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Rosewill R5 - Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Case - 2 x Front Fans Included, Fan Controller, Front USB 2.0 & USB3.0 Ports, Removable Top and Lower-Front Filter Panels

  • SGCC Steel ATX Mid Tower
  • 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, e-SATA, Front Audio In / Out Ports
  • 3 Fans Installed, Support Up to 8 Fans
  • 4 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 6 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
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The Rosewill R5 is a gamer-inspired mid tower case that features a superb design and classic color schemes. All black coating from inside out adds to overall quality and evokes a sense of high quality. Three pre-installed 120mm fans with a host of extra fan mounts keep everything cool while an array of tube holes at the rear enable easy liquid cooling upgrades. Designed with game users in mind, the chassis features up to 320mm GPU clearance for hassle-free integration with high end VGA cards. A good list of features - such as back hole grommets for better cable management, side-opened HDD tray with tool-less design for HDD and ODD installation, bottom-mounted PSU with removable dust filter, and removable top and front compartment panels with filter - makes the Rosewill R5 a second-to-none choice for your next power house. Top mounted USB 3.0 connectivity speeds up your digital life with up to 5Gbps data transfer with compatible peripherals.

  • newegg Unmatched Cooling Two front 120mm fans and one rear 120mm fan as well as front meshed panel and air vents on side panel deliver efficient ventilation and effective system cooling. The fan controller located on top side puts the fan speed adjustment at your fingertip.
  • newegg Zero-Clutter Design Back hole grommets help organize and channel cables for a clutter-free inner system and better, smoother airflow.
  • newegg Easy Assembly Panel Removable top and front compartment panels with filter enables quick assembly and easy cleaning. Thumb screws on side panel and slot plates add to convenience for maintenance and upgrade.
  • newegg Space-Smart Inner Side The inner space provides ample room to accommodate high end graphics card of up to 320mm at length. Bottom placed PSU with anti-vibration pads and gasket enables independent and optimized cooling, while the filter keeps dust and dirt out of the chassis.
  • newegg Tool-less Drive Installation Tool-less design for HDD and ODD allow quick and easy installation. ODD could be screw or screwless with anti-vibration pad installation. Side panel air vents directed to HDD cage enhance heat dissipation.
  • newegg Easy Access I/O Panel One USB 3.0, one eSATA, two USB 2.0 and headphone & microphone ports located on top of the chassis permit easy connection to a range of peripherals.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Richard S.
  • 6/28/2015 9:03:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSolid Case

Pros: Lots of room in the main compartment. Holds many fans. Good airflow. Top, bottom and front fans have easily removable dust filters. Grommets for cable routing.

Cons: The motherboard tray is recessed so there is not much room for cable routing directly behind the motherboard. The cables can be routed in a channel below and in front of the motherboard tray. This makes getting the right side cover back on a bit challenging.

Other Thoughts: This is about as large as a mid-tower case as I think you'll find. I also have a Rosewill Challenger, and this one is bigger in every dimension. It handled two 11" video cards with room to spare.

Also installed two additional 140mm fans: one in the top and one in left side panel. The top fan (either one 140mm, or 2 120mm) mounts to a metal plate located below the removable top cover; but you'll want to install those fans before putting your motherboard in the case as the mounting screws will go on from underneath. Sadly, it does not look like a liquid cooler will fit in this space (approx. 5.5 x 9.5 x 1 inches).

There is room for cable routing around the motherboard tray, so as long as you have long cables and tie them down there is room, but the fit was snug on this build. I do like that all the openings are have grommets. Not something the Challenger case had.

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  • Kenny Y.
  • 5/14/2015 9:26:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Case

Pros: Big case with good cable management and good airflow. Everything is looking great.

Cons: Front fans don't have LED lights like in the picture.

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/17/2015 12:07:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsVery good case

Pros: The fan controller on the top is an excellent feature that they put in. There are two 120mm fans in the front with red LED's and one 120mm fan in the back that does not have LED's. The filter things are easily removable and can be cleaned by blowing the dust out of them. On the top of the case, there is an area where you can put two fans. Above the two front fans, there are 4 external 5.25" drive bays. The very bottom external bay has a slot that you remove to fit a 3.5" drive. The case comes with an adapter that you can use to help keep it in place although i don't think i will be needing this because there are 6 internal 3.5" drive bays. The sides of the case are secured by two thumb screws that are located in the back. You do not need any of the screws to hold the side up but if you don't want it to open if you are moving it, secure it with the screws. The power button is on the to right, one slot over to the left is an E-SATA port followed by the USB 3.0, a mic and headset port, two USB 2.0's and the reset button to the far left.

Cons: Filters keep getting filled with dust and hair due to my dog sitting next to it but that's my fault.

Other Thoughts: i hope this was helpful!

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  • Ashley S.
  • 3/3/2015 6:47:22 AM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsall busted up

Pros: Nice large case for my new build.

Cons: received in a timely manner, although all 10 face plate clasps were snapped off how this happens when the box was flawless is beyond me. Other then rosewill them selves are just a bunch of incomps... Decided to keep the case rather then deal with the month of waiting and not beinv reimbursed express shipping.

Other Thoughts: great case for the money if you receive it In one piece that is.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Please contact our support team to assist you with warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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4 out of 5 eggsGood value case

Pros: -isn't an obnoxiously gaudy l33t g4M3r Mountain Dewritos™ style case
-well constructed; feels sturdy
-may be a con for some people, but it's pretty big
-will fit a 240mm radiator on top, but you have to put the fans in a puller configuration on top of the case underneath the top dust filter. Heavy duty trucks have their radiator fan in a puller configuration so there's no reason why it shouldn't cool just as well.
- Fan knob actually came in handy for me, my fans are a tad too noisy at full power so I can just crank them down when I'm not doing anything strenuous.

Cons: -could use more USB 3.0 ports, but not too big an issue
-as others say the fan control knob feels like it would be easy to break, but so far it's held together

Other Thoughts: All in all a great case, it will not disappoint.

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  • Alex B.
  • 1/21/2015 9:16:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsRosewill R5 Gaming Case

Pros: Its big and has the space that you req and has room for liquid cooling

Cons: Came to me with stuff bent, broken off, and the front panel's hanging buy one bolt cause the other ones to keep in in place are broken as well

Other Thoughts: I know its not newegg's fault since the package was beat up so I assume the people delivering hurt it but everything inside was fine and I got it when it was on sale. I would not recomend this for $99.99 def get a better one or wait for a sale.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please send us pictures of the damages and contact our support team to assist you with warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • KYLE D.
  • 1/12/2015 12:56:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsRosewill tower case

Pros: looks nice, lots of air flow. good design.

Cons: two of the four bottom face plate pins that hold the face plate on where broken off. didn't notice it till I had most of the build done and was going to put the DVD in and had to remove face plate.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please contact our support team to assist you with troubleshoot and/or warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • preferred c.
  • 1/6/2015 1:57:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLow Manufacturing Standards/Quality

Pros: Roomy Case, Good airflow,

Cons: Case was received with power switch inoperable, a dent in side panel, and I had to re tap all the standoff and side panel screw holes.
Unbelievably bad quality control on the case, as far as case complaints, cable management area very tight for such a large case.

Other Thoughts: Ran a temporary power switch till I can get another case in so I can return this one,
Other retailers would have fired me off another case either same case or like priced case if I did not want that one, same day rma issued not making the customer wait through shipping and a 2-5 day refund wait.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Thanks for the feedback. We will pass it along to our QA and Design teams for further investigation.


Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Sean C.
  • 1/5/2015 7:35:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: - Removable top, front and bottom filters - front fans are easy to get to and clean
- Entire front panel is easy to remove
- Nice cable management with rubber grommets - can hide most everything under the right-side panel
- Tool-less caddies
- Harddrives pull out from the side - no more pulling out the front or toward the motherboard
- Mostly metal construction and all surfaces are painted
- eSATA and USB 3 on top - connectors are nice and tight
- Bottom vent for PSU
- Cost far less than my Antec 900 and I think this is the better case

Cons: - Removable filters are great and the main reason I bought this case but the actual filter material is pretty thin and permanently mounted in the panel. I think it would be worthwhile to put your own, heavier, removable filter media in
- Filters on top, front and bottom but there are open vents on the panels. Time will tell how much dirt gets in this way. Easy enough to add your own filters if desired.
- I can't see using the fan speed control on top - I just connected them directly to the MB
- The reset button looks the same as power and is not recessed. I can see bumping it and rebooting the computer. I may just unhook it.
- Not the sexiest case but I was tired of blinding LEDs anyway (the one I bought a few months ago had no LED fans)
- Front panel audio connector did not match pinout on my card. Don't know if this was HTO Striker fault or Rosewill
- Yes, the HDD trays feel a little flimsy, but they aren't going to break, work great for SSD and snap firmly in place

Other Thoughts: For the money, I'm very happy with the case, it was a joy to build with. I spent a pretty penny on the Antec 900 when it came out and never liked it very much. It looks cool but cleaning fans, removing drives and cable management was a pain. There was no bottom venting for the PSU, which didn't make much sense to me and I was tired of blinding LED lights.

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  • Kenneth G.
  • 12/21/2014 5:56:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIncluded 2.5" drive adapter

Pros: A case with filters, no dust bunnies inside.
Large, takes large cards
Holds a 2.5" drive with included drive holders

Cons: I would love if it had a solid top, in case of a spill.This is the only design change I would make.
You probably want to buy a card reader for extra options beyond USB. Easily added

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