Best Budget Computer Cases 2020

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If you intend to build your perfect PC, there are many things you would have in mind. Specifically, you will worry much about the graphics card, SSD, RAM, etc. As such, you may forget or ignore the PC case. However, your PC case is as important as every other component.

Containing and keeping those component cool is the primary duty of PC cases. Albeit, it should be of excellent design. Except you are a geek or you intend to hide it under your desk.

These days picking the right computer case can be more stressful than building a PC. Being that there are a wide range of cases with varying features. Well, read this till the end if you intend to save yourself that stress. We made a list of the best computer cases in 2020 and fully appraised them.

  1. Corsair Obsidian 1000D

We consider this case the best full-tower PC case in the market. Being that it is loaded with an impressive 18 fan mounts from front to back. Therefore, your components will forever remain warm.

The Corsair obsidian 1000D is also one of the most versatile in the market. Because it is Mini-ITX, Micro ATX, E-ATX and ATX mobo compatible (12 x 11 inches).

In addition, this case is a dual-system case. As such, you can build two computers on it.

  • Dimension: 693 x 307 x 697mm (L x W x H)
  • I/O ports: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C, 4 x USB 3.0, audio in/out, RGB control buttons and fan speed
  • Form factor: Full-tower

Price: $575.69

Pros

  • Excellent in cooling
  • Dual-system case

Cons

  • Pricey
  1. Cool Master Cosmos C700P

Although slightly smaller than the Corsair obsidian 1000D, it is of similar specification. Hence, our second best full tower PC. This robust case has a nice handlebar design, sleek colour scheme and curved glass panel. Cooling is an easy task with this case.

More so, it has a large footprint and an excellent RGB lighting. In addition, it is Mini-ITX, Micro ATX, E-ATX and ATX mobo compatible.

  • Dimension: 639 x 306 x 651mm
  • I/O ports: 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C, 4 x USB 3.0, 1x Audio/Mic
  • Form factor: full tower

Price: $475.00

Pros

  • Built-in RGB lighting system
  • Customizable motherboard layout

Cons

  • Will require PSU extension cables
  • Made with lots of plastic
  1. Fractal Design Meshify-C

If you want a cheap mid-tower PC case, look no further. The front of this case is one of its standout feature. Because, it is crafted from a mesh material sectioned into an array of polygon shapes. Additionally, it has two built-in fans, for that, cooling PC components is guaranteed. Sadly, it supports only ATX.

  • Dimension: 395 x 212 x 440mm
  • I/O ports: 2 x USB 3.0, power and rest button, ‘1 x HD audio in/out
  • Form factor: Mid-tower

Price: $89.99

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Excellent build

Cons

  • PSU dust filter is not easy to remove
  • Short front USB 3.0 cable
  1. NZXT H710i

This case is known for its versatility. Since it is priced higher than the Fractal Design Meshify-C, expect more features. Designed for convenience, it is both simple and Ultra-clean.

It has a built-in RGB lightning that is controlled by the NZXT CAM software. Furthermore, it features an integrated LED lightning hub to easily control fan speed and RGB. All in all, this case is a good pick.

  • Dimension: 494 x 516 x 230
  • Motherboard support: Micro ATX, Mini-ITX, ATX and E-ATX
  • I/O ports: 1 x Audio/Mic, 2 x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 1, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • Form factor: Mid tower

Price: $138.84

Pros

  • Excellent cable routing
  • Built-in Velcro straps to hold cables
  • Built-in LED lighting
  • CAM powered smart device

Cons

  • Congested HDD space
  • GPU mount is vertical
  1. Nanoxia Deep Silence 4

This is the best Micro ATX PC case in the market. Although designed for quiet operation, it gives more than just that. First, it affords you space for expansion. Second, it is average priced. In addition, the silent technology allows sound to a maximum of 30dB. Surreal right?

Another standout feature is its ability to house up to 5 hard drives. Further, it comes with 2 built-in fans. Unfortunately, it supports only ATX.

  • Dimension: 480 x 380 x 200
  • I/O ports: 1 x HD audio in/out, 2 x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 power and reset buttons.
  • Form factor: Small

Price: $99.99

Pros

  • Super silent
  • Affordable
  • Excellent cooling ability

Cons

  • Not very versatile
  1. NZXT H200i

This is the best Mini-ITX case in the market. If you know the H700i, reduce its size and you have the 200i. Above all, it is equipped with NZXT smart hub. It also comes with 2 built-in fans and one RGB LED strip.

This case is suitable for liquid cooling and supports mini-ITX, as well as micro ATX.

  • Dimension: 372 x 210 x 349mm
  • I/O ports: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x Audio/Mic
  • Form factor: Mini-ITX tower

Price: $102.75

Pros

  • Integrated, addressable RGB lighting
  • Built-in CAM smart device

Cons

  • Poor airflow
  1. Cooler Master H500P

As the name suggest, it is the cool master! If you want a PC with extreme features, sound and heat becomes a problem. However, this case deals much on airflow but little on sound.

The cooler master H500P can contain two 360mm radiators. More, it has built-in RGB lighting and a tempered glass panel. Furthermore, it is Mini-ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX mobo compatible.

  • Dimension: 544 x 242 x 542mm
  • I/O ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x HD Audio in/out
  • Form factor: Full tower

Price: $163.62

Pros

  • Excellent airflow
  • Brilliant RGB lighting
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Small size for a full tower
  1. Antec Cube

If you are a Razer fan, you will thank me for showing you this case. Although Razer do not produce desktops, Antec Cube partnered with Razer to design this robust ATX case. This case affords you space for expansion and excellent cooling. Albeit, portable and compact.

  • Dimension: 460 x 250 x 460mm
  • I/O ports: 1x Audio in/out, 2 x USB 3.0
  • Form factor: Small

Price: $255.76

Pros

  • Spacious for cooling and expansion
  • Built-in fan controller

Cons

  • Pricey for features
  • Not an excellent performing PC case
  1. DIYPC trio-GT-RGB

Buy this if you want a cheap ATX case. However, do not expect too much. This case comes with 4 ARGB fans, built-in ARGB and tempered glass panels. Unfortunately, it has only one dust filter, thus, poor in dust filtration.

Additionally, it does not have a USB 3.1 Gen Type-C port. But it is Mini-ITX, Micro ATX and ATX mobo compatible. Above all, you save cash but sacrifice features.

Price: $70.99

Pros

  • Cheap
  • Excellent cooling ability

Cons

  • Poor dust filtration
  • Not easy to find
  1. Phanteks Evolv X

I don’t believe in magic but this case is mind blowing. If you want a dual system case, you probably will want a full tower. However, this case can efficiently squeezes dual-system into a mid-tower.

Albeit mid tower, this case is spacious for two and excellent in airflow. It is Mini-ITX and E-ATX mobo compatible.

  • Dimension: 510 x 240 x 520mm
  • I/O ports: 1 x Mic/ Headphone, 1 x Thunderbolt 3, Reset button, RGB Color and mode buttons
  • Form factor: Mid-tower

Price: $177.99

Pros

  • Spacious
  • Attractive

Cons

  • Not so affordable

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