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Old April 28, 2011, 05:27 PM
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I am looking for a $30 to $60 case with some form of cable management behind the side panel. I had the Antec 300 suggested to me, I don't like it. No cable management what so ever. I did find these two,

Newegg.com - SILVERSTONE Precision Series PS05-B Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Tool-less Installation Design Computer Case

Newegg.com - Thermaltake V3 Black Edition VL80001W2Z Black SECC / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

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haf 912 hands down

or ps04b for classier looks.
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Silverstone Precision series, Coolermaster Elite series, Zalman Z9 Plus.
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Echoing Ilya, I vote for the Z9, Coolermaster Elite 430, or NZXT Beta EVO, or M59.

Good Budget Choices with good cooling options.

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This computer is going to be for my Dad. He doesn't need all the crazy looks and lights. Just an fyi.
The Z9 doesn't look bad.

Anyone have a comment on the Thermaltake V3?

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NZXT Beta then.

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Don't forget NZXT Gamma. It's a bit weird looking, but has great airflow options
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This computer is going to be for my Dad. He doesn't need all the crazy looks and lights. Just an fyi.
The Z9 doesn't look bad.

Anyone have a comment on the Thermaltake V3?
V3 is only worthwhile if you catch it on sale under $30, in terms of cooling and cable management it's slightly inferior to other ~$35-$40 cases.
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Coolermaster 690 II .. I like the cable management and looks over the 912
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V3 is only worthwhile if you catch it on sale under $30, in terms of cooling and cable management it's slightly inferior to other ~$35-$40 cases.
Thanks for the info.

It's only going to have an i3, not a gaming rig. So mega cooling won't be needed.
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