Just think. A large clear windowed panel with an all black sprayed interior, drive mounting that is very well thought out, semi tool-less designs and a special place for that AIO or all in one 240 X 120mm hydro cooler. They even offer the gamer an indirect intake air cooling from the side gills to keep the front nice clean and less noisy and you get that “Monster Corsair Obsidian” look on the front end with the faux brushed aluminum anodized look of a plastic front end. No one will know but you and it beats the other cases that are in this price range by a country mile. Would you believe it? Well truthfully I am slightly skeptical too, but I really am rooting for Corsair’s newest 100R Carbide Series Case to make a true believer out of me, but we will see as the Review continues on. So let’s see if this nice looking “Econ-o-Box” can stand up to a gaming setup and how will it fit the needs? Will it be a viable alternative and a budget saver to use the Corsair Carbide Series 100R or do we need to look further into the higher priced Cases?
Always paying attention to what their customers are asking for has led Phanteks to great success. Thankfully they haven’t stopped and as a result they’ve brought a full ATX version of their extremely popular Enthoo Evolv case to CES.
We all know that Lian Li is synonymous with quality. But for the most part they have stuck to the same traditional rectangular case design. Recently they have turned up their creative side and started making some really interesting case designs like their DK case desk series. Much like the DK series, the new “O” series really showcases the skill and quality that Lian Li possesses thanks to their in house manufacturing.
The Spire Diablo pc chassis is a versatile ATX enclosure with a modest gamer look. This tower structure is contemporary and cost effective. The meshed aluminum front panel allows unrestricted fresh air intake which is mandatory for today’s extremely hot Micro-processors, Graphic cards and Data Drives. The internal is made completely black and the layout provides enough room for hardware assembly. The Diablo supports up to six (6) 3.5-inch & three (3) 5.25-inch drive devices.
Lian-Li Industrial Co., Ltd, today announces the massive brushed aluminum HPTX supported chassis – PC-D8000. Able to hold up to twenty 3.5” hard drives, two power supplies and one of the largest motherboard form factors on the market, the PC-D8000 has plenty of space to fit all the hardware an enthusiast desires.
The massive 405mm x 628mm x 572mm (15.9” x 24.7” x 22.5”) PC-D8000 complements the virtually limitless hardware and storage capabilities with many tool-less features for ease of installation. The front panel of the PC-D8000 pops-off allowing full access to the twenty 3.5” hard drives. Each drive can be easily secured and removed thanks to the included thumbscrews and rubber suspensions. A key lock for the 3.5” HDD cage preventing unwanted removal of the hard drives adds extra security.
A couple of weeks ago we took a look at the ASUS M4A88TD-M/USB3 mATX motherboard. Well today we will be taking a look at its big brother the M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3. This motherboard features the same AMD 880G northbridge and SB850 southbridge as its smaller counterpart. AMD’s 880G chipset is sort of the little sister of the 890GX chipset, but is set to be more affordable, while still offering the same performance. This chipset also offers native SATA 6GB/s and USB 3.0 support. Let’s take a look at the M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 and see how well it performs.
Computer Cases are becoming more and more creative as time elapses. Today we have a chance to look at one of those computer cases which has used some creativity. Provided by Geeks.com the Chieftec Aegis Mid Tower case has a couple of unique features you wouldn’t typically see on other mid tower cases. This mid tower case is slightly larger than your typical mid tower case. This case offers plenty of room to work around with and a couple of features you may find important for your installation. Read on further to find out more.
If you are a gamer you probably tend to go to a lot of LAN parties. I have been going to LAN parties for quite a while now and something I’ve done over the years is keep on trying to make my gaming rig lighter and smaller so when it comes down to lugging it to a LAN party the task is pretty simple. It’s no fun carrying a steel full tower around with you! NZXT knows this and has come up with the Panzerbox, which will fit an ATX motherboard, large graphics cards, and 4 hard drives. All of this inside a light and compact package, let’s take a look…
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