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post #31 of 122
Agree with the 400r.
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post #32 of 122
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The 400r is still to gamer, trying to get away from the full mesh fronts.
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post #33 of 122
Lian-Li PC-K7B $89.99 Free Shipping

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post #34 of 122
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Originally Posted by Pentdragon View Post
Cause it has issues compared to other sub $100 cases, out of which i'll mention:
- the cables from the top plastic cover are glued into place so each time you dismantle the case for cleaning, installing fans w/e you have to disconect all the cables.....
- the PSU dust filter is not removable (quite frankly it's more of a mesh than a dust filter)
- the HDD caddies are no good at preventing vibrations
- small space behind the mobo tray, hard to make WM for non modular PSU
................

The 690 II is a good option if you have a modular PSU, your mechanical 3,5" drive is quiet and if you add a few more fans or intend to install water blocks.....otherwise i'd look elsewhere.



If the Dragonlords are in your category of "gamer cases" my friend you def. need to spend more than $100 on a plain bare metal or all aluminium case.

Good luck.

I don't know about the non-modular thing - here's an now older photo of my 690 II advanced rig with my modded from Corsair rubber grommets which had a NON-modular PSU in it. If one takes the time to secure the PSU cables in the back of the mobo tray in that case it's no problem.

post #35 of 122
The Antec 300 will not house any gpus longer than 11" and that's at a push (figuratively speaking)

If you're not too scared of a bit of modding, the Antec gets my vote. Nothing comes close to it's understated block of metal look.

If you derivet the HDD cage and mount your HDDs in the 5.25" bays you can fit any GPU in the market in there and it'll have unobstructed airflow from the front
You could also cut the HDD cage down to size and still put the GPU in.
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post #36 of 122
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Lian-Li PC-K7B $89.99 Free Shipping

I like that case alot, but will not fit a 6970
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post #37 of 122
You could remove the HDD Bay and get a couple 3.5 to 5 inch adapters and move your HDDs up? Or something like that... oh well, not enough time at lunch to thoroughly search for you, sorry.
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post #38 of 122
+1 to Fractal Design
If you can stretch the budget a bit, you can go with a Corsair.
Else, you can look for used Silverstones and Lian Li's, you'll find one within your budget with a tad of luck.
     
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post #39 of 122
How about something like this? They have other similar ones as well.



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and if you can't make your mind up... then stick with the trusty old whitebox


Edited by mikeseth - 8/16/11 at 9:10am
post #40 of 122
Lian Li anyone?
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