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Hello all! I have recently been working on making a new build and decided on all my parts except the case. Here is what I have so far: CPU http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/cr/B007SZ0EHE/s=sd/ref=cm_cr_dp_aw_see_rcnt
GPU http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00NT9UT3M/ref=psdcmw_284822_t1_B00NI5DA2E
Motherboard http://www.amazon.com/LGA1155-CrossFireX-Motherboard-Z77-EXTREME4/dp/B007KTY4A6
PSU http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Enthusiast-Certified-Compatible-platforms/dp/B004LB5AZY
8gb RAM
I have already looked at the Fractal R4 and some of the Cooler Master Cases but can't really decide between them all. I am looking for something that is not too expensive, ergonomic, and will fit all my parts and keep them cool. I already have all the peripherals and a monitor. Thank you all in advance!
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  1. The Fractal Design Define R4 is an amazing case for any build
  2. RoboticStix said:
    Hello all! I have recently been working on making a new build and decided on all my parts except the case. Here is what I have so far: CPU http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/cr/B007SZ0EHE/s=sd/ref=cm_cr_dp_aw_see_rcnt
    GPU http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00NT9UT3M/ref=psdcmw_284822_t1_B00NI5DA2E
    Motherboard http://www.amazon.com/LGA1155-CrossFireX-Motherboard-Z77-EXTREME4/dp/B007KTY4A6
    PSU http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Enthusiast-Certified-Compatible-platforms/dp/B004LB5AZY
    8gb RAM
    I have already looked at the Fractal R4 and some of the Cooler Master Cases but can't really decide between them all. I am looking for something that is not too expensive, ergonomic, and will fit all my parts and keep them cool. I already have all the peripherals and a monitor. Thank you all in advance!

    well.. the pricing is pretty ridiculous, i mean $175 for the asrock z77 extreme4...just no.
    the parts are old and got phased out months ago. the leftovers are slowly selling at higher prices.

    try this build instead (if you must buy now):
    cpu - intel xeon e3 1231 or 1241 v3, or core i7 4790, or 4790K
    motherboard - asrock z97 pro4 or asus z97-a or z97 pro
    memory (RAM) - 2x 8GB g.skill ripjaws ddr3 1600/1866/2133 whichever is cheaper and is on the motherboard's memory support list (QVL)
    gfx card - wait for a few days in case nvidia adjusts prices.
    psu - seasonic s12g 650 or xfx ts 650
    case - corsair 200R or whatever your choosing
    hdd - western digital blue 1TB or 500 GB whichever is cheaper
    SSD - a 250-256GB one from this article below
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-recommendation-benchmark,3269.html

    cpu cooler - cooler master hyper 212 evo or cryorig h7

    if you can wait a bit longer, you can check out the upcoming intel skylake cpus (namely i5 6600k and i7 6700k) launching soon.

    if you can get to a microcenter, you can get the mobo and the cpu(s) at a cheaper price(s).
  3. Best answer
    I would suggest this build
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($242.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($79.89 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($42.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial BX100 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($89.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.49 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card ($649.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Corsair 100R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($111.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.89 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.89 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1376.10
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-07-10 16:27 EDT-0400
    save a little bit of money and buy a xeon and a h97 board
  4. Thanks to all who have replied so far. However, I probably should have mentioned that the CPU and the PSU will be coming from my old build, in order to save money. That's also the reason I got the AS Rock z77, since it's the only LGA1155 socket motherboard that is decent that I could find. And like I said, the aim of this post is to find an adequate case. I know the CPU is not the best and the motherboard is a bit overpriced. However, I am looking for a case, that's all.
  5. corsair 100r
  6. RoboticStix said:
    Thanks to all who have replied so far. However, I probably should have mentioned that the CPU and the PSU will be coming from my old build, in order to save money. That's also the reason I got the AS Rock z77, since it's the only LGA1155 socket motherboard that is decent that I could find. And like I said, the aim of this post is to find an adequate case. I know the CPU is not the best and the motherboard is a bit overpriced. However, I am looking for a case, that's all.

    ah okay.
    how about these (reviewed by toms)
    Zalman Z11 Neo ATX Case Review
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/zalman-z11-neo-atx-case,4150.html
    another one is enermax ostrog gt
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/bitfenix-shinobi-enermax-ostrog-gt-rosewill-r5-zalman-ms800,3501.html
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