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I can really recommend the NZXT Phantom, great case and a decent prise, though there's not much space for cable management in the back.

But if I were to buy a new case, I would choose the Corsair 800D. It has a classi look and there's a lot of space, and plenty of room to do whatever you want to do. Con is that it's not cheap.
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Either the haf-x, silverstone ft02, or rv02 will do the job quite well with temps. If your looking to possibly go water cooling in the future though, make sure to grab the haf x.
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post #23 of 27
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Go here
Mountainmods.com

Now choose a case and pick the parts to your hearts desire.

Also they have an option of custom building a case for you. Talk to rep, possibly give them some design specs, and they will send you a price quote.
For such a budget you should really look to higher quality cases compared a Haf X, such as with mountainmods or Case labs.
If you have an acrylic appeal there is always DangerDen.

Also look to the Lian Li cases, as well as silverstone. If you want some flash look to the Silverstone Raven.

If you want a gamer appeal look at the Thermaltake. There are two price levels:

Level 10 GT (less features and different purpose) : $270

Original Level 10 : $800

Do not mark off corsair as an option either, if the 800D is too simplified, they have other cases.

Also don't forget OCNs own Caselabs.

People saying don't spend so much on cases, don't obviously own or cannot afford such cases.

These level of cases can cater to what ever need you may have, from looks and elegance to performance and customization.



I think everyone would want to have a custom case , but the problem is , I don't know anyone who would help me build it or knows as much about PCs as I do. Also , don't know any places where I could get modding kits , cases for modding etc. So , for start , just asking peoples opinions about HAF X and Full Tower cases
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caselabs M8 for the win

I hate the way the HAF looks, I like my sniper 200 times better, its listed as a mid tower, but dont let that fool you, its more a medium full tower than anything in the mid range
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Case labs is way better than mountain mods Look in sig
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Case labs is way better than mountain mods Look in sig
Already juggalo we get it >_> mountain mods is also significantly cheaper than Caselabs
     
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I think everyone would want to have a custom case , but the problem is , I don't know anyone who would help me build it or knows as much about PCs as I do. Also , don't know any places where I could get modding kits , cases for modding etc. So , for start , just asking peoples opinions about HAF X and Full Tower cases
What in the heck? You don't need ant modding experience at all?
Especially if you check out all the vendors besides mountain mods or danger den (they require assembly)
Those are all prebuilts. But they're also top of the line. Stop asking about that piece of garbage Haf X for a $500 budget and expand your options. Truth be told, Juggalo is right, iff you want the best case in the market , get OCNs Caselabs M10. Best case on the market. Period.
     
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