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For the ultimate gaming machine the full tower ATX case has become the weapon of choice, though evidently not for its portability or value.

Rather gamers with high-end systems are turning to the full tower ATX form factor simply so they can comfortably fit all their extreme hardware. With flagship GeForce and Radeon graphics cards now measuring over 9" long (23cm) typical mid-size cases are no longer sufficient.

Furthermore, cooling has grown considerably in size and now takes up a fair amount of real estate whether it is an air-cooler or a more complex water-cooled system. Then we have those 800w-plus power supplies that are also much longer and again require more room. Add to that the necessary cabling that needs to be tucked away for neatness and optimal functional inside.

Luckily there is an ample range of options available to gamers when it comes to picking a full tower ATX case, though as we have found, it pays to choose wisely. Not so long ago we checked out the NZXT Khaos, a new full tower ATX case constructed entirely from aluminum. Unfortunately the case itself was far from perfect and with a price tag of $400 we were left quite speechless (in a bad way).


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Sexy case.
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that isn't worth 400 unless there are some neato features, which I don't see
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where did you get $400 from
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Originally Posted by Kerack View Post
that isn't worth 400 unless there are some neato features, which I don't see
The case retails at $150
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Meh, I'd rather have the Cosmos S (Which I have. )
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Side panel looks like it might be a tad flimsy, could be wrong. Maybe it's the angle of the pic which gives that impression though.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/18/08 at 4:08pm
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Quote:
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that isn't worth 400 unless there are some neato features, which I don't see
Its not 400 bucks.

It is 160
    
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Sticking with the Antec 1200.
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Originally Posted by Jeffmizrahi View Post
Its not 400 bucks.

It is 160
It's $380 if you choose the one that comes with their CM Real Power Pro 1,000w psu. Which is currently sold-out on newegg.

EDIT: I don't like the transparent diamond-grid window at the top of the side panel. It reminds me of all the windows at my high school I went to, lol.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/18/08 at 4:16pm
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