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post #11 of 16
how about some nails , some ply and MDF
for $70 i could make a nice full tower case out of these thing ( although it's going to be heavy , around 40ibs i think )
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post #12 of 16
Thread Starter 
These three are my top choices right now, though I am leaning towards the Lian Li....the most important thiing I want is the internally mounted radiator:

Lian Li Lancool PC-K58W


Cooler Master CM690 II Basic


NZXT M59


Thoughts?
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by Blue Marker View Post


I'm surprised no one has mentioned this. The Coolermaster 690 II Advanced can fit a 240 radiator on the top and bottom of the case. Without mods. Pretty awesome huh. I'll probably be grabbing one as a temporary case till I get my Lian Li.
I'm not - on newegg it's over the $80 budget. Nice job on thinking outside of the box - or case shall I say.

Anyway, stonedzen, I think at this point it's a thing of personal preference. If you hate how the M59 looks, don't go with it - go with the one that not only fits that big a radiator, but also looks the way you want it to. IMO, if you're not completely happy with any of your top three, I say just wait it out until you can get a bigger case (based on personal experience).
 
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post #14 of 16
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I cant seem to figure out what the difference is between the 690II Basic and the 690II Advanced.

Anyone help me on this one?
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post #15 of 16
I thought the difference was the painted interior, but both have that. Can't help you out atm on that.
 
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post #16 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi View Post
I'm not - on newegg it's over the $80 budget. Nice job on thinking outside of the box - or case shall I say.

Anyway, stonedzen, I think at this point it's a thing of personal preference. If you hate how the M59 looks, don't go with it - go with the one that not only fits that big a radiator, but also looks the way you want it to. IMO, if you're not completely happy with any of your top three, I say just wait it out until you can get a bigger case (based on personal experience).
Woops, sorry. Didn't know he was looking for Newegg only

Quote:
Originally Posted by stonedzen View Post
I cant seem to figure out what the difference is between the 690II Basic and the 690II Advanced.

Anyone help me on this one?

On the advanced, it has:
- an external sata dock on top
- some kind of GPU holder
- an SSD drive bracket
- two extra 140mm fans on top
- a tool free design
Edited by Blue Marker - 1/25/11 at 12:21pm
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