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January 26, 2014 1:27:20 PM

I'm building my friend a gaming build, and don't know which case to get him. I want the case to be $50, since it's not too expensive, but still good quality. Right now I am mainly debating against the Antec One, the Rosewill CHALLENGER, and the Cooler Master HAF 912. So, which one should I choose? Here is the build I was going to get him, if that helps-

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($145.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 60GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.66 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Silverstone Strider 600W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($85.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $990.55
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-26 16:27 EST-0500)

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January 26, 2014 1:28:57 PM

HAF 912
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January 26, 2014 1:32:06 PM

NZXT Source 220 which is $49.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - NZXT 220


Cooler Master HAF 912 is equally good, but its $59.99

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

All the best.. Cheers !!
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January 26, 2014 1:33:59 PM

Get two sticks of 4gb RAM as you will get much better performance from 2 because RAM works better in pairs. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2I3ta
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January 26, 2014 1:38:28 PM

Stu 95 said:
Get two sticks of 4gb RAM as you will get much better performance from 2 because RAM works better in pairs. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2I3ta


I wasn't asking about RAM. I don't care about that, I care about which case to get
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January 26, 2014 1:41:13 PM

6you7me said:
Stu 95 said:
Get two sticks of 4gb RAM as you will get much better performance from 2 because RAM works better in pairs. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2I3ta


I wasn't asking about RAM. I don't care about that, I care about which case to get


Check the case I told you, that is good. You will have good air circulation if you go with HAF 912, it comes with 2 fans by default both 120mm still you can add 4 x 120mm fans or 2 x 120mm + 1 x 200 mm. Its worth to spend $59.99 on this case!! Trust me !!

In partpicker you can get the same case for $49.99
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc912kk...
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January 26, 2014 1:43:23 PM

6you7me said:
Stu 95 said:
Get two sticks of 4gb RAM as you will get much better performance from 2 because RAM works better in pairs. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2I3ta


I wasn't asking about RAM. I don't care about that, I care about which case to get


You need to chill out, don't come on here and ask for peoples help and be so disrespectful. I was just pointing out something that could be improved with your build, if you choose whether to take that advise or not is up to you.
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