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I currently have the NZXT apollo and the width is just PERFECT for the space my computer desk has it..I mean, its a tight fit but that's a good thing. However, this was just a temporary case until I got some cash rolling in. Now that I got the cash, I wanna get a full tower case. I need something that's the same width or smaller as the apollo. I've checked the specs and it says 8.33" for W. So does anyone know of some nice full tower SKINNY cases? I wanted the phantom but it looks like the width on that is 8.74" and I"m not sure it'll fit .

EDIT: I have the H70 so I don't need much room for a gigantic air cooler.
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post #2 of 9
Maybe the antec 1200 would be good. The front fans are still 120mm I believe, where the phantom's front fan is 140mm.
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Originally Posted by Choopy! View Post
Maybe the antec 1200 would be good. The front fans are still 120mm I believe, where the phantom's front fan is 140mm.
Is the antec 1200 pretty good? as in cable management and cooling? Yeah the W is 8.40" so I think it should fit. any other suggestions??
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Nice I like the last one but looks like that side fan might stick out some . I have that problem now with my APOLLO , a piece from the side sticks out , so I had to kinda force it more than I'd like to in there.
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post #7 of 9
Id look for a better place to put your computer and get the one I really like, with better cooling and functions.

just my 0.02
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post #8 of 9
Go with the Azza or the Antec 1200 if you have to stay skinny.

Although, if you are constrained so much, I'd suggest getting a new spot for your comp as your probably choking it for air.
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post #9 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MexGT View Post
Id look for a better place to put your computer and get the one I really like, with better cooling and functions.

just my 0.02
I mean I could but I like having the extra room in my room for my son to play in.
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Originally Posted by metroidfreak View Post
Go with the Azza or the Antec 1200 if you have to stay skinny.

Although, if you are constrained so much, I'd suggest getting a new spot for your comp as your probably choking it for air.
Nah the sides are completely open. Here's a pic so you can see what I'm working with.

http://img696.imageshack.us/i/imag0155u.jpg/

And yeah It's looking like I"ll have to go with the antec 1200 unless theres something better. However, do you think 8.4 vs 8.33 is that big of a difference? The 8.3 will go in there with little force. I think I should be fine with 8.4
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