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Hey guys...I am making my best attempt to get back in the swing of things...I have not done a computer upgrade or even visited these forums for about 3 years...Bought other toys instead...Anyway I am looking to make a new Intel build and with the SB around the corner, it looks like I have some pretty good timing...

At any rate, the build is going to be watercooled. I have been looking at some of the awesome videos out there about the set up, however I know the case that I have right now is no where near big enough so I am going to need a bigger case...My budget for a case is around 175-200 so if you guys could point me in the right direction, I would greatly appreciate it.
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This is a nice case that is way under your budget and can handle water really well...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119160


EDIT: A friend of mine just got this case and really like its there is a lot of places to put rads and such and it has nice cable management as well...
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Originally Posted by SubstancenUnknown View Post
This is a nice case that is way under your budget and can handle water really well...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119160


EDIT: A friend of mine just got this case and really like its there is a lot of places to put rads and such and it has nice cable management as well...
I have this case. It can fit a 360 rad on top and you can also do some modding to fit a 240 on bottom or a 360 verticaly if you cut some of those hard drive slots and bays
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Thanks for the suggestion...I am not going to want to do a ton of modding just because knowing me I "mod" something that shouldnt have been modded...lol
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700d.
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Thanks for the suggestion...I am not going to want to do a ton of modding just because knowing me I "mod" something that shouldnt have been modded...lol

Well then this is a good case for you just get a rad and screw it in....the only modding you will have to do is pump placement and buy modding i mean find a good spot that works for you and stick it down..lol
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This one looks pretty nice as well
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119230

thoughts??
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Yes, and you also have the HAF-X which is pretty good for watercooling
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