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Old August 25, 2008, 06:07 PM
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My friend's looking for a full tower case, I need suggestions please.

Cost: keeping it below $200 if possible.
He needs a full tower case, he wants it big and roomy, something suitable for a water cooling setup, probably a triple rad. And he wants a window!!

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Old August 25, 2008, 06:39 PM
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not under $200, but pretty damn close.
Buy Tagan Black Pearl Full Tower E-ATX Case Black 7X5.25 8X3.5INT No PS Side Window

Although it has mesh and not an actual window, but it shouldn't be hard to make one out of plexi. For the price, it is IMO the best case you can buy.
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Old August 25, 2008, 06:56 PM
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Sorry to mention, he lives in the US though.. *soorrryyyy*

I tried talking him into just doing the window himself it isn't hard really, but he doesn't wanna do that, just wants one already with a window. I actually did suggest that case to him, its quite odd though, lots of places in the US (at the time I checked) were more expensive than ours.
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Old August 25, 2008, 07:16 PM
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Well he is pretty much going to be stuck with a Thermaltake *shutter* Armor or a C690. As most other larger cases are going to be considerably more.
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Old August 26, 2008, 04:38 AM
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He can always go with the Silverstone TJ05. It's currently what I have for my case and I love it. I haven't had the issues some people have had and I think that's partly because they keep refining the case. I paid under $200 after taxes so I'm sure he can get it for a good price in the US. It has a ton of room, almost 2 feet deep and has enough room for even the biggest gpu's. My 8800GT comes up about 5 inches short of the hard drive cage. It has a window and everything he's probably looking for. You can see some pics and info here...

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Edit: Sorry, I don't know anything about water cooling and what that entails so I can't make a comment on that.
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Old August 26, 2008, 08:04 AM
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I've heard, and read a lot of great things about this case. It looks big enough.

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE 3D Aurora 570 GZ-FA1CA-ASB Black 1.0 mm Aluminum body ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
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Old August 26, 2008, 04:04 PM
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Cooler Master just released the HAF 932 case. Personally I don't like the look of it but it looks like the airflow would be rather good and at only $150 its seems like a pretty good deal.

Cooler Master HAF 932 Case Review :: Cooler Master HAF 932 Exterior :: Motherboards.org
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Old August 26, 2008, 04:35 PM
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NCIX.com - Buy Sunbeam Transformer Gaming 21IN Case ATX 5X5.25 2X3.5 4X3.5INT W/ Window No PS Black - SB-TRF-BLK In Canada.

Really cheap case, supposedly quite large. Never used it myself but been thinking of using in a future build as a budget gaming pc. comes with fans (that are loud) and a green cathode if im not correct. If you end up buying this though, you may also wanna buy a fan controller.

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why it has a bunch of random symbols i don't know.

Just a suggestion, personally i like the thermaltake armor, Good look, great airflow, No complaints.

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Cooler Master just released the HAF 932 case. Personally I don't like the look of it but it looks like the airflow would be rather good and at only $150 its seems like a pretty good deal.

Cooler Master HAF 932 Case Review :: Cooler Master HAF 932 Exterior :: Motherboards.org
Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou, didn't realize it was already released.
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Oooooo....

I'm liking the look of that HAF 932 for a cheap case..... :)
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