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Is there a general consensus on the tallest mid-tower case or will I have to look for it myself ?
I'm actually looking for the cheapest tallest but I might be able to extend my budget (£70) if I find the tallest mid tower case.

I've already had a quick browse through the Case forums but can't come to a conclusion.

Thanks for any info , will rep useful ones .
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post #2 of 11
Sir, I believe you are describing a "super mid tower." Here is a prime example: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005X3E4YC/?tag=extension-kb-20
 
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post #3 of 11
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Sir, I believe you are describing a "super mid tower." Here is a prime example: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005X3E4YC/?tag=extension-kb-20

Thanks, but that's about the only one of that type that I can find.
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post #4 of 11
Corsair 650D is another super mid tower. It's not exactly cheap though.
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post #5 of 11
Well, let's see:

Mid tower is usually under 19" tall

Full tower is around 24" tall

Super mid goes up to about 21" or so. The one I linked you to is 21.5. So I would think that would qualify as the tallest?

If you don't like that case, is there some other criteria besides height that you are looking for?
 
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by OnEMoReTrY View Post

Corsair 650D is another super mid tower. It's not exactly cheap though.

Yup.
 
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by CattleCorn View Post

Well, let's see:

Mid tower is usually under 19" tall

Full tower is around 24" tall

Super mid goes up to about 21" or so. The one I linked you to is 21.5. So I would think that would qualify as the tallest?

If you don't like that case, is there some other criteria besides height that you are looking for?

No, I just like to have choice. I do like that case though.
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post #8 of 11
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Delete this please, double post.
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post #9 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OnEMoReTrY View Post

Corsair 650D is another super mid tower. It's not exactly cheap though.
Yeah... I can easily buy a full tower for that much money, maybe even less.
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post #10 of 11
Bitfenix Ghost is relatively large, 550d is quite a big mid tower. Antec p280. Some mid towers fit into the mid tower description but have large amounts of internal volume. Really if you want something that tall, go for a full tower, there's no point in trying to get a full mid tower, because it'll just end up being a mid tower. And a corsair 650d is better than alot of full towers. I suggest you go back and workout why you want a tall mid tower and see if a full tower is better for your needs, gives you more choice.
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