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Why not to buy Fractal Define R4 and suggestions

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October 14, 2012 1:58:47 PM

hey guys,

I'm looking to put my old system into a new case, with a new psu, since the old one died.

I've been doing some research and thought Fractal Design Define R4 would be a good bet.


So does anyone have reasons not to buy this case, or have better suggestions?
I don't want to spend more than 180 euros on the case.
I'm also looking to upgrade the rest of my system once I have enough cash. Therefore
I'd like a case that's both ATX & mATX compatible


Specs:

CPU: i7 920 @ 2.66 Ghz
Ram: 6gb ddr3
GPU: ati HD 4650
Chipset: Intel x58+ICH10r (mATX)
PSU: Seasonic X-760 or X-850

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a b ) Power supply
October 14, 2012 2:21:20 PM

I like Fractal cases, if you like its design go for it. I own a Define XL.
a b ) Power supply
October 14, 2012 2:57:09 PM

the R4 is a great case to build in. nice big gromments and lots of space in the back. not to mention the silence and the great front IO options. its my favourite case
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a b ) Power supply
October 14, 2012 4:10:18 PM

Can't go wrong with an R4.
October 14, 2012 4:21:23 PM

I just got an R4, pretty happy with it.
a c 111 ) Power supply
October 14, 2012 7:28:45 PM

Personally I like the Antec P280 series. :) 
a b ) Power supply
October 14, 2012 8:28:31 PM

i hate the holes in the acrylic window on the 1100
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