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I'm looking for a case for air cooling that is of similar styling to Define R3 or Corsair Obsidian series, so basically a sleek black rectangular box with metal materials. I know the FT02 is the king of air cooling but the price is pretty hefty. Are there any recently released cases that are somewhat close to an FT02 in performance but are a fair bit less expensive?

If not, are there reviews for the R3/650D/similar looking cases that include the FT02 in the test results so I can gauge how much of a difference in cooling performance there is?
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You could get something such as the Raven RV03 by Silverstone which is sleek looking but substantially less pricey. IMHO though, you do get what you pay for with cases

The Define R3 would definitely make an excellent case though if you wanted good quality, low price and good flow design.
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Not really no. The FT02 is pretty much in a class of its own.
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There is a full tower Lian Li which looks similar, I forgot the model number though.
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You could get something such as the Raven RV03 by Silverstone which is sleek looking but substantially less pricey. IMHO though, you do get what you pay for with cases

The Define R3 would definitely make an excellent case though if you wanted good quality, low price and good flow design.
The Raven 3 is not the look I'm going for. I just want a black metallic box. If I could get something like the 650D (without the side panel window) but with Silverstone's rotated motherboard arrangement, it would be heaven.
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there is a full tower lian li which looks similar, i forgot the model number though.
a70f? A71f?
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