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Looking for a sub-$100 case to switch a motherboard and a few other parts out of a old crappy case into the new one (A slow project I'm working on).

Good cable management is a must (Messy cables is a pet peeve of mine), prefer to have the PSU be bottom mounted and while not necessary, a side-panel window would be a plus as well.

Thanks all
I see a lot of fail in this thread, the obvious winner in this case is the CM Elite 430.

$50 Free Shipping, $10 Rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119227

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post #22 of 34
I have the cooler master elite 430 its a good case other than cable managment, you can hide the cables behind the HDD tray. Well some of them
post #23 of 34
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haf912 has AWESOME cable management. it doesnt look haf as bad( see what i did there? lol). i would get the cm 690II if i had 100$

get the fractal if you hate air inside your case
What? The XL has fine airflow..
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NZXT Beta EVO and NZXT Gamma.
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post #25 of 34

HAF 912! Not just as a recommendation but also as an owner of one I also have a 690 II Advanced



And mine:





On newegg you can read the reviews and view more photos:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ter-_-11119233
post #26 of 34
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I see a lot of fail in this thread, the obvious winner in this case is the CM Elite 430.

$50 Free Shipping, $10 Rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119227
I would definitely get the CM Elite 430 but I hear it has pretty bad cable management.
post #27 of 34
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Looking for a sub-$100 case to switch a motherboard and a few other parts out of a old crappy case into the new one (A slow project I'm working on).

Good cable management is a must (Messy cables is a pet peeve of mine), prefer to have the PSU be bottom mounted and while not necessary, a side-panel window would be a plus as well.

Thanks all
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811322020
Give Sentey a look; psu-bottom ,hidden cable mgm't, 4x120mm fans frt,btm,2xside,rear, w/ room for 3 more(2-top, 1-btm). HDD trays can be fitted w/ a 50mm fan. no side window though.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811322006
    
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post #28 of 34
This!!!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112237

Like this but without the paint inside:
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ol-pc-k62.html
Edited by jacobthellamer - 4/1/11 at 1:41am
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post #29 of 34

I like the HAFs and you can get them from some places with free shipping. I bought one for a little over $60 around christmas. If you are looking for dirt cheap the Thermaltake v3 Black is under $50 some places and the Apex Vortex is my favorite under $50 case. I got one for $48 shipped with tax in Canada so you should be able to get one cheaper. Here's a review:

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post #30 of 34
Antec 900 is very good looking, cool, cheap, quite and good build quality. Only issue is, the cable management is not very good.
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