Forum discussion tagged with Cases.
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    Question HDD vibration causes whole desk to vibrate ?

    Hi there, I recently got a new Seagate Barracuda 2TB hard drive and when I installed it into my pc, I noticed that the vibration of the hard drive could be heard through my desk. As soon as I lifted my pc up from my desk, the sound immediately disappears and when set down the sound comes back...
  2. consptheory77

    Question Does Corsair make a case without glass?

    I'm figuring on building a new desktop build for myself, and I've settled on most of the components, but I am still considering cases. Up for first consideration was Vetroo AL-MESH-7C Compact ATX PC Case I definitely want front facing USB ports, but...I am not sold on the idea of the PSU...
  3. BTBuilder

    Question PC Cases [AIR-TIGHT vs AIR-FLOW]

    Building a pc case to suit tough environments means looking at case building from a whole new perspective. One of the best concepts I've seen yet is a rather large case tested by Linus Tech Tips. It used a very conventional flow through system with some very unconventional extras. Basically it...
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    Question Best airflow case under 110$

    I am replacing my gigabyte c200 case for better airflow as my Ryzen 5900X processor is thermal throttling. Will also be changing my Deepcool L240 AIO to Arctic Freezer ii 360. The cases i am considering are Zebronics Zeb 948B Hermes Case(Lian Li o11 copycat), XPG Starker, Cooler master td500...
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    [SOLVED] Recommend me some cases that are budget, and NOT tempered glass?

    So, there are no end of sub £50 cases available that are good with tempered glass designs. That's nice, as RGB and clean cabled managed builds are the thing now. But what if I'm old school - I want metal on all sides, and I don't care if it looks clean because I never see it? Make it messy and...
  6. Kagami1004

    Question Dell Optiplex 3070 Tower Case upgrade?

    Hello, i want to change my Dell Optiplex Case. Currently I added Hyper T20 CPU cooler but I had to permanently remove a case bolt because I can't fit it in with T20 cooler, so now my case can't be closed properly. Can u guys me an idea which case will fit or should I buy new random case and mod it?
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    [SOLVED] CM HAF 912 plus optimal fan configuration

    I have the Cooler Master HAF 912 plus case. My pc specs are: 9900KS Dark rock pro 4 3080 ti aorus master Z390 aorus master 3600 Mhz ram 970 Evo plus SSD what is the optimal fan setup in this case for the best cooling? Currently this is my setup: Intake: Intake front: 200mm Cooler master fan...
  8. hadiahmed29

    [SOLVED] Thermaltake MT Level 20 has limited RGB modes ?

    Hi guys so i've been setting up my rgb setup in my pc but the front 3 fans have limited modes of rgb. I have tried different rgb softwares such as rgb fusion, Icue and asus ones but they don't seem to detect them. The wires are connected to the back of the case and not to the motherboard...
  9. GeistInDerMaschine

    Question Case Swap HP Z4 G4 Workstation

    Budget (including currency): $200ish (but I am frugal) Country: USA Games, programs, or workloads that it will be used for: Adobe Photoshop, Video editing, Streaming Audio and Movies, Games - Call of Cthulhu, Forza Horizon 4/5, No Mans Sky. Dungeon & Dragons Online, Minecraft, HALO, and more...
  10. CroEdan

    [SOLVED] Case recommendations

    So ive recently wanted to buy a new case for around 80$ and I came here for recommendations, I need a midi tower ATX case without the PSU and it would be great if it had fans (front and/or rear) and enough space for a simple build. Edit: Ive been looking at the Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-05...
  11. FoxyZey

    [SOLVED] Rubber missing

    Gigabyte C200 case has screw has a missing rubber around it is that safe for the glass? I have been overthinking about it and it annoys me. The screw thumbscrew is with me its not missing but the rubber around the screw house/hole (that the glass rests on from the top right spot as you can see)...
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    [SOLVED] Is there a way to determine what temperature my current build will reach with a case without testing it

    There are many videos with case temperature benchmarks where they are compared with other cases but is there a way to see what my current build will reach in a case? I need this info before I proceed to buy the thing so testing first hand is not an option. Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Case compatibility with my build

    I am thinking of creating a build with the following parts: CPU: Intel Core i9 10900K (not planning on overclocking) CPU Cooler: Noctua nh-u12a GPU: NVIDIA GeForce rtx 3080 RAM: Corsair Vengeance @ 2933 Mhz (4x8gb) Motherboard: Gigabyte Z590 Aorus pro ax SSD: SK Hynix Gold p31 1tb m.2 pcie PSU...
  14. Isokolon

    [SOLVED] Phanteks 719 vs. Fracal Meshify 2 XL vs. something entirely different?

    Hello! I've got to switch to a new case and would kindly ask for some advice. my build currently: AMD 3700X Gigabyte Aorus X570 Pro GTX 1070 (to be replaced probably next year if prices return to reasonable levels) 3 3.5" HDDs 3 2.5" SSDs 420mm radiator (45mm thick) & a 1 D5-pump with a 150mm...
  15. Jaiff

    [SOLVED] how do i know my motherboard supports argb?

    Recently I bought Antec Prizm 120 ARGB Case Fan from Amazon It comes with three cables I know only one which I plugged on my motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming. These are the connectors of this fan. I plugged only the PWM header only I don't know what the others go for? But the lights not...
  16. Servs

    [SOLVED] Looking for a smaller case, need advice.

    I currently use a Phanteks P600S and im in love. But im moving everything to a smaller desk and i want the pc to stay on the new desk which it wont be able to do with the current case. I also plan on doing an upgrade to my parts, which will affect the case i can use. These are my current parts...
  17. Jaiff

    [SOLVED] Need cooling tips...

    This is my system Conf. Recently I bought Samsung 970 EVO PLUS 1 TB and I am having its temperature issue when I start my system temp is 45° c but after just 3-4 mins it goes more than 60° c. So I bought some silicon thermal pads from amazon but it also not working the temperature not going...
  18. SirShanson

    [SOLVED] Good Cases for Watercooling with Components Segregated from Intake/Exhaust

    Hi everyone, I have a bit of a funny issue with my next PC build. My girlfriend has cats who shed super fine hair that managed to make it past the filter in my last PC and brick the motherboard. For my new PC I am planning to enclose the critical components as much as possible and watercool them...
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    [SOLVED] Rosewill Thor v2 Top panel replacement

    Hello, I have had a Thor v2 case for quite a few years now. I love the thing but the power button and usb ports stopped working. I would like to know if anyone knows of a place that I could get a new top panel. Google search has yielded no results.
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    [SOLVED] Looking for case with quad 140mm fans support

    going install custom loop for ryzen 9 5850x with rog 3090 oc, need suggestions on cases having at least quad 140mm fan/radiator support regardless of size
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    [SOLVED] Removing Scratches from PC case

    Hi! Can anyone give me tips or advise on how to remove light scratches from my pc case? They tend to be a bit annoying to look at and affect the aesthetics of the rig to look at hehe. I am not entirely sure on how I landed these scratches but the case is just fairly new just about over 2months...
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    [SOLVED] Best SFF or ITX case for University Dorm

    I will be moving to University this summer, and I will most likely be travelling across the country. My current PC is obviously too large to move as it is a Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic. I plan to instead buy a new motherboard and other components to make it into a SFF or ITX build. I will be keeping...
  23. J

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card upgrade for a HP Pro 3500 Microtower

    I have a GTX 960 and wanted to put it in a HP Pro 3500. The graphics card is the 2 fan EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2gb version. Will it fit in a HP Pro 3500?
  24. yeetus

    [SOLVED] I'm slowly upgrading my computer, starting with the case, but I have some questions

    I bought a corsair SPEC-DELTA case and now I need to take the motherboard out of its current case and put it in the new case but I'm not sure what to do about two things. The IO shield is a line up the slot type and then slide it into place but the new case has a snap-in style. I want to know if...
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    [SOLVED] Will this case be compatible with the motherboard

    I have an ASRock B365 Phantom Gaming 4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard and I want to get a Cooler Master Silencio S600 ATX Mid Tower Case. Would my motherboard be too big for it?
  26. Scarlessfate

    [SOLVED] Is there a smaller case that will fit my parts?

    Hello! I'm looking for a smaller case that is able to fit my current Gaming PC components, preferably one that's easier to travel with. If needed I can replace both the Video Card and Power Supply. If they need to be replaced to fit in a case and you know of a recommendation, let me know. I...
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    Question Cooler Master Masterbox NR200/NR200P compatibility

    Hi All, With AMD announcing its Zen3 Ryzen CPU's, Nvidia's RTX 3000 series, and upcoming Big Navi announcements, its a great time to be upgrading your desktop. I have a ATX build from 2014 that I am trying to fit into an ITX build (mostly for a challenge). The Cooler Master NR200 caught my...
  28. B!gMeme

    [SOLVED] Case Design Info

    Hello! I am planning to design a small form factor case, but I don't have any dimensions to start with. Where do I go to find easy access to all the dimensions for all pc form factors? I have been through many forums and all I find are links to 100-page PDF's that don't have any diagrams...
  29. OblivionsEdge

    [SOLVED] Simple Micro ATX case with side and front window

    Just wondering if anyone can suggest any simple micro atx formfactor cases, that have a large side panel, and also a front panel, as i already have 2 blue thermal take Riing lights for front cooling? I know of the Xigmatek Scorpio (see image below), but my gf has this case and I kinda want...
  30. Cuzinbob45

    [SOLVED] good mid-tower cases

    I was wondering what some good mid-tower cases would be. I am looking for one that has rgb and is under $100. Any suggestions are appreciated
  31. neoasap

    [SOLVED] Case under 100-120$ (7500-10000 INR)

    Hello friends, I am from India and due to covid-19, market for cases are having very limited stocks or shortages. I just want a case with great aesthetics/cable management/airflow(enough for stock config). White is my preference but can go with black colour. My current config is:: MSI...
  32. rounakr94

    [SOLVED] Stripped PC case screw hole

    I was cleaning my case and stripped my Case PCIe screw hole, now the screw won't tighten and keeps spinning in the socket. The main screw that holds the gpu is fine though. Should I get a bigger screw or use a bolt on thinner screw with a washer?
  33. darool

    [SOLVED] atx compatible form factors

    hello all, recently my motherboard, a m3a78-cm ... i believe the bios is fried and the motherboard must have been inferior, as this was the second one and only lasted a year. well, i've decided it's time to upgrade, but i would like to continue to use the atx tower i use. yet, in reviewing...
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    [SOLVED] Is it okay not to ground your PC

    Well i know for a fact that my pc isnt grounded properly as i get minor shocks when i touch the case with bare foot, my question is due to lockdown all over the place, getting an electrician is tough right now , will there be any other negative effects on my pc except for minor shocks when...
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    Question Does this have a usb c connector thing

    I have an asrock b450 gaming k4 fatal1ty Atx motherboard and on my nzxt h510 there is a usb type c front header connector can i plug it in my motherboard?
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    [SOLVED] Should I add a top rear exhaust fan?

    Hi, I have a pretty standard setup with 3 (120mm) intake fans at the front and one rear exhaust fan, the case is Phanteks p400a. I have i9 10900k with noctua NH-U12A cooler and the idle cpu temps are very good, around 26-30c depending on the room temp (usually 21-24c with air conditioner). But...
  37. setter43

    [SOLVED] Choosing a mother motherboard

    Hey I'm building a new pc, can any recommend a motherboard. I have three in mind. Which would be the best? I am open to recommendation for motherboards a little more expensive but these are what I'm currently looking at. I want to know if they would fit inside the case (NZXT H510i ATX Mid Tower...
  38. T

    [SOLVED] What is GPU clearance? What is the minimum GPU length to clearance difference i should consider? What is the ideal minimum clearance?

    Hello everyone, so im curious. I've been reading about Cases lately and i'm curious. What is Gpu clearance exactly (I know that it's the length needed for a gpu to fit) but i'm still a bit confused on that. Also what is the minimum clearance to GPU length difference i should consider, and what...
  39. U

    [SOLVED] Are Lc Power Cases any good?

    The title Case in question: LC POWER 994B Vitreous it is 60$
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    [SOLVED] Will this cooler fit in my case and motherboard?

    I got a be quiet dark rock pro 4 and it doesnt fit in my case, will a cooler master hyper 212 evo fit in my case and motherbaord? i have a dell inspirion 3670 with a gtx 1050ti and a m.2 ssd. Thanks