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I need a new case in order to get some cool air flowing in. My setup right now will have a 8800GTS. I want something that looks as powerful as it is on the inside. I don't care about LED either. Don't mind the AMD 64 sticker on the front, I have a dual-Core. Check my stats

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post #2 of 13
whats your budget?
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Anything below $150. Preferably a mid-tower.
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I have become partial to the cases with 120mm fan mounts. My Nemesis has 3 and it keeps (together with the AC 7 Freezer) my 3.5Ghz E6300 @ around 58Cº on load.

If airflow comes before looks I'd go to Newegg and sort by 3 x 120mm
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post #5 of 13
Sunbeam Quarterback IC-QB-SVBK has 4 x 120mm fans

& Antec Performance One P180 got 3 x 120mm fans
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post #6 of 13
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I thinking about the Antec or this AMMO 533
post #7 of 13
OT but...
Very neat set up on the DT case you have, there difficult to do so well! Your tower should look sweet on the inside what ever you chose
I would recommend a PS but you have that post covered

BTW, I prefer the PS in the bottom of the case, a bit of a pain, but that way the PS is getting its own cool air and not drawing all the hot case air from the top.
    
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post #8 of 13
Well cases are mostly personal preference but for a mid-tower under $150 I would recommend an Antec900 or a Thermaltake Tsunami/Soprano.
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post #9 of 13
Antec 900 FTW my friend, TWO 120mm front intake fans to cool the hdd and GPU(if you place them in front bottom), ONE huge 200MM exhaust top fan, one 120mm rear exhaust fan, right behind cpu.

Bottom PSU, for better cable management (also if you saw a hole under the mobo tray, you can move the cables beneath the mobo to keep the case uncluttered.

139$. FOR THE FIRST TIME AN ITEM COSTS LESS HERE IN CANADA THAN NEWEGG. MWAHAHAHAHAH 109$ at direct canada. MAWHAHAHHEHWAHHAHA*cough*cough*COUGH*COUGH.
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post #10 of 13
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I realy like the AMMO 533 Because of its filters also. Keeps dust out. Are there any downsides to this?
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