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post #1 of 72
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As the title says I have three computers and seeking new case homes for all of them.

I already own an HAF 912 and also purchased 2 200mm fans for but as of yet to install a system in it.

My three computers (processor wise) is as follows:

#1) Intel Q6600
#2) AMD Athlon64 X2 5000+ 65nm
#3) AMD Athlon64 X2 4800+ 65nm

All these computers will be run at stock speed and air cooled as well as I don't plan to overclock.

Now that you have a small background here comes the simple questions for you nice (I hope-lol!) people :

Would you get the exact same ATX computer case model for all three?

What would you do?

Thanks!

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post #2 of 72
If you looking for cheap/simple, I'd go with antec 300. Yes, I'd get it for all 3 as well.
    
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post #3 of 72
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Originally Posted by Furious Porkchop View Post
If you looking for cheap/simple, I'd go with antec 300. Yes, I'd get it for all 3 as well.
Thanks but I'll pass on the Antec(s) - I don't want to to "cable manage".

I thank you for responding.
post #4 of 72
I have two coolermaster 690's. One is the Vers 1 and the other the 690 II Advanced.

Both are great cases for the price but go with the 690 II Advance if you get'um.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119216
Edited by nmanley - 1/14/11 at 5:55pm
post #5 of 72
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I have two coolermaster 690's. One is the Vers 1 and the other the 690 II Advanced.

Both are great cases for the price but go with the 690 II Advance if you get'um.
I wonder how the 690 II compares with the HAF 912 as far as cooling, quietness and cable management.

I've looked at this case and it's a beauty but I wished that the power button and such was on the front verses the very top as to give one flexibility to either place the case on the floor or on a desk and still see it all.
post #6 of 72
I would get the CM690 II Advance for all three. The external hdd support would be great for moving large files between systems.
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post #7 of 72
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I would get the CM690 II Advance for all three. The external hdd support would be great for moving large files between systems.
Well being that I already have an HAF 912 maybe that would be two more.
post #8 of 72
NZXT Beta Evo would also be a nice choice.
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Stock pfsense Acer H233H Antec EarthWatts 430 
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custom onboard 
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Q6600 B3 Lapped @ 3.4 GA-EP45-UD3R EVGA 9600GSO 384m 96SP 4G (2x2) Patriot Viper PC2-8500 
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80g Maxtor, 320WDC. 320Seagate NEC ND-3550 & LiteOn CM Hyper 212+ w/PP Blademasters XP Pro SP3 
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Acer H233H Rosewill RG630-S12 NZXT BetaEVO 
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post #9 of 72
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
NZXT Beta Evo would also be a nice choice.
Thanks for the recommendation.

For $20.00 shipped I would be interested b/c it's cheap otherwise I'm not too interested in NZXT computer cases.

That case doesn't have the build quality of some other computer case manufacturers IMO.
post #10 of 72
It's a lot higher quality than some of their other cases, but to each their own. For $45 shipped from Amazon it's an excellent case with great airflow and above average cable management for it's price. If you have a MicroCenter nearby you can pick one up in store for $31 plus tax.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 1/15/11 at 9:30am
442
(15 items)
 
Q6600
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Piece O' Crappola
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 DFI LanParty LT P35-T2R 2 x HD4670QT512P CF Patriot PVS24G8500ELKN 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Stock pfsense Acer H233H Antec EarthWatts 430 
CaseAudio
custom onboard 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 B3 Lapped @ 3.4 GA-EP45-UD3R EVGA 9600GSO 384m 96SP 4G (2x2) Patriot Viper PC2-8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
80g Maxtor, 320WDC. 320Seagate NEC ND-3550 & LiteOn CM Hyper 212+ w/PP Blademasters XP Pro SP3 
MonitorPowerCase
Acer H233H Rosewill RG630-S12 NZXT BetaEVO 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6420 GA-P35-DS3L GeForce 7300LE 2G PNY PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
80Gig WDC SATA NEC ND3540A Win 7 Ultimate 64bit/XP Pro Acer H233H 
PowerCase
Antec Earthwatts 430 none 
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442
(15 items)
 
Q6600
(14 items)
 
Piece O' Crappola
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 DFI LanParty LT P35-T2R 2 x HD4670QT512P CF Patriot PVS24G8500ELKN 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Stock pfsense Acer H233H Antec EarthWatts 430 
CaseAudio
custom onboard 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 B3 Lapped @ 3.4 GA-EP45-UD3R EVGA 9600GSO 384m 96SP 4G (2x2) Patriot Viper PC2-8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
80g Maxtor, 320WDC. 320Seagate NEC ND-3550 & LiteOn CM Hyper 212+ w/PP Blademasters XP Pro SP3 
MonitorPowerCase
Acer H233H Rosewill RG630-S12 NZXT BetaEVO 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6420 GA-P35-DS3L GeForce 7300LE 2G PNY PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
80Gig WDC SATA NEC ND3540A Win 7 Ultimate 64bit/XP Pro Acer H233H 
PowerCase
Antec Earthwatts 430 none 
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