Solved Does the case matter in a pc? Tags: Cases RAM CPUs Components Last response: December 27, 2012 2:10 AM in Components Share neckneck December 26, 2012 7:19:18 PM so im on a $400 budget. i had this nice build but i was thinking if i could just use my case, cpu, and ram from my old computer? the case is a generic old greyish? color. cpu is a pentium idk the exact model. and ram i believe is ddr2 4 gigs More about : case matter | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to neckneck Register or log in to remove Best solution rolli59 CPUs Master December 26, 2012 11:27:33 PM The case itself only has effect on cooling performance. New hardware runs DDR3 ram and you can get 2x4GB for less than $40. | Report abuse Reply to rolli59 neckneck December 27, 2012 2:10:22 AM Best answer selected by neckneck. | Report abuse Reply to neckneck Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Does the case matter in a pc?> Related ressources: ForumDoes it matter if my SSDs are loose in the case ForumCase fans. Does it matter where each is plugged? ForumDoes pump speed matter ? ForumMost reliable laptop brand? does it matter ? ForumDoes case size matter ?? ForumDoes it matter ? ForumLimited Lifetime Warranty. Does it matter ? ForumDoes it matter if my graphics card is too close to base of my tower ForumDoes it matter ... ForumBest airflow chassi (sound level does not matter ) ForumNew Opti Drive for gaming or does it matter ? ForumDoes Core i7 QPI Matter ? ForumPower requirement ( does brand matter ?) ForumBest Brand? Does it matter ? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumNeed a good case suggestion around 120$! ForumBest £50 case? ForumGood number of fans for this case/system? ForumPSU and Case Advise Forum[Solved] Need help on picking a pc case! More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !