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ok im selling my antec 902 for 100 bucks and im wanting to get another case but with watercooling capabilities for under 100 bucks. i was looking at the Fractal R3 or the HAF 922 (but it is ugly). any suggestions?
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post #2 of 28
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147047

I helped a friend build a rig last week and that is the case he wanted. Granted it's 99$ which is very close to your 100$ budget. I was surprised at the case. I have the new THOR case and it's a massive piece of crap, but this case is well built not to mention it comes with 6 fans.
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post #3 of 28
NZXT Phantom, sometimes you can get it for $99 or the Lian Li K62.
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post #4 of 28
^ that, if you can find it.

Otherwise, imma say the NZXT Tempest EVO. It's technically big enough to be a full tower, but without being overly tall and monolithic looking, and has a great array of features.
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post #5 of 28
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oooh i want the phantom sooo badly but its a bit too expensive so right now, the k62 looks to be the best choice so far or maybe the tempest evo. so, Tempest Evo or K62?
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post #6 of 28
Nothing beats this case for $59 in my opinion i think, Hence why its sold out at newegg to

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-007-_-Product

Bet you can find it elsewhere for similar price to
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cm690 ii advanced
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post #8 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aznboy1993 View Post
cm690 ii advanced
I have narrowed my search to this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112249


or a CM690

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119216

I wish I could see them before I ordered them but no one has em locally
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post #9 of 28
i have the cm 690 ii advanced, and i say go for it!
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post #10 of 28
there is also

thermaltake element T

is cool
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