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June 20, 2014 7:17:28 AM

I am looking for a new case to house my new computer setup. I also have some money to purchase upgrades or new parts. I am looking for a case with USB 3.0 connectors and a nice side window to display the internals. Any suggestions on parts/peripherals/accessories are welcomed! I play a lot of graphically intense games such as the Witcher 2, Watchdogs etc. The following is my PC specifications:

CASE: Antec Twelve hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
MOTHERBOARD: ASUS MAXIMUS VII HERO LGA 1150 Intel Z97
POWER SUPPLY: Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000W Continuous Power
CPU: INTEL i7-4770K Overclocked to 4.2Ghz
THERMAL COMPOUND: ARCTIC SILVER 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound
CPU COOLER: CORSAIR HYDRO H80i
VIDEO CARD: EVGA 03G-P4-2794-KR GTX 780 SC 3GB w/ACX Cooler
HARDDRIVES: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB
WD Black Series 1TB 7200RPM SATA 3
MEMORY: Corsair Dominator Platinum 8GB (2X4GB) @ 2133Mhz
KEYBOARD: RAZER Black USB Wired BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
MOUSE: CYBORG R.A.T. 7 Wired Gaming Mouse
MONITOR: SAMSUNG P2770FH ToC Rose Black 27” 1ms Full HD HDMI LCD Monitor

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June 20, 2014 7:23:28 AM

rswain823 said:
I am looking for a new case to house my new computer setup. I also have some money to purchase upgrades or new parts. I am looking for a case with USB 3.0 connectors and a nice side window to display the internals. Any suggestions on parts/peripherals/accessories are welcomed! I play a lot of graphically intense games such as the Witcher 2, Watchdogs etc. The following is my PC specifications:

CASE: Antec Twelve hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
MOTHERBOARD: ASUS MAXIMUS VII HERO LGA 1150 Intel Z97
POWER SUPPLY: Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000W Continuous Power
CPU: INTEL i7-4770K Overclocked to 4.2Ghz
THERMAL COMPOUND: ARCTIC SILVER 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound
VIDEO CARD: EVGA 03G-P4-2794-KR GTX 780 SC 3GB w/ACX Cooler
HARDDRIVES: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB
WD Black Series 1TB 7200RPM SATA 3
MEMORY: Corsair Dominator Platinum 8GB (2X4GB) @ 2133Mhz
KEYBOARD: RAZER Black USB Wired BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
MOUSE: CYBORG R.A.T. 7 Wired Gaming Mouse
MONITOR: SAMSUNG P2770FH ToC Rose Black 27” 1ms Full HD HDMI LCD Monitor


NZXT H440. Great deal for the feature set. If you have a lot of cash, look into something like an 800D.
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June 20, 2014 7:27:28 AM

OP, are you using the stock cooler?
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June 20, 2014 7:44:23 AM

Oops, I am using a CORSAIR HYDRO h80i in my pc, I edited my question, thanks!
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June 20, 2014 7:48:42 AM

rswain823 said:
Oops, I am using a CORSAIR HYDRO h80i in my pc, I edited my question, thanks!


Ok. I was going to summon the new cooler genie.
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June 20, 2014 7:52:08 AM

I think I may go with the 800D or 900D, thanks for your input!
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