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January 14, 2013 8:30:47 PM

Just wanted to make sure if this case would be solid for a gaming computer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It was not my first choice, but my dad bought it for me for Christmas. Just leave your thoughts. Here are my computers specs.

G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Biostar H77MU3 LGA http://www.microcenter.com/product/401630/H77MU3_LGA_11...

G.SKILL Phoenix III SSD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB SATA III HDD http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00461G3MS/ref=as_li_s...

CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 500W PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Core i5-3470 Ivy Bridge 3.2GHz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HIS IceQ H785Q2G2M Radeon HD 7850 2GB GPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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January 15, 2013 2:21:58 AM

Jonwest717 said:
Whats wrong with a top mounted PSU?

Mounting an aftermarket cpu cooler won't be possible.
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January 15, 2013 2:31:58 AM

compgenie said:
Mounting an aftermarket cpu cooler won't be possible.



Looks like I am returning this case then
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January 15, 2013 2:32:53 AM

You have a heavy metal box hanging above the rest of an expensive computer only held on by some screws, and those screws held to a $30 case.

I'm not saying that it will fall, but its a possibility that wouldn't be there if it was bottom mounted.
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January 15, 2013 2:54:45 AM

Do you guys have any more links to some decent cases
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January 15, 2013 3:02:22 AM

these are cheap and also provide some great cooling
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

or a zalman z9
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January 15, 2013 3:40:48 AM

Best answer selected by Jonwest717.
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