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post #1 of 17
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So I will be building a new rig within the next month and I am having a lot of trouble deciding on a new case. I have a HAF-932 at the moment but I hate the aesthetics and the new case MUST have fan filters (I live in a very dusty house).

Here is my list of features that I would like to have:

-Filters on most fans
-Good cable management
-Sleek look (Like the 800D or Define XL)
-Full tower
-USB 3.0 front panel
-Large side panel (If not possible, then hopefully I can mod it.)
-Lots of room for additional fans

Thanks for any feedback!
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post #2 of 17
How much money are you able to spend?
     
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post #3 of 17
Corsair 800D or 650D with a USB 3.0 mod on the front.

I love my case and wouldn't even dream about getting something different
    
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post #4 of 17
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Around $200 to $250 on the case.
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post #6 of 17
You said it already-DefineXL,mod a window.Excellent quality case with plenty of cooling options.
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post #7 of 17
my case

lian li pc-a71, mines silver tho but sleek looking , comes with 6 fans.

u can buy premade side panels for them, think ppcs sells them, sham it comes in black only

EDIT: link
Edited by newpc - 4/14/11 at 3:27pm
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post #8 of 17
Well these look alright to me.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129176
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811517010 (cheaper on circuitcity.com)
Idk how they are on airflow but they seem to have most of the features you asked for.

But if you like the 800D I'd go for it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139001
Sign up for a new account if you can and get an extra 15 bucks off use the rebate viola you're roughly in your 250 dollar price range.
Course I'm not an expert.
     
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post #9 of 17
Corsair 800D is a good choice.
post #10 of 17
here you go
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