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Hey OCN

I'm currently torn between two cheap, yet very nice, mid tower cases. The NZXT M59 and the Antec 300. Antec 300 was my first choice but the NZXT M59 has now caught my eye.

I'm not looking to do any water cooling, just air for me, but does either of these two cases provide a better airflow or more GPU room.

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I would go with the M59. Although it only comes with a side and rear fan, there is a spot on the top of the case that you can add another. I believe that would give a fairly good air flow.
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NZXT M59 cable management beats the Antec 300's by far, and NZXT will send you free fans if you own any of their cases. M59
    
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Originally Posted by Lostintyme View Post
NZXT M59 cable management beats the Antec 300's by far, and NZXT will send you free fans if you own any of their cases. M59
i heard the cable management was bad in the 300, and free fans with the M59!?!?

well, this is a no brainer
 
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I'd go with the latest antec 300 black illusion simplistic yet sophisticated look at a decent price.
new features:
· Includes 4 tricool fans; 2x120mmfront, 1x120rear, 1x140top.
· SSD mounting surface
· CPU retaining hole

If you like to mod and give your case it's own personality or if you just want to leave great enough then go for Antec 300.


If NZXT M59 didn't have that crazy zigzag front panel then it would be much harder to decide which case to pick IMO. But then again it's all about preference.

Here are some mods done on Antec 300 http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1319382&page=9

I love the one with the dragon on top of the case.
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post #6 of 6
M59 is the better deal for price & value & features. Go to the online deals section. You can get it for $50 shipped from one of 3 different places, I just posted it.
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