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I need help on choosing a PC case

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June 16, 2010 7:52:39 PM

My PC case is 6 years old and the airflow sucks. I have only one vent on the back of my PC. The price limit would be 40$. So far, I like this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Tell me some advices cuz' I really need 'em. Oh, and I want it to be without a PSU.
Thanks!

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June 16, 2010 7:57:05 PM

That case is not on emag.ro(Where I shop from) so I can't buy it.
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June 16, 2010 8:06:24 PM

Unfortunately, I'll have to wait quite a while to gather some more money :p  Damn crisis.
Antec 200 should be then!
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June 17, 2010 7:58:02 AM

Yea, another problem. The 4 pin 12V CPU Power cable from the PSU is extremely short so there's no way I can put the PSU on the bottom of the case and make the PC work. I need another case with the PSU slot on top. Or some kind of 4 pin cable extension or something.
edit: My motherboard has an 8pin 12V connector. My PSU has only one 4pin 12V connector. Yet, the PC is still working. Should I get some kind of 4 to 8pin or should I leave it this way?
a b ) Power supply
June 17, 2010 8:50:10 AM

gothicfighter said:
Yea, another problem. The 4 pin 12V CPU Power cable from the PSU is extremely short so there's no way I can put the PSU on the bottom of the case and make the PC work. I need another case with the PSU slot on top. Or some kind of 4 pin cable extension or something.
edit: My motherboard has an 8pin 12V connector. My PSU has only one 4pin 12V connector. Yet, the PC is still working. Should I get some kind of 4 to 8pin or should I leave it this way?


I recommend you to buy a cable extension like this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
June 17, 2010 9:27:01 AM

What about the second question(4 pin or 8 pin)?
a b ) Power supply
June 17, 2010 10:25:07 AM

gothicfighter said:
What about the second question(4 pin or 8 pin)?


If you don't have an 8-pin +12V power cable then you can use this adapter. It's not necessary, but it's recommended for some mobos.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It converts a couple of 4 pin peripheral power cables into an 8-pin +12V power cable. If you use one of these adapters then be sure to plug each of the 4-pin peripheral connectors into separate cables coming from the PSU.

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