Help With Case Selection!

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Help With Case Selection!

Post by DJ Tucker » Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:39 pm

I know a lil while back i made a post same as this but the price of what i'm looking at has gone up again and i cant afford it :( what i am really looking for is a case that has rear, front and most of all side fans :shock: i have £60 to spend on one and would like a case that has the side fans in line with the graphics cards to help cool them. most i find have side fan in middle of the case or no fan at all :roll:

so any case that has a side fan not in the middle of the case but at bottom right in line with graphics card.
any case make is fine not just well known ones as unknown ones can be just as good but cheap due to not being so well known, like a pair a trainers, cheap is good just not well known [-o<
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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by stopthekilling77 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 10:15 pm

If you have need for a budget case that performs on par with an Antec 300 then I'd recommend hec/CompuCase's 6X gaming cases. They're well-built and have different configurations with different amounts of 120mm fans to keep your rig cool. We use them at the shop where I work and they're a solid choice. Not flashy but definitely decent looking. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... -_-Product

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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by mx6er2587 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:13 pm

I think the coolermaster scout fits your needs. Its a decent case and the price is right.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6811119196

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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by DJ Tucker » Thu Dec 31, 2009 6:52 am

this case is very nice but it dont have a side fan unless with that grill i could put a fan there?
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Post by Sporg » Thu Dec 31, 2009 6:59 am

From the looks of it you can put two fans on the door. Notice the pre-drilled holes?
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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by skier » Thu Dec 31, 2009 9:26 am

DJ Tucker wrote:this case is very nice but it dont have a side fan unless with that grill i could put a fan there?
any case CAN have a side fan where you want it, just depends how much effort you want to use :lol:

but sporg says theres predrilled holes so you should be all set 8)
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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by Sporg » Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:42 am

Yep, if you look at the 5 pic (or 2nd row down middle) you can see holes for 2 fans. I'm assuming 120mm, but could be a bit smaller. Even if there weren't holes I'd think that would be a super easy mod, especially with vents there already. I just ordered a case for a custom build and actually almost picked out this one. It appears to be pretty solid.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageGall ... ter%20Case
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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by DJ Tucker » Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:19 pm

after researching this case sporg yes your right there are room for 2 120mm fans on the side but they don't come with the case however, 120mm top, fromt and rear fans are included so bingo thats the case i will be getting thx again sporg!!
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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by mx6er2587 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:42 pm

thought that might be just what you were after. enjoy!

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Re: Help With Case Selection!

Post by DJ Tucker » Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:40 pm

indeed it was cheers mx6er =D>
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