The 11 Best White PC Cases in 2021 (All Sizes)

Written by Azzief Khaliq
Last updated May 26, 2022

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Are you bored of black PC cases? You’re not alone. Case manufacturers have realized this, too, with many offering white versions of their PC cases over the past few years. They’re still relatively uncommon, so it can be a bit of a pain to track down the right one for your rig. And that’s where our list of the best white PC cases comes in.

From full-tower titans to small form factor mini-ITX rigs, we’ve got your needs covered. Click on the links below to skip directly to the case size you’re interested in.

Or just read through the whole list anyway; who knows, you might find something that’ll convince you to try a form factor you weren’t planning on. Let’s get to it.

The Best White Mid-Tower PC Cases

Phanteks P500A

Best White PC Case Overall

Measurements (H x W x L)20.1 x 9.4 x 20.0 inches
Motherboard SupportE-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length17.2 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height7.5 inches
Expansion Slots• Seven horizontal
• Three vertical
Fan Mounts• 3x 120/140 mm (front)
• 1x 120/140 mm (rear)
• 3x 120/140 mm (top)
• 2x 120/140 mm (bottom)
Radiator Support• Up to 360/420 mm (front)
• Up to 280/360 mm (top)
• 120/140 mm (rear)
Drive Mounts• 3x 2.5” drives
• 10x 2.5”/3.5” drives (2x included)
I/O Ports• 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2
• 2x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out
• LED mode button
• LED color button

There have been a lot of airflow-focused PC cases released over the past few years from companies like Phanteks, Lian Li, and Cooler Master. Even silence-first companies like Fractal Design and be quiet! have an airflow model or two in their product lineups.

So it’s a pretty crowded market segment and one with a good selection of white PC cases, too. But amongst all the worthy candidates, Phanteks’ P500A sits at the top of the pile. With its open interior layout, “Ultra-fine Performance” mesh panel, and three 140 mm intakes, the P500A turns in some of the best temperatures amongst mid-tower cases.

Phanteks P500A temperatures

Source: Gamers Nexus

The numbers speak for themselves. The P500A bests most of the competition and finds an almost ideal balance between CPU and GPU temperatures. You can get cases with better CPU or GPU cooling individually, but the P500A is hard to beat for overall cooling performance.

The P500A sits near the top of Phanteks’ product range, so you get high-end features such as space for ten 2.5” or 3.5” drives and solid radiator support. There’s also space for a second mITX motherboard in the P500A if you install an optional bracket (purchased separately). While we don’t think the P500A is big enough for dual systems, it’s a decent option to have if you need it.

A small detail we really like is the tray that Phanteks ships the P500A’s screws in. It doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it helps keep screws organized during assembly and just adds to the premium feel of the P500A.

Phanteks P500A build example

Source: u/flyckfly

One of the few issues we have with the Phanteks P500A is that it only comes with two 3.5” drive bays from the factory. Given that there’s space for ten of these drive bays in the case, it would’ve been nice to get a few more from the factory. It’s less of a problem if you’re building a rig from scratch and can spec your drives accordingly. However, anyone moving an old rig into the P500A should definitely factor in the cost of the drive bays before committing.

Beyond that, though, there’s little to complain about with the Phanteks P500A. The mid-tower case market is so varied that it’s hard to pick an overall best. But between its excellent features, top-notch performance, and high-quality feel, the P500A is definitely a strong candidate for that title.

As we mentioned earlier, white airflow-focused mid-tower PC cases are relatively common. You have a lot of choices, including Phanteks’ own P400A. Other competitors include Fractal Design’s Meshify 2, Lian Li’s Lancool II Mesh, and be quiet!’s Pure Base 500DX. The P500A’s excellent thermals make it our primary recommendation, but you can’t go wrong with any of the cases we’ve linked. It’s a brilliant time to shop for mid-tower white PC cases.

Fractal Design Define 7

Best Silent White PC Case

Measurements (H x W x L)18.8 x 9.4 x 21.5 inches
Motherboard SupportE-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length12.4 inches (with HDD cage), 19.3 inches (without cage)
Maximum CPU Cooler Height7.3 inches
Expansion Slots• Seven horizontal
• Two vertical
Fan Mounts• 3x 120/140 mm (front)
• 1x 120/140 mm (rear)
• 3x 120/140 mm (with ventilated top panel)
• 2x 120/140 mm (bottom)
Radiator Support• Up to 280/360 mm (front)
• Up to 360/420 mm (top)
• Up to 240/280 mm (bottom)
Drive Mounts• 4x 2.5” drives (2 by default)
• 14x 2.5”/3.5” drives (6 by default)
• 1x 5.25” optical drive
I/O Ports• 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2
• 2x USB 3.0
• 2x USB 2.0
• Audio In/Out

Fractal Design’s Define 7 is already an excellent-looking case in the more common black or gray finishes. But we think white takes the case’s understated, clean lines to a whole new level, making it one of the best white PC cases you can buy today.

Beyond its signature silence-focused design, the Define 7 stands out for its flexible internal layout and interchangeable panels. The Define 7 is a particularly long case for a mid-tower, which may turn some of you off. However, the length is essential to the Define 7’s flexibility, giving users enough space for either storage-heavy or cooling-focused layouts.

The Define 7 has enough space for 14 3.5” drives and four 2.5” drives in its storage layout, making it an excellent PC case for a storage server or data-heavy workloads. Are you more of a gamer who’s concerned with keeping temps low? The cooling layout offers enough room for nine fans or two simultaneous 360 mm radiators with a large 230 mm water reservoir.

White Fractal Design Define 7 build

Source: u/Sindiewen

The Fractal Design Define 7 also boasts a removable top for easy access during building or upgrading. In addition, the default solid top panel can be swapped for a ventilated one that improves airflow and adds three fan mounts.

It’s great that you have versatile cooling options, as the stock fan setup (two intakes and one exhaust) does struggle slightly with temperatures. GPU temperatures in the Define 7 are decent, but CPU temperatures with the stock fans are on the high side.

Fractal Design Define 7 temperatures

Source: Gamers Nexus

That said, you will notice that simply opening the front panel brings the temperatures down significantly. You do lose out on some of the Define 7’s noise performance (increasing noise from a whisper-quiet 34.6 dBA to a more noticeable 38.9 dBA), but it’s a handy temporary fix if you’re running an extremely CPU-heavy workload.

The Define 7 is available with either a tempered glass or solid side panel. Temperatures shouldn’t be any different, so it’s more a matter of aesthetics than performance. The solid side panel version is cheaper, but only by $10 or so.

Overall, the Fractal Design Define 7 is a top-notch white mid-tower PC case with excellent build quality and aesthetics. You will have to keep an eye on your temperatures, but the abundance of fan mounts and liquid cooling options will help.


Best Value White Mid-Tower Case

Measurements (H x W x L)18.1 x 8.3 x 16.8 inches
Motherboard SupportATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length15 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height6.5 inches
Expansion Slots• Seven horizontal
• Two vertical
Fan Mounts• 2x 120/140 mm (front)
• 1x 120/140 mm (top)
• 1x 120 mm (rear)
Radiator Support• 280 mm (front)
• 120 mm (rear)
Drive Mounts• 3x 3.5” drives
• 2x 2.5” drives
I/O Ports• 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C
• 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
• Audio In/Out

The NZXT H510 isn’t as premium or versatile as the Fractal Design Define 7, nor does it have the thermal performance of the Phanteks P500A. But what it does have is a keen price that makes it a perfect value pick for white gaming PC cases.

We feel that the sub-$80 price point hits a perfect middle ground. It lets a case offer more than the sub-$50 budget cases (which often lack features or build quality) while avoiding the $100 mark that isn’t always easy to justify for mid-range builds.

White NZXT H510 example build

Source: u/frih1

The NZXT H510’s notable features include NZXT’s trademark cable management system and a full tempered glass side panel free of any unsightly thumbscrews. You also get dust filters for the front intake and bottom PSU intake and a removable 280 mm radiator bracket.

The closed-off front panel and focus on style mean that airflow isn’t the H510’s strong suit. And, unlike the Define 7, you don’t get ultra-low noise levels to make up for the diminished thermals. But remember that it’s a roughly $70 case; temps should be fine as long as you’re sticking with more affordable mid-range gear. If you have the money for an RTX 3080 and Intel Core i9-10900K (for example), you shouldn’t really be looking at the H510 at all.

NZXT H510 temperatures

Source: Techtesters

We appreciate the forward-looking choice of USB ports on the H510. Sure, it has fewer ports than most other mid-tower cases, but we’d argue that a USB-C and 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port are more valuable than USB 2.0 ports these days. Just make sure that your motherboard has a USB-C header so that you can use the USB-C front port on the H510.

The NZXT H510 isn’t a perfect case, and there are better-performing cases if you’re willing to stretch your budget closer to $100 (like the Phanteks P400A). But if you really can’t, then the H510 is probably one of your best options. It looks great and has better build quality than most other cases in the sub-$80 price bracket.

The Best White Full-Tower PC Cases

Corsair 7000D Airflow

Best White Full-Tower Case Overall

Measurements (H x W x L)23.6 x 9.8 x 21.6 inches
Motherboard SupportATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length17.7 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height7.5 inches
Expansion Slots• Eight horizontal
• Three vertical
Fan Mounts• 4x 120 mm / 3x 140 mm (front)
• 1x 120/140 mm (rear)
• 3x 120/140 mm (top)
• 4x 120 mm (motherboard tray)
Radiator Support• Up to 420/480 mm (front)
• Up to 420/360 mm (top)
• 120/140mm (rear)
• Up to 420/480mm (motherboard tray)
Drive Mounts• 4x 2.5” drives
• 6x 3.5” drives
I/O Ports• 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2
• 4x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out

Corsair’s massive Obsidian 1000D “super-tower” is usually the case everyone thinks of when it comes to full-tower Corsair cases. But the new 7000D Airflow (and its RGB sibling, the 7000X) are here to change that.

As the name indicates, the Corsair 7000D Airflow focuses on offering high airflow and maximum cooling for high-end rigs. To this end, the 7000D comes from the factory with three of the company’s own 140 mm AirFlow fans that feature “anti-vortex vanes for concentrated airflow.”

It’s not all talk, either. Tom’s Hardware reports that the 7000D Airflow performs on par with the Phanteks P500A and Lian Li Lancool II Mesh. Both of these are some of the best airflow cases you can buy right now, so the 7000D is in good company here.

Corsair has also included a handy PWM fan repeater that lets you control six PWM fans from one single header on your motherboard. Not only does this make setting fan speeds a lot easier, but it also allows you to load the 7000D up with a lot of fans for excellent airflow.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a high-end case without excellent water cooling support. The Corsair 7000D Airflow excels here too, letting you run three 360 mm radiators or two 420 mm radiators simultaneously. This opens things up for some seriously heavy-duty custom water cooling loops.

Corsair 7000D white full tower case

Source: Corsair

Another standout feature is support for four 2.5” drives and six 3.5” drives all at once, making this an excellent case for mass storage. If you’re a professional looking for a high-end workstation case that’ll fit a lot of multi-terabyte HDDs, this may just be it.

Like most full-tower PC cases, the Corsair 7000D and 7000X aren’t for everyone. Not only is the price difficult to justify for most builds, but it’s also a lot more room than most people will ever need. But if you can use the space and need a white full-tower PC case for a high-end build, this has to be on your list.

Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL

Best for Showcase Builds

Measurements (H x W x L)20.2 x 11.2 x 18.5 inches
Motherboard SupportEEB (with optional extension panel), E-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length17.5 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height6.6 inches
Expansion SlotsEight
Fan Mounts• 3x 120 mm (side)
• 1x 120 mm (rear)
• 3x 120 mm / 2x 140 mm (bottom)
• 3x 120 mm / 2x 140 mm (top)
Radiator Support• Up to 360 mm (side)
• Up to 360 mm (top)
• Up to 360 mm (bottom)
Drive Mounts• 10x 2.5” SSD / 6x 2.5” SSD + 4x 3.5” HDD
I/O Ports• 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2
• 4x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out

If you want to build a drool-worthy showcase PC without sacrificing cooling capacity or performance, look no further than the Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL. The O11 Dynamic XL isn’t as tall or as long as most full-towers, with Lian Li choosing to add width to the case to allow for a dual-chamber design instead.

As you might expect from an overclocker’s case, the O11 Dynamic XL is focused on water-cooling, with support for three 360 mm radiators simultaneously. Lian Li also highlights enough space in the O11 Dynamic XL for a “thick radiator” even with a vertical GPU or dual GPU setup.

Despite the focus on water cooling, the O11 Dynamic XL is still a solid choice for air-cooling, as Gamers Nexus has shown. That said, do note that the O11 Dynamic XL doesn’t come with any fans. If you’re planning to air cool the case, you’ll need to account for the extra cost of at least three high-quality 120 mm fans to cool your rig.

Lian Li O11 XL temperatures

Source: Gamers Nexus

Regardless of whether you’re air- or liquid-cooling your gaming PC, you should be wary of noise levels. Beyond the sealed-off front panel, Lian Li hasn’t taken any steps to dampen or reduce noise with the O11 Dynamic XL. You’ll have to manage fan and pump speeds more carefully than if you were building in a silence-focused case.

The O11 Dynamic XL boasts a few extra features not found on the smaller versions, namely quick-release latches for the top panel and hot-swappable drives. The latter is arguably the more exciting addition. The O11 Dynamic XL supports four hot-swap drives; two cages with two hard drives each. Even if you don’t swap drives regularly, hot-swap makes installing and replacing drives a cinch.

Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL example build

Source: u/xKawo

All in all, the Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL is one of the best white PC cases you can get if you’re planning a color-coded showcase build. We wish the XL came in an all-white “snow” color scheme like the smaller O11 Dynamic Mini, but we can’t have everything, right?

Thermaltake View 51

Great Showcase Alternative

Measurements (H x W x L)21.7 x 12.4 x 20.7 inches
Motherboard SupportE-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length11.8 inches (with water pump) / 17.3 inches (without water pump)
Maximum CPU Cooler Height6.9 inches
Expansion SlotsEight
Fan Mounts• 2x 200 mm or 3x 140/120 mm (front)
• 2x 200 mm or 3x 140/120 mm (top)
• 1x 120 mm (rear)
• 3x 120 mm or 2x 140 mm (side)
• 3x 120 mm (bottom)
Radiator Support• Up to 280/360 mm (front)
• Up to 280/360 mm (top)
• Up to 280/360 mm (side)
• Up to 360 mm (bottom)
Drive Mounts• 2x 2.5” drives (with HDD bracket)
• 2x 2.5”/3.5” drives (with HDD cage)
I/O Ports• 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2
• 2x USB 3.0
• 2x USB 2.0
• Audio In/Out
• RGB Button

Want more tempered glass than even the Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL? Thermaltake has you covered with the View 51. Like the O11 Dynamic XL, the View 51 has a wide footprint designed to separate the PSU and storage from the main showcase components.

But unlike the Lian Li case, Thermaltake opted for a more traditional fan layout and added a tempered glass panel on the top for maximum bling. The View 51 also comes with ARGB fans from the factory, namely two 200 mm front fans and one rear 120 mm fan.

The fans are connected to a built-in controller, which has a convenient button on the front of the case for easy cycling between lighting modes and colors. It’s worth pointing out that the fans are proprietary and must be connected to the included controller. So don’t expect to reuse them in another build if you decide to swap new fans into the View 51.

Thermaltake View 51 build example

Source: Reddit

The View 51’s PCI expansion bracket can be rotated for vertical GPU mounting. This offers two benefits: firstly, you won’t have to spend extra on a dedicated vertical GPU bracket. Secondly, you get the same eight PCIe brackets even when aligned vertically, so you can go crazy with dual vertical GPUs. That’d be a sight to behold.

The View 51 also comes equipped with dust filters on the steel side panel and bottom. Dust will be a big issue in a white computer tower, so it’s excellent that Thermaltake includes some filters to help reduce dust build-up.

As you might expect from a PC case with a tempered glass front panel, temperatures aren’t the View 51’s strong suit. This isn’t to say that it’ll fry your components, only that you should look elsewhere if cooling is your main priority. The Corsair 7000D Airflow is probably your best bet if you want a white airflow-heavy case in the full-tower form factor.

Thermaltake View 51 temperatures

Source: TechPowerUp

Thermaltake’s View 51 is another solid offering from the company. As long as you work around the potential temperature issues and proprietary fan connectors, the View 51 is a great alternative to the Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL.

The Best White Micro-ATX PC Cases

Corsair Crystal 280X RGB

Best White Micro-ATX Case Overall

Measurements (H x W x L)15.7 x 10.9 x 13.8 inches
Motherboard SupportMicro ATX, Mini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length11.8 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height5.9 inches
Expansion SlotsFour
Fan Mounts• 2x 120/140 mm (front)
• 2x 120/140 mm (top)
• 2x 120/140 mm (bottom)
Radiator Support• Up to 240 mm (front)
• Up to 280 mm (top)
• Up to 280 mm (bottom)
Drive Mounts• 2x 3.5” drives
• 3x 2.5” drives
I/O Ports• 2x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out

Like the look of the Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL or Thermaltake View 51 but can’t justify buying a full-tower case? The Corsair Crystal 280X RGB might be right up your alley.

The Crystal 280X is a successor to Corsair’s older cube-style cases like the Carbide Air 240. As the “RGB” in the name indicates, the Crystal 280X RGB is an iCUE-equipped, tempered glass beauty designed to showcase your build in all its RGB glory.

To that end, the Crystal 280X RGB comes with two Corsair LL120 fans from the factory. These LL120s boast 32 programmable RGB LEDs for some eye-catching lighting and color modes.

Corsair 280X example build

Source: u/obey_sheci

Like the Lian Li and Thermaltake cases, the Corsair Crystal 280X RGB has a dual-chamber design that separates the power supply and storage from other heat-generating components in your system. The lack of drive cages in the main compartment leads to improved airflow to critical parts such as your GPU and CPU, which Corsair calls “Direct Airflow™ Path Cooling.”

However, the dust filters and closed-off panels do impede cooling performance. It’s not bad by any means, but neither does the 280X RGB excel compared to its competition. As long as you’re aware of the case’s limitations, you should be fine.

Upgrading to some static pressure fans to better draw air through the dust filters might be worthwhile if you want to improve cooling. Check out our list of the best RGB fans for some static pressure RGB fan recommendations.

If you’re on the hunt for a white micro-ATX case, the Corsair Crystal 280X RGB is probably the best overall case you’re going to find. The cooling performance is solid, and it looks excellent. However, it’s quite large for an mATX case and is quite expensive to boot. If you want something smaller and easier on the wallet, check out our next pick.

InWin 301

Best White Micro-ATX Tower Case

Measurements (H x W x L)14.3 x 7.4 x 14.9 inches
Motherboard SupportMicro-ATX, Mini-ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length12.2 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height6.3 inches
Expansion SlotsFour
Fan Mounts• 2x 120 mm (front)
• 1x 120 mm (rear)
• 2x 120 mm (bottom)
Radiator Support• Up to 240 mm (front)
• 120 mm (rear)
Drive Mounts• 2x 2.5” drives
• 1x 2.5”/3.5” drive
I/O Ports• 2x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out

Looking for a white micro-ATX case but not keen on the Corsair Crystal 280X RGB’s square form factor? InWin’s got you covered with the 301. The InWin 301 is a sub-$100 case with a striking minimalist look, especially in white. The screw-less tempered glass panel and closed-off front panel make for one of the best-looking cases on our list. The LEDs behind the front I/O are a nice touch, too.

The InWin 301 boasts many small design touches that show the company put some thought into designing it. Features like a built-in graphics card support bracket, easily removable bottom dust filter, and removable push tabs for cable management are all present. Each isn’t super impressive on its own, but the presence of all three together helps set the InWin 301 apart.

InWin 301 example build

Source: estuhr on PCPartPicker

There is a small catch with the 301’s sub-$100 price, though: it doesn’t come with any fans. We don’t think it’s a significant loss performance-wise, as you’ll likely end up replacing stock fans anyway. But it does mean that the actual cost of the InWin 301 is a bit higher unless you happen to have some spare fans lying around.

That said, the InWin 301 seems to perform decently even without fans, turning in acceptable graphics card temperatures even without any active airflow. While we wouldn’t recommend going fanless for the long run, it’s good to know that it’s possible in a pinch.

InWin 301 Temperatures

Source: Bit-Tech

If you’re trying to minimize your total spend, check out some of the budget three-fan packs available on Amazon. The upHere B12CM4 fans do a good job and won’t break the bank.

One notable compromise you’ll be making with the InWin 301 is storage. You get two dedicated 2.5” drive mounts and one combo 2.5” and 3.5” drive mount. The setup is more similar to mITX cases than its mATX competition, which is slightly disappointing. It should be enough for a gaming PC, but likely not much more unless you spend big on high-capacity SSDs.

Despite the lack of fans and sub-par number of drive mounts, we still like the InWin 301. It looks great in white, offers satisfactory cooling performance, and doesn’t have any deal-breaking faults.

The Best White Mini-ITX PC Cases

Cooler Master NR200P

Best White Mini-ITX Case Overall

Measurements (H x W x L)11.5 x 7.3 x 14.8 inches
Motherboard SupportMini-ITX
Maximum GPU Length13 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height6 inches (tempered glass) / 6.1 inches (vented steel panel)
Expansion SlotsThree
Fan Mounts• 2x 120 mm (top)
• 1x 92 mm (rear)
• 2x 120 mm (bottom)
• 2x 120/140 mm (vented side panel)
Radiator Support• 92mm (rear)
• Up to 240 mm (bottom)
• Up to 280 mm (side)
Drive Mounts• 3x 2.5” drives (2 included)
• 2x 3.5” drives (1 included)
• 1x 2.5”/3.5” drive
I/O Ports• 2x USB 3.1 Gen 2
• Audio In/Out

There are cheaper mITX cases out there. There are also smaller and fancier ones. But there aren’t many that combine features, airflow performance, and price like the Cooler Master NR200P.

Cooler Master claims that the NR200P offers “unlimited options” despite its small size. While that’s undoubtedly a bit of marketing hyperbole, it’s impossible to deny that the company’s managed to configure the case in a way that allows for some beefy hardware. 13-inch three-slot GPUs are supported in the horizontal position, meaning you’ll be able to fit most cards in the NR200P without issues. There’s also enough CPU cooler clearance to fit a smaller tower cooler like Noctua NH-U9S.

Cooler Master MasterBox NR200P example build

Source: morningsupplex on PCPartPicker

You get five fan mounts on the chassis, with an extra two on the side panel if you go with the vented panel. Cooler Master includes vented steel and tempered glass side panels, letting you choose between additional airflow or aesthetics. In another nod to aesthetics, the NR200P comes with a PCIe extension cable for vertically mounting your GPU.

Testing shows that while the NR200P can’t compete with larger micro-ATX cases, it still does a fine job of keeping both CPU and GPU cool. As long as you choose your internal components wisely, temperatures shouldn’t be a problem in the NR200P. Add a few high airflow fans to bolster the included SickleFlow fans, and you should be set.

Cooler Master NR200P temperatures

Source: Bit-Tech

Of course, if temperatures are still too high, you can always build a liquid-cooled system in the NR200P. The PC case supports 280 and 240 mm radiators in the side and bottom, respectively. Pretty impressive, given the size.

Unlike our other white mini-ITX case picks, you will need to buy an SFX PSU if you’re building in NR200P. We don’t think that’s a big sacrifice given the improved component compatibility and cooling performance you get in return. However, it is something to note if you were hoping to transplant a rig into the NR200P.

Don’t plan to vertically mount your GPU or use the tempered glass window? In that case, Cooler Master also makes the cheaper NR200. The NR200 hits a significantly lower price point by ditching the tempered glass side panel and PCIe extension cable. If you don’t need either, it’s the better buy.

InWin A1 Plus

Best RGB Lighting

Measurements (H x W x L)10.7 x 8.8 x 14.1
Motherboard SupportMini-ITX
PSU Support650 W PSU included
Maximum GPU Length12.6 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height6.3 inches
Expansion SlotsTwo
Fan Mounts• 1x 120 mm (rear)
• 2x 120 mm (bottom)
• 1x 120 mm (side)
Radiator Support120 mm (rear)
Drive Mounts2x 2.5” drives
I/O Ports• 2x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out

Mini-ITX cases don’t tend to be as flashy as their larger cousins. While many sport sleek designs that wouldn’t look out of place in a modern living room, mITX cases tend to lag in one particular aspect of case aesthetics: RGB.

Enter InWin and its A1 Plus. The A1 Plus has a transparent plastic stand on the bottom that lets the included RGB lighting strip shine through. The tight confines of an mITX case mean that any lighting strips inside may end up obscured by the hardware, which is an issue the company’s solved with the external addressable RGB strip.

The InWin A1 Plus also comes with two of the company’s Sirius Loop ASL120 RGB fans. They’re not nearly as eye-catching as Corsair’s LL fans, but they do add a welcome dash of color to the interior.

It’s not all show, though, as the A1 Plus has component compatibility that equals the Cooler Master NR200P. As a bonus, InWin includes a 650 W 80 Plus Gold PSU with the A1, meaning you won’t even have to worry about getting an SFX PSU or trying to make your old power supply fit. Just drop your parts in.

Temperatures are decent, considering the size of the case. The GPU temperatures are especially impressive, with the A1 posting significantly better numbers than most of its mITX competition.

InWin A1 temperatures

Source: Gamers Nexus

Uniquely, the A1 Plus sports a wireless charging panel on the top of the case that supports the Qi 1.2 standard, providing 10 W of power. It’s a nice little touch that we appreciate. And it certainly goes some way to help make the roughly $200 price a bit easier to swallow.

And that price is the only thing that holds the InWin A1 Plus from being the best overall white mini-ITX case. Don’t get us wrong; it’s still an excellent PC case that we’d be more than happy to use daily.

It offers a unique set of features that’s hard to find in this size and looks great to boot. However, unless you’re dead-set on the A1 Plus’ RGB lighting, we think the Cooler Master NR200P offers better value overall.

SilverStone SG13

Best Budget White mITX Case

Measurements (H x W x L)7.1 x 8.7 x 11.2 inches
Motherboard SupportMini ITX
PSU SupportATX
Maximum GPU Length10.6 inches
Maximum CPU Cooler Height2.4 inches
Expansion SlotsTwo
Fan Mounts1x 120/140 mm (front)
Radiator Support1x 120/140 mm (front)
Drive Mounts• 1x 3.5” drive / 2 x 2.5” drives
• 1x 2.5” drive
I/O Ports• 2x USB 3.0
• Audio In/Out

Mini-ITX cases do tend to be on the slightly expensive side. Whether that’s because of the design work required to create a compact case with adequate cooling performance or some sort of mini-ITX “tax” is a topic for another day. Either way, more affordable mini-ITX cases can be a bit hard to find. That’s where the SilverStone SG13 comes in.

Unlike the other two white mini-ITX cases we’ve picked, the SG13 doesn’t have any fancy features or RGB lighting. It’s essentially a small box that you can install PC components in. If that’s all you need, then it’s as good a mini-ITX case as any you’ll be able to buy on Amazon.

Silverstone SG13 example build

Source: Reddit

Despite its compact dimensions, the SG13 still has enough room to fit a decent-sized GPU. You won’t be installing a three-slot behemoth, but neither will you have to track down a low-profile, compact GPU. Combine that with its support for standard ATX PSUs, and you have a capable SFF case for serious 1080p gaming.

As with some of SilverStone’s other PC cases, buying an SG13 can be a slightly confusing affair. Beyond multiple color options, the company sells the SG13 with either mesh or solid front panels, so you must be sure you’ve picked the right one before purchasing. We’ve linked the mesh front version here, as testing has shown that it allows for some decent thermals (at least in the context of an mITX case).

Silverstone SG13 white PC case temperatures

Source: Gamers Nexus

The biggest downside of the SG13, beyond its lack of standout features, is the absence of any room for cable management. You’ll definitely be using cable ties and trying to make sure nothing snags on any fans. It’s not ideal, but you’ll always be making sacrifices at this price point. Despite this, it’s a solid no-frills white mITX case at a wallet-friendly price.

Thermaltake’s Core V1 is the only other real white budget case alternative. It has better cooling performance and is easier to work in, but at 22 liters, it’s too big to be an SFF PC case. If that’s not of concern to you, though, then it’s a strong alternative worth checking out.

Closing Thoughts

Whether you’re looking for a white PC case to match your new white gaming keyboard and white gaming mouse, or just want something a bit different, the best white PC cases all have something unique to offer. From silence-focused mid-towers to shoebox-sized SFF cases, we’re confident that this list will have something for you.

If you’re specifically looking for a white PC case, you’re obviously a person that cares significantly about aesthetics. But don’t forget that there’s more to a case than how it looks; factors like cooling performance and component compatibility are equally important when choosing a white PC case. Need some tips? Check out our guide to choosing a PC case.

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