Good Cabinet around 2k or less

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    My Config is in my sig.

    Will be adding a HDD soon.

    iBall- Gamer and CM Elite 330 looks nice

    I dont OC or CF/SLI
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    Looking for a Space for new GTS fitting confortably as right now its cramped.

    Also future prrofing of adding a couple more HDDs
     
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    Cooler Master Elite 330 is a good cabby, iBall doesn't come close.
     
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    desiibond Bond, Desi Bond!

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    Forget about iball. my pick would be CM Elite 330 or 331 (without PSU) and Zebronics Reaper or Bijli (without PSU).
     
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    As all have recommended.

    Coolermaster is leagues ahead of i-ball. Go ahead with full confidence
     
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    CM elite 330/331/334/335 ... all come within 2k ... so its ur choice now !!!
     
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    Bought CM Elite 330
     
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    Give us some pics of your upgraded rig maannnnn!! We deserve a look. :)
     
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    Hehe I will Put Some comparison Pics like Old Thing and New Thing + Some step by step Pics :)
     
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    Can u also specify the price..is it also available with the transparent panel..Which do u guys think better..transparent or not transparent!!
     
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    Depends on user. Transparent ones looks better with LED Fans but are more susceptible for cracking / breaking. + On Metal ones you can Mod better/
     
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    Update: They didnt had the 330 so I Bought 335 instead.

    Switching from a El Cheapo Circle Cabinet (Single 80mm fan) + Circle PSU(400w) to CM Elite 335( CM 120mm - 2 fans) + Cosair VX450W was a very good experience.

    Costed me 4 +2.3 = 6.3 k. Some might say thats a lot for these two most ignored and important parts but it was well worth it.

    My components are feeling like moved from a Dharavi Hut to a Full Duplex hehe.

    Very very roomy cabinet. Tool free. Can fit 5 HDDs with ease. Has washable air filter and sponge in front so not much dust can go in the cabinet. Some sharp edges in rear but for its price this is gold.

    GTS 250 fitted easy with almost a couple inch to spare so I guess I wont be needing to change the cabinet or power supply for any single gfx out there :)

    This is made of 1mm thk steel. Rock Sturdy. To compare we use 0.8mm thk sheet in Car panel mfg. (I am a Manager (Design) in TATA Engg Research Center. No risk of dents or bents.

    ps: CM LED Fans 120 mm Rock ass.

    I wish i could post some Pics right away but wife is gone with my Cam so will post later.

    <--- Happy :D
     
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    The build quality is great no doubt. :) Pics soon I hope. :)
     
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