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post #11 of 22
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which one is the stacker case
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post #12 of 22
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Ok

lets say i wanted a case that has got plenty of room inside of it

good quality and nice looking case





AND


A good water cooling system that can be put somewhere inside the case out of the way where the pipes do not block access to getting parts in and out of it


What would u suggest?
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post #13 of 22
hmm well the best atx case i have seen and used is the Antec 900. Has 4 fans and a extra room for 2 more additional fans. one on the side of the case and one in the inside that provides for the video cards. looks like a beast with the blue lid. take a look here
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021

i love this case and despite of all those fans, its still quiet and keeps the system at 30 deg C. u wont be disappointed.
post #14 of 22
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if we took the water cooling out of the equation for the moment and just looked at the Thermaltake Tai Chi. Is it a decent case, I hear its got tonnes of room, and if the only prob is the water cooling inside of it, we can worry about that when i choose a case. So I need to know if the Tai Chi is a well built case
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post #15 of 22
You have already looked at the Tai Chi. It is a good case. You might also take a look at the CoolerMaster Stackers: http://www.coolermaster.com/index.ph...st&p_class=614

Here is a pick of my 831 to show how much room it has inside.
I looked at the Tai Chi and have owned several Lian Li's but I think that the Coolermaster is better quality but that is just me.
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post #16 of 22
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i see that u have got plenty of room inside that case, its one of the main things i want with a new computer case

are there any cases apart from Coolermaster and Thermaltake to consider in this discussion
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post #17 of 22
You could take a look at the Lian Li PC-A10. Here is one I built and made some mods to such as removing the HD racks from the bottom of the case and using Lian Li's 4 in 3 bay rack. Leaves lots of room for water and the case comes from Lian Li set up for a top mounted radiator.
http://new.photos.yahoo.com/expatbb/...60762358792325
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post #18 of 22
Seems we are in about the same time zone. One of the things I hate is that there is usually a 12 hr lag for a response.
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post #19 of 22
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btw

i take it the am2 processor ive got selected, did that replace the 939 socket?
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post #20 of 22
Not sure that I understand, but yes the AM@ socket replaced the 939.
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