Best cases for a gaming PC 2021

The cases for gaming pc should be not only pleasant in appearance, but also comfortable inside. All modern buildings have a more or less well-thought-out air circulation system. The components will overheat in a poorly ventilated case. This can negatively affect the performance of the system as a whole.

This article contains the best cases for a gaming computer in 2021. The new cases all support CBO installation and proper air circulation settings. Older cases often allowed a maximum of one fan to be installed in front and behind. Of course, the best cases for a gaming computer in 2020 are also relevant.

Thermaltake  View 71 Tempered Glass Edition

Thermaltake  View 71 Tempered Glass Edition
Thermaltake  View 71 Tempered Glass Edition

Form Factor: Full-Tower | Dimensions: 592 x 274 x 577 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX | Pre-installed: 1 x 140mm / front, 1 x 140mm / rear | Graphics card length: up to 410 mm | Cooler height: up to 190 mm | Price: $ 200.

This is a top-end gaming PC case with four tempered glass windows. Hinged doors on the sides allow users to get maximum component visibility. Which, in addition, are easy to remove for full access.

Pre-installed are two 140mm fans, a vertical graphics card mount, and support for a 3-way heatsink for SVO. The graphics card bracket not only prevents the graphics card from sagging, but also helps to reduce the weight of the slots on the card.

NZXT H710 Matte

NZXT H710 Matte
NZXT H710 Matte

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 230 x 516 x 494 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX | Preset: 3 x 120mm / front, 1 x 140mm / rear | Graphics card length: up to 413 mm | Cooler height: up to 185 mm | Price: $ 139.99 .

The clean and modern design of the case makes it ideal for both gaming and productivity computers. Convenient cable management panel and tempered glass side panel showcase a stunning DIY design.

The patented cable management kit with pre-installed conduits and straps makes wiring simple and intuitive. For optimal internal airflow, three 120mm are preset on the front panel.

Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

Cooler Master MasterCase H500P
Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 544 x 242 x 542 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX | Preset: 2 x 200mm / front, 1 x 140mm / rear | Graphics card length: up to 412 mm | Cooler height: up to 190 mm | Price: $ 159.99 .

The futuristic look and structured design has been retained as in the company’s previous series of cases. Transparent panels allow you to fully appreciate the beauty of RGB lighting and assembled inside the system. Dust filters are also included.

You can install the video card vertically, which is interesting and not usual for a gaming computer. Two impressive 200mm RGB fans on the front and additional 200mm fans on the top provide the airflow you need.

Zalman X3

Zalman X3
Zalman X3

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 192 x 465 x 430 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX | Pre-installed: front panel 3 x 120 mm, rear panel 1 x 120 mm | Graphics card length: up to 350 mm | Cooler height: up to 175 mm | Price: $ 139.99 .

This case has received a really high quality design. The side panel is made of high-strength tempered glass with tinted glass to show the internal components. Designed for excellent airflow.

The novelty is available in white and black colors. Four 120mm RGB fans are preinstalled, three on the front and one on the back. In addition, there is a corresponding control controller.

Corsair iCUE 220T

Corsair iCUE 220T
Corsair iCUE 220T

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 395 x 210 x 450 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX | Preset: 3 x 120mm / Front | Graphics card length: up to 300 mm | Cooler height: up to 160 mm | Price: $ 110 .

The front of the case has a patterned design, behind which is a mesh panel and directly pre-installed fans. The design turned out to be really interesting and unique. The side panel of the case is made of tempered glass.

If necessary, you can install up to six 120 mm fans or up to four 140 mm fans in the case. Of course, radiators up to 360 mm in length are possible as an alternative.

Riotoro CR1280

Riotoro CR1280
Riotoro CR1280

Form Factor: Full-Tower | Dimensions: 254 x 585 x 475 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX | Pre-installed: front panel 2 x 120 mm, back panel 1 x 120 mm | Graphics card length: up to 400 mm | Cooler height: up to 180 mm | Price: $ 130 .

The case is geared towards gamers, as indicated by the angular design and color accents. A common feature of all Riotoro cases is the mesh front panel, behind which the backlit front fans are clearly visible.

In-box 120mm fans direct airflow through the hottest components, graphics card, processor and motherboard power circuits. Spacious area for building a professional or gaming PC with unrivaled cooling performance.

Fractal Design Meshify C

Fractal Design Meshify C
Fractal Design Meshify C

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 409 x 217 x 453 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX | Pre-installed: 1 x 120 mm (front panel), 1 x 120 mm (back panel) | Graphics card length: up to 315 mm | Cooler height: up to 170 mm | Price: $ 100 .

This case offers an interesting diamond-cut design, a glass side panel, excellent spaciousness and airflow of the interior. Two 120 mm fans are preinstalled, one for blowing in, the other for blowing.

Interior layout ensures unobstructed airflow. It is worth noting the presence of filters on the front, top and bottom with full protection of the power supply and easy access to them. Lots of storage placement options.

Cougar panzer max

Cougar panzer max
Cougar panzer max

Form Factor: Full-Tower | Dimensions: 266 x 612 x 556 mm | Motherboard: CEB / E-ATX / ATX / MicroATX / Mini-ITX | Pre-installed: 2 x 120mm / front, 1 x 120mm / rear | Graphics card length: up to 390 mm | Cooler height: up to 170 mm | Price: $ 140 .

The case is made in the Full Tower form factor and is designed for assembling high-performance gaming systems, without size restrictions. The novelty has an attractive appearance that perfectly complements the large window on the side panel.

An excellent case that really removes all the limitations that could be found in the budget. Comes with three 120mm fans, two of which are preinstalled on the front and one on the rear.

Chieftec Stallion II

Chieftec Stallion II
Chieftec Stallion II

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 572 x 210 x 520 mm | Motherboard: ATX, MicroATX, Mini-ITX | Pre-installed: 3 x 120mm / front panel, 1 x 120mm / back panel | Graphics card length: up to 430 mm | Cooler height: up to 160 mm | Price: $ 110 .

This is a premium gaming chassis with proven second generation Chieftec design. The left side part and the front part are made of tempered glass. All other external parts, including the right wall and top cover, are made of thin metal.

Preinstalled with four 120mm RGB backlit rings. The chassis provides the optimal foundation for an uncompromising high-end configuration. The design allows a 360mm radiator to be integrated in the front.

Aerocool AirHawk Duo

Aerocool AirHawk Duo
Aerocool AirHawk Duo

Form Factor: Midi-Tower | Dimensions: 485 x 219 x 480 mm | Motherboard: Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX | Pre-installed: rear panel: 1 x 120 mm, front panel: 2 x 200 mm | Graphics card length: up to 358 mm | Cooler height: up to 168 mm | Price: $ 90.

The case is found in regular versions and in the Duo version, with 2 200mm fans and backlighting. On the rear panel, a 120-mm fan is pre-installed with an illuminated frame along the perimeter on both sides.

Inside the case is divided into two bays – for the motherboard and the power supply unit with a drive cage. The left side panel is glass. It holds like a regular door, it has a handle for easy dismantling.

Conclusion

Which case for a computer in 2021 is better to choose is up to you. For a top-end PC build, it’s better not to skimp on the case. The average temperature of the components directly depends on its quality. It is imperative to take care of proper air circulation. This is very difficult to do in budget cases.

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