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Need a case with good airflow, fit high end cards, and under $100

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The NZXT Apollo I have now is one of the worst airflow cases I have ever seen. I need a new one drastically. I want it to fit the Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 I am buying in the future as well, as well as standard ATX for obvious reasons. Should be under $100.

I wouldn't mind cable management, but its fine if there is none at under $100.

What would you guys recommend?
post #2 of 10
Get a CM690 II.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adizz;12958536 
Get a CM690 II.

Does it have extra room for fans?
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF;12958547 
Does it have extra room for fans?

I should think so, also has great cable management.
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Newegg is having April's fool day sale: Link Scroll down and you'll see Cooler Master storm scout on sale for only $70 (usually $100). Hope it helped. And this promo is very time-limited so you should hit the button NAO smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by robwadeson;12958619 
Newegg is having April's fool day sale: Link Scroll down and you'll see Cooler Master storm scout on sale for only $70 (usually $100). Hope it helped. And this promo is very time-limited so you should hit the button NAO smile.gif

Wow, that is an amazing looking case. How does it compare to the 690 II case?

In other words, which case is better?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ComradeNF;12958948 
Wow, that is an amazing looking case. How does it compare to the 690 II case?

In other words, which case is better?

no comparison.... of course 692 advanced!!! scout cant even fit the radeon 6950 it only fits around 10.5" gpu. get the 692 advanced if u have a 11" card. 692 is hard to beat for its price
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I just picked up a antec 600 case, it's lame and the bottom mounted psu sucks!
post #10 of 10
I went from an Antec 902 case to a CM690IIAD. night and day differince, I will NEVER waste moeny on an antec tin box agin:)
Dust controll is better, flow is better, HDD placement is better(rotated) better wire management, more flow options, I HATE the 200MM fan on the top of the 900/1200 case's cus you cant change itlol..I could rant about how poor the antec 900 is lol
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