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June 26, 2012 2:53:42 PM

Hello guys, here i am again because i want to buy a new pc.I am looking for an inexpensive (around 85 dollars) case that will have good cable management, good airflow (2 fans included are enough for me), and a side window would be nice.
This case will house:
CPU: Intel I5-3570K 3.40GHZ -------------------------------217.86€ / 270$
GPU: Sapphire HD 6850 2Gb (USED)------------------------150,00€ / 187$
RAM: CORSAIR CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 VENGEANCE 8GB---59.00€ / 73$
Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V LE-----------------------------169.90€ / 210$
PSU: Corsair Gaming Series GS600 600W-------------------77,50€ / 96$
And probably 1-2 HDD
And 1 SSD


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June 26, 2012 3:39:51 PM

Coolermaster Elite 430. Exceptional case for the money.






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June 26, 2012 4:24:27 PM

The coolermaster is nice but watch when you buy it there is a no window version sold as well
a c 126 ) Power supply
June 26, 2012 4:43:32 PM

No to CM; the company has been proven to be dishonest, and a rational individual does not support dishonesty, regardless of quality.
Check out Rosewill's cases. They come with more than the minimum number of fans, and have good internal space. IMHO, their quality is also superior to CM.

Edit: Please note that the CM Elite 430 does not offer any cable management. If you can give up the window, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (note the promo code). If you really want the window, and can spend another $5, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
a c 122 ) Power supply
June 26, 2012 5:06:34 PM

Case:Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case:COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000-KWN1 Black SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional ) Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...




Case:Corsair Carbide Series 300R Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
June 26, 2012 5:26:26 PM

Onus said:
No to CM; the company has been proven to be dishonest, and a rational individual does not support dishonesty, regardless of quality.
Check out Rosewill's cases. They come with more than the minimum number of fans, and have good internal space. IMHO, their quality is also superior to CM.

Edit: Please note that the CM Elite 430 does not offer any cable management. If you can give up the window, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (note the promo code). If you really want the window, and can spend another $5, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill is not available in Greece
a c 126 ) Power supply
June 26, 2012 5:33:53 PM

Ah, I did not realize you were in Greece, although your use of euros in addition to dollars may have been a clue that Newegg would not be available to you.
If you post a link to the store you'll be using (if they have a web site), people may be able to make specific suggestions.
In any event, my prior remarks about CM stand. Pictures clearly indicate the Elite 430 has no cable management openings, and the company has been proven to be dishonest. What more is there to dislike?
June 26, 2012 5:38:32 PM

Could you post a website that you could purchase something from? I'll be happy to look through it and find something for you
June 26, 2012 5:41:01 PM

bigcyco1 said:
Case:Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case:COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000-KWN1 Black SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional ) Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...




Case:Corsair Carbide Series 300R Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Nothing but ANTEC THREE HUNDRED(no the illusion is available) in Greece
June 26, 2012 5:46:28 PM

the shop i am buying from is: http://www.e-shop.gr/PER_cases.phtml
**NOTE i have send you the link directly to the cases section, the search bar is located on the top and a bit left part.
thanks for trying to help me!!!
June 26, 2012 5:56:36 PM

How about:
SHARKOON T5 VALUE
THERMALTAKE V3
ANTEC THREE HUNDRED
COOLERMASTER 430
???
June 26, 2012 6:05:51 PM

Not the 430
The Antec 300 gets good reviews but I don't like the bare metal interior (spray paint I suppose :p )
The Antec one is also very good
June 26, 2012 6:18:50 PM

Robi_g said:
Not the 430
The Antec 300 gets good reviews but I don't like the bare metal interior (spray paint I suppose :p )
The Antec one is also very good

Antec One Hundred or Antec Gaming One or Antec Performance One???
I am a bit confused with the ONE
June 26, 2012 9:10:24 PM

I think i have concluded, and i will probably buy the Sharkoon T9 VALUE (3 fans included i think) i actually found it to be cheaper than the Sharkoon T5 VALUE (2 fans included i think) i was worried about the airflow but i don't think i will have to deal with any problems.
a c 122 ) Power supply
June 26, 2012 10:08:04 PM

staurulinos said:
Nothing but ANTEC THREE HUNDRED(no the illusion is available) in Greece
I did not realize you were in Greece, sorry about that :(  .P.S. LOL!Wow how childish somebody thumbs down the cases i mentioned whoever it was please... grow the hell up i was only trying to help OP :pfff: 
a c 126 ) Power supply
June 26, 2012 10:30:19 PM

Antec makes good cases. I'm not familiar with Sharkoon, but if it offers the features you need at a good price, it will probably be ok.
a c 126 ) Power supply
June 26, 2012 10:44:11 PM

Why would you post another Newegg link, when the OP has explained that he is in Greece?
June 28, 2012 10:18:38 AM

Spoiler
i actually found both sharkoon t9 and sharkoon t28 to be on the same price ;) 
June 28, 2012 10:20:47 AM

Spoiler
i actually found both sharkoon t9 and sharkoon t28 to be on the same price ;) 
June 28, 2012 11:18:52 AM

i actually found both sharkoon t9 and sharkoon t28 to be on the same price ;) 
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