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post #1 of 32
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Here's what will be inside -
http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=10788149
Along with the AMD Phenom II X4 with Stock Cooler.

I'm looking for a decent priced case that will be big enough to fit things without have heat issues, but also I'd like it to stay quiet...or at least not noisy. I understand that cool and quiet don't fall hand in hand when you're on a budget...but I imagine there's a sweet spot with half and half?
post #2 of 32
what's your budget? i'd recommend the CM storm scout
post #3 of 32
I would recommend a HAF 912

Super great value.
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post #4 of 32
Huge fan of this case. Excellent cooling & lots of room to Spare. Also has great cable management. It all depends on your budget (advice: Stay way from Antec Cases they are very cramped with poor cable management)

COOLER MASTER RC-692-KKN2 CM690 II Advanced
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119216

Comes with

120mm Fans
Rear: 120 mm fan x 1 / 1200 RPM / 17 dBA

140mm Fans
Front: 1 x 140 mm Blue LED fan
Top: 1 x 140 mm fan(supports 120 / 140 mm fan x 2)
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Also I recommend this Ram kit over the one you have the kit you have is 1.65v the kit I recommend is 1.5v

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-274-_-Product
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 1/4/11 at 1:24am
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I have the Antec Twelve hundred, and it is a beauty. Born with 5 x 120mm and 1 x 200mm fans

Worth the cost!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...elve%20hundred
Edited by KinGzeDK - 1/4/11 at 1:25am
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post #6 of 32
Thats a bit extreme for what he asked. 260.00 for a case is not a decent priced case. He doesnt need that style of case for the hardware he is running anyways

He also said hes on a Budget. So im assuming you didnt read his post.
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post #7 of 32
I love my phantom, Its huge, great cable management, built in fan controller. With the stock fans I can not hear them when they are turned down via fan controller, and when on MAX they are not very noisy, though audible. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...hantom&x=0&y=0
post #8 of 32
I would go with the Antec Three Hundred, if the other one is too expensive.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129042

Good luck
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post #9 of 32
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Thats a bit extreme for what he asked. 260.00 for a case is not a decent priced case. He doesnt need that style of case for the hardware he is running anyways

He also said hes on a Budget. So im assuming you didnt read his post.
My bad.. I must be tired
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post #10 of 32
@KinGzeDK

The Antec 300 is a POOR choice. its very Cramped with NO Cable management at all. The only thing the case has going for it is Cooling. There isnt even a Cut out to swap out your Cooler unless you take out the Entire Mobo

No offense just pointing this out. Until the OP states his budget it will be hard to recommend a case. All we know he could be set on a $50-60 budget.
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 1/4/11 at 1:34am
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