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  1. Posts : 346
    Windows 10 Pro
       #991

    After having to replace a few parts recently (CPU, RAM, and motherboard) due to a motherboard failure, decided it was time to retire my trusty old Antec Three Hundred and get something new to put the new parts in. Picked up a Fractal Design Define C last weekend and then had fun for a couple of hours getting everything in it,

    Show off your PC!-inside-comp.jpg

    Must say everything runs a bit cooler and is quite a bit quieter than the old case.
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  2. Posts : 17,133
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #992

    Nice and clean. Looks good!
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  3. Posts : 330
    Windows 10 Pro
       #993

    Thank you all for the remarks. I spent a month looking for a tower case that was wide enough but could not find one. Then one day I noticed the plexiglass on the Antec 900 was screwed on so I got a piece of 1/2 inch plywood and made a template from that and it was just enough without touching the cooler fan. Tested it and the temps were low and system very quiet so I am glad it all worked out. Maybe a later date I will get a new tower case that will be better for wiring. There are some awesome cases shown here which I will check out soon.

    cheers
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  4. Posts : 258
    Windows 11 Pro
       #994

    stormy13 said:
    After having to replace a few parts recently (CPU, RAM, and motherboard) due to a motherboard failure, decided it was time to retire my trusty old Antec Three Hundred and get something new to put the new parts in. Picked up a Fractal Design Define C last weekend and then had fun for a couple of hours getting everything in it,

    Show off your PC!-inside-comp.jpg

    Must say everything runs a bit cooler and is quite a bit quieter than the old case.
    Nice clean rig. I really like cases with shrouds covering the PSU as it enhances both that clean look and helps in cable management. Good job stormy.
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  5. Posts : 2,826
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       #995

    Hi,

    Agreed. I happen to use a FD Define R4 which is great but the Define C looks even better thanks to that shroud.
    Neat build @stormy13

    Cheers,
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  6. Posts : 10,256
    Wndows 10 Pro x64 release preview channel
       #996

    stormy13 said:
    After having to replace a few parts recently (CPU, RAM, and motherboard) due to a motherboard failure, decided it was time to retire my trusty old Antec Three Hundred and get something new to put the new parts in. Picked up a Fractal Design Define C last weekend and then had fun for a couple of hours getting everything in it,

    Show off your PC!-inside-comp.jpg

    Must say everything runs a bit cooler and is quite a bit quieter than the old case.

    It looks really nice and clean, excellent cabling :)
      My Computer


  7. Posts : 26,345
    Win11 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       #997

    stormy13 said:
    After having to replace a few parts recently (CPU, RAM, and motherboard) due to a motherboard failure, decided it was time to retire my trusty old Antec Three Hundred and get something new to put the new parts in. Picked up a Fractal Design Define C last weekend and then had fun for a couple of hours getting everything in it,

    Show off your PC!-inside-comp.jpg

    Must say everything runs a bit cooler and is quite a bit quieter than the old case.
    Yep, it looks so clean, like the inside of the Death Star


    Where is the Darth Vader figurine?
    I find your lack of Dark Side disturbingShow off your PC!-vadertar.png
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  8. Posts : 7,710
    3-Win-7Prox64 3-Win10Prox64 3-LinuxMint20.2
       #998

    Hi,
    Mono block is in :)
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  9. Posts : 16,066
    Windows 11 Pro X64
       #999

    Looking good Mike
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  10. Posts : 346
    Windows 10 Pro
       #1000

    Thanks guys.

    Was a toss up between the S and the C but went with the C because it is slightly smaller than the S and as mentioned, the shroud.
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