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post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Hi all

I am currently at a delima, I have a Antec 900 Gaming case, and then a Generic black/silver case, my mother is a AMD Sempron 3300+ 1gb of ram, ATI Radeon 9500+ 128 meg, 160 x 2 Western Digital hard drives.

I'm stuck at which case... I was thinking about cleaning up, and saving the Antec 900 for when I get a real good pc (new motherboard, etc)

You all know waht the antec 900 looks like, but here is a pic of the plain case:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...P3450Large.jpg

not a very good picture, but it's all I have for right now.

In your god honest opinion ? (The eMachines to the top left, is actually the donor motherboard cpu, And the video card is a hand-me-down from my brother)

Thanks!
post #2 of 14
Keep the 900.
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320Gb ST3320620AS Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 x86 22" LG W2252TQ 2ms 10000:1 1680x1050 + 19" Hyundai Saitek Eclipse II 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
320Gb ST3320620AS Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 x86 22" LG W2252TQ 2ms 10000:1 1680x1050 + 19" Hyundai Saitek Eclipse II 
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OCZ GameXStream 700w CM Stacker 832 Razer Copperhead 
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post #3 of 14
use the antec when you get a new pc you can change it out but you wouldnt want that baby to sit alone in your basement do you ^_^
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E5200 :( Maximus Formula x38 9600GSO :( G.Skill 2x2gb ddr2 1066 
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Barracuda 7200.12 500GB Samsung DVD Burner /W Lightscribe Windows 7 64bit 17" CRT :( 
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Barracuda 7200.12 500GB Samsung DVD Burner /W Lightscribe Windows 7 64bit 17" CRT :( 
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Razer Lycosa Corsair 850TX Modded Antec 900 Razer Lachesis 
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post #4 of 14
Thread Starter 
Yeah, I do like the 900, but it's also annoying, because trying to route all of those fan power connections, not to mention it's loud, and BRIGHT. But, eh, I guess i'll stick with it.

I wasn't planning on getting rid of the 900, just saving it back for a better setup, instead of the crapp eMachines board thats in int now.
post #5 of 14
i'd stick with the antec 900. I've heard that it has the best air flow for a case at the moment. i'm not quite sure about that but i'd keep the 900.
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post #6 of 14
I upgraded to 1200 from 900.

They improved pretty much.

1. They put fan control stick to each fans which is very very comfortable.
2. They also got filters for 3 intake fans.
3. Size got much bigger. Now, I can install dual-gpu graphic card beside right beside HDD bay which was impossible in 900.
4. You can mount 9 HDDs.
5. More holes to manage your cables.
6. Looks awesome!!!

I'm too lazy to write some legit review for you guys. T-T
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post #7 of 14
Thread Starter 
The current motherboard doesn't run hot at all in either case. Right now, Since the motherboard seems to be acting up, I am using my laptop.

I need a cheap motherboard/CPU setup.. like, dirt cheap, but not buttslow, I cannot overclock this motherboard. unless there is a way too. damn prebuilt computers.
post #8 of 14
i have a 900 and i would so kill for a 1200
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1 80gb and 2 500's Win 7 Dual 22'' viewsonic 1680x1050 BFG 800 watt 
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post #9 of 14
yeah never ever buy pre built, unless you have no friends who can build you a good pc and u cant build one ur self
Sloppy Cannibal
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x3210@3.6ghz DFI x38 LP LT t2r -Enzotech nb block 4870 512 underwater 8gb G-Skill (1000 mhz) 
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1 80gb and 2 500's Win 7 Dual 22'' viewsonic 1680x1050 BFG 800 watt 
Case
Custom Tech Station 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
x3210@3.6ghz DFI x38 LP LT t2r -Enzotech nb block 4870 512 underwater 8gb G-Skill (1000 mhz) 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1 80gb and 2 500's Win 7 Dual 22'' viewsonic 1680x1050 BFG 800 watt 
Case
Custom Tech Station 
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post #10 of 14
I'l stick with my Stacker!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 L628F 2.4-@3.6GHZ ASUS P5N-E 650i SLi XFX 512MB G92 8800GTS XXX 820/2020/2240 2GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2-667@970 CAS4 2T 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
320Gb ST3320620AS Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 x86 22" LG W2252TQ 2ms 10000:1 1680x1050 + 19" Hyundai Saitek Eclipse II 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GameXStream 700w CM Stacker 832 Razer Copperhead 
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NEMESIS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 L628F 2.4-@3.6GHZ ASUS P5N-E 650i SLi XFX 512MB G92 8800GTS XXX 820/2020/2240 2GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2-667@970 CAS4 2T 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
320Gb ST3320620AS Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 x86 22" LG W2252TQ 2ms 10000:1 1680x1050 + 19" Hyundai Saitek Eclipse II 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ GameXStream 700w CM Stacker 832 Razer Copperhead 
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