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Discussion in 'Cases and modifications' started by eagle_ro, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Anledai

    Anledai New Member

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    LOL!!!

    So true :D

    SniperBOB don't waste money on a rediculously expensive razer keyboard.

    Get either the Saitek Eclipse II or III, or Saitek Cyborg.

    All 3 of them are cheaper than like all of Razers Keyboards.
     
  2. higgamo

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    got the A+ Case Monolize but the coolermaster 830 isa case i want in the future
     
  3. SirMango

    SirMango New Member

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    I got an Antec NSK3480. It's a mATX case... not that many mATX cases going around I find.
     
  4. opteron

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    got a cool Soldam micro-atx casing from Japan, the ferrari of all cases!
     
  5. Burdokva

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    CoolerMaster Centurion 534 , pure black, no mods, all fans installed.
     
  6. tilica

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    Bob, that`s a nice looking rig you have.Great
     
  7. sNiPeRbOb

    sNiPeRbOb Water Cooled

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    @opteron, you NEED to post some pictures of you case, I wanna see what a Soldam matx case looks like!:cool:
     
  8. SirMango

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    I've heard about them before... kinda like Lian Li but even better? Post some pics!
     
  9. Pengrui

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    Coolermaster Elite 333 (RC-333). It's cheap but has decent airflow and room enough for a long GTX 260+. I've been very happy with it... though it does lack the 'sparkle' one would wish for their rig. Highly recommended.
     
  10. anonemus

    anonemus Pentium FTW

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    Asus TA-B4

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  11. GreatWalrus

    GreatWalrus The Br1anat0r

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    Thanks... :$

    By the way, how does that Antec Nine Hundred perform for you? I was considering either the Nine Hundred, Twelve Hundred, or NZXT Tempest, which I have heard is similar to the Nine Hundred in performance.
     
  12. tilica

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    Wonder how many of us choose TT and how many Antec, it should be a pole here...:)
     
  13. killap4oc

    killap4oc Girl Power!

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    I have the Thermaltake Armor Jr. Main reason I purchased it was so my hard drives would fit sideways so I could fit larger video cards. It seems to do the job well enough :D.
     
  14. Anledai

    Anledai New Member

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    Custom PC Issue 063 December 2008

    Labs Test - Cases
    "Hot Under the Collar"

    They did a Heat Test with a temp controlled chamber and an infrared camera to see what Air Cooled Cases can 'Stand the Heat'.

    "To give each case an equal workout, we ran the incredibly CPU and GPU intensive Canyon Flight Test from 3DMark06 @ 1920x1200 with 4xAA, and two instances of the Orthos Small FFT test simultaneously until the temp of each component stabilised , or the PC overheated and shutdown"

    60 Minute Stress Test

    Test Rig

    Zotac Geforce GTX280 AMP!
    Asus P5Q Deluxe
    Hitachi Desktar HDD
    2GB Corsair XMS 6400DHX
    Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770
    Intel Reference Heatsink


    Best Buy Mid-Range Cases That Passed the Test

    Antec Nine Hundred - 78%/100% Cooling Score
    "The Cheapest case to pass our tests, but its a chore to work with"

    Gigabyte 3D Mars - 89%/100% Cooling Score
    "A Great case for well under £100"

    SilverStone FT01-W - 80%/100% Cooling Score
    "The FT01-W realy is 'for the win'

    Best Buy High End Cases That Passed the Test

    Antec Twelve Hundred - 87%/100% Cooling Score
    "The Best Air Cooled case money can buy"

    Thermaltake Spedo Advance - 89%/100% Cooling Score
    "More Plastic than a Hollywood Star, but far cooler"


    Other Cases in the Tests

    Blue = FAILED TEST
    Red = PASSED TEST BUT NOT RECOMMENDED


    Lian Li TRY PC-X500 - 20%/100% Cooling Score
    'Does a great job at roasting your PSU and GPU'

    NZXT Guardian 921 - 33%/100% Cooling Score
    'The mouth on the front isnt all smiles and for a good reason'

    Akasa Omega - 38%/100% Cooling Score
    'A classic that can't quite keep up'

    Cooler Master Cosmos S - 44%/100% Cooling Score
    'Great looks on the outside, but too hot inside'

    NZXT Khaos - 93%/100% Cooling Score
    'Great at cooling, but its Chaotic and Overpriced

    Zalman GS1000 - 58%/100% Cooling Score
    'This cased doesn't quite deliver on its potential'

    Silver Stone TJ07-W - 69%/100% Cooling Score
    'Awesome for a water-cooled PC, but it can't handle an overclocked GTX280'


    There were 7 other cases but i thought id just mention the obvious choice ones.

    Hope this helps to those who are looking at Air Cooled Cases.


    p.s this post took me ages!
     
  15. 0erick0

    0erick0 Overclocker

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    wow, very informative post anledai. 5thumbs up!

    Never though Zalman GS1000 fails to deliver its promise.

    anybody knows how the LianLi Tyr pcx-2000?

    Have a friend currently having a vacation in LA, and he'll be staying there for 1.5months more. Am thinking of getting the ABS Canyon 695 (similar to the tyr)

    planning to use this as my i7 rig for our local competition.
     
  16. SirMango

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    That ASUS cases looks pretty decent. I've been meaning to buy an ASUS case for a budget build of mine, but ASUS' website regarding their cases is kinda lacking; not many large pictures.

    Could you take some pictures of the internals? :)
     
  17. Pengrui

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    Very informative post, Anledai. Thanks!!!
     
  18. GreatWalrus

    GreatWalrus The Br1anat0r

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    Andelai, I really appreciate your post and the time it must have taken you do create it.

    I had not seen the Gigabyte 3D Mars before - I'm checking it out now :)
     
  19. buburuza72

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    yeap..thanks Anledai good job :)
     
  20. Anledai

    Anledai New Member

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    erick i think the LianLi Tyr pcx-2000 is on of the cases i left out.

    I will check when i get home as i am currently at work.

    And im glad to see the post is useful :)

    But really its Custom PC who did it all!

    I buy their mag every month from WHSmith, bout £4.25.

    You might be able to buy it from their site if you live abroad?
     

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