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http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...oducts_id=6564
This is the case in question.

Do you think I should go with this case and mod it for better airflow?

Will it support a 4870X2 setup?

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That is a very hefty price for a mid tower, even a Lian Li mid tower. You can probably get a slightly larger case for less or the same money (V2k series) and definitely fit a HD4870x2 inside. Or are you space limited?
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I'm in no way space limited. That is aussie pricing your looking at. V2000 are double the price.
    
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post #4 of 12
Ah, I was wondering why the pricing was a bit extreme...

It's designed to be a silent case, so modding it for airflow (while entirely possible) would kind of take away the point of the case.

If you can stretch your budget, have you looked at the PC-A70B? Not much more than the B25, much more interior space, and more places to place fans into
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Yeah I was considering that and I think you've sold me
    
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post #6 of 12
FYI that case is basically a Lancool K7 case HERE
Check out my SIG below on that build. Are you looking for a SILENT case? If so here is another one I think is better. Lian Li PC-S80
    
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Ok my new found friend. Do I have some news for you. I would highly recommend the Lian Li V2100 PLUS II. If you can spend the extra $20, then this is the case for you. Comes in black and Silver. Check my Project Velocity in my sig for more pics and the mods I have done to it to accommodate Liquid Cooling. Huge case with room for anything. Very high quality and over $300 on newegg but a lot cheaper here...

Black

Silver
Edited by sledgehammer1990 - 7/6/08 at 6:03pm
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Ok my new found friend. Do I have some news for you. I would highly recommend the Lian Li V2100 PLUS II. If you can spend the extra $20, then this is the case for you. Comes in black and Silver. Check my Project Velocity in my sig for more pics and the mods I have done to it to accommodate Liquid Cooling. Huge case with room for anything. Very high quality and over $300 on newegg but a lot cheaper here...

Black

Silver
Pssst...the thread starter lives in Australia...that site he linked to charges about $400 for the V2110B, they don't even have the old V2100/V2000 cases anymore.
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Originally Posted by Lu(ky View Post
FYI that case is basically a Lancool K7 case HERE
Check out my SIG below on that build. Are you looking for a SILENT case? If so here is another one I think is better. Lian Li PC-S80
Not particularly looking for something silent, though this is a silent case, I thought it looked pretty sleek, while mainting alot of functionality.

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Originally Posted by sledgehammer1990 View Post
Ok my new found friend. Do I have some news for you. I would highly recommend the Lian Li V2100 PLUS II. If you can spend the extra $20, then this is the case for you. Comes in black and Silver. Check my Project Velocity in my sig for more pics and the mods I have done to it to accommodate Liquid Cooling. Huge case with room for anything. Very high quality and over $300 on newegg but a lot cheaper here...

Black

Silver
Unfortunately mate here in Australia that case would cost me a weeks pay at the moment ($460) and I think that's a bit much to spend on a case. To give you an idea, a 4870 costs ~ 350 - 370.
    
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post #10 of 12
Silverpcs.com sells it for cheaper: http://www.silverpcs.com/product_inf...c7fa1f70643bdd


That is a nice case, I like how it has a clip on the back of the motherboard tray to keep wires tidy.
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