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I need a recommendation on a full atx tower that has nice looks and great cooling. no price limit. preferably something that you can see the interals with
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where r u?(country)
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USA
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get a case from case labs..problem solve.
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post #5 of 19
I had similar question back then, you probably want these cases

NZXT 810
CM Storm Stryker / Trooper
Corsair 800D

I went with NZXT 810 and had no regret, it is a great case with it's price, and small things like dust filter and cable management do work well, that is what i like. It has downside though like the fan included is not silent, slightly cheap and flimsy plastic they use, but at that price point i can accept it very well.

I recommend you to watch linus tech tips unboxing and tom logan review about those cases to give you overview what they good / bad at.

======== 810

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tTwXq0MaNY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LHjJ8sPe_8

======== 800D (many parts)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM8tkfOIMCE

======== Trooper / stryker

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0KTWM8Ftcw
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Another vote for the NZXT Switch 810. But if cost is no object then Case Labs.
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post #9 of 19
For full size ATX the Fractal Design Define XL R2 $139.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352029

If you go a little smaller the Fractal Design Define R4 $109.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352020
post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by libreorca View Post

I had similar question back then, you probably want these cases

NZXT 810
CM Storm Stryker / Trooper
Corsair 800D

I went with NZXT 810 and had no regret, it is a great case with it's price, and small things like dust filter and cable management do work well, that is what i like. It has downside though like the fan included is not silent, slightly cheap and flimsy plastic they use, but at that price point i can accept it very well.

I recommend you to watch linus tech tips unboxing and tom logan review about those cases to give you overview what they good / bad at.

======== 810

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tTwXq0MaNY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LHjJ8sPe_8

======== 800D (many parts)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM8tkfOIMCE

======== Trooper / stryker

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0KTWM8Ftcw

I second this but would also like to add the Corsair Graphite 600t. Awsome case with good cable management options.
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Windows 7 X64 Razer Lycosa Mirror Seasonic X 560 Bitfenix Prodigy 
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i7 870 Asus Maximus III Gene Asus Radeon HD 6950 Corsair 
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Seagate Momentus XT Zalman CNPS 9900 Windows 7 X64 Razer Lycosa mirror 
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