Unlike in the past when computer enthusiasts grappled with boring tower and form factor desktop computers, the development of third-party cases has improved the experience significantly. Compared to their stock counterparts, for instance, they are durable and attainable in a plethora of stylish designs. They are also easy to install, have well designed systems that do not impair functionality of computers in any way, and are generally cheaper and readily attainable in stores worldwide. If you are tired of your drab desktop computer and want to enjoy the value that desktop cases offer, use this the 10 best desktop computer cases in 2015 review as a guide.
- 10. Corsair CC-9011018-WW Vengeance Series Desktop Computer Case
- 9. NZXT Phantom 410N Desktop Computer Case
- 8. NZXT Source 210 Elite Desktop Computer Case
- 7. Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Desktop Computer Case
- 6. NZXT PHANTOM ATX PHAN-002GR Desktop Computer Case
- 5. Corsair Obsidian Series 350D Desktop Computer Case
- 4. Cooler Master HAF 912 Desktop Computer Case
- 3. NZXT Guardian 921 RB ATX Desktop Computer Case
- 2. Corsair Carbide Series Black 300R Desktop Computer Case
- 1. Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 VN300M1W2N Desktop Computer Case
10. Corsair CC-9011018-WW Vengeance Series Desktop Computer Case
This Vengeance series of Corsair CC-9011018-WW is a durable mid tower desktop computer case with an aesthetic military green theme that works well in homes. It has three 5.25-inch drive bays, six 3.5-inch/2.5-inch drive cables, and eight expansion slots that users can use as needed. It also has a powerful cooling system (one 120mm exhaust fan and two 120mm intake fans) that protects delicate components from heat damage, three USB 3.0 ports, and a durable ATX motherboard that handles heavy duty usage well. With an original case, users get a two-year manufacturer’s warranty from Corsair.
9. NZXT Phantom 410N Desktop Computer Case
NZXT Phantom 410 by NZXT Technologies is a well-made mid-tower gaming desktop computer case with a striking white theme that owners consider invaluable. It is light, durable, and has an ergonomic design with an adjustable interior pivot for installing 120mm/140mm fans. It also offers sufficient clearance for 240mm dual cooling radiators, a removable hard disk drive (HDD) cage with novel right hand mounted rails, and an aesthetic front panel with two USB 2.0 slots and two USB 3.0 fans. This case is affordable and fits various motherboards.
8. NZXT Source 210 Elite Desktop Computer Case
As its name suggests, NZXT Source is an Elite white-themed desktop computer case with a functional mid tower design that offers value for years. Its advanced USB 3.0 technology, for instance, offers high-speed data transfer. Its 3.5-inch and 5.25-inch screw less design is easy to set up and remove, while the eight tool-less internal components that it comes with (seven expansion slots, motherboard mount, and hard-disk mount, for instance) offer value. NZXT Source 210 Elite is affordable and made of quality plastic and aluminum.
7. Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Desktop Computer Case
Designed for use on mid tower desktop computers, Antec Nine Hundred is a black steel desktop computer case with a unique 200mm top mounted TriCool exhaust fan that dissipates heat well. Its perforated front bezel improves air intake. Its front-loading HDD cages fit up to six HDDs, while its middle 120mm fan cools the CPU and graphics card from optimal performance. If users are an avid gamer or live in a temperate environment, Antec Nine is the best case to buy.
6. NZXT PHANTOM ATX PHAN-002GR Desktop Computer Case
NZXT PHANTOM ATX PHAN-002GR by NZXT Technologies is an innovative full-tower desktop computer case with a striking black and green theme. It is easy to install, has a durable interior chassis and front panel, and an advanced cooling system that includes a single front 140mm fan, a single 120mm rear fan, two top 220mm fans, and one 200mm side fan. It offers high clearance for its CPU’s heatsink (180mm) and VGA (>350mm). Its expandable design has five 5.25 bays and space for 7 hard drives, while its light (24.2 pounds) and durable plastic and steel mesh construction is ideal for everyday usage.
5. Corsair Obsidian Series 350D Desktop Computer Case
Corsair Obsidian Series 350D is a performance-grade Micro ATX desktop computer case with a stylish brushed aluminum front panel and windowed side panel. It is black, compatible with Mini ITX and Micro ATX motherboards, and has five expansion slots that you can use as needed. It also has a 2.5-inch modular SSD cage, six tool-free drive bays (two 2.5-inch, two 3.5-inch, and two 5.25-inch), and a two-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
4. Cooler Master HAF 912 Desktop Computer Case
Featuring a novel high airflow design and supporting for two 120mm radiator fans, Cooler Master HAF 912 – innovative mid tower desktop computer case – has a large I/O front panel and easy-access connectivity ports. It has well-made water cooling outlets that regulate its interior’s temperature. It also has high-grade and removable dust filters on its front and bottom covers, 3.5/2.5-inch HDD and SDD bays, and a top platform for storing personals.
3. NZXT Guardian 921 RB ATX Desktop Computer Case
As all NZXT desktop cases reviewed herein, Guardian 921 RB ATX is a high-grade mid tower case with elegant curves and a well-designed clear side panel that boosts its performance and aesthetic value. This desktop computer case has a solid and durable 0.88mm and 1.00mm steel construction, a spacious and well-aerated interior, and an advanced probes system for measuring and monitoring its internal temperature. Its peripheral and multimedia inputs (two USB, Intel HD audio, microphone, and E-SATA) perform so smoothly. Its silent cooling technology is innovative, while its updated design has earned it a spot among the best in this niche.
2. Corsair Carbide Series Black 300R Desktop Computer Case
Ranking second on the 10 best desktop computer cases in 2015 review, Corsair 300R carbide series is a durable and portable desktop case with a classic windowed design optimized for superior cooling. It has one intake (140mm) and one exhaust (120mm) fan, three 5.25-inch Drive Bays, four 3.5/2.5-inch Drive Caddies, and 7 expansion slots that enhance its flexibility. This desktop computer case fits ATX and mATX motherboards, has a front I/O system with two USB 3.0 ports, a microphone jack, and headphone jack, and a two year limited warranty.
1. Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 VN300M1W2N Desktop Computer Case
Top on our list, Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 VN300M1W2N is a NO PS full tower desktop computer case with a durable and thermal efficient design. It is easy to install, durable, and comes with an array of innovative features including a CableClear cable management system, a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology, and a sturdy HDD docking station. It is also water-cooling ready and has heightened foot stands that boost air circulation.