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I just ordered a new rig and I need a case for it...

Q6600
Gigabyte DS3R
4 GB G.Skill
Thermalright Ultra Extreme Cooler
7200.10 250gb Seagate
EVGA 8800 GTS 512 (G92)

I want to spend like $100, including shipping preferably.

I was looking at the Coolermaster 690 for 79.99 and also this one:

http://www.xoxide.com/aerocool-extre...3t-silver.html

I want to get the best cooling that I can afford for the money.

Suggestions needed!
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post #2 of 26
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Antec%2b900

99.99 + Free Shipping...

That's teh case youd want! It's got better airflow and cooling then those 2 cases you listed.! It's worth the 110 (With tax) that that case will cost you!

Trust me there, you won't regret it!
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post #3 of 26
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Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
I just ordered a new rig and I need a case for it...

Q6600
Gigabyte DS3R
4 GB G.Skill
Thermalright Ultra Extreme Cooler
7200.10 250gb Seagate
EVGA 8800 GTS 512 (G92)

I want to spend like $100, including shipping preferably.

I was looking at the Coolermaster 690 for 79.99 and also this one:

http://www.xoxide.com/aerocool-extre...3t-silver.html

I want to get the best cooling that I can afford for the money.

Suggestions needed!


Antec 900 is $89.99 at microcenter.com
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0246524



Quote:
Originally Posted by DeeJay1337 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Antec%2b900

99.99 + Free Shipping...

That's teh case youd want! It's got better airflow and cooling then those 2 cases you listed.! It's worth the 110 (With tax) that that case will cost you!

Trust me there, you won't regret it!
Lol btw thats over 100 dollars. with shipping.
post #4 of 26
if you want lots of cooling try this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811103010

320 mm fan and a 240 mm fan
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post #5 of 26
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I was looking at that xclio, but its a little out of budget after shipping
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I was looking at that xclio, but its a little out of budget after shipping
ok
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post #7 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
I was looking at that xclio, but its a little out of budget after shipping
best bang for your buck. has great ratings and i love it.

Also under 100 dollars with shipping.



Antec 900 is $89.99 at microcenter.com
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0246524
post #8 of 26
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Originally Posted by DeeJay1337 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Antec%2b900

99.99 + Free Shipping...

That's teh case youd want! It's got better airflow and cooling then those 2 cases you listed.! It's worth the 110 (With tax) that that case will cost you!

Trust me there, you won't regret it!
Yes, if you are going air, or even want to go WC in the future, the 900 is your best bet. Sleek, sexy, and highly modable. Just pick up a can of air when you get it. The thing collects more cat hair than my Eureka.
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post #9 of 26
Antec 900 is a very good case performance-wise. I'd say a quarter of OCN has the dang thing. There's a reason for that.

Also, the 690 is decent, but don't pay $80 for it. I think I've seen it under $50 consistently. Good luck with your purchase!
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i know a cheap way to cool your computer. open up the side and have a house fan blowing into it. but it would be loud
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