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Old October 29, 2008, 08:50 PM
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I love my Antec P182 Gun Metal. Cool & quiet. Good cable management. Don't know how it fits in your budget though.

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Looks like a good build. I usually use DC since they have the lowest prices on average. I have used ncix once though. Got an E8500 for 190 bucks :)

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Old October 30, 2008, 10:58 AM
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So the 900 doesn't seem to be getting the greatest reviews, particularly from a cable management stand point.

I am now considering the: NZXT Tempest ATX Mid-Tower Case - it seem sto be similar in appearance to the 900 (so a little more understated), similar cooling with 4 fans but no wire managment issues that I've read about.. Thoughts on this one?
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tempest is nice case,its eatx ,big case for sure,cable management sucks in it,no room in it to route bigger cables behind mobo tray(maybe just my problem).airflows super tho with 2x140mm fans & 3x120mm and a 80mm, 6 fans included ..someday ill post a pic of my nzxt..
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Old October 30, 2008, 12:54 PM
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I love my Antec P182 Gun Metal. Cool & quiet. Good cable management. Don't know how it fits in your budget though.

I second that
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Old October 30, 2008, 01:09 PM
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The NZXT Tempest is pretty much just a copy of the Antec Nine Hundred, save a few differences. I regret buying my Antec Nine Hundred when I did, I don't like it at all anymore... sure the outside looks fine, but the case itself is a pita to work in IMO, and cable management is virtually non existant unless you do some cutting. I would suggest a Cooler Master CM 690, I bought one a month ago which I am modding to make my PC ninja-silent, still a work in progress. The older Cooler Master Centurion 5 is also an awesome case, especially since it can be found for ~$50 at most e-tailers. Otherwise the Centurion 590 (still Cooler Master) is also a pretty good case, but also resembles the Antec Nine Hundred on the inside, and the way it's got two blue LED fans up front.
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Old October 30, 2008, 09:33 PM
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Is there a way to add bluetooth to this desktop? I don't immediately see a bluetooth card or anything like that.
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^^ beat me to it :p

As far as I know, the easiest way is to actually buy a bluetooth usb adapter, they go for not too expensive, should be plenty for you.
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Old October 31, 2008, 10:21 AM
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^^ beat me to it :p

As far as I know, the easiest way is to actually buy a bluetooth usb adapter, they go for not too expensive, should be plenty for you.
There is now way to have it installed onto the board itself? So there is now key hanging out?
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