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post #1 of 16
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Im going to be building a rig for my little sister and I need help finding a decent case that has a side window so I can put some pink cathodes in the case. Ide prefer if there was no LED's in the case either.

Edit: The budget for the case is about $50 with some wiggle room.
Edited by Vipr3 - 3/27/11 at 8:46am
    
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CM 310 elite with window and CM 430 elite.
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post #3 of 16
Like adizz said. Here is a link for the 310 with a 430w power supply for 59.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119210

430 has a blue LED fan you may want to replace if you are going with a pink color theme. Also the 310 has blue trim going on the front.

I would also add the Xigmatek Utgard but the case with the window is always sold out.
Edited by BigFrank - 3/27/11 at 8:54am
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post #4 of 16
how about you get the best case you can afford and then put a window in it if it doesnt have one?
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post #5 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by greenoc;12889071 
how about you get the best case you can afford and then put a window in it if it doesnt have one?

Because I'de rather not do all that work. I'de rather just buy the case window already in.
    
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post #7 of 16
The NZXT M59 can frequently be found for around 50 bucks, got mine off the egg last year for about 45.

*edit* Ughh, 80 shipped from the egg, thats ridiculous, nm =/
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post #8 of 16
Thread Starter 
So far my pick is the CM Elite 310. I like the case an all but it does have that blue in the front. Even though It has that, it will be okay for now. What I really want is a case that is completely black with a window. Thanks guys.
    
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post #9 of 16
OK its always Newegg, Newegg, Newegg. There are other etailers out there. That aside heres an Apevia Case for $39.99 after rebate. Yes it does have a Blue LED but you can replace it with something else or remove it al together

Apevia X-DREAMER3-BK

OR!!!

This is the case I am ordering for my Fiances rig when I get the chance to do so. Again, its Apevia. And since you are going to be putting pink cathodes in this will fit the bill nicely.

APEVIA X-PLORER2 PK Series

Now it is $59.99 not including shipping. But it is all black inside, Botom mount PSU. Cut a few Cabla Management holes and I think this case has some definate potential for a Girl Gamer. Not to mention its not entirely pink.
Edited by Erick Silver - 3/27/11 at 9:24am
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post #10 of 16
NZXT Gamma

Good case for the price, and fits all your requirements.
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