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Transferring old pc to New Tower.

Hi. I am looking to transfer my Lenovo Thinkstation S20 to a new case, but I don't which one is right for me, and I'm also thinking about future ugrades. Specs are the following:
CPU: Intel Xeon W3550 Quad Core
RAM: 12 GB DDR3 1033Mhz
Video Card: Nvidia GT 730 GB
500 GBHDD.
I am hoping to get a fiber glass tower with good fans and stuff within the budget.

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A new tower rarely helps performance.
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Well, the case has a lot of scratches and stuff from moving and everything. I am making a room for work and Game related. I just don't know if there something that I should know, or is there a specific case that I should buy that meets what I want. And yeah, I am also planning to upgrade my GPU. PSU is 650 W

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Sorry but cases change so fast that I don't keep up. Plus

Plus I like a bad looking case since it tells a would be thief "nothing special here, not worth stealing."

This worked like a charm at one of our offices. All the good looking PCs were stolen. My beat up case with a heart of gold was left behind.

Anyhow, PCMR does have something about cases: https://www.reddit.com/r/PCMasterRace/wiki/builds
Look at each build and see if you like a case.

PSU details were slim but even if the 650W PSU was dual rail, should be ample for a 1050 Ti.

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Looks to me like your asking for trouble.

If you change the case then you have to make sure the ports on the case match the ports on that old mobo.

If the only problem is the case is scratched give it a good cleaning then use some paint and a small brush and do a little touch up work.

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Is there a case that you can recommend?

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No

A case is such a personal thing that what I like you may not.

Shop around and when you find something that looks good to you read the reviews.

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How

How can I know that my motherboard is compatible with the case that I would buy?

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Looks to be standard ATX case

So, to match ports, remove the plate over them from the old case too for re-use.

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Found One

I have found an Corsair 800D Full Tower for $C90. Will this be a good one?

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Or ANTEC P-100 Large Computer Tower for also 90 dollars.

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