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    Full Tower Recommendation

    I'll be upgrading a few things in my computer in the next week or so and was wondering if I could get some recommendations from you guys as far as cases go. I'm looking for a cool fancy full size tower that has plenty of room for an SLI configuration and cable management. My graphics cards I will be using are 2x Windforce 660ti

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    Is there a budget?

    You some midtowers will easily have room for SLI etc.

    Like a Corsair 650DW

    Cooler Master Storm Stryker is a nice full tower and reasonable priced.
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    Are you going to be getting those cards, or already have them? Can you pull anything from the old system? It's not really 'upgrading a system' if you plan on replacing everything. What do you do and play? Also, you probably don't need a full size tower. A mid-tower will still support a full ATX board and SLI cards with cable management.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chazus View Post
    Are you going to be getting those cards, or already have them? Can you pull anything from the old system? It's not really 'upgrading a system' if you plan on replacing everything. What do you do and play? Also, you probably don't need a full size tower. A mid-tower will still support a full ATX board and SLI cards with cable management.
    I have 1 660 but Im getting another one, a new mobo and a new case. Also while we're on the subject is a 750watt PSU good enough to run those cards?
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    You mean you already have one of the 660ti, right? Not just a 660. But yeah, 720w is well more than enough. I doubt it would break 500w.

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    I got the Coolermaster Cosmos 2 and love it. I think it's the best tower.
    http://www.techspot.com/review/541-c...ster-cosmos-2/

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    Quote Originally Posted by chazus View Post
    You mean you already have one of the 660ti, right? Not just a 660. But yeah, 720w is well more than enough. I doubt it would break 500w.
    Yeah 660ti.

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    Fractal XL

    but any normal midsize case will fit SLI fine. can try Fractal R3 or R4 also

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    HAF X. First thing I look at when purchasing a case is how good is the temparature inside. That case does it amazingly well.
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    Since you're opting to go with Windforce coolers for SLI, you're going to want to get a case that has plenty of airflow to control all the hot air that's being dispensed back into your case. How much were you looking to spend?

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    Budgets are a worldly thing. I just like a variety of options.

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    Zalman Z11 if you fancy something out of the ordinary :P I was recommended it in a thread, and personally I love the look of it!
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    My girlfriend needs a new case. Is this http://www.netonnet.no/art/data/komp...w/178994.7055/ a good buy? I have built 2-3 systems in this but haven't any user experience with them apart from that. Are they as silent as they say etc. How is the cooling? Will it need extra fans etc.?

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    The R4 is an amazing case from what I've seen, go for it.
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    The NZXT Switch 810, looks pretty cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valstorm Warsong View Post
    The NZXT Switch 810, looks pretty cool.
    Very easy to mod as well, have re-organized it on the inside and installed new fans etc. as the OEM fans are crap. After a bit of work the case is pretty sweet.

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    The only thing I'd suggest is to decide what you actually need, then get a case designed around your system.

    Simple example is air vs water cooling. If you opt for water cooling like the Swiftecth h20-220 (or whatever the exact model number is) you'll probably need to top mount 2 140mm fans. Same basic thing goes for Corsair h100(i) needs the ability to top mount 2x120mm fans. If you are planning that and the case isn't designed for it, you get the picture.

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    i think the 800d is pretty much the creme of the crop right now
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