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post #1 of 10
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i have an antec 300 but it is very small and there is NO cable management. the airflow is good but thats about it. i eventually want to get a new gpu but with the 300, i cant fit anything bigger then what i have now. which is an xfx 4890, it is 10.5 inches long.
i would not like to spend more then 150 usd. i am looking for a case with good airflow, more then enough room, good cable management and something that is easy to clean. my room can get pretty dusty.
i was looking at the corsair 650d but people are saying it doesnt have good airflow.
so what case would you guys recommend?
also i have a 20% off coupon for microcenter.
http://www.microcenter.com
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post #2 of 10
I would recommend the coolermaster HAF 932 very well built case my friend built his in one and he has 2 GTX 480's in sli so it will fit quite a bit and its a full tower and its onlyt 139.99 at newegg hope this helps
edit: and at microcenter that case is 179.99 so its a pretty good deal at newegg.com


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119160
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post #3 of 10
either this.
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0293547
or this
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0357933

If you want to be super cheap, you could get the HAF 912 which is only like 55 dollars before your coupon. But any of those cases will be WAY better then your current one.

I would get the phantom only because I have one and love it.
here is a reference for size.
That is a GTX 580 in there. and this case makes it look small.
post #4 of 10
I would suggest a Raven RV03. It has spectacular cable management and is one of the coolest cases out there. You can buy one from Amazon for $140 with free 2 day shipping (if you have Prime).


Note: This is just one person's result, do not base your entire decision on this, it's just a guideline of what you can expected. Obviously some of these cases can be improved with better fans.
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post #5 of 10
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i was looking at the haf series and the phantom case. but wouldnt it be hard to clean? the haf cases dont have dust filters and im not sure about the phantom.
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post #6 of 10
phantom has filters where it counts, just get some cans of air and you're good to go. I would get the phantom cuz its awesome
   
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post #7 of 10
My HAF X has filters. I love it. The Phantom also looks pretty darn awesome.
 
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post #8 of 10
Look at the 600T SE, one of the best mid tower cases out right now.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shineon2011 View Post
Look at the 600T SE, one of the best mid tower cases out right now.
I don't consider it as one of the best cases...
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Just in case you're still looking, I finished setting up my RV03 a few days ago and I love it.
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