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Need help picking a pc case

So here's my system:
GPU-r9 290 Tri-X
CPU-fx 8320
Mobo-Gigabyte 970a-UD3P
RAM-2x4GB
HDD-1tb
PSU-650w fully modular
So yeah. I already have 3 cases in my loft but their from the early 2000's so you can guess they're a mess.
So here's my ideal case:
1)Under or around £30
2)Looks slick, doesn't have to have LED's but having just a black box is boring. However I can live with it so if you find one put it in anyway.
3)Good airflow + cooling, I want it to come with fans and be big enough to allow for low temps.
4) I dont care where it is from, if you find one on ebay put a link in.
Having choice is key for me, so if you find a couple good ones, but all of them in as links so I can browse. Thanks!
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  1. cooler master has excellent cooling, wich you´ll need ;) but their more like 80€
    but that hardware doesn´t deserve a £30 case anyway
  2. SHADE117 said:
    cooler master has excellent cooling, wich you´ll need ;) but their more like 80€
    but that hardware doesn´t deserve a £30 case anyway


    Fair enough, I knew it was a long shot. As long as it's a reasonable price just list some down so I can take a look! :)
  3. Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    cooler master has excellent cooling, wich you´ll need ;) but their more like 80€
    but that hardware doesn´t deserve a £30 case anyway


    Fair enough, I knew it was a long shot. As long as it's a reasonable price just list some down so I can take a look! :)


    Cooler Master Haf 912 a favorite of mine, if you can find one a CM Storm Scout (2) or
    something by aerocool might work too
  4. Hi
    have a look at these http://
  5. makkem said:
    Hi
    have a look at these http://


    there are some good ones there but most have very limited airflow
  6. What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it
  7. Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?
  8. SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX
  9. Best answer
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to
  10. SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to

    Okay, thanks. Last thing, is the case big enough for the system?
  11. Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to

    Okay, thanks. Last thing, is the case big enough for the system?


    it´s ATX your mobo is ATX so yea everything should be good
  12. SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to


    Hey, just saw this on the description of the case:
    "
    Maximum graphics card length: 290 mm (with HDD cage)
    - Maximum graphics card length: 400 mm (without HDD cage)
    - Maximum CPU cooler height: 158 mm
    "
    400mm? Thats 4 cm!? am I wrong here or reading this wrong, but the r9 290 is 11 inches and thats wayy yo big for this then, right?
  13. SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to


    Hey, just saw this on the description of the case:
    "
    Maximum graphics card length: 290 mm (with HDD cage)
    - Maximum graphics card length: 400 mm (without HDD cage)
    - Maximum CPU cooler height: 158 mm
    "
    400mm? Thats 4 cm!? am I wrong here or reading this wrong, but the r9 290 is 11 inches and thats wayy yo big for this then, right?
  14. Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to


    Hey, just saw this on the description of the case:
    "
    Maximum graphics card length: 290 mm (with HDD cage)
    - Maximum graphics card length: 400 mm (without HDD cage)
    - Maximum CPU cooler height: 158 mm
    "
    400mm? Thats 4 cm!? am I wrong here or reading this wrong, but the r9 290 is 11 inches and thats wayy yo big for this then, right?


    400mm is 40cm ;)
  15. SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    SHADE117 said:
    Whatisgoingonherethen said:
    What do you guys think of this one, I like the colour scheme, the aesthetics and also has good air flow:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-130-TT&groupid=2362&catid=2277
    Although its a "midi tower" so i'm not sure if my system will fit in it


    looks fine do you have a 3rd party tower-style cpu cooler?

    No, just the stock fans.
    Here's another one with better cooling I like the look of:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-148-NX


    NZXT is a good case builder I´d say go for it
    I think you might also be able to fit an aftermarket cooler if you ever want to


    Hey, just saw this on the description of the case:
    "
    Maximum graphics card length: 290 mm (with HDD cage)
    - Maximum graphics card length: 400 mm (without HDD cage)
    - Maximum CPU cooler height: 158 mm
    "
    400mm? Thats 4 cm!? am I wrong here or reading this wrong, but the r9 290 is 11 inches and thats wayy yo big for this then, right?


    400mm is 40cm ;)

    omfg xD You can tell I haven't got much sleep. I'll blame that on the new puppy keeping me up all night. Thanks!
  16. np, have fun with that PC!
  17. SHADE117 said:
    np, have fun with that PC!


    Will do, tah ;)
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