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Best case for overclocking/air flow?

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July 9, 2008 12:33:57 AM

This is what the internals will be :
Q9450 with a Zalman 9700NT
Asus P5E Deluxe
Corsair TX750W
4870 in crossfire or a 4870x2 when it comes out
Only running one HD and Optical Drive

I have always leaned towards Antec, especially the p182/nine hundred...but it lacks a removeable motherboard tray which would make installation a breeze.

Here are the things I'm looking for in this case:
-Removeable mobo tray as mentioned
-Massive air flow for overclocking/great cooling, preferably 120mm+fans
-Cool and Quiet
-Tool-less assembly would be nice.
-Ample space for Zalman 9700NT+crossfired GPU/big GPU
-Cable management system if available
-Easy installation!!!!

Thank you for your time!

July 9, 2008 12:53:47 AM

from what i've heard, the Antec 900 is your best bet, or possibly the NZXT Tempest, which is basically the same thing. antec also now has the 1200, which is an improved version of the 900.
July 9, 2008 1:00:00 AM

ya...i'd go for the tempest in a heartbeat...if only they had a removable mobo tray. any other suggestions?
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July 9, 2008 1:06:22 AM

Check this case if you like it
LianLi PC-A70 Case
For me it is decent and amazing
:hello: 
July 9, 2008 3:07:53 AM

kad said:
Check this case if you like it
LianLi PC-A70 Case
For me it is decent and amazing
:hello: 

won't be able to get that. any other suggestions? making this mandatory...case has to have a removable mobo tray
July 9, 2008 3:35:22 AM

Antec 1200 $144.00 @ microcenter, really nice cool case with plenty of room.
July 9, 2008 6:32:37 AM

under $200, MUST HAVE A removable motherboard tray.
July 9, 2008 6:44:56 AM

adreen said:
under $200, MUST HAVE A removable motherboard tray.


All three I linked have removable motherboard trays and the second two are well under $200
July 9, 2008 7:41:53 AM

ausch30 said:
All three I linked have removable motherboard trays and the second two are well under $200


lol, maybe English isn't his first language?
July 9, 2008 7:45:15 AM

FrozenGpu said:
lol, maybe English isn't his first language?

lmao, I was kind of thinking the same thing
July 9, 2008 5:25:19 PM

actually that post was in response to the antec 1200 suggestion :p 
kinda responded to both posts at once actually. thanks for the links.
is the nzxt tempest really that amazing? or is there a refresh model with removable mobo tray?
July 10, 2008 4:19:47 AM

try silverstone TJ09 or TJ10 it has removable mobo tray and excellent cooling system
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