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Help on Picking a PC Case

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May 8, 2012 4:31:55 PM

So, I wanted to build a new PC, but having trouble on picking a PC case. I narrowed it down to three cases:

1. Antec One - £37
Website link ------------------> http://www.antec.com/product.php?id=704830&fid=84&lan=u...
2. Revoltec Sixty Eight - £26
Website link ------------------> http://www.revoltec.net/revoltec.net/index.php?StoryID=...
3. Xigmatek Asguard Pro - £30
Website link ------------------> http://www.xigmatek.com/product.php?productid=154

I was leaning towards going for the Xigmatek or the Antec case, wasn't really sure which one to pick. Any recommendations of better cases around £20 - £40 will be taken into consideration.

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May 8, 2012 5:00:29 PM

cases are very subjective since the are determined by personal aesthetics... but out of those 3 I think the xigmatek looks the cleanest... (I personally don't like my cases junked up with a ton of plastic and I'm sure many people here will recommend a case from the HAF series)
May 8, 2012 5:35:49 PM

What hardware is going into it? I'd hate to recommend xx case only to find your graphics card won't fit in without the angle grinder getting involved :) 
Water/air cooling?
bothered about mesh or acrylic side windows or lights?
£40 is a narrow budget for a quality case but there are gems out there,
check Scan, Dabs and Ebuyer as well for bargain cases
Moto
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May 9, 2012 3:57:51 PM

This isn't going to be an expensive build. Air cooling, very rarely there is going to be CrossFireX/SLI and it will have an ATX motherboard. Not bothered about a side window but no lights. I wanted this to be a quality case because in the future I want to re-use as many parts as possible to keep payments to a minimum.
May 9, 2012 4:50:42 PM

Personally I like the Xigmatek. Always have liked their cases. They are a breeze to work in and very well done units. I have been eying that particular case for my brothers rebuild for a while now.
May 9, 2012 5:14:20 PM

The Antec One looks similar to the Antec 300. I have the 300 (and have used many Antec cases) and like Antec very much. IMHO.
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