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Any suggestions on a case that is big enough for a bfg 260 max core, I had to cut the harddrive slots out to of my old case.
01-18-2011 08:49 AM
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RE: Need a new case
I have used quite a few antec vt-2000 cases. They dont have much for cable management but they are a pretty solid design and pretty durable. Its a mid tower so it should fit the card fine.

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01-18-2011 08:53 AM
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Really I can not go buy one on a should I need at least 15 inch from the back of the IO plate to the end of the harddrive casing
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01-18-2011 08:57 AM
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Ill measure the case I have at home to be 100 pervent sure, when I get home. Im 99.999999999 percent sure its at least 18 inches deep though.
Do you know the exact size of the card?

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01-18-2011 08:59 AM
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RE: Need a new case
(01-18-2011 08:49 AM)gomerpile Wrote:  Any suggestions on a case that is big enough for a bfg 260 max core, I had to cut the harddrive slots out to of my old case.

Antec 300 is usually the case I recommend for this. It will fit a GTX 260 no problem, but not much bigger than that.. Here is my review of it:

http://forums.canadacomputers.com/showthread.php?tid=9

If you want something different then go with the Cooler Master HAF 912, it is bigger inside. I would review it too but I haven't had the right excuse to buy it yet Tongue

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01-18-2011 09:42 AM
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Two cases that I recommend, is the HAF923 or the Antec 300. If you want something monstrous, and big, which has a lot of room to exapand and upgrade, go for the HAF. If you want something discrete, with space for 5-10 hard drive slots, go for the Antec 300.

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01-18-2011 10:14 AM
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here is a pic. Love coolermaster if it can be in tht line of cases. pic taken wiff new cam
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01-18-2011 10:23 AM
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(01-18-2011 10:23 AM)gomerpile Wrote:  here is a pic. Love coolermaster if it can be in tht line of cases. pic taken wiff new cam
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I have never actually seen cables in a ball like that before, for the love of your case get a few zip ties and get busy!

Anyways I recommend a Cooler Master HAF 912 or 922 then. Which ever you like better.

HAF 912:
http://canadacomputers.com/product_info...._id=033559

HAF 922:
http://canadacomputers.com/product_info...._id=023780

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01-18-2011 10:30 AM
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RE: Need a new case
Although I don't have any hands on experience with the Corsair Graphite Series 600T, it looks pretty nice - especially for cable management. I'm considering this case for my next build.

Here's a review from Hardware Canucks (includes a video review as well).

BTW, it's on sale right here at CC until Jan 28 for $10 off.

Good luck with your search for a new case!

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01-18-2011 10:47 AM
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how can i fix the wires when I had to rip the friggen case to pices to get the gcard in Jeez.
why you think I am trying to get a new case
01-18-2011 12:03 PM
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