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post #1 of 30
Thread Starter 
guys,

Well I'm looking to buy a new FULL CASE TOWER.

I would like your suggestions on this and if you can provide a link to such case.

Preferences:
Full tower
Color: black,blue silver
Steal
It would like it to have a full side window.
Prefered intake and exhaust to be 120mm fans.

Pricing:
Max $140.00

Site:
This has to be in the USA and reputable site to purchase from!

Can you help me out?
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250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
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post #2 of 30
what about this one?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133154
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post #3 of 30
This is a good case, and not quite as expensive. The steel version of this case is VERY sturdy.
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post #4 of 30
-.- i was going to suggest that one next if he said he did not want that one
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post #5 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by johnnys
-.- i was going to suggest that one next if he said he did not want that one
Great minds think alike?
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7200.10 RAID0 (640GB) Pioneer DVD +/- RW Vista Ultimate x64 Acer 22" WS + 17" LCD 
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post #6 of 30
lol ya i guess
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 120Gb Sata IDE CD/RW drive Windows XP Pro 21in WS 
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Logitech G15 Austin 300w Custom Logitech MX 518 
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post #7 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by bdattilo
This is a good case, and not quite as expensive. The steel version of this case is VERY sturdy.
Yes i was looking at this one, but i wanted to get some suggestions from other members as well.
So far this is my pick untill i'm talked into something else!
My BFG
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 EVGA 680i SLI NF68 2 X 8800GTS 640MB in SLI G.Skill PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GamerXtream 700W Thermaltake Armor MS Optical 
  hide details  
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My BFG
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 EVGA 680i SLI NF68 2 X 8800GTS 640MB in SLI G.Skill PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GamerXtream 700W Thermaltake Armor MS Optical 
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Reply
post #8 of 30
I highly recomend the case I am using for my Presler 920 system

AeroCool Spiral GALAXIES

but you will want to order one of these also;

Athena Power 4pin (P4ATX-12V Male) to 4pin (P4ATX-12V Female) Extension Cable Model Cable

Since the board mounts upside down, this cable is too short for proper routing on most PSUs. I did a full review of this case a while ago (there is a link to that review, in the review of the NH-U12 that is linked in my sig.

Did you follow that? LOL


Anyway, it's a great case, very quiet and keeps everything very cool and is well under your budget.
post #9 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by johnnys
Thanks for the recomendation.
I just purchased the Thermaltake Armor Series VA8000BWS Black Aluminum/Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133154


I hope this is worth the investment.

Does any one have this case?
If so, can you tell me alittle bit about it and it's pro's and con's?
My BFG
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 EVGA 680i SLI NF68 2 X 8800GTS 640MB in SLI G.Skill PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GamerXtream 700W Thermaltake Armor MS Optical 
  hide details  
Reply
My BFG
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 EVGA 680i SLI NF68 2 X 8800GTS 640MB in SLI G.Skill PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GamerXtream 700W Thermaltake Armor MS Optical 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 30
Thread Starter 
Gosh guys,

No O/C.net users have one of these?
Any one got picks of there set up with this case?

My BFG
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 EVGA 680i SLI NF68 2 X 8800GTS 640MB in SLI G.Skill PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GamerXtream 700W Thermaltake Armor MS Optical 
  hide details  
Reply
My BFG
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6600 EVGA 680i SLI NF68 2 X 8800GTS 640MB in SLI G.Skill PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
250g SATA2 16Mb Windows XP home 20.1 Wide Screen Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GamerXtream 700W Thermaltake Armor MS Optical 
  hide details  
Reply
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