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post #1 of 17
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I don't like the case I have at the moment. Im after a case that has a digital readout on the front that tells you fan speed, cpu temp, etc.

Anyone know any good ones? Ive got a budget of around £100
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post #2 of 17
Get this case, I have heard good things about it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144151
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post #3 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thats the case I have

It's a good case but the readouts on the front are needles and not LCD
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AMD Athlon 64 3500 + ASUS A8N-SLI SE Microsoft Windows XP Pro 19" AG Neovo F-419 
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Logitech LX-300 Hiper Type-R 580w Blue Aspire X-Cruiser (Black) Logitech LX-300 
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Logitech LX-300 Hiper Type-R 580w Blue Aspire X-Cruiser (Black) Logitech LX-300 
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post #4 of 17
That case SUCKS!!! I just took mine back. Didn't matter how many fans I had or how they were arranged it was always hot. Also the gauges were off by alot. I switched to the Aspire X-Dreamer II (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144026) and was alot happier. I'm actually planning on buying another X-Dreamer II for my 3rd rig (for the kids) unless my wife decides she wants a Raidmax Scorpio 668 like I have now then I'll pass her X-Dreamer on to them.
    
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1897922560 KB HP DVD640 Win 7 Home Prem x64/ Win XP Home 40" Samsung 1080p LCD 
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post #5 of 17
i like my X Navigator..
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post #6 of 17
http://specialtech.co.uk/spshop/cust...MCF_FroogleMar

You can get it £95 shipped if you look around, its my next case.
    
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post #7 of 17
Well I just ordered an XG Viper only because scorptec no longer stocked the sidewinder case which I thought had a lot of modding potential. The Viper case seems a bit extreme but it does look cool. it has an lcd display on the front, various fans inside as well as usb/mic/speaker sockets on the top instead of front which is really handy if you have your case on the ground. Anyway I will let you know what the case is like once I get it.
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Sata II 200gb & 300GB Pioneer DVD-RW - LiteOn DVD-RW Windows XP sp2 V-sonic 19" wsLCD, 19"; CRT 
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wrathchild
I don't like the case I have at the moment. Im after a case that has a digital readout on the front that tells you fan speed, cpu temp, etc.

Anyone know any good ones? Ive got a budget of around £100
Hi there...this..case comes supplied from many brand names. Mine is from XG and called an XG Gammer.

This is the case I house my RIG 1 in and is a great case, well made, heavy gauge steel construction, has all the features you require LCD readout with temps fan speeds, it has a built in 7 channel fan controller. The only downside is the use of 92mm exhaust fan ( but I modified this to 120mm easily).


For the price £85.00 incl VAT it is well worth the look and if you need any further inside information drop me a PM.


cheers
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post #9 of 17
Quote:
http://specialtech.co.uk/spshop/cust...MCF_FroogleMar

You can get it £95 shipped if you look around, its my next case.
That case rocks, but it doesn't have an LCD readout I believe.
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250gb WD 500gb WD Cooler Master something or other....it's BIG. Windows 7 
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55" Samsung Smart TV LED Wireless GE 600W NZXT  
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Wireless GE 
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250gb WD 500gb WD Cooler Master something or other....it's BIG. Windows 7 
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Wireless GE 
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post #10 of 17
I have this case. and the quality is verry high, no flimsey metal. and great air flow. and good space for water cooling and room for high end video cards

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133154
my rig?
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AMD X2 4200+ Windsor AM2 @ 2.6ghz ASUS M2N-E Nvidia 570 Nvidia 7900GS 575/900 G.SKILL 2GB DDR2 800 NQ @ 870mhz 
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Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB SATA LITE-ON 18X DVD±R DVD Burner Windows Vista Ultimate 22" Samsung 226BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Wired ZG6-00006 RAIDMAX AURORA RX-580F 580Watt RAIDMAX ASTRO Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical 1.1 D58-00041 
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A super mega awesome one 
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AMD X2 4200+ Windsor AM2 @ 2.6ghz ASUS M2N-E Nvidia 570 Nvidia 7900GS 575/900 G.SKILL 2GB DDR2 800 NQ @ 870mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB SATA LITE-ON 18X DVD±R DVD Burner Windows Vista Ultimate 22" Samsung 226BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Wired ZG6-00006 RAIDMAX AURORA RX-580F 580Watt RAIDMAX ASTRO Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical 1.1 D58-00041 
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A super mega awesome one 
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