Total Nerd The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig  

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List Rules Any case that can be used for a gaming PC, large or small. Feel free to add any missing enclosures.

Side window, sound proofed, full tower, mini ATX, expansion capabilities, fan mounts, so many choices when it comes to a gaming PC case or any desktop computers. We all know you'll research into the early hours looking over every detail, but sometimes you need a little help. Maybe you've got two or three in mind, perhaps you just want to see how your choice stands up against the popular opinion. We're here to help you find the best enclosure for your gaming rig.

Voted by gamers, for gamers.

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NZXT Phantom 410 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Technologies - NZXT introduces the next descendant of the revolutionary Phantom, the Phantom 410. The beautiful and sleek Phantom design set the trend of all white chassis and idealized optimal expansion and cooling. In comparison to its predecessor, the Phantom 410 delivers more value for every dollar spent and possesses an acrylic window that allows gamers to admire the power of their rig.

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NZXT Guardian 921 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Guardian 921 RB No Power Supply ATX Mid Tower Case (Black)

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Cooler Master HAF X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
The much anticipated HAF X arrives as the flagship of the popular HAF (High Air Flow) series. Designed for performance systems, this chassis is able to house today's latest and hottest CPUs, motherboards, graphics cards, and is compatible with USB 3.0 devices. With specialized support and cooling for...

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Fractal Design Define R4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Fractal Design Define R4

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CM Storm Stryker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
CM Storm Stryker Built to be amongst the most agile full towers, Stryker includes an ultra-strong travel-ready carrying handle. Storm Stryker has a stylish glossy black and white finish on the case and includes fans, windowed side panel, full dust filter coverage, a fan controller, an external SSD hot swap dock, and two uniquely designed modular hard drive cages.

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Corsair Carbide 500R is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
BOZI9 - The 500R features outrageous cooling potential. Four included fans (2 x 120mm in front, a 200mm on the side, and a rear 120mm exhaust) cool your components, and USB 3.0, native SSD support, and eight expansion slots make it easy to build a rock-solid system. A removable hard drive cage means you can get more direct airflow over GPUs up to 452mm in length, and internal 240mm radiator support gives you tons of cooling flexibility.

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NZXT Technologies H2 Classic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Technologies - The NZXT silent touch.

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Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow E... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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AeroCool StrikeX-AIR Open Chas... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
AeroCool StrikeX-AIR Open Chassis Design Gaming Case AeroCool - AeroCool Designed, StrikeX-AIR Open Frame design PC case, for DIY enthusiasts and heavy-duty gamers. Solidly constructed chassis interior with 0.7mm SECC steel support all Micro ATX, ATX and E-ATX motherboards. Open Chassis design for spacious and easy installation of the system. Removable ODD Rack for easy optical drive installation.

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Corsair Spec-01 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Nick Calder added Corsair Spec-01

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CM Storm Stryker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Built to be amongst the most agile full towers, Stryker includes an ultra-strong travel-ready carrying handle. CM Storm Stryker has a stylish glossy black and white finish on the case and included fans, windowed side panel, full dust filter coverage, a fan controller, an external SSD drive hot-swap dock and two uniquely designed modular hard drive cages.

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Thermaltake Lanbox Lite is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Thermaltake Lanbox Lite

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Nzxt Switch 810 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Technologies

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Lian Li Pc-8fir Red is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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CM Storm Trooper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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NZXT Apollo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Silverstone Tek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Silverstone Tek

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NZXT Nemesis Elite is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Corsair Carbide Series 400R is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Corsair - The 400R has been carefully designed for upgradability. With USB 3.0, support for 2.5" SSDs right out of the box, eight expansion slots, up to 316mm of room for GPUs, and even room for a full 240mm radiator, the 400R packs a serious punch. And if cooling is your concern, the 400R has ten fan mounting points for cooling flexibility.

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CybertronPC 5150 Escape is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
CybertronPC 5150 Escape CybertronPC - Want to escape from the straight jacket of slow gaming? Then the CybertronPC 5150 Escape TGM2222A Quad-Core Gaming PC is for you! This slice of digital freedom features an AMD FX 4100 Unlocked Processor, 8GB of fast DDR3 memory and Radeon HD6670 graphics. To help you store all the bits of your digital life, this fine system also comes equipped with 500GB hard drive and DVDRW optical drive.

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NZXT Source 210 ELITE is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Technologies - NZXTs Source 210 Elite is here to provide the basic chassis to house your rig and a just a little more to meet your needs. Now with USB 3.0, tool-less features, and an additional 140mm top fan for cooling, its modest and contains the essentials for performance. Its the chassis you can afford, and more.

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Thermaltake Overseer RX-I is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Thermaltake Chaser A31 VP300A1W2N No Power Supply Mid Tower Case (Black)

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Fractal Design Define Mini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Fractal Design Define Mini Fractal Design

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Thermaltake Armor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Thermaltake Armor

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Raidmax BLADE is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Raidmax BLADE BESTPRICECABLES

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NZXT Source 210 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Technologies - The Source Series is NZXT's chassis line designed to be a starting block for first time builders or a stepping stone for those who want to upgrade their rig later on. Each chassis faithfully serves their purpose as an affordable, memorable part of your system building experience; it may just be a keeper.

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Gigabyte GZ-G1SGS is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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AeroCool PGS B Devil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
AeroCool - AeroCool Designed, XPredator X3 Devil Red High-performance mid tower case, for DIY enthusiasts and heavy-duty gamers. Includes 1 x external 2.5" HDD Hot Swap docking on top panel for easy access. Includes two fan controller knobs with each controls fans up to 25W. Solidly constructed chassis interior with 0.

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Antec Nine Hundred is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Introducing the Antec Nine Hundred hardcore gaming case. Now you can own any noob ever spawned with this ultra-mean case in classic black finish. We know your gaming hardware produces a lot of heat, that's why the case is built for maximum cool with a perforated front bezel, three 120mm fans with mounts for even more fans, and a monster top-mounted 200mm fan that's right, we said 200mm!

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NZXT M59 Classic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Announcing the M59 gaming chassis. M59 delivers optimal airflow with 5 powerful fans with the option to station two fans on the top(rifle bearing side 120mm LED fan and rear 120mm exhaust included), side intake for GPU cooling, a mesh front panel and a bottom mounted PSU draws cooler air from the bottom of the case.

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Cooler Master Cosmos is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Corsair Vengeance C70 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Corsair Vengeance C70 Corsair - The Vengeance C70 has convenient built-in carry handles and a steel front panel instead of plastic for enhanced durability. With up to 10 fan mounts, it also cools just about anything you can think of. Eight PCI-E slots give you the freedom for the multi-GPU setup of your dreams, and dual USB 3.0 I/O ports and six SSD-ready hard drive bays assure your system will be ready to compete, performance-wise.

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COUGAR Evolution is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
COUGAR Evolution Cougar

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Antec Performance One is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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NZXT Technologies H630 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
NZXT Technologies

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Antec P280 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Soprano RS101 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Thermaltake V9 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Thermaltake V9

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Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Thermaltake Commander MS-I is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Thermaltake; VN400A1W2N-B; Case

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Corsair Graphite 600T is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Corsair - Inside the streamlined design of the Graphite 600T is a wealth of functionality that makes your build easier and enhances your computing experience. Building a clean-looking, well-cooled system is easier and faster than ever with our innovative cable routing design, tool-free drive bays, dual 200mm fans with integrated fan controller, and CPU back plate cutout.

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Cooler Master N200 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
The N200 is the first case in Cooler Masters brand new N Series - compact mainstream computer cases with extensive water cooling support and improved air cooling performance wrapped in subtle and simplistic designs. The N200 not only supports 120mm radiators along the back, but is the first mini tower that supports installation of a 120mm or even a 240mm radiator in the front of the case!

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Xion II is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Xion II Xion

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Thermaltake Level 10 GT is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Following the high-profile launch of Level 10 Super Gaming Modular Case, the design collaboration between Thermaltake and BMW Group DesignworksUSA, in 2009, Thermaltake looks to invigorate the PC enthusiasts with the latest Level 10 GT LCS computer case. Thermaltake has taken the already popular and...

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Cooler Master RC-343-KKN1 Elit... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Cooler Master RC-343-KKN1 Elite

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COUGAR Challenger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Thermaltake Kandalf is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Thermaltake Kandalf

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Thermaltake V4 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig

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Gigabyte GZ-P5HB5C is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Gigabyte GZ-P5HB5C Gigabyte

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Xion AXP 100 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PC Case For Your Gaming Rig
Xion AXP 100 Xion