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Old March 5, 2008, 11:56 AM
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Default Which Case?

I have a situation. I have two cases and I dont know which one to use.

One case has some advantages over the other,
-Better cable management
-built in fan controller
-more room to work
-side intake fan
That case is a brand not displayed anywheres, but it is build well and is light weight, not as pretty on the outside as the other one

The other case is the Coolermaster centurion 5
Nice case but,
-bad wire management(better if I cut holes everywheres but....)
-no side fan
-no fan controller
It does have a 120mm at the back instead of the other cases 80mm but the other case has the intake on the side and a intake at the front that is 80 mm

which one should I use?!!?
Coolermaster Centurion 5
Rocketfish 700w Powersupply
Amd Athlon 64 X2 4200+
Gigabyte Motherboard
2gb PC6400 1.8v from OCZ
BFG 8800 GT Overclocked
250gig Western Digital S-ATA HD

Razer Lachesis
Logitech G15 2nd Edition
Plantronics Gaming Headset.
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Old March 6, 2008, 02:28 PM
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What r u going to do with the rig? It sounds like you like one more then the other already. I would personally choose one that was better suited for good airflow if you are going to be producing a lot of heat and aircooling.
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Old March 6, 2008, 02:47 PM
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What about the Coolermaster CM690 it pretty much has everything you are looking for. Great airflow and amazing cable management and it's pretty good for $70.00
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Old March 6, 2008, 10:22 PM
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Really depends what you're doing with it...and whether you value looks more or performance (noise/airflow).

I had a quick look and you have quite a few choice with similar prices. As BALISTX said, the CM690 is one of the good alternatives.
Antec NSK 6500 w/ TriCool intake, S-Flex F exhaust
Corsair HX520
Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 Rev1.0 @ 500FSB
Intel C2D E6300 @ 3.5ghz 1.45V
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro

Mushkin (996576) 2X1GB HP2-6400 @ 1000mhz 5-5-5-15 1.9V
eVGA 7600GT KO @ 630/880
Seagate 7200.10 320GB

Samsung SH-162

Samsung 205BW

Logitech Media Keyboard
Logitech MX518

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