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Old October 16, 2014, 06:44 PM
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I am thinking about upgrading my case this fall/winter. I have been using my three hundred for 5.5years now.

Needs to have usb3, ALL intakes filtered preferable (or atleast be able to put a filter on them easily), ATX MOB support, decent airflow, and decent cable management (something my three hundred lacks). Also, no cases with a door on the front. Doesn't need to have crazy water cooling options as I am using a tower air cooler and will likely never go to more than an AIO someday. Budget without tax is $100 ideally, but a bit more is possible if it's worth it.

All that said I am currently thinking the arc midi r2 is my best bet. EDIT: another option could be the enthoo pro.

What's your recommendation of any case? EDIT: what about between the arc midi r2 and enthoo pro?
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Check out the Phanteks luxe man it's decent.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQOPK-OgvnM
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Old October 16, 2014, 07:45 PM
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Fractal is always a good choice. The Define R4 I have is one of the best built cases I have ever owned.
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Check out the Phanteks luxe man it's decent.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQOPK-OgvnM
Seems like a great case, but I just checked and it's never been below $160. A bit too far out of budget. That said you reminded me of the Phanteks enthoo pro, which is currently $100. Potentially another option.
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Fractal is always a good choice. The Define R4 I have is one of the best built cases I have ever owned.
Good to hear your experience with their cases. Thanks.
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Any of the phantek cases are nice man.
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Any other opinions...either other cases to consider, or preferences between enthoo pro and arc midi r2?
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Can't go wrong with the Midi R2. It's the same as the Define R4 minus the door and foam dampening pads. Only thing is it has 7 PCI slots so you won't be able to Tri-fire with a standard Z87 board layout.
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I would go w/ Fractal over Phantek for an air cooled machine personally. I think Fractal are better built cases but they are terrible for water cooling.
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NZXT H440

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