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Chosing a full tower case

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by UltraS, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. UltraS

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    Hi guys

    I'm looking for a new full tower case that is in the region of about £100 or slightly more.

    What are the best full tower cases for this price range?

    I've looked at the Cooler Master Storm trooper and Stryker cases, and some Aerocool cases which I'm unsure of. I'm just interested in knowing if there are better ones. I'd like to fit a corsair H80 or H90 so it needs to be able to fit.

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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Define XL 2 is out if I am not mistaken.
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Doing a build in a Define XL rev 2 right now- awesome case! Plenty of room for an AIO water cooler or a custom loop. :toast:
     
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    Best bet is to look at New Egg, pick out a few of your favorites and post them here.
     
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    I've seen the Antec twelve hundred v3 for £123. Is that case still acceptable compared to more recent case designs?
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    The HAF 932 should be in that price range as well and is a much better case imho.

    What sites do you commonly use for parts?
     
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    way to be politically correct;)

    you know as well as I do that neither can hold a flame to a FD chassis.

    Looks aren't always what you should look for first in a chassis. Feature set is more important when trying to help someone choose a case.

    Think of things like cooling, wire management, HDD docks, removable hard drive cages if you need the room, is it water cooling friendly, will the chassis be able to be used for the next five years and grow as your needs do? These are what I look for in a chassis.

    IMHO the Antec and the CM mentioned cool well, but are loud. You can get the same flow these days with much less noise involved. Once you sort out your "needs" in a chassis, then look at the aesthetics and pick out of better cases instead of the mass amount that you are seeing now;)
     
  9. UltraS

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    I'll take the HAF 932 into consideration.

    I use UK sites such as:
    Scan
    Ebuyer
    Kustom PC's
    Overclockers UK
    Amazon UK
     

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