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Currently ive got a Lancool Dragonlord which dont get me wrong is a nice case but i fancy something a tad smaller. Kit is in my rig sig so ATX board graphics card which is 29.2cm long wth.gif sound card and CPU cooler, coolers probably being changed to an all in one water cooler job so a 120mm fan mount will be needed.

Two ive been looking at are these, a lian li PC-C60 which is technically a HTPC case but has a lot of cooling potential

http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product/product06.php?pr_index=580&cl_index=1&sc_index=25&ss_index=62

The other is another lian li a PC-A05.

http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product/product06.php?pr_index=578&cl_index=1&sc_index=25&ss_index=62

Im open to other case make but im after something different up to 160GBP that can swallow my kit, also a window never goes a miss wink.gif.

Any suggestions?
Edited by Step83 - 4/24/12 at 2:44pm
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
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OSMonitorKeyboardPower
WIndow 10 Home Premium 64bit Samsung Syncmaster 2033 Coolermaster quickfire TK Corsair SF600 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech G602 Desk Onboard soundcard 
AudioAudio
Pioneer X-HM10 Roth OLi 10 speakers 
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OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 home premium Samsung Syncmaster 2033SW Roccat Arvo Corsair HX750W 
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Coolermaster StormTrooper Logitaech G500 SteelSeries minimat Asus Xonar DG 
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That first one looks awesome! Now I want that one for myself tongue.gif
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I hope you realize the intake of the PC-A05 is right on top of where your GPU dumps all the heat... meaning you are sucking a good portion of the heat from your gpu exhaust right back into the case.

i would recommend you look into an arc midi
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