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Okay so I'm having a hard time finding a case on www.newegg.com that I like, so do any of you have any suggestions? I do know that I'd prefer it to be black, and at least under $60 (Yes a tight budget). So do any of you like a case that you would recommend? The MoBo is a Micro ATX and I'd like the Case to be at least a Mid tower. I'd really love a HAF but those cost at least $99.99 and that is over my budget for a case.

I am looking at this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119227

I do want my computer to look good, since I will be showing it off.

Thanks,
Ben.
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post #2 of 10
Seems well laid out. Whether you like the way it looks is your call
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Both COOLER MASTER HAF 912 or

are suited for your budget.
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Wow that HAF looks really cool, and I might just go with that since it is only $10 more than the CM Elite. If anybody else has any other suggestions though let me hear them! Hopefully I will be able to do this build in a month or so and I'm really excited, and everyone on the OCN forums have been very helpful, thank you all!
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post #6 of 10
The HAF 912 has my vote for that price range. I've built into a lot of mid-towers but the 912 was by far the easiest to work with and has very good cable management options.
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evenger14 View Post
I do want my computer to look good, since I will be showing it off.
If your going to show your rig off, you should really think about saving up just a little more. I recommend a black interior in my eyes, Im building my first rig and im using the Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced either that or get the original HAF on newgg and paint the interiour black

Anyway goodluck man!
post #8 of 10
HAF912 is definitely very very nice. However, it is being challenged by 3 equally strong opponents:-

1) Thermaltake Armor A-60
Read the review below. The black interior looks nice! And it beats 912 by its price (US$50 after MIR + $2 shipping)
Review link:http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/T...mor_A60/1.html
Newegg:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133181

2) Thermaltake V6 BlacX Edition
Similar to above but with its own unique features. Its price is the same as above.
Official link: http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Produc...0&ID=1974#Tab2
Newegg:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133180

3) Rosewill Challenger Black (US$55 with $5 shipping)
This case gets Tom's Hardware 2010 Recommend Buy award. It also has black interior.

Tom's: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...n,2723-16.html
Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147153
High res pics:http://www.pcdistrict.com/reviews/ro...os-147926.html
Edited by windfire - 3/28/11 at 8:01am
post #9 of 10
If you want something in that specific price range (40-50), go with HAF 912

If you're willing to spend a little more, go with CM 690 II
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Quote:
Originally Posted by windfire View Post
HAF912 is definitely very very nice. However, it is being challenged by 3 equally strong opponents:-

1) Thermaltake Armor A-60
Read the review below. The black interior looks nice! And it beats 912 by its price (US$50 after MIR + $2 shipping)
Review link:http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/T...mor_A60/1.html
Newegg:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133181

2) Thermaltake V6 BlacX Edition
Similar to above but with its own unique features. Its price is the same as above.
Official link: http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Produc...0&ID=1974#Tab2
Newegg:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133180

3) Rosewill Challenger Black (US$55 with $5 shipping)
This case gets Tom's Hardware 2010 Recommend Buy award. It also has black interior.

Tom's: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...n,2723-16.html
Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147153
High res pics:http://www.pcdistrict.com/reviews/ro...os-147926.html
Those look pretty good for budget cases! I was going to say the HAF 912 but those are good for the price as well.
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