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Rosewill Blackhawk vs Antec 900 vs Corsair Carbide 400r

Tyler1986

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This is the build I'm working on and I want to move up a little on my case selection, I've narrowed it to these three, though I'm open to suggestions in the same price range.

Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with Five Fans, window side panel, top HDD dock - $90

Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Upgraded USB 3.0 $110 - $20 rebate = $90

EDIT: Looks like there's an additional $20 off the Antec Nine Hundred making it $70 so I think this is probably my best bet.

Corsair Carbide Series 400R Graphite grey and black ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case - $100 + $8 shipping = $108


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.98 @ Outlet PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($136.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 500GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($332.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($449.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1394.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-26 16:55 EDT-0400)
 

Xilo

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I would go with the Rosewill Blackhawk.

Reasons:
- Good amount of USB Ports (2x 3.0, 4x 2.0)
- 5 silent fans for the best cooling per penny
- Spacious, meaning better cable management
- Cheapest of the 3 options

Cons:
- No dust filter
- Large and weighty

Don't trust MIR's :mad:
Overall it will depend on what you want most from a case.
If you needed to make a choice fast, stick with your HAF 912, but suffer the consequences of not having enough ports (or USB 3.0 for that matter)
 

Xilo

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Oct 23, 2013
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I would go with the Rosewill Blackhawk.

Reasons:
- Good amount of USB Ports (2x 3.0, 4x 2.0)
- 5 silent fans for the best cooling per penny
- Spacious, meaning better cable management
- Cheapest of the 3 options

Cons:
- No dust filter
- Large and weighty

Don't trust MIR's :mad:
Overall it will depend on what you want most from a case.
If you needed to make a choice fast, stick with your HAF 912, but suffer the consequences of not having enough ports (or USB 3.0 for that matter)
 

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