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post #1 of 10
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Currently looking at a

Lian Li K7B

Open to suggestions. I don't want something that weighs almost 30lbs, and it has to fit my Archon (at least 170mm clearance from side panel).
I do not care for flashly lights and windows, etc.

Thank you in advance.
post #2 of 10
CM 690 II Advanced

Great price, sleek aesthetics, black interior, plenty of room to work with, good stock cooling with plenty of room to expand, tooless installation, dampening on the hard drives, and good cable management.

And it has 177mm of cpu clearance so it'll fit your Archon.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119216
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post #3 of 10
This:
Antec Dark Fleet DF-30 Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
15 lbs
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129085



OR

I really like the antec 900 two. I have used it for a couple builds and currently run my system in one and I have grown quite fond of it.

Not quite sure on clearnace's check it out though, Built in DUST FILTERS!!!!!!!
It is quite heavy, shipping box 25.4 lbs. But It is built SOLID and will last.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=antec%20902
Edited by Killam0n - 2/8/11 at 11:02pm
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post #4 of 10
ima suggest the lian li pc-a05nb.
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...0-bucks-4.html


also there is another thread with some one else asking the exact same thing.
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...-00-bucks.html
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i wanna recomend another case, i just got a Diablotek EVO from microcenter for $40 and i have to say its pretty nice. new egg also has it for $50 +10 shipping. there is a ring around the power button that lights up blue but you can keep it unplugged so that it wont light up. it dose come with 4 fans, the front one lights up, but i would recommend getting new ones since they use only molex connectors how ever they arnt loud.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...iablotek%20evo
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post
CM 690 II Advanced

Great price, sleek aesthetics, black interior, plenty of room to work with, good stock cooling with plenty of room to expand, tooless installation, dampening on the hard drives, and good cable management.

And it has 177mm of cpu clearance so it'll fit your Archon.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119216
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post #8 of 10
CM 690 II Advanced is a pretty nice non flashy case
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post #10 of 10
CM 690 II advanced. Best case I have ever owned, and I have owned $300 cases.
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