A PC case or a cabinet is one of the most critical parts of a PC. Well, you may argue that a CPU, a GPU, ram or even a power supply unit is an essential part, or at least way more important part, of a PC. However, a case is the part that you’ll look at every day, the part you’ll visually devour whether you’re at work or play. It is the face of your PC that you’ll spend years with, thus making is not only a crucial but the most crucial part of a PC.
Today’s all about PC cases. We have something for everyone. Do you have a fortune burning a hole in your pocket? We have a PC case for you. Are you struggling to gather your pennies to get your PC together? We have a case for you. Do you like to make a statement with loud colors, glowing LEDs and unique design or keep things simple and subtle? We have a case for either of the statements. Moreover, none of these cases are sponsored, so it’s just the real cold truth or rather my personal opinion. So let’s get right into it!
6 Best PC Cases Reviewed
1) DEEPCOOL QUADSTELLAR SMART PC CASE
If you wish to stand out of the crowd and want your PC to look like a piece of alien technology, then DEEPCOOL QUADSTELLAR Smart PC Case is perfect for you. This is a uniquely shaped PC case with four chambers, at least on the outside. Once you open it, you’ll find just two interconnected chambers. It might give you a tough time while assembling the PC, especially if you’re a novice, given its unique shape. The standard PC making format will be of little use here.
This piece of (supposedly) alien technology with customizable lighting will cost you around $350-$400, which is enough to make a complete budget PC. Do not opt for it until your pockets get too small to hold your fortune.
2) Cougar Conquer ATX Gaming Case
If you want to make a statement with your PC case, yet not stand out of the crowd with a piece of alien technology, The Cougar Conquer ATX Gaming Case is what you are looking for. It is designed aggressively with not a single straight line; it’s all edgy curves and creases. If your current PC case is a Toyota Prius, then the Cougar Conquer ATX Gaming Case is a Lamborgini with its full grills, unique, edgy style, glass sides, black and orange panels and matching LEDs and fans.
However, the Cougar Conquer ATX Gaming Case won’t come in cheap. It runs for around $250-$300. Such prices will tumble up your complete budget in a matter of seconds. It is not a case meant for a budget build.
3) VIVO ATX Mid Tower
The VIVO ATX Mid Tower Computer Gaming Black is another great gaming case for those who wish to shout out aloud “I’m a gamer!” but are running short on the budget. It comes out of the box with three fans with LED’s on the front and one at the back. There may be a minor inconvenience if blue if not your colour, since it the only LED featured. However, that shouldn’t be much of a problem as you can always replace the fans. The side is made out of tempered glass which will show-off all your components.
4) Aerocool Cylon RGB Mid Tower
If you’d like to tell people that you are a gamer politely and subtly rather than shouting it out loud, then Aerocool Cylon RGB Mid Tower is the case you’re looking for. It is a rather dull black cubic case, with a glass window on the side and a sleek RGB light panel running diagonally across its front. The RGB panel features a total of 13 modes, with 6 RGB flow lighting modes and 7 solid colour modes.
The Aerocool Cylon RGB Mid Tower should be well within your budget as it is sold for under $60 bucks.
5) BitFenix Mini-ITX Tower
If you lack short of space or like compact builds, then BitFenix Mini-ITX Tower is the perfect case for you. It dimensions are 12.5 x 16 x 18 inches (L*B*H). It is subtle with no aggressive designing, save the logo engraved on the front. Moreover, it features soft-touch material on the surface. The only problem you might run into is accommodating all your desired components in such a limited space.
The BitFenix Mini-ITX Tower is available in black and grey colors and is currently priced under $100, irrespective of the color.
6) Thermaltake Versa H17 Black
If you’re looking for a subtle and straightforward PC case with no tomfoolery around it, then check out the Thermaltake Versa H17 Black. It’s plain, it’s classic, it’s cubic it’s black with a brushed metal finish on the front. Its plain design will not give you a hard time assembling the PC, and it’s great for someone who is new to the art of PC building. Although designed as an entry-level case with no flashings lights or windows (although you can choose a version with windows), it makes for an excellent case for someone in a formal environment.
Given the Thermaltake Versa, H17 Black is meant as an entry-level case; it will cost you less then $50.