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Hey guys, wandering if you can recommend me a case. I need it to be nice and spacious inside with good airflow. I was looking at the Antec Nine Hundred:

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=501972

If you can suggest more cases that would be fantastic.

It should be able to house a big graphs card like an 8800GTX without me having to make adjustments to the arrangement inside. It should have nice space to work on inside.

Price range: anything up to about £80 (~$140-$170)

Thanks, snipe
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post #2 of 19
Antec 900 is nice. I have a Nzxt Lexa, it is very nice also.
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post #3 of 19
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Will a thermaltake soprano be able to easily hold an 8800GTX without hard drives etc getting in the way?
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post #4 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by sniperscope View Post
Will a thermaltake soprano be able to easily hold an 8800GTX without hard drives etc getting in the way?
nope. it's a little short for the GTX. the Hdd area needs to be modified in order to fit the GTX. a GTS will be fine
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post #5 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wayne_sony View Post
nope. it's a little short for the GTX. the Hdd area needs to be modified in order to fit the GTX. a GTS will be fine
what about an antec 900?
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post #6 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by sniperscope View Post
what about an antec 900?
there's people who have gotten GTX in the 900.
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post #7 of 19
P180 or TT Armor.
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post #8 of 19
its difficult to get an 8800gtx in a p180, but it can be done. im not sure about 2 tho.
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post #9 of 19
I got the antec 900 and I love it. Should fit a 8800GTX fairly easy. Great air flow, I have my fans all on high so it sounds like an air conditioner. The only down fall I see with this case is cable management.
    
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post #10 of 19
8800 Gtx fits nicely in an antec 900.
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