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I want to replace my case since it has been with me for ~7 years or something like that. (I can barely even remember, I was still a kid!) Bought an NZXT Lexus S and then had it custom painted. Pretty nice case at the time.

Anyways today I'm looking for an ATX Mid motherboard compatible case. Needs to fit my H60 without modifications. Three hard drive bays. All three drives are 2.5", but I have adapters. I prefer simplicity like Lian Li, no lights here. Silence preferred. Small size preferred.

Anyone want to help me out? I'm not really a hardware guy any more so I'm not sure where to look.
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With that basic set of requirements, you have a HUGE number of options available to you. If you want something silent, look into the Corsair 550D. It's got simple looks and fits a lot of hardware. If you only need M-ATX compatibility, the Corsair 350D is a bit smaller but still fits all the hardware you need.

Besides Corsair cases, you can look at Fractal Design. They have the Define R4 which is again, pretty quiet, and fits everything. Smaller would be the Define Mini, which is an M-ATX case.

Have a look at those and let me know what you think!
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf6768 View Post

With that basic set of requirements, you have a HUGE number of options available to you. If you want something silent, look into the Corsair 550D. It's got simple looks and fits a lot of hardware. If you only need M-ATX compatibility, the Corsair 350D is a bit smaller but still fits all the hardware you need.

Besides Corsair cases, you can look at Fractal Design. They have the Define R4 which is again, pretty quiet, and fits everything. Smaller would be the Define Mini, which is an M-ATX case.

Have a look at those and let me know what you think!

I'll be sure to check them all out. I do want to make sure everyone realizes, however, that I'm talking about Mid Tower ATX, not Micro ATX. Unfortunately my motherboard has seven PC slots so I can't use the smaller cases, as much as I'd love to.
Lee XT
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RAMRAMRAMHard Drive
AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H80 Windows 8.1 Pro MCE Dell P2414H WHXV7  Microsoft Generic 
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Ultra 600W Limited Edition NZXT Black Steel Razer Deathadder Razer Goliath 
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Lee XT
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AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H80 Windows 8.1 Pro MCE Dell P2414H WHXV7  Microsoft Generic 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
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I'll be sure to check them all out. I do want to make sure everyone realizes, however, that I'm talking about Mid Tower ATX, not Micro ATX. Unfortunately my motherboard has seven PC slots so I can't use the smaller cases, as much as I'd love to.

Ahh OK, I wasn't sure if you meant M-ATX and just mistyped. Disregard the 350D and Define Mini then, the 550D (or 650D, but it is pretty big) and the Define R4 should definitely be looked at though!
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