10 Best Gaming PC Cases For Best Thermal Performance

Gaming PC cases determine the identity of your computer, its appearance, what fits inside, the sound level of your room, and its thermal performance. You should therefore invest in a quality PC case when building your PC. After all, you need a case that protects everything inside and keeps it running efficiently, especially when building an extremely powerful PC.

The guide below lists the top 10 best gaming PC cases for thermal performance and space. Choosing one of these cases should keep you satisfied for years to come as long as your parts fit in it and you like the aesthetics.

Review Of 10 Best PC Cases For Best Thermal Performance And Space

1: Thermaltake Tower Gaming PC Cases 

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Thermaltake Tower 100 Black Edition Tempered Glass Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) Mini Tower Computer Chassis supports Mini-ITX CA-1R3-00S1WN-00
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Thermaltake Tower 100 Black Edition Tempered Glass Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) Mini Tower Computer Chassis supports Mini-ITX CA-1R3-00S1WN-00
  • The Tower 100 Mini ITX Chassis is the mini version of our iconic case the Tower 900
  • 4mm Thick Tempered Glass Window Panels: Three 4 millimeter thick tempered glass window panel at front,...
  • Handy I/O Port and unique internal design: With a high speed Type-C connector and two USB 3.0.

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Specifications:

Material: Tempered Glass

Motherboard compatibility: Mini ITX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 190mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: 330mm

Fan count: 2

The Thermaltake Tower 100 gaming pc case is Thermaltake’s latest ITX chassis featuring a totally new design. Further, the basement has a large ATX power supply and rear IO under a cover. The glass on three sides makes it a good choice for those who want a stylish display for their hardware.

Pros

  • Designed in a unique way
  • A stunning display from every angle
  • Good thermal performance

Cons

  • Cooling capacity is limited

2: Antec DF700 Flux Gaming pc cases

Antec DF700 Flux, Mid Tower Computer Case, ATX Gaming Case, USB3.0 x 2, 360 mm Radiator Support, 3 x 120 mm ARGB, 1 x 120 mm Reverse & 1 x 120 mm Fans Included
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Antec DF700 Flux, Mid Tower Computer Case, ATX Gaming Case, USB3.0 x 2, 360 mm Radiator Support, 3 x 120 mm ARGB, 1 x 120 mm Reverse & 1 x 120 mm Fans Included
  • F-Lux Platform: Advanced Case Structure For Excellent Airflow + 5 X 120Mm Fans Included
  • Argb & Pwm Fan Controller
  • Provide Massive Airflow To Your Components With Room For Up To 9 X 120Mm Fans

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Specifications:

Material: Tempered Glass

Motherboard compatibility: ATX, M-ATX, ITX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 175 mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 2.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: 405mm

Fan count: 5

The Antec DF700 FLUX mid-tower gaming PC case goes next level with an industry-leading advanced ventilation design. With Antec’s revolutionary airflow structure, the thermal performance of your system heat dissipation is enhanced, providing better and faster cooling.

Pros

  • An excellent cooling system for CPUs and GPUs
  • RGB lighting
  • Value for money

Cons

  • Electrical hookup instructions were lacking

3: MUSETEX NN8 gaming pc cases

MUSETEX ATX PC Case Mid-Tower with 6pcs 120mm ARGB Fans, Polygonal Mesh Computer Gaming Case with Type C, Opening Tempered Glass Side Panel, USB 3.0 x 2, Black, NN8.
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MUSETEX ATX PC Case Mid-Tower with 6pcs 120mm ARGB Fans, Polygonal Mesh Computer Gaming Case with Type C, Opening Tempered Glass Side Panel, USB 3.0 x 2, Black, NN8.
  • Ultimate Thermal Performance - The computer case with tempered glass side panel possessing magnetic...
  • MUSETEX PC Case NN8 New Features - The top I/O panel provides Type-C and 2 USB 3.0, holding the faster...
  • 6 Pre-Installed 120mm ARGB Fans - Suitable for enhanced cooling. With the pre-installed ARGB fan control...

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Specifications:

Material: Metal

Motherboard compatibility: ATX/ Micro-ATX/ Mini-ITX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 160mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: N/A

Fan count: 6

Featuring tempered glass sides and a metal pull ring, the MUSETEX Mid-Tower ATX gaming PC case makes hardware installation easy. It contains a six pre-installed ARGB Fan Control Board, best for thermal performance, and also lets you sync your fans to your motherboard, so you don’t have to pay extra for fans.

Pros

  • Suitable for a variety of radiators
  • Faster transfer speeds with 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • Design with elegance

Cons

  • RGB Fan flickers sometimes

4: Thermaltake Versa H17 pc case

Thermaltake Versa H17 Black Micro ATX Mini Tower Gaming Computer Case 2.0 Edition with One 120mm Rear Fan Pre-Installed CA-1J1-00S1NN-A0
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Thermaltake Versa H17 Black Micro ATX Mini Tower Gaming Computer Case 2.0 Edition with One 120mm Rear Fan Pre-Installed CA-1J1-00S1NN-A0
  • [Elegant front panel] – Aluminum brushed like front panel provides simple elegant aesthetic
  • [Enhanced airflow] – perforated top panel heightened food stands and specially designed cable routing...
  • [Full-length PSU cover] – special ventilated design enhances airflow and hides unsightly cables

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Specifications:

Material: Alloy Steel

Motherboard Compatibility: Micro ATX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 155mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 2.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: 350mm (Without Front Fan)

Fan count: 1

 

This Thermaltake Versa H17 gaming PC case is a beautiful case made of premium materials with a simple design. This simplifies it a lot easier to build on your PC. Due to its simple design, it is one of the most efficient cases on the market.

Pros

  • Easy I/O ports
  • Exceptional hardware support
  • Organize your cables easily

Cons

  • Inefficient cooling

5: Thermaltake Core V1 Gaming PC Cases

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Thermaltake Core V1 SPCC Mini ITX Cube Gaming Computer Case Chassis, Interchangeable Side Panels, Black Edition, CA-1B8-00S1WN-00
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Thermaltake Core V1 SPCC Mini ITX Cube Gaming Computer Case Chassis, Interchangeable Side Panels, Black Edition, CA-1B8-00S1WN-00
  • Supports Mini ITX Motherboard
  • 2x USB 3.0, 1x Headphone, 1x Mic Front Ports, Internal Bay: 2x 3.5 inches, 2x 2.5 inches 1 x 200...
  • Interchangeable Side Panels: Symmetrical panels to build the system with personality

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Specifications:

Material: Alloy Steel

Motherboard Compatibility: Mini ITX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 140mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 2.5 Inches, 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: 260mm

Fan count: 3

Interested in a compact gaming case with a cube-shaped design? Thermaltake Core V1 mini-ITX could be the perfect solution. With its minimal size, Core V1 packs a big punch in terms of features. Core V1 mini-ITX chassis is divided into chambers. The upper chamber houses system components and allows airflow to keep the system cool.

Pros

  • Cutout for a large tray
  • 140 mm CPU coolers fit inside
  • Contains a 200 mm fan, and it’s expandable

Cons

  • AIO sizes and locations are limited

6: MUSETEX S6-B Gaming PC Cases

MUSETEX ATX PC Case Mid-Tower with 6pcs 120mm ARGB Fans, Computer Gaming Case with Tempered Glass Side & Front Panels, Metal Honeycomb Mesh, USB3.0, S6-B
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MUSETEX ATX PC Case Mid-Tower with 6pcs 120mm ARGB Fans, Computer Gaming Case with Tempered Glass Side & Front Panels, Metal Honeycomb Mesh, USB3.0, S6-B
  • 6 ARGB Fans - The MUSETEX S6-B PC Case comes pre-installed with 6 ARGB fans, more fans than most pc...
  • Brilliant Customizable Lighting - Addressable ARGB LEDs controlled with 2 methods. 1.LED Button Control:...
  • Well-engineered Airflow - MUSETEX Gaming PC Case S6-B are pre-installed 6 pcs 120mm ARGB fans to provide...

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Specifications:

Material: ABS, Tempered Glass, Alloy Steel

Motherboard Compatibility: Extended ATX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 160mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 2.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: N/A

Fan count: 6

The Musetex S6-B is another one of the finest models of Musetex gaming PC cases for thermal performance. It features two sides and fronts of tempered glass and six ARGB fans with 19 light modes for customizing the colors according to your mood.

Pros

  • Enhanced cooling performance
  • A well-engineered airflow system 
  • 240mm water radiator support

Cons

  • Lack of building instructions.

7: Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L Gaming pc cases

Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L Micro-ATX Tower with Magnetic Design Dust Filter, Transparent Acrylic Side Panel, Adjustable I/O & Fully Ventilated Airflow, Black (MCB-Q300L-KANN-S00)
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Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L Micro-ATX Tower with Magnetic Design Dust Filter, Transparent Acrylic Side Panel, Adjustable I/O & Fully Ventilated Airflow, Black (MCB-Q300L-KANN-S00)
  • I/O panel can be adjusted in 6 different locations and the Case can be positioned: Vertical or horizontal
  • Edge to edge acrylic transparent side panel offers a full view inside
  • Body depth height: Can support normal size ATX power supply

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Specifications:

Material: STEEL, PLASTIC

Motherboard Compatibility: Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 159mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: N/A

Fan count: 1

In terms of entry-level mATX/mITX chassis, the Cooler master masterbox Q300L stands out. The product has some great features; however, it still needs improvement. Despite this, you will be able to justify the cost.

Pros

  • Customizable filters
  • Simple to build inside
  • Value for money

Cons

  • Glass is not tempered, but acrylic

8: MSI MPG GUNGNIR Gaming PC Cases

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MSI MPG GUNGNIR 110R - Premium Mid-Tower Gaming PC Case - Tempered Glass Side Panel - 4 x ARGB 120mm Fans - Liquid Cooling Support up to 360mm Radiator - Two-Tone Design
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MSI MPG GUNGNIR 110R - Premium Mid-Tower Gaming PC Case - Tempered Glass Side Panel - 4 x ARGB 120mm Fans - Liquid Cooling Support up to 360mm Radiator - Two-Tone Design
  • TEMPERED GLASS SIDE PANEL - The side panel consists of tempered glass that can clearly showcase the...
  • ARGB SHOWROOM - Customize your colors with 4 included ARGB 120mm fans, all supported by MSI Mystic Light
  • INSTA-LIGHT LOOP - Insta-Light Loop button allows users to quickly cycle through ARGB lighting effects...

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Specifications:

Material: Tempered Glass

Motherboard Compatibility: ATX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 170mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: N/A

Fan count: 4

 

MSI’s latest product, the MPG GUNGNIR 110R, comes with many features. It has three ARGB front fans and one back fan to ensure proper airflow. Additionally, the case has front and side tempered glass, dust filters, grommets, and a built-in PSU shroud.

Pros

  • Type-C USB port is supported 
  • Tempered glass side panel
  • Insta-light loop button  

Cons

  • Not ideal for mounting fans on top

9: NZXT H510 Gaming PC Cases

NZXT H510 - CA-H510B-W1 - Compact ATX Mid-Tower PC Gaming Case - Front I/O USB Type-C Port - Tempered Glass Side Panel - Cable Management System - Water-Cooling Ready - White/Black
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NZXT H510 - CA-H510B-W1 - Compact ATX Mid-Tower PC Gaming Case - Front I/O USB Type-C Port - Tempered Glass Side Panel - Cable Management System - Water-Cooling Ready - White/Black
  • New features: Front I/O USB Type-C Port and Tempered glass side panel with single screw installation
  • Enhanced cable management: Our patented cable routing kit with pre-installed channels and straps makes...
  • STREAMLINED COOLING: 2 Aer F120mm fans included for optimal internal airflow and the front panel and PSU...

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Specifications: 

Material: SGCC Steel, Tempered Glass

Motherboard Compatibility: ATX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 165mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: N/A

Fan count: 2

 

NZXT’s H510 Mid Tower gaming pc case features a durable body, convenient installation, and excellent airflow. Furthermore, it contains well-designed cable routing channels and removable clip-in filters for easier management.

Pros

  • A mesh intake system
  • Easy to install
  • PSU space is plentiful

Cons

  • Mounting holes and radiator support aren’t recessed.

10: Corsair 4000D Airflow Gaming PC cases

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Corsair 4000D Airflow Tempered Glass Mid-Tower ATX PC Case - Black
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Corsair 4000D Airflow Tempered Glass Mid-Tower ATX PC Case - Black
  • Combining innovative cable management, concentrated airflow, and proven CORSAIR build quality, the 4000D...
  • The CORSAIR RapidRoute cable management system makes it simple and fast to route your major cables...
  • Includes two CORSAIR 120mm AirGuide fans, utilizing anti-vortex vanes to concentrate airflow and enhance...

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Specifications:

Material: Steel, Tempered Glass, Plastic

Motherboard Compatibility: Extended ATX, ATX, MicroATX, MiniATX

CPU Cooler Clearance: 170mm

Hard disk Form Factor: 3.5 Inches

VGA length limitation: N/A

Fan count: 2

A Corsair 4000D Airflow gaming pc case is a suitable choice for aesthetics, presentation, and ventilation. Furthermore, you can install your preferred cooling system, power supply, and other components in this chassis.

Pros

  • High-quality construction
  • Airflow is great
  • Tempered glass on the left

Cons

  • Side panels are hard to remove

Bottom Line

Finally, we have gathered the top 10 best pc cases for best thermal performance and space for your next build that you should consider before you make a purchase. All of the products mentioned above come with various features, such as flashy RGB lighting, sleek designs, and plenty of cooling capabilities. 

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