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Old 07-03-2008, 04:19 AM   #1
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Ok,Im going to have $300-$500 to spend upgradeing my computer and on games by the end of next week,Now im gonna get an 8800GT or a 4850

Now would this case be ok,for airflow and also would it fit the 8800GT/4850....


http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Apluscase/TwinEngine

And would my motherboard fit ok,It's a generic acer motherboard,mATX.
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Old 07-03-2008, 04:21 AM   #2
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4850 over all of those. Upgrade your motherboard later if you don't see an improvement.
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Old 07-03-2008, 04:28 AM   #3
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Hmmm,Depends on how much cash i get,i may get he 4850 over the 8800GT
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Old 07-03-2008, 06:06 AM   #4
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The case should easily fit the card...although I would get the 4850, but hey, suit yourself.

Also, the case is really really ugly But if you like it...and airflow should be fine...just make you sure you configure your fans like a "wind-tunnel" (Air being sucked in and pushed out the back)

Almost every ATX case on the market supports mATX, and look here, yours does as well:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811103010


....wait...WHAT? $120 for that?!?!

If you have $120, and you want a nice, flashy case like that, for god's sake go with the Antec 900:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Antec%2b900
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...wait...WHAT? $120 for that?!?!

If you have $120, and you want a nice, flashy case like that, for god's sake go with the Antec 900:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Antec%2b900
I can get it for $100 AU$,Besides,I Like it

Now,I have a PT 550w PSU,

3.3v+:27amps
5v+:43amps
12v+:18amps

5v-:0.5 amps
12v-:0.8 amps

Will my PSU Be able to handle the 8800GT or 4850 Ok?
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Old 07-03-2008, 12:56 PM   #6
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TBH the Antec 900 is a piece of crap. Well, that may be overstating it, but it's not as good as you guys think it is.

That PSU should be fine.
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TBH the Antec 900 is a piece of crap. Well, that may be overstating it, but it's not as good as you guys think it is.

That PSU should be fine.
actually its a great case
dont diss it if you dont have it
oh also id get the 9800 gtx there 250 on new egg
give you a pretty good boost for not much more

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actually its a great case
dont diss it if you dont have it
oh also id get the 9800 gtx there 250 on new egg
give you a pretty good boost for not much more

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I could go through and tell you everything that's wrong with it, but I won't waste my time. The fact is, it's not as amazing as you guys think it is. Is it a good case? Of course. But is it the best case to ever happen? Not even close.

esa's right though, you may as well get the 9800GTX.
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do u have the case?
i do
when u have the case then id be happy to hear your complaints
but as for me im very happy with it
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Have you thoroughly tested both the 8800GT and the 9800GTX? No...but you still recommended the 9800GTX to him.
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