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I'm looking for an acrylic type case like the danger den water box plus (link) but ClearPC wants $400+ shipping for a custom one that's only change is the fact that I want the ability to mount 2 BlackIce GTX 260s on the top of the case compared to the Danger Den's $209.95, Is there anything like the Danger Den case that's appropriately priced that will allow me to mount either a better radiator than a GTX 260 rad or one that will allow me to mount 2 GTX 260 rads?
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That is a spiffy case right there. Here are some other case's
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There are 12 case's in that clicky. The Sunbeam UFO seems to fit what your looking for and tons cheaper! hope this helps
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Those are some spiffy cases and I did look at them before too. The downside is that there aren't any mounting points for radiators for watercooling, which is what I'm looking for. I want to mount 2 Black Ice GTX 260 radiators with the barbs pointed inwards.
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I hate to say it, but you only get what you pay for. Your going to end up spending at least 150-200 on a case like that. Best of luck to you on finding what your looking for at a price thats easy to pay the one you linked is most likly the best bet at that rate
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I hate to say it, but you only get what you pay for. Your going to end up spending at least 150-200 on a case like that. Best of luck to you on finding what your looking for at a price thats easy to pay the one you linked is most likly the best bet at that rate
I'm OK with spending even more on the case! But I think what ClearPC quoted was much too high when Danger Den can sell something that's less when all I want are a few modifications to the case. Here are some rough sketches I gave to the guys and I'm still open minded about the $400 price tag. I'll mull it over as soon as I see the 3D rendering they do up for me.

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