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    Default Thinking of getting a new Case.

    So I'm thinking of getting a new case for a few reasons.
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    -Mine is huge
    -Not all my cables are long
    -Has no window
    -Annoying fan controller
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    So with that being said I'll clarify I am not sure what I want in a case overall. the current Case I've got is a NZXT Phantom ATX Full Tower, and it angers me for reasons (like having 5! dvd bays .-. Ill Never use 5 I barley use 1.) and the fact i cant move the other hhd spaces is annoying as well. I was thinking about going with a Corsair Obsidian Series 650D. Do any of you know of better cases I could look at or if you have any thing to say about cases I should know then go ahead (im still new to this computer building and what not (soft and hard wear). Here is a pic of stuff i currently own.

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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    So get something like the Define R4 with window or the ARC Midi R2. Both are great cases. Packed with features, cable management, room for expansion, smaller then what you now. Places for Rads if you decide to go for custom h20 in the future. Great build quality.
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Depending on how much money you want to spend, defiantly go with the new Corsair 900D, I dumped my other cases and bought 3 of them. We also published our 900D review this past Friday.

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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    You should also check out Geil memory, I believe they have a 16gb Kit that would match the heatsinks on your motherboard, the blue kit looks out of place.



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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Quote Originally Posted by DaBobzack View Post
    So I'm thinking of getting a new case for a few reasons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Depending on how much money you want to spend, defiantly go with the new Corsair 900D, I dumped my other cases and bought 3 of them. We also published our 900D review this past Friday.
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Yeah I think the 900D is moving in the wrong direction. lol Not everyone has the $2000 in parts to fill it up. lol
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    DaBobzack, do you rely on that in-built fan controller? (Does the new case need a fan controller in it?) Hundreds of cases fit your other criteria, just got to narrow it down. Prefer steel or aluminum? Is there a budget to factor in?

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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberburnout View Post
    Yeah I think the 900D is moving in the wrong direction. lol Not everyone has the $2000 in parts to fill it up. lol
    I'm starting to think Doc is under contract with Corsair to shill that thing. He's not even reading sometimes, he's just looking for any excuse to say "Get a 900D" in a post. What gives?

    It's a fine case, but it just isn't relevant in some of the places he puts it.
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Would it help if I said I was planing on doing 2 gpu's along with this a ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z mobo, and I don't want a huge super tower. but im not into the super small form factor cases. (hence why i was looking at the case I was).
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Yup, understood that; you're looking for a mid tower. I'll have a go when I get back from the store.

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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    I'm starting to think Doc is under contract with Corsair to shill that thing. He's not even reading half the time, he's just looking for any excuse to say "Get a 900D" in a post. What gives?
    You will know for sure when he starts posting "Get a 900D" in threads that have nothing to do with cases!

    I just picked up a new tablet that was on sale. Get A 900D!!
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Quote Originally Posted by DaBobzack View Post
    Would it help if I said I was planing on doing 2 gpu's along with this a ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z mobo, and I don't want a huge super tower. but im not into the super small form factor cases. (hence why i was looking at the case I was).
    Did you look at the 2 cases I suggested? That was just a starting point.
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Well Earth, I don't use the fan controller because I never cared about noise I ALWAYS wanted the performance over it and for colors and or materials As can be seen I posted what mobo I am hopeing to get so theme that along with my H100i (the LED on it can change.)
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    And yes Cyberurnot I did but they look a bit to small and I don't want it to be that small. (I might just be in denial of the fact of im worried stuff wont fit .-.)(windows are cool)
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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    Quote Originally Posted by DaBobzack View Post
    And yes Cyberurnot I did but they look a bit to small and I don't want it to be that small. (I might just be in denial of the fact of im worried stuff wont fit .-.)(windows are cool)
    Trust me, they are not small cases. They are what full towers used to be before "Full tower" meant as big as a house.

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    Default Re: Thinking of getting a new Case.

    What if i said I was keeping the AIO cooler and wanting the push/pull idea on it with out it going outside of the case?
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