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post #11 of 39
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PS. Im selling my 8600gt if you havent already bought one. Its the superclocked zalman edition = super quiet. PM me if interested?
stop trying to sell things on topics unrelated to the OP. ,read the T.O.S .....
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post #12 of 39
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stop trying to sell things on topics unrelated to the OP. ,read the T.O.S .....
Based on the post, I would have assumed that the poster was simply trying to offer another alternative option for a part.... he was asking for opinions, and this poster offered another easily acquirable opportunity for an *upgrade* part.

Does that make it unrelated to the OP?

just curious lol no offense intended.
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post #13 of 39
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stop trying to sell things on topics unrelated to the OP. ,read the T.O.S .....
I only posted that because he was intending on buying one. If i could help him out AND help me out why wouldn't i post it. I think the mods would probably agree this. The rule is there so people don't try to sell their item when they are looking for something completely different or offering skewed information to sell their product.
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post #14 of 39
7/10

id get this case instead, its the same price
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119115
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post #15 of 39
1/10, I like open concept =D
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post #16 of 39
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7/10

id get this case instead, its the same price
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119115

I second that. Great Case. Great Price.
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post #17 of 39
4/10
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post #18 of 39
8/10
You will probably have better temps with a nicer case that has better airflow. Also, more solidly built cases will be quieter.
Edited by Gauvenator - 5/14/08 at 7:57pm
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post #19 of 39
7/10 Also, remember that your case has to fit all your parts. also a cheap case can break/fall apart on you. so quality counts somewhat
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post #20 of 39
Asthetics may not be important to you.
But once you get in there and have to move around, cable management, etc. The layout WILL matter a LOT. Unless youre extremely patient that is.
Im impatient, small spaces and cramped/bad layouts annoy me.
The built material will be better as well of course, have you ever actually touched one of those cheap cases? My friend has one of the popular ~40 dollar windowed cases and the sides are flimsy as a Mofo.
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