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Good white case

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June 11, 2012 8:06:28 PM

Hello, I am very fond of white cases and have always loved them, but I can't seem to find many good ones in my budget, or I'm just not looking hard enough.
My budget is around the £100 mark, I play to have 1 5.25" optical drive, 1 3.5" HDD and 1 2.5" SSD, I would also like it to fit the Noctua NH-D14 in it, or is that not likely to happen at that price point?
And graphics card size isn't really an issue as I only have a Radeon HD 7850, or is that a big card? :p .
Thankyou in advance for any help I recieve, and if there is any vital information I missed just say.

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June 11, 2012 8:08:15 PM

Crap i forgot to mention motherboard, I have a z77a-G43, i think thats ATX?
a c 87 ) Power supply
June 11, 2012 9:24:51 PM

Corsair Carbide 500R White £85 @ Dabs
CPU heatsink clearance: 180mm
GPU clearance: 31.6/45.2cm

Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced Black & White £70 @ Ebuyer

Cooler Master CM 690 II Lite PCGH Edition £85 @ Specialtech

Cooler Master CM 690 II Lite White, noise insulated £105 @ OCUK
CPU heatsink clearance: 177mm
GPU clearance: 30.4cm

Fractal Design R3 USB 3.0 White £75 @ OCUK
CPU heatsink clearance: 165mm
GPU clearance: 29cm

NZXT Phantom White £101 @ Scan

NZXT Phantom White/Red £110 @ Scan
CPU heatsink clearance: 180mm
GPU clearance: 35cm

NZXT Phantom 410 White £80 @ Ebuyer
CPU heatsink clearance: 170mm
GPU clearance: 28/30.5/42cm

NZXT H2 White £81 @ Scan
CPU heatsink clearance: 170mm
GPU clearance: 25/31cm

Cooler Master Stacker 831 Lite Silver £80 @ Amazon
Don't have official figures for CPU heatsink clearance, but it is very wide at 250mm, so the NH-D14 should easily fit. Doesn't have any dedicated 2.5" drive bays, but SSDs aren't really that fussy about where they are mounted.
GPU clearance isn't stated clearly either, but again it is a large case, I can't imagine that there are any graphics card this can't fit.

Thermaltake Level 10 GTS White £85 @ Amazon
CPU heatsink clearance: 175mm
GPU clearance: 31.5cm

The Noctua NH-D14 is 160mm tall. So all of the above cases will/should fit an NH-D14.
Depends which 7850 you get as to how long it is, but most of these cases have ample clearance for GPUs. It's only really the NZXT H2 with a HDD installed next to the graphics card that would cause problems for a 7850-like card.
All, except the CM Stacker 831, have 2.5" drives bays.
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June 11, 2012 9:31:04 PM

Thankyou very much for taking the time to answer, I appreciate it. That was a very comprehensive answer and I shall take some time to do some research but the Cooler Master Stacker 831 Lite Silver really caught my eye. Thankyou again.
June 11, 2012 9:50:41 PM

CM has a White version of the Storm Trooper (with a window) coming out :) 

might want to wait for that :p 
June 11, 2012 9:59:26 PM

Yeah i saw that on someones youtube, that will probably be out of my price range though wouldn't it?