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post #1 of 18
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Can someone find me a cheap full tower case!?

Im thinking $100 and below, thanks!

Preferably with a window...
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post #2 of 18
Check out the thermaltake armor.
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post #3 of 18
For the money there is no equal,
http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...tId=2210224&cp


Alum case, lots of room EXCELLENT paint, mods well..

Here is what I did with mine
post #4 of 18
Armor below $100? Don't think so...

CHENMING 901AD-BLACK-0 Black 1.0mm SECC ATX Full Tower $69.99 + $21.12 shipping
    
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post #5 of 18
Yes... Ultra Aluminus pwns... LOTSA ROOM!!! It also has wonderful air-flow to those of us who have fans (and by fans, I mean: people and little square objects with blades).

That RadioShack deal is pretty good.... if you get the rebate. I say 'if' because OnRebate.com fails at life, in my expierences.
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post #6 of 18
I like the Chemming/Cheiftec cases..The Ultra has one big advantage over them 120mm fam mounts...One bad thing about them is the door wont close all the way with a lot of bay devises, switches and things...I just cut the top center of the top door out works fine now...
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by stevemc
Yes... Ultra Aluminus pwns... LOTSA ROOM!!! It also has wonderful air-flow to those of us who have fans (and by fans, I mean: people and little square objects with blades).

That RadioShack deal is pretty good.... if you get the rebate. I say 'if' because OnRebate.com fails at life, in my expierences.
I hate rebates too but the last 4 from onrebate through Radioshack have worked fine. The trick is to do the speeded up version, you have to agree to give onRebate $4 but they do the rebate in 3 days. Much better than waiting for months. Radioshack had Ultra PS for free and $9,99 last month and I bought them both plus the Aluminus case and a Wizard case too ($9.99). So far no probs with the rebates.

BUT! you have to make sure your addresses match up or your screwed.

Here is my fix for the ultra door
post #8 of 18
http://www.svc.com/stc-t01-ubk.html

$80 stacker.... this is a reputable company I've bought my own stacker there along with at least $500 of other equipment over the last six months.
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post #9 of 18
Whoa.. that is an amazing deal!!!!
    
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post #10 of 18
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The Ultra Aluminus is only like $70?? I thought it was a mid tower, according to tiger direct and newegg.
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AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ @ 3.2 Ghz (stock) ASUS M3A78-EM Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 512MB OCZ Platinum PC8500 2GIG 
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250GB Samsung SATA LG DVD-DRIVE IDE Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 19'' DeLL LCD 
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Saitek Eclipse 430W Antec Earthwatts Full Tower Black-Chemning Logitech MX518 
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