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Cases Best case for £60

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Kinglemur, 10 Dec 2011.

  1. Kinglemur

    Kinglemur What's a Dremel?

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    Hi all,

    As the title suggests I'd like opinions on the best case available right now for a maximum of £60 please. Main considerations are:

    - Ease of use - I REALLY want something that's easy to work with, install components in etc.

    - Longevity - I'd like something that can deal with an upcoming build and last for awhile.

    - Looks, very much the third out of three considerations but could be the deciding factor.

    I do like a side window, something like this is right up my street looks wise:

    http://www.ebuyer.com/262921-sharkoon-t9-case-green-edition-4044951011407

    It'll have a core 2 duo system in it with an 8800gt at first but soon to be upgraded to something more substantial after I check out the new GPUs in the new year.

    Any suggestions gratefully received :thumb:
     
  2. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    do you really have to have a side window, the reason i ask is the best case around the £60-£70 mark in my opinion is the Fractal Arc Midi

    Fractal Arc Midi Link
     
  3. Kinglemur

    Kinglemur What's a Dremel?

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    Definitely doen't *have* to have a sidewindow, but your suggestion is 20% over budget :p
     
  4. Instagib

    Instagib Minimodder

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    Worth the extra for quality.
     
  5. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    defo worth the extra tenner, it has so much going for it.
     
  6. Kinglemur

    Kinglemur What's a Dremel?

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    Damn! Fine it's at the top of my list, hopefully an old relative will send £10 in a card for Christmas :lol:
     
  7. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    docodine killed a guy once

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    I vote for the Lancool. Lian Li quality, minus the aluminum.
     
  9. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd and WC Addict

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    I really like my NXZT cases - I have two of them, both are great value. Not perfect like a Lian Li, but still very good, and black inside.
     
  10. Kinglemur

    Kinglemur What's a Dremel?

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    I love the look of some of the NXZT cases, which ones do you have? I didn't think they did much in my price bracket :blush:
     
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    AlexB Web Nerd and WC Addict

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  12. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd and WC Addict

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    Checked my order from Scan, mine is a "NZXT BETA EVO MID TOWER BLK" and I paid £29.99!

    Play have it, here: http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/13333025/NZXT-Beta-EVO-ATX-Midi-PC-Case-No-PSU-Black/Product.html

    ETA: Until I bought this I was a Lian Li fanboy - All of my last, say, 10 cases have been £200+ Lian Li's, and I swore I'd never change - however this one was cheap and I needed one asap, and I couldn't be happier. I'll now stick to NZXT until I feel like spending graphics-card-money on a case.
     
  13. Kinglemur

    Kinglemur What's a Dremel?

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    Wow, there's actually lots of NXZT cases in this price bracket, thanks.
     
  14. murraynt

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    The fractal core 100 is a good case as well.
     
  15. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    I can't abide NZXT cases(other than the phantom). They feel so cheap.
     
  16. fdbh96

    fdbh96 What's a Dremel?

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    I'm putting in my vote for the antec 100- you don't have to spend everything :p
     
  17. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Have to agree, cant fault mine huge cooling potential
     
  18. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    The LC line of cases, are absolutely fantastic. Get it!!
     
  19. Kinglemur

    Kinglemur What's a Dremel?

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    I'm loving the price/performance of the Lancool, think we have a winner.
     
  20. Sexton

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    Antec One Hundred - only £40 so you can spend the other £20 on buying a windowed side panel ;) Great case for the money, putting stuff in was piss easy, looks fine and has brilliant cooling.
     

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