I'm Looking For An Affordable Case To Match Specifications

After a long time of searching, and some help from this wonderful forum, I have decided on the inner parts of my computer. However, with so many cases to decide between, I'm in a bit of a rut! I felt the community here would have much more insight than the catchy slogans and descriptions that I'll find while looking elsewhere.

This is my current build - http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Khranos/saved/3KUQ

Now, as for specifications, these are the things I was hoping to find -

* Under $80 (as low as possible is preferred!)
* Able to be transported (plane, car, et cetera) with little chance of breaking the case or parts inside.
* A smaller case over a larger case (goes hand in hand with transportation)
* Enough cooling to keep it under 70°C (the videocard I selected seems to run a bit hot)
* At least 1 USB 3.0 slot, 1-2 (preferably 2) USB 2.0 slots, 1-2 audio slots, and 1 mic slot.
* Preferably good looking, of course. However, that is the least important thing I need on this list.

Also, I'm not going to include this on the list, but if there's a case which would make it easy to keep a 2.0 TB external HD plugged in (about a 1.3 foot long, semi-stiff cord), inside of a USB 3.0 compatible slot (anywhere on or in the case), that would be a huge boon as well.

Thank you for reading this thread, and I will gladly take every suggestion into consideration.
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  1. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/silverstone-case-ps07bw Its a small case, if you can pay some more money, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND the haf xb evo from cooler master http://pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-catp21001 http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z11plus
  2. TheMohammadmo said:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/silverstone-case-ps07bw Its a small case, if you can pay some more money, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND the haf xb evo from cooler master http://pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-catp21001 http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z11plus


    Wow... the HAF XB EVO seems absolutely perfect in everything but price. I was hoping to find one for $40, but this case looks good enough to wait another month to splurge on. The others you suggested are too close in price to justify getting instead, however.

    I'll probably wait another week or so to see if there are any other cases which fit the bill just as well and at a cheaper price, but I have a feeling that just might be the one.

    Thank you for the suggestion!

    EDIT: I actually just input the case into my PC build, and there's currently a site selling it for $80 (with mail-in rebate)! I'll still wait a bit to see if there's another case, but I think that's a sign to get that one.
  3. yeah if you really can pay the extra money the haf xb is perfect
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