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No problem I should be building this week then for sure now, just read a few reviews before they said the 900 is awfull and the 1200 is better but thats more money
post #12 of 36
900 is awful because of cable management. If you have a drill and drill bits then it's easy to mod. I think I have some old pictures of my modded 900. I'll look for them so you can see.
Edited by DaRookie - 2/16/11 at 1:12pm
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I'm pretty sure it won't fit in a scout or M59 without modding the hard drive bays. Could be wrong but I think it's going to be to snug of a fit.
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Antec 900 mod. The gpu in the picture is an 8800gt SC.


Edited by DaRookie - 2/16/11 at 12:58pm
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post #15 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by TypeR View Post
No problem I should be building this week then for sure now, just read a few reviews before they said the 900 is awfull and the 1200 is better but thats more money
the Antec 900 isn't worth it. You can get an Antec 902 or a 902 V3 if you can't afford the 1200. These are great imo.

Otherwise, just get the 1200

It's simple:

1200>902v3>902>900
post #16 of 36
I agree, the 900 is a garbage case, spring for something else if you can afford it, you'll thank us later.
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post #17 of 36
Don't listen to these people, get the Lanboy air
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post #18 of 36
It's only garbage because of cable management. The case have great airflow and it'll cool down any of your hardware. You will have to put in some work to get good airflow though.

If you really don't want to mod the case for good airflow then I agree with everyone, look elsewhere.

Then again if you can find an Antec 900 for less than $80... and spare 30min to an hour then you'll save some money and have a good case.
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post #19 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stefy View Post
Don't listen to these people, get the Lanboy air
A nice option. Nevertheless, if he wants an Antec 900 he can just grab a 902 V3 and I'm sure he'll be satisfied. It's basically a fixed 900


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Originally Posted by DaRookie View Post
It's only garbage because of cable management. The case have great airflow and it'll cool down any of your hardware. You will have to put in some work to get good airflow though.

If you really don't want to mod the case for good airflow then I agree with everyone, look elsewhere.
Again, As I said above, Why bother with drilling and modding when you can just buy the upgraded, better version?
post #20 of 36
Its not that bad of a case, and it gets great Airflow, i'm going to mod mine when i do eventually get the time to do it, sometime i will.
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