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Good value case for new build

Discussion in 'Case Central' started by wsurfa, 8 Jun 2006.

  1. wsurfa


    Joined: 16 Mar 2004

    Posts: 520

    Location: Surrey

    I'm looking at a video editing build around an 805D (overclocked to mid-high 3ghz), I quite like the idea of the Antec Sonata II Piano Black, as a case+PSU option.

    Budget for case + PSU I'd look at up to £70, but the build is meant to be a budget vid edit rig for my parents so I can't good to wild.

    I would expect to eb able to fit decent 8/12cm fans for case airflow, and wouldn't be adverse to a bit of panel cutting if needed.

    No shiny light flashing cases either ;-)

    Thanks in advance for any advice
  2. Yewen


    Joined: 9 Nov 2003

    Posts: 17,719

    Location: Leeds

    The sonata II is about your best bet then, you wont get much better than one of the Antec combo's, any of the higher end ones will be fine for you. :)

    Of course its better to buy a case and PSU seperately but if the budge will not allow it then the Antec cases are about the best as they allow future upgrades and are quite sturdy cases in their own right.
  3. k3v

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 Apr 2006

    Posts: 1,200

    Location: NE Derbyshire

    ill second that, your options are limited with your budget
  4. wsurfa


    Joined: 16 Mar 2004

    Posts: 520

    Location: Surrey

    Thanks guys - looks the antec it is