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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185056 this is quite if you are looking for silence
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post #73 of 101
My biased vote for the Bitfenix Prodigy, it's ideal for being lugged around and is pretty "small".

Otherwise I would suggest this m-atx case from Silverstone: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811163192
    
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post #74 of 101
I'd suggest going one of two routes for a college dorm build:

1 - Something sturdy, with a handle, that can be easily modded to lock up tight. Something like a Silverstone SUGO SG04B-H, add your own lock.

2 - an old junker (beat up old gateway, emachines, acer...) case. You can compensate for lack of cooling potential fairly easy with a little time and work. Security through obscurity.



Why? Because your stuff will get wrecked if its fragile, stolen if it looks cool, and will be a PITA to lug it around if it's not portable - and you WILL want to lug it around, trust me.
Edited by Zero4549 - 9/14/12 at 12:08am
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post #75 of 101
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OK, everyone. I'm only 18, I don't have the time, tools, money, or experience to mod a case.

 

@Zero4549 Why would I want to lug it around?

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I'm 17 in school with a job. Look at my builds, no excuse
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post #77 of 101
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I'm 17 in school with a job. Look at my builds, no excuse


I wasn't saying everyone my age doesn't have the time or money to do it, I was just saying I don't. I probably should have made that more clear, but now ya know.

 

P.S. Nice builds

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Thanks, just making a point, hope you find a good case
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post #79 of 101
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I'm 17 in school with a job. Look at my builds, no excuse

Statement is a little naive without knowing user ch3co and his or her living situation. When I was 18 (6 years ago), I paid my way through college and no way in hell could I have paid for nice builds without putting college and life on pause. All of my earned income went to food, tuition, books, and the occasional date.

ch3co - The Antec 300 should fit your bill just fine.
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+1 CM 690 ii. I have mine right under my desk in my dorm. smile.gif
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