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July 2nd, 2008, 07:58 PM
Does anyone have any recommendations for a PC Case about 45 (UK) but no more than 70? Its for a QUad Core PC, 4 GIG RAM, Nvidia 8500GT graphics card.Its got a decent PSU can't remember what it is, It was an energy efficient silent 750 watt PSU cost about 80.00.

My X-Blade case fans are noisy which is why I want a new case.

Hence I need a case without a PSU and would like a Silent one with large fans.

I have never bought a case before does anyone have any suggestions?


July 2nd, 2008, 08:14 PM
Antek NSK4000 (http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Cases/MIDI+Tower/Antec+NSK4000+Blk%2FSilverTower+?productId=27192) This may suit your needs as it's got a 120mm fan on the back with a speed control and can have an 80mm at the front. Not "Silent" as such but not bad either.

July 2nd, 2008, 08:17 PM
Antec Solo: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/112659
Check out the user reviews: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/112659/show_product_reviews

This is an absolutely excellent case and fits your needs perfectly.
It's a development of the Antec P150 (no psu, unstealthed optical drives, different colour and different hard drive suspension material)

P150 full review: http://www.silentpcreview.com/article272-page1.html

Solo postscript: http://www.silentpcreview.com/article272-page7.html

July 2nd, 2008, 08:19 PM
hmm idk I have a friend that has simmilar specs to your computer he has http://www.geeks.com/largePic_All.asp?InvtId=E-6099&Pic=E-6099-box.jpg Its very quiet and can have some large fans installed in it which dont cost very much. So idk that came past my mind not sure if it helps?

July 2nd, 2008, 08:32 PM
Thanks yes this looks exactly like what I am looking for.


July 2nd, 2008, 08:34 PM
Have a look at Antec products and read some reviews.

July 2nd, 2008, 08:40 PM
I really like my Lian Li case; the fans are very quiet. No matter what you end up buying, I'd strongly recommend an aluminum case.

Tom Mann
July 2nd, 2008, 08:43 PM
Why don't you take out the fans / replace them with quiet ones? It saves a motherboard move which always takes a fair bit of time :)

July 2nd, 2008, 08:44 PM
Definitely get an Antec case.

July 2nd, 2008, 08:44 PM
here's the case i have...



Dr Small
July 2nd, 2008, 10:03 PM
Antec Sonata III

July 2nd, 2008, 11:46 PM
I would recommend the Antec Three Hundred. Cost is about 40, and you get 2 fans included (120mm in top, 140mm in the rear).

Cant go wrong really. I have the older Antec NSK6000 series case with 2x120mm fans and a 3.2Ghz Dual core CPu. Hardly hear the darn thing tbh the NAS box makes more noise.