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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
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  • Jeremy P.
  • 3/15/2016 1:23:38 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLooks Good with Quite a Bit of Room

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: It give you a lot of room to move to install all your components in it with some good air flow also with the fans on the front and back. It comes with zip ties for wire management which I was expecting at all.

Cons: I had one MB stud on the case that wasn't pre-installed when I got it. It didn't want to go in, but it went in after a bit. It was like it wasn't threaded. Weird. Also, I didn't care for the placement of the SSD cage. It was a bit too far for my power cord, so I had to run and extra one for my Blu-Ray burner by itself because it was a bit too far.

Other Thoughts: I was looking for a cool looking case with USB 3.0 with the other buttons on the top of the case which this filled out perfectly. The 3.0 is pretty fast, and my 5 year old thinks the blue lights on it are "cool" when the lights are out in the room with it on.

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  • Jean-Marie R.
  • 3/8/2016 12:29:40 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat product and good quality

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: -Nicely made, the case is beautiful
-All the part was there
-The dummy face plate for the DVD/ Blu-ray have a filter
-You have a dust filter on bottom so that it nice for the Power supply
-You can remove a case for HDD to have more airflow
-All USB, LEDs, Button works perfectly
-For the price it really a good value

Cons: -The cable for the Audio who goes to the Motherboard is short, You can't use a hole to route the cable properly, you need to pass the cable straight to the MB, that the reason why I give 4 Eggs

Other Thoughts: Thanks to NewEgg, for the shipping maybe when we other on your Canadian site that you have all your part in canada, because this casing come form NJ and was delay a bit

My Rig
CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 8M Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 GHz ... OC at 4.4 Ghz
MB: Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 7 Bios F5
MEM: G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 3200 Mhz
PSU: EVGA 220-G2-0850-XR 80 PLUS GOLD 850 W
Air Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler
GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti GAMING 6G
HD: Seagate Barracuda 1.5 Tb
Case: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue
DVD: Blu-Ray Rw

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/5/2016 8:03:25 AM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggslove it

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: one of the biggest mid towers iv seen, I went through 3 cases trying to cool properly, this case does that and then some, the price is very fair for the quality and the room. plus it looks better than the picture.

Cons: none

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  • Robert M.
  • 2/11/2016 2:15:31 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat case and a great deal!

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: It has lots of room to grow in. This thing looks like a BEAST! Seriously it is a wide case, capable of handling tall coolers and big graphics units. However, the use of plastic in the right areas has cut back on the weight. It is surprisingly light. The soft rubber feet give it a nice grip on any surface. The cables are nice and long to reach the Motherboard and it comes with zip ties and straps to tuck them out of the way later.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: The SSD cage on the bottom of the inside of the case is new to me. I am not sure if this is a great place for it or not but I have not experienced any issues thus far.

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  • Brian S.
  • 1/19/2016 12:09:23 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExtremely Satisfied

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: I found it very easy to install all the components. All the cabling can run behind the motherboard to where it needs to connect so the top of the board is wide open. It leaves everything visible and more importantly, open to airflow. The two large fans in the front have not made any noise that I can notice. The lights on the fans can also be turned off with a button next to the power button.

The drive bays are easy to access. The front of the case comes off easy to allow access to the 5 1/4 bays. Just slide the drive in and lock it in, no screws. 4 of the 3 1/2 drives slide out for easy install or to make room for a long video card. There is also a bay for two 2 1/2 drives that can be moved. My case came with it mounted right behind the power supply on bottom. I moved it to the removable drive bay section. Even pointed the drive with the cables in the back so I don't have to see them when I look inside.

Best case I have built with.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: The case is a little wider than most mid-towers. I like this but if the case needs to fit into a tight space, measure it out first.

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  • Michael B.
  • 1/9/2016 1:26:20 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAdvertised Dimensions are Incorrect

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: Nice case, cable management was easy, fans are really quiet.

Cons: The specs claim the height is 19.09 inches tall. Even if you remove the "feet" and screws from the bottom of the case it comes in at over 19 5/8" tall. Realistically if you aren't using the power switch and top side usb connections you will still need well over 20" of clearance. This was extremely annoying for me as the space it was being put in only has 19 1/2 inches of clearance at the entry and I selected this case explicitly because of the dimensions in the specs. I half blame Newegg for not having a search feature that allows you to specify external dimensions.

Other Thoughts: Be aware that there is a cable management plate which you may need to remove to get the power supply in (if it is a longer power supply) or to get to the bottom rows of a modular power supply (an issue I had).

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  • MICHAEL M.
  • 1/7/2016 9:04:51 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery easy beginner case!

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: Lots of space. Easy to use! Cheaper than expected ($55 after rebate for me)

-Side panels come off and go on very easily
-Cable management is easy in this case. There is a lot of space in the back to tuck away cables, the tradeoff being you need more space on your desk/floor for the case.
-Comes with 2 front intake LED fans and 1 rear exhaust non-LED fan. The LED can be turned on/off with a button on the front panel.
-Space above motherboard for thick radiators or 20cm fans.
-Removable drive cage in the front, but only the middle one. The bottom one doesn't go anywhere so no 240mm radiators there.
-lots of space for tower coolers. Can fit Enermax ETS-T40 with plenty of clearance.
- comes with tons zip tie locations and tons of zip ties. I used the extra velcro straps to hide the front panel connector cables with their shiny colors and such.

Cons: -HD Audio connector is too short! I connected it to the motherboard but just barely. had to reorganize my cables to pull this dud through behind the motherboard. gave me a heartattack!
-All the case fans are 3 pin, so they are full speed all the time. Mostly not a problem as my cpu fan cover their noise, but the front 2 fans create a buffeting noise that can be heard if you have the front facing you. From the side you cant hear it.
- the SSD cage can be moved but only to on top of the drive cage in perpendicular direction so the wires would stick out into the case. I solved this by just screwing the SSD above the harddrive on 1 side and putting tension on the power and sata cables to hold the SSD up. Shouldn't be a problem; no moving parts.

Other Thoughts: I would recommend. I wouldn't but another one, because this one has so much space to upgrade, I wouldn't need to!

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  • Willard H.
  • 1/5/2016 6:30:35 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Case

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: Cost and ease of installation of computer parts.

Cons: Not much

Other Thoughts: This is a nice cost effective case that looks very nice,

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  • David C.
  • 12/28/2015 1:38:06 AM

5 out of 5 eggsColor-customizable

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: It's pretty wide, and a lot of the stuff can be moved around. The blue mesh in the front can also be easily removed and painted a different color (it's metal). I changed the color scheme to black and green, and all I had to do was paint that one part and put in different colored fans.

Cons: Could have had a few different kinds of screws, but it's no biggie.

Other Thoughts: This is the type of case that will survive a few builds, simply because I can re-color and re-optimize it.

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  • Seth G.
  • 12/21/2015 8:42:20 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

This review is from: ENERMAX Ostrog GT ECA3280A-BL Black / Blue Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: Very clean
Cheaper than most ATX mid towers, and built better than most ATX mid towers.
Easy to build with
Fits my MSI R7 370 4gb

Cons: Nothing this is a great case

Other Thoughts: Highly Recommended.

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