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post #1 of 6
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I've decided to get a silver arrow as my cpu cooler bc of its quiet performance.
I now need a quiet case as well. One of my other units has a cm692 and I love everything but it's 'openness' - It just seems loud. So I am looking for something with no window, quiet, and can fit a silver arrow. Much like the cm692 it has to have decent cable management, and be fairly roomy.

thanks!
Giggity
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e6750 (from the botton of the barrel) P5K-E Wifi 8800gts 640 6gb pc8500 patriot extreme / crucial ballistix 
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1280x1024 cheap monitor antec true power trio 650w coolermaster cm690 
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post #2 of 6
have a budget?

i suggest a fractal design r3 or xl (mid and full respectively), really quite cases.
RAWR v3
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intel 730 series 240g (9tb custom NAS) Custom loop Windows 7 x64 catleap q270 
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intel 730 series 240g (9tb custom NAS) Custom loop Windows 7 x64 catleap q270 
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thermaltake g1 meka EVGA Supernova g2 850w Corsair 780T 
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post #3 of 6
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I really like the R3 but I could not confirm whether or not the silver arrow would fit..basically its not much thicker than the antec p183 (2 mm?) and I found some confirmation that the hsf would not fit in the p183. as far as a budget goes, <200$ is acceptable I suppose.
Edited by warensemble - 2/21/11 at 8:20pm
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6750 (from the botton of the barrel) P5K-E Wifi 8800gts 640 6gb pc8500 patriot extreme / crucial ballistix 
MonitorPowerCase
1280x1024 cheap monitor antec true power trio 650w coolermaster cm690 
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e6750 (from the botton of the barrel) P5K-E Wifi 8800gts 640 6gb pc8500 patriot extreme / crucial ballistix 
MonitorPowerCase
1280x1024 cheap monitor antec true power trio 650w coolermaster cm690 
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post #4 of 6
i assume ur in the states?

i really love this case. too bad its 300+ in australia lol.

lian li pc71f

its huge!
RAWR v3
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Gigabyte G1 Gaming WIFI 7970 16gb G.Skill Ripjaws 4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
intel 730 series 240g (9tb custom NAS) Custom loop Windows 7 x64 catleap q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
thermaltake g1 meka EVGA Supernova g2 850w Corsair 780T 
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RAWR v3
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Gigabyte G1 Gaming WIFI 7970 16gb G.Skill Ripjaws 4 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
intel 730 series 240g (9tb custom NAS) Custom loop Windows 7 x64 catleap q270 
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thermaltake g1 meka EVGA Supernova g2 850w Corsair 780T 
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post #5 of 6
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not bad...definitely something to keep in mind, though I think its a bit too big for my needs..
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e6750 (from the botton of the barrel) P5K-E Wifi 8800gts 640 6gb pc8500 patriot extreme / crucial ballistix 
MonitorPowerCase
1280x1024 cheap monitor antec true power trio 650w coolermaster cm690 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6750 (from the botton of the barrel) P5K-E Wifi 8800gts 640 6gb pc8500 patriot extreme / crucial ballistix 
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1280x1024 cheap monitor antec true power trio 650w coolermaster cm690 
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post #6 of 6

i just bought this

500 Quiet Super Mid Tower ATX Case
i also have the older version on my current pc.
it was super quiet until the case fan started making noise (2005 build) what do you expect??
Ogre 2.0
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G.SKILL Sniper-60GBSSD; Samsung Spinpoint F3 1T 2x Sony Optiarc AD-7260S-0B Win7 2x Dell UltraSharp 1905FP 
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G.SKILL Sniper-60GBSSD; Samsung Spinpoint F3 1T 2x Sony Optiarc AD-7260S-0B Win7 2x Dell UltraSharp 1905FP 
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