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I was thinking of getting a BitFenix Ghost since they're currently on sale everywhere apparently. Anyone here recommend it? If not are there and better alternatives in the same price range?
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post #2 of 7
Anandtech review:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/6442/bitfenix-ghost-case-review-begging-for-the-premium-treatment

If you're on the market for quiet cases, Fractal Design Define R4 is an awesome case--just got it recently. Can find it on sales for ~$90, and recently it was even down to $60 on us.NCIX.com.
   
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post #3 of 7
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Yeah I read that reviews. Was just wonder what the community thinks of the case.

I'll hunt for some deals on the Define R4.
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post #4 of 7
Here's my review of it. It's a decent case, but I think it needs some work to actually be a great case. The Define R4 is a better case for the money, IMO. The P280 is also better built, but uglier and the Eleven Hundred is actually a pretty quiet case and much better.
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post #5 of 7
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Well, the Ghost is $80 at NCIX at the moment and I can't really find anything better when it comes to a silent case in that price range.

I won't be ordering it until tomorrow night so if anyone finds something better that'd be great.
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post #6 of 7
Easy:

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=75047&vpn=FD-CA-DEF-R4-WH-W&manufacture=Fractal%20Design&promoid=1302

Fractal Design Define R4 with window, Free Ground Shipping! $80.
   
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post #7 of 7
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Sadly, I am not a fan of white cases.

Maybe I'll stretch my budget a bit and hold off on a new cpu cooler and get the R4 Titanium. A local shop a few of them in stock so I'll go check them out and see what they look like in person.
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