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Old 12-12-2007, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking for a good, CHEAP case.

Keyword, CHEAP.

I don't have many techies who constantly come to my house and check out my computer, so I could care less about the case.

I want a cheap, 40 dollars or lower, case that works just fine, but of course air flow, and it has to be sturdier than pathetic .5" aluminum(main reason I'm getting a new one, sadly)
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Default Re: Looking for a good, CHEAP case.

The COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 would probably be your best bet.
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The COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 would probably be your best bet.
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Default Re: Looking for a good, CHEAP case.

lol... presently I have 31 bucks. I'll probally have 40 at the end of the week. I want it soon; I ABSOLUTELY HATE MY CASE
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I'm a bigger fan of the Centurion 534 (don't like 80mm fans), but its your call at the end of the day. The Enermax C3030 is another option (sorry about the UK site: couldn't find on newegg)
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Default Re: Looking for a good, CHEAP case.

still to much... wow I'm a cheap b@stard...

I just really think it's a piece of metal. But I guess the cheapest one mentioned couldn't do any harm.
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yeah there seems to be a minimum price for these things! Still, $50 won't exactly break the bank. Thats, what, the cost of a night out down the pub?
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All the ones recommended so far are decent (except I've never heard of that Enermax C3030), though if you go much cheaper than these... you'll probably get a flimsy, crappy one.
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i have that case for my other computer and its pretty good espcially for the price i got it at($10 after $30MIR)

Everything is simple and easy to install, good amount of space.

Cons- Comes with only 1X120mm fan so you have to get the other one for the front.

It comes with a side duct which imo is good for a stock hsf.
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