Every computer owner wants his system to look the very best, even if his computer is not the very best in terms of performance. Of course, he also wants his cabinets to perform the very important function of directing airflow and ventilation to keep the components cool. In this feature though, we'll be looking at the aspect of cabinets that provides a cosmetic appeal to what could possibly be nothing more than lights and clockwork.

If you want to own an aesthetically pleasing cabinet but don’t want to spend an insane amount of money acquiring it, you've navigated to the right page. Go on, take a look at our selection of the best ‘Cool PC Cabinets Under Rs. 5,000'.

Zebronics BijliPrice: Rs. 1,100

Cheap, yet effective

The Zebronics Bijli is one of the cheapest Cabinets out there, but don’t let that fool you. It has a matte black finish which is complemented by a cool blue LED-illuminated power switch and a perforated front panel for better airflow. For cooling, the Bijli has one 120mm front fan as well as two 80mm side fans. The Bijli is perfect for those who are building their first PC, but do not want a drab PC cabinet.

Zebronics AntibioticRs. 2,000

For the bling lovers…

The ‘Antibiotic’ is a flashier version of the Bijli. Aimed at gamers who have a penchant for bling, the ‘Antibiotic’ features an attractive front panel design and a front LCD display with various functions such as temp sensor, fan control, time alarm etc. For the ‘woah…cool’ effect, it has a transparent side panel and two bright red LED fans.

Cooler Master Elite 430Price Rs. 2,800
Features an all black interior

Cooler Master is known for their amazing cabinets at great prices and the Elite series is no different. The one featured here is the Elite 430, which comes with a transparent side window as well as a Tool-Free mechanical design for quick assembly and maintenance. Cooling is taken care of by a front 120mm fan with brilliant blue LED as well as a rear 120mm fan for high efficiency cooling.

Cooler Master CM 690Price Rs. 4,400(with transparent side, Rs. 4,200 w/o transparent side).
The tool-less design makes it very user friendly

The CM 690 is one of the most popular PC cabinets out there and carries strong recommendations from a lot of people. It has an all-black design which features removable HDD racks and has a tool free –user friendly design. It can accommodate up to seven cooling fans to keep the temperature as low as possible.

NZXT Gamma- Rs. 2,100
The angular front gives it a very distinctive look

The Gamma has a very unique look; the front juts out at angle and may take some getting used to. But don’t think this is the result of the designer sneezing when he was creating this. The odd angle helps with cooling as well as giving you easy access to the USB ports. The Gamma also has pre-drilled water cooling holes on the back plate and gives you the option to add six fans for cooling.

NZXT Lexa SPrice: Rs 4,950

Has enough space even for the longest graphic cards

The Lexa S looks awesome with its smoked clear window and a black interior – it gives it the appearance of a stealth fighter and will make your friends go green with envy.