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post #1 of 13
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Newegg hasn't shipped my order just yet but they just put up a deal on the antec 900. 80 bucks after rebates plus FREE SHIPPING.

the case i originally bought (the one that hasn't shipped yet) is the antec p180. it's white and very sleek looking...but the cooling design in my opinion doesn't look too effective.

so here it is:

ANTEC P180
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129154

OR

ANTEC 900
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=antec%2b900

Keep this in mind. This is for a server case. It will have an 8MB PCI video so the video cooling doesn't even really need to exist, haha. I am however going to be running an overclocked intel 2180 with a tuniq tower. I am looking for great cpu temps and good/great hard drive temps.

Give me your opinions!
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post #2 of 13
I recommend the Antec 900. But if you plan on modding anytime soon then the P180 wouldn't be that bad.
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post #3 of 13
the antec 900 hands down in the options you chose. but if you want a better case, just get the cm690 (as i can see you already have one) If you don't want another cm690, then get the 900 (for better airflow helping out on your OC)
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post #4 of 13
I think the P180 is better, mainly in terms of looks and cable management. youre not going to have big, heat producing video cards in there, so air flow in that case shouldn't be an issue at all.
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post #5 of 13
I have owned the P180, it was a GREAT case.

But in this instance... 900 Baby!
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post #6 of 13
personally i would go with the 900. i have one and it has very good air flow. the 900 has a 200mm fan on top versis the 120mm on the p180. the 900 also come with 2 120mm fans in front, i dont see that on the p180 either.
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post #7 of 13
p180 can have 5 fans if you choose. i'd rather spend less on a case and more on a heatsink+fan
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post #8 of 13
I just seen a deal for $60 AR for the A900.. I'll find it & add the link in a sec.

{Edit} Here it is: Click Me
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post #9 of 13
Go with the 900. Can't beat it.
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post #10 of 13
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antec 900 it is guys, thanks for your input
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