expensive part (usually) = GPU.

I think a 6950 2gb or a 560Ti will do you good.

6770=5770=Not so good anymore
^ this, that card is well crap might as well build a core to duo rig to power that GPU lol, 6950 or a 560 Ti would look much better in that build plus double your graphics power.
    
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post #26 of 33
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Heres the new build:

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Memory - G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB DDR3 1600 $59.99

Videocard - HIS Radeon HD 6950 $269.99

HDD - SAMSUNG Spinpoint 1TB $59.99

PSU - Antec High Current Gamer Series 620W $69.99

DVD Rom - ASUS DVD Burner $20.99

Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 $159.99

Thermal Compound -Noctua NT-H1 $9.99


Total: $1066.54 (After Shipping!)

My last post didnt have the HDD figured in. With the changes updated im not over budget by a little bit. 2500k on Newegg is showing $219.
post #27 of 33
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2500k on Newegg is showing $219.
$15 off with promo code EMCKBJH23, ends 8/14

Enter the code when you purchase, It ends tomorrow.. I'd just order the CPU right now.

Also consider a NZXT Phantom. One of the best cases bar none, and they are each $119 right now with 15% off
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post #28 of 33
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Is there a list like videocaards or CPUs for computer cases?

Is there something I should look for when looking for a good computer case?

Whats makes the phantom better than the CM HAF 932?
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The Phantom is just a very nice case.. Wonderful cable management and free case fans for life.

You'll be right at your budget if you go with the phantom as it is 109.99
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post #30 of 33
You could save $10 and not get the thermal compound. The stock TIM with the 212+ is very very good.

They also give you a decent amount.
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