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Old September 22, 2011, 09:40 PM
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I am planning to build a pc with i5 2400 & gtx 460 graphics card,with corsair 550w psu.I am looking to buy a case which can accommodate the above setup .
but I am looking to buy a case which is very small and easy to carry from one place to another..please suggest me a best case .....
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Old September 22, 2011, 09:54 PM
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What is your motherboard? (model or form factor eg. atx, matx etc) as this will dictate how small the case can be.
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Old September 22, 2011, 10:07 PM
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what is your case budget?
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Old September 22, 2011, 10:31 PM
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What is your motherboard? (model or form factor eg. atx, matx etc) as this will dictate how small the case can be.
matx motherboard

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budget -50-100 $
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Old September 23, 2011, 07:31 AM
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Well if you want an M-atx case I recommend the silverstone temjin tj08B-E, I recently purchased this case and it is awesome. Otherwise I would go with a haf 912 or zalman z9+
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Old September 23, 2011, 11:32 AM
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Well if you want an M-atx case I recommend the silverstone temjin tj08B-E, I recently purchased this case and it is awesome. Otherwise I would go with a haf 912 or zalman z9+
where did u find the 08B-E? I've been trying to hunt it down for a while but all I keep finding are the non E version! also how much did it cost?

Edit: nvm looks like most re-sellers I go to usually now have it in stock...just that price is slightly higher than I expected (105$ vs 80$)...
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Old September 23, 2011, 01:45 PM
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is it available here?
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Old September 23, 2011, 02:20 PM
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LOL I spent close to a week picking out my case so I have a few in mind for ya.

If you are looking for a mid tower case this one is pretty nice, has a handle for carrying, and a special port to lock your peripherals in place in case you don't trust the shady's at your lan party. It is also under $100.

Cooler Master Storm Scout

Here is a really cheap and small mATX mid tower. Also has a handle so will be easy to carry.

APEX TX-381-C Black Steel Micro ATX Tower Computer Case


And here are a few that I am simply a fan of that are under 100 bucks.

Xigmatek Utgard Window CPC-T90DB-U02 Black Steel / Aluminum and Mesh Bezel Computer Case

Corsair Carbide Series 400R Graphite grey and black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case (corsair is awesome!)

Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, front mounted dual USB 3.0

Rosewill RANGER Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case,two-toned interior coating,come with Three Fans,Support up to 7 Fans, w/ Window Side Panel

Rosewill ARMOR Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,Full mesh design front bezel, comes with Six Fans-1x Front 120mm Fan, 2x Top 120mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, 1x 80mm Fan on motherboard tray, 1x Side 200mm Fan, option Fan-1x Bottom 120mm Fan

I really like a lot of the rosewill cases. They are very nice looking for their price and most of them have excellent cooling options. Not sure on the quality though never had one. I also like how they are mostly painted black inside. I was going to get rosewill but I decided to go with a Corsair simply because it had rubber grommets and more room for cable management. Now that I think about it, I spent roughly 100 dollars more for rubber grommets..... FML.
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Old September 23, 2011, 02:58 PM
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where did u find the 08B-E? I've been trying to hunt it down for a while but all I keep finding are the non E version! also how much did it cost?

Edit: nvm looks like most re-sellers I go to usually now have it in stock...just that price is slightly higher than I expected (105$ vs 80$)...
I picked one up for $90 from NCIX price matched to best direct.
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Old September 23, 2011, 04:57 PM
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I have the fractal design core 3000 case, and i personally love it! its right in your price range and can fit anything you throw at it - im hoping to get my SLI in here by christmas :)

if money or size isnt a problem i would get the corsair 800d but thats just me :)
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