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Old 01-28-2009, 03:01 PM   #1
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Hey, I'm looking for a new case. My budget is about $150. I would like a good solid case, with some cable management slots, etc. My PSU is not modular and it has some really long cables that are just a mess. I don't want an Antec Nine Hundred, so don't even think about recommending that to me. I don't want anything too flashy and extreme looking. I want something more simple. I want something like a CM Cosmos. I would get a Lian-Li 1010, but they are very expensive, but I think its sexy. If you can find me a good deal on either one of those, I would be grateful. Keep in mind, I want something that looks fairly simple, I would like to stay away from side windows. I don't care if the case is too loud considering my PSU is rediculously loud, so thats not an issue. I am open to any suggestions, they do not have to meet the criteria above, but that stuff is preferred. Once again, NO ANTEC 900's (or Twelve Hundreds)!

My budget is about $150
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Old 01-28-2009, 03:08 PM   #2
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Can't go wrong with a case from tiger direct.ca:



$142.00 Canadian

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...&Sku=T925-4000
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Old 01-28-2009, 03:15 PM   #3
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Default Re: Looking for a new case

pay a bit more and you can get the Antec 1200, best cable management case i have ever had, actually a 'TRUE' cable management case. Its about $200, worth every penny, cooling is amazing to.

LINK:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129043
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Old 01-28-2009, 03:42 PM   #4
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Either this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133062

Or this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144218
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You can't go wrong with a COOLER MASTER RC-690.


Re-read his first post guys. You're missing his points:

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My budget is about $150.

I would like a good solid case, with some cable management slots, etc.

I don't want anything too flashy and extreme looking. I want something more simple.

Keep in mind, I want something that looks fairly simple, I would like to stay away from side windows.

My budget is about $150
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:16 PM   #6
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Re-read his first post guys. You're missing his points:
yeah... but

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I am open to any suggestions, they do not have to meet the criteria above
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so far i like the cm rc-690 but its almost the exact same as my current case (centurion 5). i do like the price though.
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yeah... but
That's an awfully big "but" considering some of the cases that were suggested.

Here's an example:
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I don't want an Antec Nine Hundred, so don't even think about recommending that to me. I don't want anything too flashy and extreme looking.
So what does Techmaster05 suggest:
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pay a bit more and you can get the Antec 1200
Same case, only bigger and more expensive.



There are some nice Lian Li cases in your price range: Newegg - Lian Li - $100 - $200

The LIAN LI Lancool PC-K10B looks interesting.

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Once again, NO ANTEC 900's (or Twelve Hundreds)!
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pay a bit more and you can get the Antec 1200
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From what I understand, cable management can be done with either top or bottom mount PSUs but is easier with a bottom mount. I'll a few that looked interesting to me...

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