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I'm looking for a case that is good for cooling ect. I have been looking at 2 cases atm and I was wondering if there is anymore good looking ones for around £50.

Cases I was looking at:
Case 1

Case 2

Thanks
post #2 of 10
whats your budget?
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Originally Posted by seannsb View Post
whats your budget?
£50-£60
post #4 of 10
That's a hard call buddy. On the one hand, the X-Case S1 doesn't look like much from the outside but the inside looks almost identical to my M59 so great airflow and cable management. The Aerocool Strike X looks really slixk from the ouside but the inside looks atrocious. I vote for the X-Case, but honestly I got my m59 for the side window and that wore off rather quickly. I'll probably buy a HAF 912 soon to replace it. I'd rather have the best layout inside than all the bells and whistles on the outside
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post #5 of 10
http://www.scan.co.uk/todayonly/index.aspx
go to the link and scroll down to the case section
they have loads of cases on special offer but they change every weekday so next time the 'today only' section will change on monday
they have the coolermaster storm scout fo £52 and its a nice case
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Originally Posted by A14M3D View Post
http://www.scan.co.uk/todayonly/index.aspx
go to the link and scroll down to the case section
they have loads of cases on special offer but they change every weekday so next time the 'today only' section will change on monday
they have the coolermaster storm scout fo £52 and its a nice case
Also, CM-600, CM-690, CM-690 II. All of them are great, within the defined budget and much better cases than OP has mentioned.
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post #7 of 10
I think you should buy whatever YOU think YOU will enjoy looking at.
Everyone on this site pretty much continually recommends a certain group of cases.
CM, Corsair, Lian-Li, etc.
Those cases are all great in their own way, but the rare amount of deviation from the norm generally means that other decent cases are left by the wayside through sheer impetus of collective agreement.
10 guys have a HAF case, and they obviously like it, so they recommend it to another person. That person goes by recommendation and now you have 11 guys recommending the HAF...ad nauseum.
Now this isn't saying the HAF series is at all bad, but this sort of thing does tend to push any other choices further and further out of the general community eye.
Just my 2 cents.
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post #8 of 10
AEROCOOL Strike X is not a very good case for cable manageent. There isn't any holes in the motherboard tray to hide the cable in the back and will make a mess inside also harddrive bay is not side way. http://www.aerocool.com.tw/images/ca...b/strike_x_3d/
I would go with X-Case S1.
post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Nixuz View Post
Everyone on this site pretty much continually recommends a certain group of cases.
CM, Corsair, Lian-Li, etc.
Those cases are all great in their own way, but the rare amount of deviation from the norm generally means that other decent cases are left by the wayside through sheer impetus of collective agreement.
I see that way to often. I've tried recommending cases to people in the past usually a different brand each time since their budget and what they are looking for generally will determine what their ideal case would be and not just what case the person replying has.

Probably my biggest pet peeve with the case forum actually.
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ok thanks guys
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