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APEX TX-606-U3 Black Steel / Plastic MicroATX Tower Computer Case USB3.0 with USB2.0 Adapter Cable 300W Power Supply

  • Steel / Plastic MicroATX Tower
  • USB3.0 Port x 2, HD Audio Port x 2 Front Ports
  • 300W Power Supply
  • 2 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 5 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
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If you're looking for durability, expandability and performance on budget, the APEX TX-606-U3 is your smart choice. Clean appearance with classic black color tone presents an understated elegance. Thermal optimized engineering with sturdy construction make your computer run cool and stable. Cooling is not a problem with 90 mm rear fan and side air vents. The front USB 3.0 connectivity puts the speed and convenience at arm-length away. A 300W power supply is pre-installed for out-of-the-box solution.

  • newegg Efficient Cooling 1x 90mm rear fan and side air vents ensure effective system cooling.
  • newegg Front USB 3.0 Connectivity 2x USB 3.0 ports and 2x audio ports on front panel allow easy connection to various peripherals.
  • newegg 300W PSU Included A pre-installed 300W power supply unit delivers robust and stable power for your entire system.

Learn more about the APEX (SUPERCASE/ALLIED) TX-606-U3

Model

Brand
APEX
Model
TX-606-U3

Spec

Type
MicroATX Tower
Color
Black
Case Material
Steel / Plastic
With Power Supply
Yes
Power Supply
300W
Power Supply Mounted
Top
With Side Panel Window
No

Expansion

External 5.25" Drive Bays
2
External 3.5" Drive Bays
1
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
5
Expansion Slots
4

Front Ports

Front Ports
USB3.0 Port x 2, HD Audio Port x 2

Cooling System

80mm Fans
No
90mm Fans
1 x 90mm Rear Fan
120mm Fans
No
Side Air duct
No

Physical Spec

Dimensions
14.25" x 7" x 17.2"

Features

Features
Sturdy construction

Thermally advantaged

Excellent EMI shielding

PCI vent holes

Padlock loop

2 USB3.0 front ports with USB3.0 to USB2.0 adapter cable

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Yves M.
  • 4/5/2014 6:47:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Cheap, good looking, PS very silent for the price with a 120 mm fan.

Cons: One threaded hole is missing to screw a mico ATX motherboard.

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  • Randy S.
  • 3/26/2014 8:34:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice Case

Pros: Nothing really to knock an egg off for. Nice to work with, very sturdy and solid...a bit more so than other APEX cases. USB3 front outs is a nice touch. I've use 3 or 4 now and like them. They're a bit more than I'd like but I personally think they're worth it. These are about 8 bucks more (with shipping) than the usual Apex's I get but again, it's just a few little things that make it worth it.

Their 300w power supplies are fairly reliable and trouble free for normal use.

Cons: Couple of minor ones. PS would be nice if it had dual 4 pins connectors for the CPU however if you are planning to overclock and/or push the CPU you'd be better served with a larger power supply.
* There's no place to mount an SSD without using a adapter bracket. No problems if your SSD comes with one but if you're going that route then make sure it has one or you buy one at the same time. BYTECC's seem to work fine.

Other Thoughts: Overall good value case and great quality for the price.

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  • Clifton R.
  • 2/16/2014 4:12:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsSeems like a nice case with one nasty flaw

Pros: Seems like a nice case, but I can't really evaluate it because I can't use it for the purpose I bought it for, as a cheap home file server..

Cons: ... because it has one flaw that's fatal at the moment: the cable for the front panel connector is unusually short and won't reach all the way to the back or towards the bottom of the case.

That would normally be fine, but in the new motherboard I bought specifically for this case, those connectors aren't on the front edge of the board as usual, they're down on its bottom edge towards the back of the case. This means that the front panel cable on the case WON'T REACH, so I can't plug in a few important connectors like, just for example, the power and reset switch!

Other Thoughts: I'm knocking major points off my reviews for both the case and the motherboard. This is a serious design flaw in both, which happened to combine to make the combination completely unusable, and unless you know about the potential problem and are sure of the jumper layout on the mobo you'll use in this case, it could bite you too.

Since shipping cost me almost as much as the case did, there's no point my paying that much again to ship it back for a refund; similarly for the motherboard. Basically I'm hosed and need to replace one or the other and hope for the best.

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  • Clayton M.
  • 1/13/2014 11:30:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Decent Little Case

Pros: Light weight
USB 3 on front
Good ventilation
Unubtrusive front LED's
Attractive
Lots of extra screws, hardware

Cons: Limited instructions-documentation

Other Thoughts: All told a decent small light case for a budget build. I did manage to find the only sharp edge on the entire case. Here's a tip: Don't pick it up by the rear opening for the motherboard. It's razor sharp!

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  • Nathan C.
  • 12/2/2013 2:56:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSlick MicroATX case w/ USB 3.0

Pros: -Slick and simple design; none of these weird gamer designs and angles on a lot of other MicroATX cases

-USB 3.0 front panel is a huge plus. Amazing how hard it is to find these on MicroATX

-Great price with the included power supply. You'll be hard pressed to find a better deal for this kind of quality

-Very light. I might just be used to my mid-tower w/ 850W PSU but this thing is dang light, even for small form-factor cases

Cons: -Non-modular PSU. Expected but still annoying to have those cords everywhere. You'll use all of them up with a single optical drive and hard drive though.

-Loud. Didn't notice it at first, but once I got it up and running in a nice, quiet room, it felt really loud

Other Thoughts: All around great case for a nice, low-end build. the 300W PSU is low quality, but plenty good if you're doing a simple, cheap build like me. Really good deal to keep you under budget too.

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  • Kenneth R.
  • 11/22/2013 6:11:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsNice solid case - well made

Pros: Nice quality case - nothing fancy but it does the job. The edges are nice an clean with no sharp edges - you can move the cables around without worry because you won't slice up your fingers on this case. Case is sturdy even with no components in it. The side panel fits well and aligns perfectly with the case. Nice easy to install bays for drives and DVD/bluray reader/writer.

Cons: None (mine did not come with a PSU but this is not a con as I use quality PSU). One odd thing is this case was missing some motherboard standoffs - no holes and no support for the back corner of the motherboard. Odd, but not a big deal since the only connector in the back corner is the SATA drives. Regardless, need to be careful when working around this back corner to not put pressure on the motherboard. See other thoughts

Other Thoughts: I bought this from a major vendor as an open box for a steal - less than 20 bucks with shipping. It was returned because the manufacturer mistakenly put this case in a Vortex case. The person returned it because they ordered a Vortex case. They should have kept this case because I had the Vortex and this case is, by far, superior. Nothing fancy on the inside but there is plenty of room to tuck your cables. The outside finish is nice, but the inside is unpainted and your standard shiny metal.

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  • Terry C.
  • 10/10/2013 9:59:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsGreat little case

Pros: Good looking uATX mini tower with USB 3.0! The PSU is more than adequate for most uATX builds at 300W.

This will be the standard tower case for my customer builds.

Cons: None found

Other Thoughts: There are a LOT of cheap and/or cheesy looking cases to choose from. Case manufacturers need to make more like THIS. Look at the competition (i.e. Dell Optiplex) and give builders some better looking options, PLEASE!

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  • Kim O.
  • 7/3/2013 12:17:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Budget USB 3 case

Pros: Good overall quality for low wattage CPUs (with included 300Watt PS). Very pleased.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I've used this case on two builts with AMD FM2 low wattage CPUs in the last two months with zero problems. Everyone is happy!

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  • Doug W.
  • 2/17/2013 6:15:32 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent case

Pros: Well-built case, with a high gloss front face. From what I can tell, the only plastic portion of this case is the removable front panel. Everything else is steel.

The LED power and HDD lights are not in-your-face bright; these are integrated into the power and reset buttons, respectively.

Cons: Only 5 standoff holes for micro-ATX motherboards. The one that was missing is at motherboard bottom, toward front of computer.

It seems that a hole cannot go here due to a steel seam in the case. It would have been nice if a plastic leg was included to provide additional support between the motherboard and case at this location.

I did complete this build while carefully supporting the lower front corner of the motherboard as needed (plugging in SATA cables and front panel connections) . No functional issues occurred, hence no eggs removed.

Other Thoughts: This is an excellent case to consider if front USB 3.0 ports are desired.

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  • kerry p.
  • 2/14/2013 7:31:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAPEX TX-606-U3 Black Steel / Plastic MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case 300W Power Supply

Pros: I use a lot of low end cases so i can compete with the big boys this best one to date

Cons: Did not buy but one!

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