Best Tempered Glass PC Case to Build Fancy Gaming PC in 2018

Most of the gamers and enthusiasts do like to show their PC fancy stuff that includes RGB LED lighting, RGB graphics card, RGB liquid cooling, RGB RAM and whole lot of other components. To properly display your hardware internal components, you need a big PC case with large window panels. Windowed PC cases have been around for quite some time and are very popular among gamers. Windowed computer cases use a transparent or translucent plastic window (acrylic) through which you can see all the components inside the case. The transparent window offers decent visibility and can be prone to scratches. To fully showcase your fancy components in all glory, you need tempered glass PC cases which are becoming very popular among gamers.

Tempered Glass Computer Cases are unarguably one of the best looking gaming PC cases, but they are a bit pricey compared to the traditional gaming cases with plastic windowed panels. The tempered glass used in these cases is resistant to scratches and offers great visibility to showcase all your fancy RGB LED components with full glory. If you are person who care about aesthetics then you must get a tempered glass computer case for your gaming PC. The one slightly issue with these glass cases is that the glass may retain some heat inside it and may lead to a slightly rise in temperature compared to a plastic based computer case. However, the temperature rise is very minimal or negligible and should not be a major concern if you have good ventilation and sufficient number of case fans installed in your computer case. Here in this post I am going to list down the best looking tempered glass PC cases for building a visually stunning and powerful gaming PC.

Must Read: Best RGB Computer Cases for Building a Fancy Gaming PC

Best Tempered Glass PC Cases to Showcase your Gaming Build

Here are some of the best tempered glass screen PC cases to build a fancy looking gaming PC and quite powerful too. These are all mid-tower and full tower ATX computer cases.

Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB Mid-Tower Case

Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB is one of the best looking mid-tower tempered glass computer cases that you can get to build a great looking as well as powerful gaming PC. This beautiful mid-tower PC case from Corsair comes with four tempered glass, two on sides, one at front and one at top. This case has good ventilation and for cooling it comes with three pre-installed 120mm RGB fans on the front. Optionally, you can install more fans at top and rear (6 fans total). The case also comes with a built-in 3-button RGB LED controller which is located on the top front panel.  

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This tempered glass PC case is big enough to accommodate high end graphics cards and tall CPU coolers like Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo. The case also includes support for up to 360mm radiators and H55, H60, H75, H80i, H90, H100i, H105, H110 Corsair Liquid Coolers. The price of this case might be a little on the higher side but is totally worth your money. This tempered glass case is available in black, red and white color. Highly Recommended by me for gamers and enthusiasts.   

Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB Case Specifications
Form Factor Mid-Tower
Compatibility Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX (Up to 272mm) Motherboards
Drive Bays 3.5” x 2, 2.5” x 2
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 2, 3-Button RGB Controller, Audio Ports
Expansion Slots 7
CPU Cooler Height 170mm
Graphics Card Length 370mm
Fans & Cooling Front: 3 x 120mm or 2 x 140mm, 3 x 120mm RGB LED Included

Top: 2 x 120/140mm

Rear: 1 x 120mm

Tempered Glass Panels 4, Front, Both Sides, Top
Features Up to 360mm Radiator support, Cable management, Direct Airflow path, Tool Free Drive Installation, Dust filters

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Corsair Obsidian Series 500D Premium Tempered Case

Corsair Obsidian 500D is a new offering from Corsair in its tempered glass case lineup. This is a sleek, sexy and beautiful looking tempered glass case that comes with smoked tempered glass side doors. The case is strongly built and it looks very premium because of its aluminum front plate, roof plate and door handles. This case offers enough space to fit all your high-end gaming components and it supports up to E-ATX sized motherboards. The case has good ventilation & airflow and it comes with one 120mm fan on the front and one 120mm fan on the rear pre-installed from the factory. You can optionally add more fans on top and rear for enhanced cooling and airflow. On the front side, you will find USB 3.1 Type-C port in addition to two USB 3.0 regular ports. This is really a nice feature because you won’t find USB Type-C port on the front side even in the costliest computer cases. The front side also include audio jacks, power and reset buttons.

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This case can handle high-end graphics cards up to 370mm in length, up to 170mm tall CPU coolers and support up to 360mm Radiators for liquid cooling. Other features include removable dust filters on all intakes, cable routing, removable fans and radiator trays, tools free installation. This tempered glass case is really a masterpiece and it comes in all black color with very nice finishing. So, if you are an enthusiast and want a top looking premium computer case which is spacious and big on features then I highly recommend this case.

Corsair Obsidian 500D Premium Tempered Case Specifications
Form Factor Mid-Tower
Compatibility E-ATX (up to 272mm), ATX, Micro ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards
Drive Bays 3.5” x 2, 2.5” x 3
Front Ports USB 3.1 Type-C x 1, USB 3.0 x 2, Audio ports
Expansion Slots 7
CPU Cooler Height 170mm
Graphics Card Length 370mm
Fans & Cooling Front: 120mm x 3 or 140mm x 2

Top: 120/140mm x 2

Rear: 120mm x 1

Tempered Glass Panels Smoked Tempered Glass Side Doors
Features Up to 360mm Radiator support, Dust Filters on all intakes, Cable routing and management, Removable fans and radiator trays, tools free drive installation, Direct Airflow Path design channels, Aluminum front plate, roof plate and door handles

Buy Corsair Obsidian 500D Tempered Glass Case

Rosewill CULLINAN-RED ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case

Rosewill is a brand that is known for its budget PC Cases but it does have some good high-end gaming cases too under its belt. Here we have got Rosewill CULLINAN-RED Mid-tower gaming case that comes with three transparent tempered glass panels, one at front and two on sides. This is a big case and supports up to Extended ATX Motherboards. For cooling, it comes with three 120mm Red LED Fans at front and one 120mm Red LED fan at rear. It also has inbuilt fan controller to control fans speed which is located on the top front panel.

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This is a big case and can easily fit long graphics cards and tall CPU coolers because of its high clearance. It also includes support for 360mm liquid cooling radiators for CPU. This is a pretty affordable tempered glass screen computer case and is available with white LED fans too. So, if you are looking for a spacious and relatively less expensive tempered glass case then this case is hard to ignore.

Rosewill CULLINAN-RED Tempered Glass Case Specifications
Form Factor Mid -Tower
Compatibility Micro ATX, ATX, Extended ATX Motherboards
Drive Bays 3.5” x 3, 2.5” x 3
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2, Fan Speed Controls, Audio ports
Expansion Slots 7
CPU Cooler Height 180mm
Graphics Card Length 420mm
Fans & Cooling Front: 3 x 120mm Red LED fan (pre-installed), 3 x 140mm fan (optional)

Top: 3 x 120mm fan (optional), 2 x 140mm fan (optional)

Rear: 1 x 120mm Red LED fan (pre-installed), 1 x 140mm fan (optional)

Tempered Glass Panels 3, Front and both Sides
Features Up to 360mm Liquid Cooling Radiator support, Cable routing and management, Removable Dust Filters, Tool Free HDD Trays, Rubber Cushions

Buy Rosewill Cullinan Red Tempered Glass Case

Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB Compact Mid-Tower Case

This is a budget tempered glass case from Corsair. Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB is a compact mid-tower case with two tempered glass panels. You may say that this is the younger sibling of the above mentioned Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB tempered glass mid-tower case. Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB case has got two tempered glass panels, one side panel and one front panel. This is a great case for a mid-level gaming build. It comes with three 120mm SP120 RGB LED fans on the front that looks amazing. It also comes with 3-Button RGB LED Controller on the top front panel of the case.

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Even being a compact case, this case can easily handle tall CPU coolers and full length high-end graphics cards. It can also support up to 360mm radiator for liquid cooling. So, if your looking for a high quality and beautiful compact tempered glass PC case then you won’t find anything better than this. Recommended by me for users on budget.

Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB Case Specifications
Form Factor Mid-Tower
Compatibility Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX (Up to 272mm Motherboards
Drive Bays 3.5” x 2, 2.5” x 3
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 2, 3-Button RGB LED Controller, Audio ports
Expansion Slots 7
CPU Cooler Height 170mm
Graphics Card Length 370mm
Fans & Cooling Front: (x3) 120mm (SP120 RG LED included) or (x2) 140mm

Top: (x2) 120/140mm

Rear: (x1) 120mm

Tempered Glass Panels 2, Front and Side
Features Up to 360mm Radiator support, Tool Free Drive installation, Cable Routing and management, Dust Filter, Direct Air Flow

Buy Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB Case

Thermaltake Core P5 Open Frame Mid Tower Case

If you are looking for something spectacular or stunning then Thermaltake Core P5 is the answer. This stunning PC case has open frame design which is meant for panoramic viewing of all the components inside. This case is a masterpiece and is visually breathtaking. The case comes with one big tempered glass panel on the left side. The fully modular nature of this case allows for 3-way placement layouts (Wall mount, Horizontal and Vertical), dual GPU layout locations: Horizontal and Vertical and placement locations for liquid cooling components. Because of its open design, the case has got great ventilation and it allows support for three 140mm / four 120mm fans on the left side.

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This is the case that goes perfect with your custom liquid cooling solution and fancy RGB LEDs or fans, because you can showcase your build with style with this case. The case is also very practical and can support tall CPU coolers (e.g. Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus / Evo) and high-end full length graphics cards (without reservoir). It also includes up to 480mm Radiator support for liquid cooling systems. The build quality of this open frame case is great and is recommended for enthusiasts and gamers who wants to show off their fancy high-end gaming components. Highly Recommended by me.

Check out: Best Open Frame PC Cases for Enthusiast Build

Thermaltake Core P5 Open Frame Case Specifications
Form Factor Mid Tower
Compatibility Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX Motherboards
Drive Bays 3.5”/ 2.5” x 1 (accessible), 3.5”/ 2.5” x 3 (hidden)
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2, Audio
Expansion Slots 8
CPU Cooler Height 180mm
Graphics Card Length 280mm (With Reservoir), 570mm (Without Reservoir)
Fans & Cooling Left Side: 4 x 120mm / 3 x 140mm
Tempered Glass Panels 1, Side Panel
Features Up to 480mm Radiator Support, Panoramic Open Frame Design, Thermaltake Tt LCS Certified, 3-Way Placement Layout, Panoramic Viewing, AIO Bracket (Optional), Tool Free Installation, DMD – Dismantlable Modular Design,

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Anidees AI Crystal Prismatic Mid-Tower Gaming Case

Anidees may not be a big brand like Corsair or Thermaltake but it does offer a great feature rich tempered glass gaming case in form of AI Crystal Prismatic. This is a spacious and high quality mid-tower gaming case that consist of three 5mm tempered glass panels, two on sides and one on the front. The case has good ventilation and it comes with three 120mm AI-Prismatic RGB Fan and 3 speed fan controller on the front. This is a premium gaming case with good build quality and features.

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This tempered glass gaming case can easily fit tall CPU coolers and full length high end graphics cards from different graphics card manufacturers. It also includes support for 360mm radiator for liquid cooling. There is also a very good tempered glass cube case available from anidees for building a compact, fancy and powerful gaming build. You can check out both these tempered glass computer cases from the links given below.

Anidees AI Crystal Prismatic Gaming Case Specifications
Form Factor Mid-Tower
Compatibility mini-ITX, m-ATX, E-ATX (12″x13″EEB) motherboards
Drive Bays 3.5” x 3, 2.5” x 5 (2 from 3.5″HDD bracket)
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 3, 3 steps Fan Controller, Audio
Expansion Slots 7
CPU Cooler Height 175mm
Graphics Card Length 410mm
Fans & Cooling Front: 140mm Fan x 3(optional) /120mm AI-Prismatic RGB Fan * 3 (included)

Rear: 140mm Fan x 1 (optional) / 120 AI-prismatic RGB fan * 1 (included)

Top:140mm x2 /120mm x 3 (optional)

Tempered Glass Panels 3, Front and Side Panels
Features Up to 360mm Radiator Support, Dust Filters, Tool Free Drive Installation,

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Buy Anidees AI Crystal Cube Prismatic Case

Thermaltake The Tower 900 E-ATX Vertical Super Tower Case

Here we have a mammoth tempered glass case from Thermaltake which is The Tower 900. This is a big case and supports up to E-ATX motherboard. It comes with three 5mm tempered glass panels on its sides. This is a fully modular PC case and it comes with two 140mm Turbo fans on the top. This is a great case for enthusiasts for building a massive custom water cooling system. This case support vertically mounting design and can fit biggest of PC components.

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Tall CPU coolers and high-end flagship graphics cards are not a problem for this case. It includes support for up to 560mm radiator and capable of supporting dual-loop liquid cooling systems. This high-end tempered glass case is available in black and white colors. So, if you are looking for a big, stylish, beautiful and top of the line tempered glass PC case then you won’t find anything better than this. It is a bit on the expensive side but is totally worth it.

Thermaltake The Tower 900 Case Specifications
Form Factor Full Tower
Compatibility Mini-ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, E-ATX
Drive Bays 6 x 3.5’’ or 2.5’’ (With HDD Cage), 2 x 2.5’’ (With HDD tray), 1 x 5.25”
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 4, HD Audio
Expansion Slots 8
CPU Cooler Height 260mm
Graphics Card Length 400mm
Fans & Cooling Left Side: 4 x 120mm, 4 x 140mm

Right Side: 4 x 120mm, 4 x 140mm

Top: 2 x 120mm, 2 x 140mm

Rear: 2 x 120mm, 2 x 140mm

HDD Cage: 1 x 120mm, 1 x 140mm

Tempered Glass Panels 3, Side Panels (5mm thickness)
Features Up to 560mm Radiator support, Thermaltake Tt LCS Certified, DMD – Dismantlable Modular Design,

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Corsair CRYSTAL SERIES 280X RGB Micro-ATX Cube Case

Corsair CRYSTAL SERIES 280X RGB is a compact Cube case that can support up to Micro-ATX motherboards. This is a stunning looking m-ATX cube case that comes with three tempered glass panels (at both sides and front) and two 120mm Corsair LL120 RGB fans at front. The I/O ports are located on the front of the top panel and it includes two USB 3.0 ports and audio ports. The RGB Lighting and effects can be controlled by using the integrated Lighting Node PRO digital RGB lighting controller or by using the Corsair iCUE software.

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The case has got dual chamber design and supports 300mm long graphics card, 150mm tall CPU cooler and 240mm Radiator for liquid cooling. Other features include dust filters, cable management and tool free drive installation. It does support a standard ATX PSU. So, if you are looking for a compact gaming case with cube design,  great looks and performance then this is the one that you should go for.

Corsair CRYSTAL SERIES 280X Cube Case Specifications
Form Factor Micro-ATX Cube Case
Compatibility Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX
Drive Bays 3.5” x 2, 2.5” x 3
Front Ports USB 3.0 x 2, Audio
Expansion Slots 4
CPU Cooler Height 150mm
Graphics Card Length 300mm
Fans & Cooling Front: 120mm x 2

Top: 120mm x 2

Bottom: 120mm x 2

Tempered Glass Panels 3, Sides and Front
Features 240mm Radiator support, Dual Chamber design, Lighting Node PRO digital RGB lighting controller, Tool Free Drive installation, Cable management, Dust Filters

Buy Corsair CRYSTAL SERIES 280X RGB Cube Case

Silent Tempered Glass Computer Cases

If you are looking for silent computer cases with tempered glass then here are some of the best options available for you.

Budget PC Cases with Tempered Glass

Here are the best budget computer cases with transparent tempered glass panel.

Other Good Tempered Glass PC Cases

Note: Almost all the above mentioned tempered glass gaming cases do not come with 5.25” drive bay which means you cannot fit a DVD or optical drive to them. You can buy an external DVD drive for them if you want to use optical disks or write / burn something on to them.

Final Words

At the end I would like to say that if you need to showcase your build or want to build a beautiful gaming rig then these above mentioned tempered glass PC cases will not let you down. They are strongly built, looks amazing and are from top reputed brands. These cases are also very spacious and have good airflow and ventilation. If you have some queries or suggestions regarding them then please leave a comment below.

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  1. charles January 4, 2018
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