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I was thinking about getting an new case, and would like some suggestions. Preferably something with a little more room for the vid card, same/better airflow and areas to route wires to.

I was thinking about -

CM RC690 - primary thought
Raidmax Sagitta2 - looks kinda meh on closer inspection.
Antec NineHundred - a touch pricey

I want an ATX Mid-Tower, and please dont got too far over 100 usd.
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post #2 of 9
i vote antec 900 it's i think $90 after MIR on the egg

with the cable mod it's sweet

the CM 690 is good to route cables in also, but doesn't look as cool as the 900. i think i maybe bigger also.
Edited by this n00b again - 6/6/08 at 12:31pm
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I vote for the a900. It is $87.70 atm at provantage.com and deliver quite quickly too.
    
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post #4 of 9
i say get the cm690, because i think it looks cooler and to be contrarian.
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post #5 of 9
lol but the CM 690 won't make cyberdruid proud. LOL JK some reason every time i see cyberdruid online an antec 900 comes in to the picture. LOL - no offense CD
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post #6 of 9
I can almost guarantee the Antec 900 will go on sale again for $100-$40 MIR = $60 free shipping. I waited around long enough and got mine for that price. If you are in no hurry, I would wait around for the deal again.

BTW I got it from Buy.com. They also send out via email $20 off $50 purchase or more, so maybe you could wait for those.

The 690 is also a good case; I've owned both and got mine for $60 - $20MIR = $40 free shipping. It has better room for cable management [without any mods] and also can accommodate more than enough fan configurations.

However, the Antec 900 has a higher build quality and craftsmanship [thus costing more].


My ultimate vote goes to the 900.
Edited by xz3rorom3o - 6/6/08 at 12:46pm
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post #7 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811233028

Get this case it looks cool. If I was going to use a midtower I would get this one. I have a antec 900,comso S, coolmaster Ammo, and a coolmaster stacker 830.

I tell ya what for 75.00 the coolmaster Ammo is a awsome case. I changed the fans to slip streams and the case was so easy to put every thing in and I have a zalman in it to and sli 8800gt's 750 watt psu and 2 dvd burners over clocked to 3.2ghz dual core e4500 stays at 23c. Good choice if ya like the looks and no headacke. JMO

The cosmos s is nice lots of room hard drive bay sucks pain in the butt same with the 830 stacker which is cramp for a big case the ammo take 2 seconds to change hard drives and it small with good cooling imo and super cheap.
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post #8 of 9
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Tough choice between the 900 and 690......

I may be leaning twords the 690 ATM, one of my clanmates says the 900 is heavy, and I travel around with my comp(LanParties, different houses etc.).
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*EDIT* The poseidon looks nice too though.....
Edited by [FDG]Explosion - 6/6/08 at 12:51pm
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post #9 of 9
just something to check out http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133062 its 130 but i think its worth a little extra cost. between your choices i would go for the antec 900.
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