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Corsair Carbide Series 500R White
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139010




LIAN LI PC-A70F
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112342


Edited by ghettogeddy - 10/11/11 at 1:23am
    
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post #32 of 107
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Originally Posted by ghettogeddy View Post
Carbide 500R is okay. I'm not a big fan of the white plastic since it can turn yellow over time and the black plastic looks horrible. I would have been fine if only the front and top cover had plastic like the CM 690 II.

Full tower and kind of expensive.

Again, can I change the 140mm intake to two 120mm intakes at the bottom since it looks like it has enough space.
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post #33 of 107
I would go Arc midi or the 220. Both at the top of my list if I were to get another case (already have too many).
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post #34 of 107
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Arc Midi is kind of cramped. Source 220 is already on the list.

Has anybody seen a CM 690 (or CM 690 II) with hex mesh? I'm wondering how it looks on the case so I can choose between hex or circle mesh when I change the front cover like SpiderM0nkey did in Viper revived. Cheers to Spider for such a great idea btw.
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The Define R3?
    
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post #36 of 107
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Same thing, looks a bit cramped and I'm not a big fan of the front cover.
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post #37 of 107
Have you considered Lancool K63?

or the Lancool PC-K9WX

Both has 2 140mm front fans

Here are some good 140mm fans

Prolimatech Vortex (Blue Red)
Xigmatek 140mm fans (Blue, White, Orange)
black or white
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post #38 of 107
Maybe the Thermaltake V3, I used it on a few builds and it benefits to have the 2 top 120 fan ports. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133094
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post #39 of 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
Thanks. Will take a look.

Edit: can I change it so that the CM 690 II supports 2x120mm front intakes instead of 1x140mm since it looks like I can fit 2x120mm down there.
Yes you can change it to support 2x120mm fans with a slight mod
Edited by SaintPaulos - 10/11/11 at 7:32am
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post #40 of 107
I think the Antec 300 is still the best budget case ever made.It's only about $50 and has good airflow with 3x120mm and 1x140mm fans.It holds 4 HDD's and has 3x5.25 bays and can fit most large video cards.I like to spend most my budget on the cpu/mobo/ram/graphics and a little less on the case and peripherals.Good luck!
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