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Old August 22, 2008, 08:35 PM
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Hey guys, I need a good not to shabby case to house my existing components. I currently have a CM690 and would like to upgrade in the next few weeks to a better looking case, preferably bigger. Can I get some suggestions ? Nothing over 250$
I'm currently looking at P182, Antec 1200..and TT Armor
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Old August 22, 2008, 08:36 PM
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I like my Gigabyte Aurora 570.
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Old August 22, 2008, 08:40 PM
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please sell me your cm690 if its clean case, the price is right and you live in GVA ;p

about case... i dont know... but what kind case do you need? high air flow? gaming? ricer? just describe what you need... so someone can help you...
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Old August 22, 2008, 08:53 PM
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please sell me your cm690 if its clean case, the price is right and you live in GVA ;p

about case... i dont know... but what kind case do you need? high air flow? gaming? ricer? just describe what you need... so someone can help you...
Sorry to threadjack again... but I may perhaps have a CM690 for sale.. custom done too.
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Old August 22, 2008, 09:09 PM
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I can sell it to you for 40$. I live in Vancouver, work right across from NCIX vancouver.

It's in pretty good condition, but there is a small scratch.
I'm looking for a quiet case that has performance >= CM690

Preferably with window.

EDIT: I will look into the aurora, I remember your review on it.
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Old August 22, 2008, 09:09 PM
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I can sell it to you for 40$. I live in Vancouver, work right across from NCIX vancouver.

It's in pretty good condition, but there is a small scratch.
I'm looking for a quiet case that has performance >= CM690

Preferably with window.
Your probably going to have to go Lian-Li or Silverstone if you want what you say.

Like a Tj07 or something.
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Old August 22, 2008, 09:46 PM
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From what you say I would look into Silverstone Temjin TJ05B-X Black. It might be the best fit for what you're looking for and has room for expandability too. There's a few other nice cases from silverstone but they might be a little bit out of your budget. For truly quiet computers I think liquid cooling is the way to go.

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I've also used a NZXT Hush case which has a sleek look and good price, ultra quiet but lacks the clear side window you probably want but there are other NZXT products which imo look very nice but it all depends on your personal taste I suppose. I can speak from experience that NZXT offers some high quality cases and excellent prices as far as I'm concerned, check them out and you may like what you see !

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Quiet and windows don't really go together. The P182 is quieter than the CM690 (especially if you installed all the optional fans) but if you want a window I'de second the recommendations above and look to SIlverstone or Lian Li. Of course quiet can be a relative term - what is quiet to one person or even in one setting my be irritatingly loud to someone else.
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Old August 22, 2008, 11:26 PM
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Thanks for the comments so far guys. I have 4x Ultra kaze blasting in my CM690, so I can handle a bit of noise.
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you should get the lian li armorsuit, $250. so nice
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