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Having a tough time deciding

snowystorm

72 months ago

So I have been looking for quite a while now to figure out what would be the best case to suit my needs. I have a couple requirements:

Needs front or top USB 3.0

Window on side

Enough space to fit large video cards (300+mm) Bottom mounted PSU

Potential space to mount a 120mx2 Rad for something like a Corsair H100i

I am going for a black and red scheme since I bought a MSI X87 G45 motherboard, have ripjaws (red) RAM, and my video card is red. So I don't want a blue case or anything like that, also hopefully would like a Mid tower more than Full tower.

Budget is hopefully under $120

My top pics so far are:

Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window Black Pearl http://pcpartpicker.com/part/fractal-design-case-fdcadefr4blw

NXZT Phantom 410 (Red) - Or any color for that matter* http://pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-caph410r1

** I would normally go with this but I have read reviews that people say the red plastic is not the same color as the red metal, and that the paint chips off very easily, etc.

Zalman Z12 Plus http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z12plus

I was wondering if anyone else has an option that I might have overlooked? Many thanks.

Comments

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

For some reason I too have hard time trying to pick right case.. but after almost I week .. I think Im gonna go with NZXT Source 530 for my build.. check that case out.. very very good case it seems

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Actually, NZXT does a better job matching the color of the plastic with the metal than most other manufacturers. Just an FYI

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