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Who makes the best quality cases...?

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Been doing a lot of research the last three weeks regarding a new computer build.

 

Pretty much have everything figured out - except the case.

 

Been looking at Phanteks, Corsair, Master Cooler...

 

Any input as to who makes the best quality cases...?

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I usually go with fractal, just because majority of the time they're fairly easy to build in.

What company you get a case from doesn't really matter as much as if it has good airflow, enough space etc.


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Corsair for me.


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Silverstone. especially their TJ line.

NZXT.

Fractal Design.


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For me it’s definitely Phanteks.


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13 hours ago, NGamer said:

Any input as to who makes the best quality cases...?

Define quality. 

 

Build quality? (Materials used)

Airflow?

Features?

Overall Size?

Cost?


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For me for quality to price....

Phanteks and Fractal Design are basically equal to each other. 

Corsair and NZXT are both daily solid 

Be Quiet is also very very good. 

But I'm partial to Phanteks as I've had zero issues with any of their products. 


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I have brand new NZXT H710i. The paint on rivets is scratched. On the bottom I have scratches around one screw. On the backside one screw is missing in the cable management rack. The psu shroud is not detachable. Actually it is but you need to unrivet it and then rivet in back.

I contacted NZXT support regarding one question about the case and they did not reply.

 

Would not recommend NZXT for sure.

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19 minutes ago, mcRYSHER said:

The psu shroud is not detachable. Actually it is but you need to unrivet it and then rivet in back.

That's about 99% of PSU basements on the market. Corsair and Coolermaster are the only two I can think of that have some cases that can do this (Corsair 460/570), (Coolerm Master Master Case H500 series)


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