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Case and PSU recommendation - UK new build

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July 2, 2009 7:15:54 AM

This is all for an i7 920 build with:
Asus P6T v2 Deluxe
Corsair 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600
512MB XFX GTS250 738MHz PCI-E
WD 1TB black

I've currently got one of the early aluminium CoolerMaster cases, but am looking for something smaller. I need only 1 5.25" bay, and perhaps 3 HDD bays. Please recommend me a lean and mean case, since I live in a small flat.

Secondly, I have a Zalman ZM400B-APS power supply. Do I need a new one?
July 2, 2009 7:20:05 AM

New powersupply, yes. What are you looking for in a case? Do looks matter or do you just want something with beastly cooling.
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July 2, 2009 8:56:41 AM

I'm after a relatively quiet and small size case, but also good looking. Budget isn't a huge issue.
July 2, 2009 1:14:41 PM

You will definatly need a new PSU to power your new rig.
Look for a 500w+ Corsair, Seasonic, PCP&C or Antec Earthwatts PSU.

A few good options would be:

Corsair 650w: £71.98 inc VAT
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA...
PCP&C 610w: £67.99 inc VAT
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA...

I am not so up to date on which cases are best but the following cases look prety decent:

Lian Li PC-7 YCF B PLUS II: £87.99 inc VAT
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA...
Antec 902: £94.99 inc VAT
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA...
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