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Which one of these is the best pc case <$170

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a b ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 5:33:13 AM

I really like the looks of the NXZT Phantom but apparently it has some issues with air cooling and 3rd party fan support. I need to mount some 3rd party fans for my dual gtx670 cause they dont have much room between them on a asus maximan gene motherboard. SO which one of these cases would be the best? I will use Asus maximas gene, i5 2500k, Asus gtx670 direct cu II Top 2 way Sli and a noctua nh d-14/ Corsair H100/ Coolermaster hyper 612 cpu cooler.

NXZT Phantom- $129

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011505-NZXT_Phantom_USB_3...

Thermaltake overseer-$135

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011494-Thermaltake_Overse...

Thermaltake Chaser-$165

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011452-Thermaltake_Chaser...

Silverstone Raven- $149

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011492-SilverStone_Raven_...

Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced for $109

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011405-Cooler_Master_HAF_...

Coolermaster Trooper for $169

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011525-Cooler_Master_CM_S...(SG

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a b ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 5:45:56 AM

I like the Coolermaster Trooper. It's got understated style, and it's a breeze to work in.
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a c 122 ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 5:49:59 AM

I like the Thermaltake Chaser MK-I and the Coolermaster Trooper the best out those ;) 
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a b ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 6:09:58 AM

too plain compared to the other cases, alo not in the same league construction wise with the 170 cases.
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a b ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 6:13:54 AM

abekl said:
too plain compared to the other cases, alo not in the same league construction wise with the 170 cases.


I see, now I am leaning more towards the trooper.
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a c 110 ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 6:56:26 AM

My vote goes to the RAVEN!
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a b ) Power supply
a b Ĉ ASUS
June 11, 2012 7:01:39 AM

getting hard for me to decide. I decided not to get the noctua nh d14 and go for the cooler master hyper 612 to fit my kingston hyper x memory.
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a b ) Power supply
June 11, 2012 8:58:31 AM

shamsmu said:
I really like the looks of the NXZT Phantom but apparently it has some issues with air cooling and 3rd party fan support. I need to mount some 3rd party fans for my dual gtx670 cause they dont have much room between them on a asus maximan gene motherboard. SO which one of these cases would be the best? I will use Asus maximas gene, i5 2500k, Asus gtx670 direct cu II Top 2 way Sli and a noctua nh d-14/ Corsair H100/ Coolermaster hyper 612 cpu cooler.

NXZT Phantom- $129

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011505-NZXT_Phantom_USB_3...

Thermaltake overseer-$135

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011494-Thermaltake_Overse...

Thermaltake Chaser-$165

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011452-Thermaltake_Chaser...

Silverstone Raven- $149

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011492-SilverStone_Raven_...

Coolermaster HAF 912 advanced for $109

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011405-Cooler_Master_HAF_...

Coolermaster Trooper for $169

http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-16011525-Cooler_Master_CM_S...(SG


case is personal preference.it differs from person to person.some people like HAF X but i don't(personal choice :) ).
for $170,corsair 650d is *unbeatable* IMO.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
here's the reason-
http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/corsair_obsidia...
Quote:


Pros:
Loads of room
Wire management is made very easy by all the passages
Eight expansion slots to make quad-Crossfire or quad-SLI a possibility
Elegant looks and thoughtful styling
Removable fan filters and all the front I/O you would need
Room at the top for a 2x120 or 2x140 radiator for water cooling
All in a mid tower


Cons:
None


you can also go with watercooling in future,it has enough room-



i hope that was enough to convince you for this mid tower.

if you want something bigger and more roomy than nzxt switch is your best choice-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
here's a good review-
http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/nzxt_switch810/...
here are some pictures to display the potential of this mighty tower-




note: a lot of people here(abekl,moto,muffin and others)who are definitely more experienced than me have also suggested some wonderful cases and i don't mean any offence to anyone :) .but after all it's your choice.good luck with your choice ;) 
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