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Hey, when people want cases here, or anywhere for a matter of fact, the options are:
-Antec P180B
-ThermalTake Armor
-Antec Nine Hundred

But... I'm asking why? I know those are great cases, I have the P180B, and love it. However, are there other really good cases out there? For example, the AeroCool ExtremEngine 3T (Twin Turbine Technology) ATX Case. It has a 140mm front intake, 250mm side intake, and optional 2x80mm or 1x120mm exhaust. This case would go great with a Zalman CNPS due to the line of airflow, also, a GameXStream PSU would suck the air into the PSU, which would keep that cool. All of the reviews of the ExtremEngine I've read have been 4-5/5 and 9-10/10. Next, the mesh covered 5.25" bays are good to keep dush out yet allow air in, I, personally, love the huge fan, sleek black design, it's also effective. Looks great and performs great - great! Has anybody else bought or considered this case?
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AeroCool -ExtremEngine 3T
neoseeker -ExtremEngine 3T

Thanks!
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post #2 of 17
I say just get a Coolmaster Centurion. That is the case that I suggest to almost everyone. Inexpensive and works well.
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Looks Snazzy! How much???
    
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$130 Shipped.
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i was going to buy one of those last summer. I read reviews about it and i think it's a solid case. I love the turbine look at the front. I say get it.
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My friend JetboyF16 just got the case and he loves it! It looks a lot better in person. It seems a little small when its up against my Antec Nine Hundred but the case looks so much better. lol. The airflow for that case he gets is really good. You can feel the air pushin out of the back. . The only problem aesthetically i would say about the case is it picks up fingerprints like mad!! Thats about it. The front doors are really nice. JetboyF16 is hiding his P5W DH Deluxe Remote inside of the door. Really Handy.
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post #7 of 17
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I just got my Antec P180B, I think that would be a little better for silence if I put the front 140mm on Low and the side 250mm on Low and added a AeroCool 140mm fan that goes in 120mm mounting holes in the back.
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Ohh, i forgot to tell you that when on high u can barely hear the case fans.. all u hear is the cpu fan and the hdd's. When on medium its a slight whisper but on low, nothing, u cant hear anything.
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It's still like 50CFM and 90CFM though.
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I was debating between the Centurion and the Extreme Engine 3T, but chose the latter because it looked so much better. It is hard to explain how cool this case is, and as Bloodthirstyemu said, it is so quiet. Even on high, it is still quieter than my laptop. And as Aerocool's website says, the airflow is amazing.

For Xmas, my mom is buying me a CNPS9700, Silverstone fm121 (for the back 120 port), and three cold cathode tubes. I plan to cut a square out of the side of the case, and put a piece of plexi-glass in it so that it would look even more awsome. Right now, my E6600 is at 3ghz on stock cooling, but with the 9700, and the monster of a fan sucking 110cfm out of the case, I hope to reach 3.8.
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