Over the past year In Win has been releasing some very unique case designs. This all started with their Tou case that was revealed at Computex. Today we are looking at another case from In Win that does not conform to the norms, it is their 904 mid tower case. This case is made entirely of glass and aluminum! Thats right, both side panels are made of thick tinted tempered glass and the frame of the case is constructed of 4mm thick aluminum alloy. This makes for a very unique case and something that will catch the eyes of onlookers at a LAN party for sure! Is this case all looks or is it actually functional as well? Read on as we take a look…
Sleek and stylish cases are not something that we normally see from Thermaltake. We know Thermaltake for cases that tend to be more on the flashy side. Their Urban Series is the exact opposite of this as the series is designed to have a simple and elegant aesthetic and is for users who look for everything but a flamboyant appearance. Today we are taking a look at the largest case in the Urban Series, the S71. This case has room for quite a lot of hardware including ATX and E-ATX motherboards, long graphics cards, six hard drives, and three optical drives. On top of that you have tool-less installation, USB 3.0 support, a large side panel window and even a hard drive dock! Will this be your next case? Read on as we find out!
While most of the case makers out there have gone for the more sleek and subtle design for their cases, Raidmax is always a company we can count on for some pretty extreme case designs. Today we are talking a look a look at their Agusta case. This case has a sort of transformer-like design to it, which looks awesome. On top of that it has a dual chamber design with the 3.5-inch / 2.5-inch drive trays on the bottom of the case. This not only makes room for watercooling inside the main compartment of the case but keeps the heat generated by your hard drives in a separate compartment. Other features include USB 3.0 support, six included fans and tool-less installation systems. Read on as we take a look…
Being computer enthusiasts we love to build some pretty extreme systems, but that of course comes some with some noise. That is where quiet PC Cases come in to play. Many different companies make them, but today we are talking a look at one from NZXT. The NZXT H630 is a full tower case with a very elegant design and is made to keep your systems noise to a minimum. Not only that this case has room for multiple watercooling setups, XL-ATX and E-ATX motherboards, long video cards, and 9 hard drives. Will the NZXT H630 impress? Read on as we find out!
If there is one area of the PC world that is difficult to release something unique in, it would be cases. While it might seem that the possibilities are limitless, the truth is there are a very tight set of requirements to which builders must conform. These guidelines result in manufacturers churning out case after case that are essentially the same thing. Sure they may add this plastic bit here, or convert something else to be more tool less there, but at the core they are the same. This has had both positive and negative effects. The case mod scene comes from the desire for individuality in this sea of indistinguishable parts and has resulted in some impressive builds. However, many are left building their machines within the strict confines allowed by their cases. Fortunately for those of us looking for something unique and appropriate there are still some companies thinking outside the box. Today we will take a close look at the Phanteks Enthoo Primo full tower case and see if Phanteks is one of these companies.
Today we are taking a look at a rather interesting case from Cooler Master. It is their HAF Stacker 935. What makes this case so interesting is that it is actually two cases in one. You have the HAF Stacker 925 (main compartment) which can house E-ATX, ATX and Micro-ATX motherboards. Then there is the HAF Stacker 915F which can house a Mini-ITX system or external watercooling. What is really cool about these cases is that they are stackable, hence the name HAF stacker. So with the 935 you are able to stack the 915 on the top or on the bottom of the main compartment to create the ultimate system. Cooler Master has designed these cases so you are able to route cables between the two as well. Read on as we take a look…
When it comes to cases there is only so much you can fit inside and that sort of limits what type of system you can build. Well Enermax wants to break that barrier with their Fulmo GT Full Tower case. This is not just any full tower case, this is one of the biggest cases I’ve ever had in to review! The case not only supports ATX and XL-ATX motherboards, but even larger form factors like E-ATX and HPTX! On top of that there is room for 10 hard drives, 4 optical drives and 15 fans! (5 are pre-installed). Not only that there are 10 expansion slots so you could put together one beefy workstation or ultimate gaming machine. Having all of this space is great, but has Enermax put all of the other finishing touches on this case to make it a contender against the likes of NZXT, Cooler Master and Fractal Design? Read on as we take a look…
We have the new Raidmax Vampire full tower case in for review today. Weighing in at just under 30 pounds, the Vampire’s bold but sleek design makes it stand out. The materials, design and build quality are excellent and apparent that a lot of thought went into the design and features that enthusiasts demand. The case is packed with all the features you would expect in its class like cooling with the 200mm front intake fan, water cooling support both internal and external setups, a top mounted SATA hot-swap bay, USB 3.0, five 5.25” external bays and a large side panel window. Will this sleek designed case enriched in features meet your requirements? Read on to find out more.
Out of all the Fractal Design cases the one I’ve really wanted to get my hands on has been the Define XL, what can I say I am a fan of big cases. Well Fractal Design has recently revised the Define XL, coming out with the Define XL R2 case. The R2 takes the best parts of the original Define XL case and adds upon it. The Define XL R2 supports large motherboards like E-ATX and XL-ATX, has room for up to 8 hard drives, 4 optical drives, 9 expansions slots, has three included fans with a fan controller and much much more! Did I mention Fractal Design intends this case to be pretty quiet as well. Let’s jump in!
I have always been a fan of Corsair cases. Corsair just gets it, their cases are elegant and don’t have any of the extras that users will simply not use. The Obsidian Series is the top of the line case series from Corsair and today we are taking a look at the Obsidian Series 350D case. The idea of this case is simple, take all of the best parts of the very popular 800D and 900D cases and put that into a micro ATX case. Micro ATX builds are great as many micro ATX motherboards offer the same features as full sized ATX motherboards, yet take up less space. This means a smaller case to lug around to LAN parties. Is the Corsair Obsidian Series 350D case perfect for your next micro ATX build? Read on as we find out!
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