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Mr. Pedantic

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#1 9 years ago

Can anyone recommend to me a good, full tower case for around NZ$100-150 (US$60-90). Or are the prices for a case going to be a lot higher than this?




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#2 9 years ago

Newegg.com - Sunbeam Transformer IC-TR-US-BA-WOPSU Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

It looks stupid (to me), but you wanted cheap, and it isn't a poorly made case. Nothing spectacular; however.




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#3 9 years ago

Sorry but there frankly is no to good of a case for that cheap.

People shouldn't go cheap on cases at least 100+$ is were they start getting good.

150+ is were the most good ones are.

200+ is were the best are frankly around there.

Stackers armor + all them good cases lian li or w/e there good Huge BEASTS!

i would look into cases thats are on sale / come with a rebate

Coolermaster sells cosmos S for 100$ refurb.

Lets just say for cases mostly $$$$ = good desigh / ventilation Or you can mod a case to become good with a dermal .

Newegg.com - Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

here is 1 of the best budget pc cases.




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#4 9 years ago
Newegg.com - Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
Can anyone recommend to me a good, full tower case for around NZ$100-150 (US$60-90)

Cases can be cheap and made decently; however, you will not find a cheap case that also has a lot of features. You can probably go for a very plain, but sturdy, tower that looks like crap and has standard cooling and no bells and whistles at all for $70 or something.




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#5 9 years ago
jjz-;4659522Cases can be cheap and made decently; however, you will not find a cheap case that also has a lot of features. You can probably go for a very plain, but sturdy, tower that looks like crap and has standard cooling and no bells and whistles at all for $70 or something.

That mid size tower cases beats most cheap full tower cases.

also it fits normal Mobos and stuff.

i would look into that case a good full tower is like i said 100+

150+

200+

and im sure that tower case you picked will beat my armor+ and stacker 830 in air flow.=p=p




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#6 9 years ago
and im sure that tower case you picked will beat my armor+ and stacker 830 in air flow.

That guy is asking for a cheap case, not a top of the line one. You get what you pay for (usually...).

Obviously there is a reason he wants a full tower and not a mid tower. There is no point to suggest him a case that is not the type he wants.




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#7 9 years ago
It looks stupid (to me), but you wanted cheap, and it isn't a poorly made case. Nothing spectacular; however.

That doesn't matter, where I keep my case nobody's ever going to see it. As long as it does its job, then its fine.

Newegg.com - Sunbeam Transformer IC-TR-US-BA-WOPSU Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

This looks good for me, but it doesn't sell in New Zealand... :(

What do you think about these:

C1 Shoppingmall - Your good Net neighbour - RAIDMAX SIRIUS ATX-701WB GAMING CASE SILVER[701WS-NP] PCOnlineShop.co.nz - $106.61+GST Thermaltake SOPRANO Black Case With Transparent Window (NO PSU) Coolermaster CM 690 Black nVidia SLi Ready No PSU

With the last one, when it says 'SLi ready', does it mean that it will take Crossfire as well, or just SLI?




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#8 9 years ago

SLi ready for a case just means tht it is big enough to support two video cards. Crossfire would work just fine as well.

The coolermaster is the best quality case you listed; however, it is somewhat expensive, of course.

The thermaltake case you listed is a mid tower. Its okay.

The raidmax is also a mid tower. For that price, there are many full towers that are better.

Out of those three, the CM is the best buy.




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#9 9 years ago

My Advice, at this point in time, Ignore G33 Antec Nine Hundred has been proven a number of times to be to small (Not deep enough) for new hardware, Besides, its a crappy looking case anyway. For your budget (And I know, I'm aussie, so I know close to what ur after), you could easily afford a Thermaltake Saprano Full Tower The soprano's are quite a good cheap case, I have the Mid Tower (Worst choice ever, Mid is way to small) and It has excellent ventilation for a cheap case. The Full Size one comes with two options, Clear Side window with ventilation, or Alu side cover with 90MM fan. If you get the Alu Side cover, You'll have a number of fans... Side, Rear, Front, GPU, CPU For most systems thats enough, In my case its more then enough to satisfy all components and make their load temps around 60C (CPU is about 50, GPU about 60) It features tool free bays, Magnetic closing door (So,unlike the armor, it won't randomly swing open and get in the way), Six HDD bays, Four 5.25" bays, Rotatable feet to stand firmly on all surfaces, Side I/O. Keylockable front and side Another option to consider is the Cosmos RC1000. Its a bit more expensive then your budget, however it flogs to death most of the top of the line cases in terms of cooling and ventilation.

If you want to spend a fortune, then the best case out to date is without a doubt the Thermaltake Spedo Advanced + Its got stacks of cooling options, and happens to be the case I'm getting when I have the cash, However it retails for $364 AUD (When our dollar is stronger I can get it for $280 Ex) To be honest, If you can hold off until the NZ dollar is stronger, I would. When I first got my CPU, It was $200, because of the financial crisis it now retails for $280, My HDDs have climbed nearly $20, My case about $90. Give it say 4 - 6 months, or until the American dollar is about .7 /.8 of the NZ/AUS dollar, and you'll be much better off.




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#10 9 years ago

Cases design is a personal statement.

this is why i personally dont like helping ppl find cases.

But anyhow.. do you need a case that can fit SLI or Crossfire?




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