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post #1 of 9
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I'm stuck between the Thermaltake armor+ and the antec 1200. Is there a big difference between the two I should know about? Or is the difference just mostly looks?
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post #2 of 9
if you can get a rocketfish that would be a great case to mod,imo need any help pm me
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post #3 of 9
have u considered the CM690?
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post #4 of 9
I took a spin to Microcenter and checked out the Twelve-Hundred. Initially after seeing pics for the first time I was skeptical but in-person it's a very nice case with what HAS to be good airflow. A definite step forward from the Nine-Hundred. I vote for the Antec.
post #5 of 9
between those 2 the armor is better and more room a-1200 is nice but pricey.
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ACER 23 LED,LCD labtecc- keyless key board ocz 700 watt STEALTH X STEAM RAIDMAX DIRKTOOTH: "SMILODON" 
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post #6 of 9

I had to choose a new case to , already ordered it

i choosed Armor http://www.thermaltake.com/product/C.../va8003bws.asp
15kg lol heavy

but compared to my soprano I will have more space and compared to other cases is cheaper when i saw lian li 2,25x more oO i was thinking about antec 900 but Tt won

and i see armor + got ESA of course if you choose the ESA version
really nice but i can't afford it it's 140 PLN more but it's to much !!

i hope i will be fine whit it

As for you , you will be more then fine

Moozy could you fill the specs in User CP / add system ?
Edited by Towik - 6/3/08 at 6:40am
    
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ADATA SSD S510 120GB WDC WD6400AAKS-65A7B2  SP V70 Asus DVD+/-RW DRW- 2014L1T LightScribe Sata 
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Thermaltake ISCG-200 Windows Vista™ Business 64 bit 22'' LG Flatron L226WA-WN OCZ 700W - OCZ700MXSP-EU 
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ADATA SSD S510 120GB WDC WD6400AAKS-65A7B2  SP V70 Asus DVD+/-RW DRW- 2014L1T LightScribe Sata 
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Thermaltake ISCG-200 Windows Vista™ Business 64 bit 22'' LG Flatron L226WA-WN OCZ 700W - OCZ700MXSP-EU 
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post #7 of 9
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I added the build I will be doing in the next few months. Feel free to give me any advice on it.
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Apollo
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX6850 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P XFX 1GB 4890 4gb crucial DDR2 1066mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 40BG Intel SSD in Raid 0 + 1tb seagate barricuda 2 DVD/CD burners Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung BX2331 + Samsung T220 
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G15 550w Antec 80+ Antec 900 Razor Mamba 
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post #8 of 9
If its a summer build just wait for the new nvidia cards to come out. Its gonna be pricey though...
My System
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Intel Core i7 2600K @ 4.2GHz Asus Maximus Gene V Asus DirectCU II 290x Corsair Platinum 2x8Gb 1600MHz 
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Samsung 840 EVO 500Gb, WD Black 1TB Windows 7 x64 Thermaltake 1200W Modular Silverstone TJ08 
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post #9 of 9
Thread Starter 
nvidia is releasing something better than 9800 Gx2 SSC during the summer? about how late in the summer?
Apollo
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 40BG Intel SSD in Raid 0 + 1tb seagate barricuda 2 DVD/CD burners Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung BX2331 + Samsung T220 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 550w Antec 80+ Antec 900 Razor Mamba 
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Apollo
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX6850 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P XFX 1GB 4890 4gb crucial DDR2 1066mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 40BG Intel SSD in Raid 0 + 1tb seagate barricuda 2 DVD/CD burners Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung BX2331 + Samsung T220 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 550w Antec 80+ Antec 900 Razor Mamba 
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