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What is the best FULL tower I can buy for <$250 USD?

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Hi,

Whats the best full tower for under $250?

I currently own two cases, a HAF 912 mid tower and a HAF X full tower.

I like the HAF X but are there any cases that you recommend that are better than it? I was able to snag one for $149.99 brand new, so that's why I bought it.
    
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What do you mean by better? If you're looking for air flow I don't think there are any other case that can beat a HAF X.
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I like the Corsair 800D but cases are very subjective.
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I am a fan of Lian-Li, so I would recommend the PC-A70F if you aren't scared to mod it. If you want a case that is good to go out of the box, the NZXT Phantom and the Switch 810 are very solid cases (both of which are available in multiple colors to suit your needs/desires).

A-70F: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112342
Phantom: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146067
Switch 810: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146089
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What is the best FULL tower I can buy for

So are you replacing a case or do you need one for a third build.

If replacing the haf-x not sure your easily going to find a better case. The haf932 is more popular but the x seems to be more flexible
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