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HTPC Good HTPC case for a 680i board?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Bluephoenix, 19 Apr 2007.

  1. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    My parents want to have an integrated multimedia setup (naturally that means an HTPC) and since I have some experience and good results with 680i I would like to use one in the build. My only problem is that I can't find a good case to use for it. (not doing rackmount, which would have solved the problem :grr: )
     
  2. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    seems like you have money to burn, why not go with one of those sexy zalman cases?
     
  3. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    mostly because I'd rather not spend money without some advice, I know a fair bit about full-tower cases, but HTPC cases are not something I'm familiar with by any stretch.I also don't have much experience dealing with the LCD's/Remote options that are available.

    So what better place than bit-tech to ask people who have more experience with these kind of cases than I do. :)
     
  4. ModMonkey

    ModMonkey Size 11 Carbon footprint

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    Would be good to list roughly what you're gonna put in the case.

    I found with the Silverstone LC17, that although my items fit (7xhdd, ATI 850XT, Full ATX Mobo) when i started adding cables and powering it all, it got a bit cramped. Also the Cooler on the Graphics card was problematic.

    I ended up sticking a decent quality nice looking tower in the cab, works like a charm.
     
  5. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    ASUS Striker
    Creative X-Fi elite
    Areca RAID6 card
    Q6600
    8600GTS
    4x 500gb seagate 7200.10 drives

    Dual-booting Vista and Linux (mythTV with vista for high-def)
     
  6. crazy55

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    Silverstone LC18 looks awesome not sure if it's any good though.
     
  7. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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  8. Bluephoenix

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    Looks like a winner.

    Cheers! :D
     
  9. Guest-23315

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    That looks like a fantastic little case.
     
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