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    Does Such A Case Exist?

    Hi Everyone

    I'm after a computer case with the following criteria

    MATX form factor (tower type preferred)
    Front open grill to allow cool air in - plus 2 x 120mm fan slots at the front
    Rear - one 120mm fan slot
    Coolers up to 160mm should fit
    Hard drives should be facing the side panel so easy to swap out..
    Budget around £50

    Would prefer not to have additional fan spaces at the top and side...
    Not fussed about a window on the side


    Had a good look yesterday at retailers such as Scan, ebuyer and others, can't seem to find one...

    Does one exist?

    Thank you in advance

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    Re: Does Such A Case Exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Believe it or not, just looking at that

    Thank you.

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    Re: Does Such A Case Exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    I'm still looking, the N200 doesn't have a 8pin hole at the back of the motherboard to feed the cable through, plus fan spaces at the top and side

    I can't believe such a simple case doesn't exist....

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    Re: Does Such A Case Exist?

    I've got a Fractal Arc Mini R2 and it seems to fit most of your requirements - but it has some extra space at the top for fans/rads that might make it a bit big for your liking.

    And can't find it new under £65 ish

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    Re: Does Such A Case Exist?

    silverstone ps07 little over at £64 https://www.scan.co.uk/products/silv...usb-30-w-o-psu

    not quite what you've asked for but worth consideration AeroCool Dead silence https://www.scan.co.uk/products/aero...o-psu-(std-atx

    again a little over budget but well worth the look Fractal Design ARC mini R2 https://www.scan.co.uk/products/frac...usb-30-w-o-psu

    Cheap case worthy of consideration AeroCool QS240 https://www.scan.co.uk/products/aero...indow-2x-usb30

    The N200 is a solid case but IMO it's a little overpriced at £40

    EDIT: almost forgot the silverstone KL06 https://www.scan.co.uk/products/silv...-psu-(std-atx) same frame as the PS07 but mesh fronted

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