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I'm looking to build an internet surfing Frankenstein rig out of used 775 parts for a family member of mine. I need something that looks very very simple and very very cheap with decent quality.


anyone have any suggestions ?
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Cooler Master 690 II

or:

NZXT Gamma
Cooler Master Elite

I used the CM elite to build a rig for my gf's grandpa, It's a pretty basic case but nice and solid for the price.

The NZXT Gamma is the basic version of the M59, I used the M59 to transfer old hard ware from a socket 775 rig into it. I really like it, small, solid, nice cooling options for my fans, fairly quiet, and the price is nice lol.

I have no experience with the CM 690 II but I have mulled over getting this case before, If you are just going to use it for an internet machine I think it's a bit overkill then.
Edited by Kratthew D. Kraids - 2/23/11 at 9:49am
    
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Antec 300
CM Centurion 534

For really cheap, just go for a random $25 Rosewill case. I have worked with them before, they are fine. I have also worked with the above cases.
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Antec 300
CM Centurion 534

For really cheap, just go for a random $25 Rosewill case. I have worked with them before, they are fine. I have also worked with the above cases.
+1

Not overly happy with my A900, but the A300 is awesome for the price
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