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 Post subject: new case or not
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:11 am 
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I have been trying to find a built computer with the components in it close to what I want. But the only options it seems is to go with someone like cyberpower Which I don't fully trust or some that are way over priced such as Origin. My other option is to build myself Which I think that i could do ( thinks to my 630I). Now my question , Would their be any benefit to getting a new case over keeping the 630i case All parts including fans would be replaced . Just though i would ask while I am still looking at options thanks DRW

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 Post subject: Re: new case or not
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:24 pm 
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Well, the only thing worth keeping on the XPS 630 IS the case--it's a classic.
That said, it's not the easiest case to build in; I keep putting off upgrading mine.
But if you're looking for a change, there are lots and lots of nice cases these days, as I'm sure you know. (And building is lots more satisfying than buying.)

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 Post subject: Re: new case or not
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:05 pm 
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Thanks rchris. I will more than likely build my own since Dell or no one else offers a Intel k cpu with a good MB unless you pay the price as I stated above. I'm not a big gamer so I don't need the faster graphics card's and I do like the ideal of a new case just to access both sides of one and more room to work with. thanks again DRW

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 Post subject: Re: new case or not
 Post Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:24 pm 
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Good luck with the build...you'll enjoy it.
The Intel Graphics built into the new Haswell CPUs is good enough that you may not even need a discrete graphic card if you're not a hardcore gamer. Try it out before you buy one.

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 Post subject: Re: new case or not
 Post Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 8:24 pm 
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The old case is definitely better looking than any of the modern stuff!

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