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Alright, so I'm gonna have about roughly $850 to blow. The components I have I don't think I need to upgrade except for my GTS, which I plan to replace with a 2900XT or somesuch in the future. I sort of want something for aesthetics and functionality.

This Blew My Mind For Instance...

Or

Or this, but I can't find it for USA

The first one looked amazing, but... After you add all of the components that you actually need you're at about $700-$750, which doesn't even include waterblocks. The second looked very cool, but I can't find it anywhere at all. If all else fails I was THINKING of getting a Stacker 832, but... I don't know. I don't really know what to do with it at this point, so if any of you have any ideas for something cool looking (I can't case mod for crap, so keep that in mind), or really anything, I'm up to hear it.
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Dude, I bet you can mod a case if you try. It's not only fun but satisfying to know you did it yourself. Just check out the case mod threads for ideas! For the kind of dough you're talking about spending you can build a killer case and still have enough for a really top dog WC setup to boot. Don't think you can't do it. You will find all the support you need right here at OCN
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Hi.

So... it seems you want to get wet... SweeT!

Those are indeed beautiful cases, but I think that you can do better/more for less.

If you assemble your own cooling system you will save a bunch of cashola and more importantly, get better performance.

With the money that you save you could purchase a new Full Tower case, methinks the Mozart TX would have ample space for all your cooling gear.

...just mho and 2-cents.
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I'd be more inclined to go for a Q6600, or wait for the new Nvidia 8900 series to show. Unless your temps are out of control, a case seems like the weakest place to spend big money on a rig. That's just me though....for some people the pretty package means something.
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Alright, so I'm gonna have about roughly $850 to blow. The components I have I don't think I need to upgrade except for my GTS, which I plan to replace with a 2900XT or somesuch in the future. I sort of want something for aesthetics and functionality.
Take Syrillian's advice and you'll have an extra 100 bucks left over to pick up an Ergotron Neo-Flex LCD arm:

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