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Old 09-16-2008, 07:20 PM   #1
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Default So i'm going to start building my own gaming PC soon...

...First things first, I would like a nice looking case highly rated case with very good fans to keep high performance components cool with ease. By budget for a case is no more than 100 ($200) And I can't use newegg as i'm from England.
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Old 09-16-2008, 07:36 PM   #2
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I have always wanted the Antec 900. Look that up. Also look up some Lian-Li cases.
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Old 09-16-2008, 08:28 PM   #3
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IMO the Antec 900 is overrated and over used. as in alot of people have it.


yes it is a great case but if you realy want to be different you could look at sunbean. or a acylic case
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Old 09-17-2008, 06:34 AM   #4
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Yeah, I am mainly looking for quality, but if I can get that as well as something which will make people "ooo" and "ahhh!" then that would be great. I am looking to build nothing but a top quality, best of the best machine which is pleasing to look at. I would probably prefer something which isn't so overused but I think, do alot of people use it for a reason?
Anyway, there is no budget as such on this PC, I only put a budget on the case because i'm sure with cases, the most expensive isn't necessarily the best. I would like a case with nothing but good reviews.
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Old 09-17-2008, 07:46 AM   #5
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Get a thermaltake case and a OCZ or Antec PSU.
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Old 09-17-2008, 09:32 AM   #6
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To get a great case and good fans you'd have to get them seperately. Cases normally come with the crappiest fans the manufacturer can get away with. I would suggest a Cooler Master Stacker RC-690, and a few Silverston FM122 fans: http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?W...source=froogle
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I suggest a thermal take, they are nice and reliable. Try checking out ebay.
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don't know the price in England, but here in the US the Aerocool ExtremEngine 3t is about $125 shipped, so it should fit in your budget if you can find it in the UK, I've had mine for, well, I can't even remember, probably when it first came out about 2 years ago, I got mine on sale at CompUSA for about $50 after rebate IIRC...

great looking case, great airflow, and durable (at least imo), here's a review...

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