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Antec Three Hundred = £35 Ebuyer.uk
Xigmatek HDT S1283 + Bolt Thru = £22+£4 Scan.uk
E6600 = £42 Ebay.uk
Gigabyte P31-DS3L = £39 Scan.uk
Adata 2x2GB = £19+£22 Ebay.uk
WD SE16 320GB HDD = £36 Scan.uk
7900gs = £40 Ebuyer.uk (from previous build)
Seasonic SII 330 = £34 Ebuyer.uk (from previous build)
Other bits fans/cables etc = £20 ebuyer/scan/ebay.uk





Total: £313
Future Upgrades: HD3850/9600GT (Need low power consumption)

Notes
E6600 OC @ 3Ghz 1.275v (23c idle / 42 load)
ADATA 2x2GB @ 800 5-5-5-5-15
Cooling = 2x1000rpm front / 1x1000rpm rear / 1x900rpm 140mm top

Case Review
To be perfectly honest I used to use a coolermaster elite 330 which is around £8 cheaper than this case. But after working with this case I think that the Antec 300's quality is beyond the elite 330. Its so such a sturdy and well designed case, excellent cooling and lots of room to work.

Pros
Excellent Cooling
Lots of Space
Looks good
Dust Filters
Rubber Feet
6 harddrive bays
Blowhole

Cons
Lacks external 3 1/2 drive bays
Tri-cool fans only have molex
Lack of harddrive dampening
Edited by beanbagofdoom - 8/22/08 at 3:04am
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post #2 of 14
Not bad.
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I need to find a bolt thru kit for a Xigmatek HDT S1283 on newegg...i'm not sure which is what
post #5 of 14
Looks nice.

PS : Is that an obese CC as your avi? O___O
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Nice, I like it
Could use a little bit more attention on the cables though.
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by Nyne7lac View Post
I need to find a bolt thru kit for a Xigmatek HDT S1283 on newegg...i'm not sure which is what
I used the thermalright one
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by MomijiTMO View Post
Looks nice.

PS : Is that an obese CC as your avi? O___O
Yes... yes it is
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post #9 of 14
Awesome!
I also chose the Antec 300 for my first build. I really like the case.
    
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nyne7lac View Post
I need to find a bolt thru kit for a Xigmatek HDT S1283 on newegg...i'm not sure which is what
You're gonna want this one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233019

I wouldn't mismatch with the thermalright, especially since the bolt plates screw into the base a little different.
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