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post #1 of 49
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Ugh - worst decision ever.
My brother wants a new computer, he's going to chip in with my mom to buy it for him for Christmas - blah blah.
They said Alienware at first and I was like no, I'll build it but you tell me what case.
So here I am. It's built on newegg, good to go, but my brother wants me to surprise him with the case. My mom is being the pickiest thing ever and wants something very Alienware-like. Most cases look "bland" to her and thinks my bro won't like it. Personally, I agree that 90% of the cases out there look bland and generic but even out of my favorite like Lian Li she insists on Alienware like.

Long story short:
Either an Alienware like case or something like shines green. That's what I need to find.
I was looking at NZXT cases, which imo look pretty cool, but I don't know. I need advice.

EDIT:

Ok whats the difference between

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=23841

And Newegg's Evo?
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 12/18/10 at 7:32am
    
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post #2 of 49
Go NZXT Phantom?
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NZXT phantom
post #4 of 49
price range, bro?

theres also the Silverstone Raven, which is one of those ricer cases. you could just add LED strips behind the motherboard or something for him.
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NZXT Apollo.
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post #6 of 49
The NZXT Phantom looks really nice, great with cable managing, and has great cooling capabilities (both water and air). Has that flashy, other-worldly look as well, which I kinda like.
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post #7 of 49
If you're comfortable with modding, add a window to the Phantom.
post #8 of 49
You might try ebay for just the case of an alienware, i knwo they sell them on there all the time. Though they end up in the pricier range if your willing to shell out like $200

http://cgi.ebay.com/Alienware-Predat...item19c1c54a10
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post #9 of 49
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by kona051 View Post
NZXT phantom
exactly my thoughts

Quote:
NZXT Apollo.
this too

Or even the NZXT Tempest Evo right? And just throw in green fans?

Quote:
price range, bro?
200 tops?
    
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post #10 of 49
Here are some that are green/alienware-ish that i thought looked pretty neat. However, I dont know what you want to spend.

http://xoxide.com/sunbeam-transformer-case-black.html

http://xoxide.com/apevia-x-plorer2-case-green.html

http://xoxide.com/auzentech-gmc-bull...se-silver.html (I almost bought this one)


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144250

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811148001

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144219

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144264

hope this helps. I wasnt sure of your price range or what type of tower you wanted (Mid tower, full, htpc, etc.)
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