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December 8, 2013 1:30:45 PM

I am trying to configure my own gaming PC and have made many of my decision so far, but i am having trouble finding out what type of case i should buy. If you need to look at my build so far:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hbm4

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December 8, 2013 1:34:35 PM

HAF 912 or Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID
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December 8, 2013 1:36:19 PM

How much are you looking to spend on your case and are you looking for a mid tower or a full tower?
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December 8, 2013 1:49:13 PM

i changed around some stuff and since you were forgetting many important things u didnt mention if u needed them or not so i put them in just in case also the graphics card u selected isnt very good so i chose for u a different 1 the diamond cards arent very reliable and the fans on the card are super loud
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hcYD
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a b 4 Gaming
December 8, 2013 2:10:44 PM

Its a $1200 gaming build with the strongest gaming CPU out there. imho you should consider a stronger video card.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($143.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Kingston Black Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.93 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($509.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($52.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1260.81
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-08 17:09 EST-0500)
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December 14, 2013 3:31:07 PM

As to the type of case, just make sure it is an ATX case. It is fine if it supports other form factors as well. As for other aspects, make sure there is at least one 5.25 inch drive bay and at least 2 3.5 inch drive bays. Also check reviews to see how satisfied people are with the build quality and air flow.
I didnt give a specific case because their are to many worthy options to list. Corsair and Cooler Master are known for having great cases. In the end the case is largely aesthetic, so get one that expresses you!
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a b 4 Gaming
December 15, 2013 3:35:20 AM

Anonymous said:
I am trying to configure my own gaming PC and have made many of my decision so far, but i am having trouble finding out what type of case i should buy. If you need to look at my build so far:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hbm4

The next is about the same price as yours and contains a better gpu and the possibility for crossfire because of the psu.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2kCLy

Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2kCLy/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($222.00 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ TigerDirect)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($65.45 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($159.95 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($319.99 @ B&H)
Case: Zalman Z12 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Silver Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $1142.33
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-15 06:27 EST-0500)

A different case in looks for the same price,
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-case-threehundredtwo
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