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Old 11th December, 2006, 06:37 PM
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New case, ideas?

I'm fed up with my plasticky, gimmicky Aero cool affair.
I'm in the market for an ATX/Micro-Atx Case that will house all my stuff.
Windows aren't essential.
Must have 120mm intake exhaust fans or at least the spaces for them.
Must be sleek and sexy.
Preferably no door covering the bays...a door is useless if you have ir receivers/vfd displays. However, I can be swayed on this.

Cost isn't too much of a concern, but please nothing above £85 unless you can really sway me that it's essential.
Aluminium is a bonus!
I have looked at the Gigabyte Aurora (the old shape) Antec P180 (just looks boring to me) Akasa Zen (mega cheap, looks good, plus looks like will be fun to mod with....plus no door...but probably lacks the finish and class of a more expensive case) NZXT Lexa (Easily the prettiest case ever made, but the plastic door detracts from it's otherwise apparent class but so far this is the case I am most in love with, if a little expensive).

Ideas? Suggestions? Tips?
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Old 11th December, 2006, 06:39 PM
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Oh! Look at this Alienware style beauty! Goodness! Smoked acrylic with a lcd behind that appears throguh the smoke? Oh ho!
If you have advice, get to me before i snap this up, it just looks so tasty!
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=469179

Edit: Oh my god, the smoked panel means if you do have a VFD you can still see it through the door!
I'm buying this!
http://www.techgage.com/article/nzxt_apollo/6

10/10!!!
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That is a sweet case. No modding required. Maybe a custom paint job.
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Old 11th December, 2006, 07:28 PM
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Bought!
It will be delivered on the 13th. Total cost £63. A full review with pictures will come!
(This is my Xmas pressie to myself!!!)



P.S Mega excited. I'm like a child!
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I hate that. Waiting for the groovy new thing I ordered.

Can't wait to see and read all about it.
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I just finished putting everything in and everythings running great.
I have FOUR, yes, FOUR 120mm fans and I can safely say it is quieter.
For some reason, I can also barely hear the hard drive at all. Which is a good thing .
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