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Aerocool VX-E Pro with Shaw V8 720 power supply

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December 10, 2009 10:45:09 PM

i am shopping around for a case and have found the Aerocool VX-E Pro, but the big catch is that i come with a SHAW V8 720 power supply. i have heard that this is the worst power supply that you can get. what should i do, get this case and wait for the power supply to need replacing or should i look for another case or should i just replace this PSU straight out of the box. Please help i am buyin g this system within the next two months, (probably this month). i want to get the PSU with the case, any suggestion are welcome. my price range for the case is around $100AUD

Here is my system
CPU: AMD PhenomII X4 965
MoBo: Gigabyte 790FXT UD5P
RAM: G.Skill Ripgaws DDR3 1600 4GB
Fx Card: ATI Radeon HD 5750/5770 (not sure yet)
Hard Drive: 500GB

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a c 78 ) Power supply
December 10, 2009 11:47:35 PM

Can you buy the case without the PSU and pickup a separate one? I would recommend buying a new PSU with your new build one way or another. You don't want to wait for it to go bad because it might take more out than just your PSU.
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December 11, 2009 1:29:18 AM

is there any other case that you could recommend for around the same price
a c 246 ) Power supply
December 11, 2009 2:10:22 AM

Hmmm.... The Aerocool case costs $69.99 over at zipzoomfly.

The Antec Three Hundred is a very popular case with gamers on a tight budget. Currently available for $54.99 and shipping is free:

The Coolermaster 690 is another popular case that has a classy look. Currently available for $79.99 and shipping is free:

All of the others I usually recommend cost more. For example, Lancool, which is a subsidiary of Lian Li, introduced a new Dragon Lord series. The top of the line PC-KC62 model with side window can be had for about $99.99: