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Better <$100 case than the Fractal Design Arc Midi?

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Throwing aesthetics aside, is there a better case out there than the Arc Midi? I will be driving up from San Diego to the Bay Area this weekend and I was going to stop by microcenter since they have the case on sale right now for $79. I know it was on sale on amazon for like $59 a couple months ago but I missed it. rats.

Anyway, taking into account air flow, expandability, the stock fans it comes with, and other miscellaneous features, what other case in this price range should I be considering?

Thanks
post #2 of 4
For the price. None really that I can think of. 200R is pretty awesome budget case but I would prefer the midi to it,
 
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Arc Midi R2. Comes out in March.

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The only other case that can compete with the Arc midi is the 200R.


i am going to be receiving a review sample of the Ard Midi R2 from Fractal design to do an unboxing video, case review and build log with here in the next week or so.

i am going to be modding it to get a 360 radiator in the top and a 240mm radiator in the front.





airdeano has an Arc Midi he is trying to sell for a good price. send him a PM! tell him i sent you!
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