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Old January 7, 2012, 07:54 PM
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Hello members, I'm close to choosing all the parts for my build, but I'm having a hard time choosing a case for my particular build.

My build:
i5 2500k
gtx 560 ti
seasonic 620w M12II psu
hyper 212 +
asus p8z68-v gen3
8gb ram

These are the cases that I'm currently considering:

1) Antec 300 illusion
2) CM 690 II Advanced
3) Corsair 500r

which one of these case (or another) would be best for my needs?
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Old January 7, 2012, 08:20 PM
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IMHO the Antec is out of the question, its really showing its age nowadays.

I would go with the 690 II, but I'm sure the corsair is equally as good
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Old January 7, 2012, 09:09 PM
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Okay, so it's between the 500r and cm 690 ii advanced or another.
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Old January 7, 2012, 09:23 PM
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Out of the three I say 690.

What is your budget and preference? As in do you like smooth lines, or the blocky "techie" type cases? Do you want lights? Do yo want a side window? IMO cases are hard to recommend some ppl love a certian case other hate the same case, it is all relative taste.
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Old January 7, 2012, 09:27 PM
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My budget is about $125 (tops) for the case, however I don't know if I should spend that much for a case considering the parts that I have chosen for my build. I prefer smoothed lined cases, I hate the blocky/ flashy type cases. I like an overall clean look. I'm not a huge fan of side windows.
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Old January 8, 2012, 04:32 AM
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690 is the best of your three picks if a side window is not important.
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Old January 8, 2012, 08:08 AM
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i would suggest the fractal arc midi if you want smooth lines and a modest look and its only 100$. i recently got one and love it the best 100$ ive ever spent
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Old January 8, 2012, 08:58 AM
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690 out of your choices, buy I would take a closer look at fractal/silverstone.
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