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post #1 of 14
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Case is kinda tight, cables are all over the place. I need more room for this guy and I'm willing to get the best. What do you think? Rep all around of course. ^_^


Also, is there such a thing as a pci-1 extender? My gpu covers the slot and I can't get my sound card in there unless I drop each gpu down a slot.
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post #2 of 14
I have never heard of a PCI extender myself due to the nature of the device it would have to be a PCI slot that fits another PCI slot inside of it.

Also case wise I am also looking into getting a new case (because I myself am tired of the bad cable management that the Antec 900 offers for non modular PSUs.) take a look at the:

HAF X
HAF 932
Antec 1200 V3
NZXT Phantom Black

I personally am deciding between those four so far.
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post #3 of 14
I'd have to recommend the silverstone ft02

I've never really understood the point of buying an expensive case but since I got my ft02 I've loved it and I'm certain it will last me for many years to come
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HAF X bro. That thing is sick. Lot's of room and potential as well.
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post #5 of 14
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HAF X looks pretty sweet. My friend has one from Antec that he swears the gpu pops out on a tray with the push of a button and all his hardrives just "pop" right in and out the same way. He says it has fins on it and is like 4ft tall. Not sure what model it is though.
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post #6 of 14
Well hard drives can do that, but as far as I know I've never seen a GPU that can do that.

Do you have any specific style in mind? I personally hate the design of the HAF cases but I can see why others love them, its just not for me. So if you have anything in mind then that might help
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post #7 of 14
Fractal Design R3

or wait for the Arc Midi. 600T is a good case too. The r3 comes with some nice sound dampening material, but you may wanna invest in some stronger fans.
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post #8 of 14
700D corsair. if you can find a deal on it. more like 260 but i picked mine up on micro center deal for $137 mail in rebate .
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post #9 of 14
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Well hard drives can do that, but as far as I know I've never seen a GPU that can do that.

Do you have any specific style in mind? I personally hate the design of the HAF cases but I can see why others love them, its just not for me. So if you have anything in mind then that might help
Actually I would like something roomy, quiet, supports my h50 and all my periphirals on my current setup, and lots of cooling. Modular hard drives would be great and lots of options for cable management since that's my biggest issue right now.
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post #10 of 14
Corsair 650D is really quite awesome.
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