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September 1, 2013 4:43:35 AM

Hey guys, Im gonna be building my first budget gaming pc soon and I need help choosing. I've already narrowed down the choices to these 3 cases:

NZXT Source 210
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec One
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Corsair 200r
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

These are the only cases I find in my country so I can only choose from these 3. Their all similarly priced in my country so price isn't a problem. I will be fitting a CM 212 EVO and also a gtx 650ti boost/hd 7850 with plans of sli/xfire in the future so I will need a case that can accomadate to that. I want the case to have good air flow, easy to work with and also sturdier. All input is highly appreciated :) 

[Edit] Found two more cases to add to the list:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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September 1, 2013 10:13:58 AM

Externo said:
Hey guys, Im gonna be building my first budget gaming pc soon and I need help choosing. I've already narrowed down the choices to these 3 cases:

NZXT Source 210
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec One
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Corsair 200r
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

These are the only cases I find in my country so I can only choose from these 3. Their all similarly priced in my country so price isn't a problem. I will be fitting a CM 212 EVO and also a gtx 650ti boost/hd 7850 with plans of sli/xfire in the future so I will need a case that can accomadate to that. I want the case to have good air flow, easy to work with and also sturdier. All input is highly appreciated :) 

[Edit] Found two more cases to add to the list:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


I don't like any of them but i would have to go with the nzxt source 210

can you try to find a case like this in you countryhttp://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Elite-430-All-Black...
it is a good case with everything you need
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September 1, 2013 10:47:23 AM

Yup, I added that case in my latest edit. Why do you recommend this case over the others? I heard that the cable management in this case isn't too good.
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September 1, 2013 11:14:18 AM

Externo said:
Yup, I added that case in my latest edit. Why do you recommend this case over the others? I heard that the cable management in this case isn't too good.


Its cable management is fine if you know what your doing it comes with a ultra silent fan, nice opti drive and HDD management, the looks are far superior.
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a b 4 Gaming
September 1, 2013 12:37:50 PM

The Corsair 200R is the best choice. Excellent build quality, lots of space and has room for a 240mm radiator.
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September 1, 2013 7:20:28 PM

jaypark said:
I dont like any of them either. But here is one you might consider
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Sorry, these are the only cases available in my country

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The Corsair 200R is the best choice. Excellent build quality, lots of space and has room for a 240mm radiator.


I was leaning towards this case as well but Im a little worried about the intake airflow since air can only enter through the sides of the front.
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September 2, 2013 2:56:45 AM

Externo said:
jaypark said:
I dont like any of them either. But here is one you might consider
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Sorry, these are the only cases available in my country

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The Corsair 200R is the best choice. Excellent build quality, lots of space and has room for a 240mm radiator.


I was leaning towards this case as well but Im a little worried about the intake airflow since air can only enter through the sides of the front.


You can remove the upper HDD cage to improve airflow.
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