CMac

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In that I am in the process of changing my computer, I am seeking info on a new case. The BEST air cooled, stock, unmodded, cases on the market.

I'm interested peoples opinon's (Real life gives the best reviews).

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Newbie237

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I'd say the thermaltake cases are the best cause of multiple fans (up to 7).

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Im pretty sure the thermaltake cases are just chieftec cases, with a paint Job and a much larger price tag. The aluminium Lian-Li cases look very nice.
My personnal favorite case is this:
<A HREF="http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/MSI_barebones.html" target="_new">http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/MSI_barebones.html</A> But its only really for a multimedia PC, and is not practicle for someone who demands performance.

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Love my Lian Li PC-6077 case so much, im going to get another for my hot-hot Athlon 1400 system. It fits together nicely and has intake filters. $125 isnt cheap. My only dislike is the little door that hides the front panel audio/firewire/usb ports feels flimsy. Not a big issue for me since I do not intend to use those ports.
 

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I'd say if you are willing to throw out the dough, go with cooler master. Expensive, but well-made and aluminum. Thermaltake and Lian Li are good also though
 

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It may not be the "best", but you can read my review of the Thermaltake XaserV 7000A, which I use in real life, at <A HREF="http://www.sysopt.com" target="_new">http://www.sysopt.com</A>

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That new Lian-Li case in the latest round of case reviews is very impressive.

CoolerMaster (or their supplier) has really gone to the dogs recently; most of their best cases have been discontinued.

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