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post #1 of 24
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How easy is it to change cases?, im hearing all this about a full case and ive looked at it, but how easy is it to just switch? And what are the good brands i should look into ?
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post #2 of 24
A case change is as hard as turning a screwdriver.. so long as you get the right one. Look for a well designed mid-tower case.. Lian-Li and Antec, both have outstanding airflow designs for the inside of their cases.. also important to think of.

Overall.. it will take you about 2hrs if you have never done one before.
post #3 of 24
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How about this Armor case are thouse good? i dont even know what they are, and im looking into watercooling, ( if its not to expensive and i havent even asked how much its gonna be ) And how much will i be looking to spend on my case ?
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post #4 of 24
look at the Thermaltake Kandalf
post #5 of 24
the armor is great. just really heavy lol
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post #6 of 24
the armour cases are good, but do not for your cpu's sake, buy one of those ThermalTake watercooling kits.. they are a joke..and far from the performance of "the real thing".

If you are looking at H20, then I might suggest the new CoolerMaster Cosmos. It is fully geared to do in-case watercooling, and snazzy to boot! Prices are ~200$ for a 'nice' case... if you are more function over design.. then maybe 120$
post #7 of 24
If you are switching from the Dell you might not be able to get an ATX case, since you might have a BTX motherboard.
    
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post #8 of 24
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Okay so if i get this CoolerMaster Cosmos ( i searched it on newegg) Thats really nice to set up a watercooling? and if i do get watercooling is it easy for a firsttimer like me? ( im 17 not THAT stupid but i also am not rich but i dont have to spend my money on anything else )
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post #9 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
If you are switching from the Dell you might not be able to get an ATX case, since you might have a BTX motherboard.
Are you serious, i hate dell.... everything i do they stump it ha..


Dell?? =
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post #10 of 24
It's easy to setup for anyone.

You better find out if the holes on your motherboard are ATX and mountable on a standard ATX case.

For water cooling, head to the water cooling forum here and let us know your budget and what you want to cool.
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