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November 22, 2012 3:01:07 AM

Hey guys,

I am looking for some help finding a case for my first build. I would like to spend as little as possible on the case and have been looking at the following:

Rosewill Redbone, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill Blackhawk, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Corsair 400r, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


I really like the Blackhawk and Corsair for the rubber grommets around the cable management ports as well as the painted interior. I am not sure if I want to spend the $75, before rebate or just get something cheaper for my first build. I do not need a bunch of 5.25" bays, in fact 3 would be ideal (usually only have 1 or 2) and I would prefer more 3.5" bays than 5.25" in any case. FYI just air cooled right now, probably wouldn't ever do liquid.

I want your opinion on;

How important is the rubber grommet system to you?

Which of the 3 listed would you choose for a 1st build?

Are there any other cases in the $50-75 range you would consider?

Build specs.
Asrock z77 Ex4
Intel i5-3570k
G.skill 1600mhz (2x4GB)
Antec HCG 750w
Radeon 7850

Thanks,
DH

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November 23, 2012 12:09:27 AM

All I am hearing is crickets... can someone please give me some feed back on whether or not they like the rubber grommets around their CM ports, and some other possible case choices... I have looked at what seems like hundreds, but just can really decide what is important at this point.

Thanks,

DH
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November 23, 2012 12:57:45 AM

Fractal Design Arc Midi: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
This is a great case that's why it's "CURRENTLY SOLD OUT." :) 

Only 13 left in stock in Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0074V2UEC/ref=pd_lpo_...
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November 30, 2012 5:37:34 PM

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