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Old December 10, 2011, 08:59 AM
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Default Need suggestions for a upgrade from antec 900 v1 rev.1

I've been stalking the forums for a while and here's my story.

I purchased an Antec 900, early 2008 and it was a beast back then. Its time for an upgrade and i'm looking for something that can satisfy some/all of this list:

- internal usb 3.0
- can fit a NH-D14
- is quiet (I've replaced all the 120mm fans in my antec 900 with noctua silent ones)
- can provide cooling for my Msi twin frozr iii 6950
- under $150 after tax.
- is a beast

I'm welcome to any suggestions, I don't have any brand preferences. I'm just looking for an 'upgrade' so to speak.
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Old December 10, 2011, 06:13 PM
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If you can get a Corsair 600T for around that I'd suggest it. I think they're usually 160. It's the best case I've worked with. Cable management is spectacular and coupled with a modular PSU they look fantastic on the inside.
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Old December 10, 2011, 08:45 PM
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I'm gonna push Thermaltake Chaser.
My previous case was also an Antec 900.
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Old December 10, 2011, 10:21 PM
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antec 900 was never a beast and was an absolute shit case. it got way more praise than it should. anything you buy today will be far superior.

as stated the 600t or 600d would be perfect.
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Old December 11, 2011, 08:13 AM
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Apparently there's fan problems with the 650D? How much better is the 600 and 650 cases compared to the corsair 500R or is it purely cosmetic?
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Old December 11, 2011, 09:09 AM
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500R is a good case, but i've been reading that some owners have issues with that case such as where you place the screws to hold the psu dont align properly and also the case would sit unevenly.
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Old December 11, 2011, 09:14 AM
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Apparently there's fan problems with the 650D? How much better is the 600 and 650 cases compared to the corsair 500R or is it purely cosmetic?
buy new fans most that come stock suck anyways
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