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    Hi again

    Does anyone have experience with any higher end nzxt cases? I was wondering if they were of high quality, or if they are one to pass by? Since my second computer (for friends and family, I dont want them touching mine) is having a grounding issue with the power and\or reset button. I am thinking of picking up http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146038

    I like how it has a locking window, and that it's red! I am getting kinda sick of blue. BUT back to the point! Does anyone know if these are good cases? I've never owned one, and the local stores only have the nzxt's that look like a transformer.

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    what is your budget?
    The lights is just a cosmetic thing, you can replace. If you're looking for a case under $100 bucks, here is the popular one. http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=15900 Antec 900.

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    I would pick up another 900 but this computer isnt going to need massive cooling(also the 900 looks too aggressive for a normal computer). I'm just looking for something that looks nice and is of high quality, budget is under 200$ (Personally I do not feel that ANY case is worth more than 150$ UNLESS it was welded by hand, or made of a rare metal. i.e. xian li cases)

    I am also seriously considering http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146035 it looks very clean, and claims to be silent!
    this system is not a performace deal, by any means.
    Cpu - Am2 5200x2
    RAM - 2gb Gskill (red sheild, which is worthless for O.C.)
    HDD - 250gb Seagate 7200 (only one)
    GPU - 7600 Gt Diamond Edition (designed for video editing and such)
    PSU - Xion 600wat Modular
    Mobo - M2N Sli Deluxe - Awesome onboard sound and dual ethernet ports

    I could probably cool this thing with a straw that you blow into when it gets warm inside.

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    i dont blame you for not letting the family go near your rig, judging off the pics its a beautifull machine.

    if you need a mobo with every port under the sun go for the one i got, the MSI kn9 neo V3 nforce 560, its got ports on there that i havnt seen in ages. All the old style ports and the ethernet can go up to 1000mbps if you have other hardware to suit it.

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    I have the entire computer put together its just the case was an issue :] I decided to go for the silent case. I ordered it from newegg, should be here soon!

    Thanks for the reply =]

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    sorry i presumed that you were building case upwards. Hope it all works well for ya.

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