Top 5 Gaming Computer Cases

Thermaltake Level 10 GT

If you are a gamer and prefer a PC rather than a gaming console such as: PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, etc, then a good computer case is an essential factor to your gaming experience. A gaming computer case is not only good looking but also has more features compared to a standard computer case; it has more expansion ports for your peripherals, a bigger power supply, better cooling system, and many more.

Before deciding to buy a gaming computer case, you need to know what kind of gaming rigs you would like to build. If you would like to build a gaming monster that sits firmly on your desk then a full tower case is the one for you, but if you want a gaming machine that you can carry with you to a LAN parties or tournaments then a mid tower case is the one to consider.

1Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition

Thermaltake Level 10 GT
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 “Snow” Edition computer case. Snow Edition carries with it a custom white color design which allows it to better match with enthusiasts custom designs and styling. Still included are all of the features that made the Level 10 GT a success including internal USB 3.0 providing two USB 3.0 ports on the upper front panel. Large amount of cable management options to keep wire visibility and clutter to a minimum by routing through the included cable management holes in the motherboard tray. Support for graphic cards in excess of 37cm and the 3 oversized and preinstalled ColorShift fans to maximize the cooling and performance experience. With all of this capability and so much more the Level 10 GT is not just a case, but a way to design your next work of art.

Key Features:

  • Hinged side panel to enable easier opening of the side door and access to computer for maintenance or upgrade.
  • User no longer “hides” the excessive cable on the back, the Level 10 GT features numerous holders designed into the chassis for cable management.
  • Five hot-swappable hard drive bays, each with its dedicated backplane to support hot-swap. Hard drive mounting supports both 2.5″ or 3.5″ drives
  • Two USB 3.0 ports and one eSATA port located on the top.
  • Connectivity array. Four USB 2.0 ports are conveniently located on the front bezel including a pair of audio ports.
  • Dramatically improved cable management.
  • Fan speed management control embedded. ColorShift fans can be easily controlled through controls on the top.
  • Five hot-swappable hard drive bays, each with its dedicated backplane to support hot-swap. Hard drive mounting supports both 2.5″ or 3.5″ drives
  • Performance cooling made quiet:one top 200mm exhaust fan, one front 200mm intake fan, one side 200mm intake fan and one rear 140mm exhaust fan.
  • Water cooling ready – 120mm or 240mm radiators can be easily attached to the top side of the chassis (top 200m fan needs to be removed)

2NZXT Phantom Tower Gaming Case

NZXT Phantom Tower Gaming CaseNZXT 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. The Phantom 410 features an innovative right mounted HDD rails, a solution for easy hard drive replacement. This mid tower comes equipped with a dual radiator water cooling solution with a clearance of 30mm, an interior pivot 120mm/140mm fan slot, the capability of installing up to 8 fans, and a single 30W fan control. The Phantom comes with up-to-date internal 2x USB 3.0 headers that directly connect to the motherboard. Be the envy of all PC gamers – the Phantom 410 is bringing sexy back.

Key Features:

  • Clearance for top 240mm dual radiator for water cooling solutions/Adjustable interior pivot 120mm/140mm fan slot for directional air flow
  • Removable HDD cage to allow more room for extended video cards/Innovative right mounted HDD rails for easy hard drive replacement
  • Single 120mm/140mm side fan with acrylic window for interior viewing and cooling/Front Internal 2x USB 3.0 headers, 2x USB 2.0, audio and microphone input
  • 30W 3-step fan control for setting up your system for silence or performance/Wire management support up to 25mm space for easy cable management
  • Screw-less 5.25″ and HDD trays that secures 2.5″ SSD/Cooling capability of up to eight fans (2x 120mm and 1x 140mm LED fan included)
  • CASE TYPE Mid Tower Steel/FRONT PANEL MATERIAL Plastic/DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 215 x 516 X 532 mm/VGA Clearance Maximum 305mm (w/o fan), 280mm (installed), 230mm (full pivot)
  • COOLING SYSTEM FRONT, 2x120mm or 1 X 140mm (1x120mm included)/REAR, 1 X 120mm (included)/SIDE, 1 x 120mm or 1 x 140mm /TOP, 2 X 120/140mm (1 x 140mm included)

3Rosewill Gaming Computer THOR V2

Rosewill Gaming Computer THOR V2Named after a powerful but arrogant warrior, the Rose will THOR V2 gaming ATX full tower computer case has a stately aesthetics and functional design for enthusiasts and hard-core gamers. Spacious interior with E-ATX / XL-ATX motherboard support, tremendous air flow and rock solid construction are the main appealing features. Also included are other advanced features such as advanced cable management, screw-less design for 3.5″/5.25″ drives, bottom-placed PSU design with dust filter, water cooling support making the Rose will THOR V2 a second to none choice for your next PC. Two USB 3.0 connectors and one eSATA port at top of the chassis enable blazing fast data exchange with the latest digital devices.

Key Features:

  • Support up to XL-AT x (13.5″ x 10.3″) / E-AT x (12″ x 10.3″) Motherboard
  • 10 expansion slots
  • Gaming type – Allow to swing top fins to increase air flow
  • Front 230mm fan is equipped with LED on/off switch (default is LED off)
  • Advanced cable management design
  • Screw-less design for 5.25″ Devices & 3.5″ HDDs
  • Top mounted IO ports – 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x e-SATA, 2 x USB 2.0, Audio out, MIC in
  • Top mounted dual fan speed control knobs support up to 6 fans

4Corsair CC600TWM-WHT Special Edition Graphite Series 600T

Corsair CC600TWM-WHT Special Edition Graphite Series 600T
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 backplate cutout. Fitting even the largest video cards is a breeze, literally, with the split hard-drive bay setup that allows direct airflow from the 200mm intake fan to reach your graphics card. Maintenance is simple and quick with externally accessible dust filters and quick-release door panels. The Special Edition White 600T offers a side panel with a user-swappable side window or mesh insert that can house up to four 120mm fans.The Corsair Graphite Series 600T is the gamer’s dream case.

Key Features:

  • Twin 200mm cooling fans with white LEDs for excellent cooling
  • Side panel with cutout for window AND mesh with room for four 120mm fans — both included
  • Eight expansion slots provides you flexibility for multiple graphics card solutions
  • Unique cable routing holes guarantees you a clean and clutter-free installation
  • Integrated fan controller, for up to four fans, gives you the choice of noise vs. performance
  • Tool-free optical drive installation makes building your system faster than ever
  • CPU backplate cutout makes upgrading your CPU heatsink easy
  • 2.5″ and 3.5″ hard drive compatibility for up to 6 drives — straight out of the box

5CM Storm Stryker

CM Storm Stryker
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. These features give CM Storm Stryker the ability to easily adapt to workstation or water-cooled gaming configurations. Comes with the ultra-strong carrying handle with rubber coating so it can hold up to 70lbs of weight, the top I/O panel included 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, Audio In and Out (supports HD Audio) and fan controller.

Key Features:

  • Stylish black and white design with mesh front panel provides constant cooling
  • Top ultra-strong carrying handle with rubber coating
  • The unique 90 degree rotatable 5.25″/3.5″ combo cages offer flexibility for installation
  • Rich I/O support with two USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports and 9+1 expansion slots for great expandability
  • The fan speed can be adjusted by top control panel
  • Supports the latest long graphics cards, including AMD Radeon HD 7970 and NVIDIA GTX 690
  • The internal tool box and Storm Guard secure gamers’ peripherals

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