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DIYPC Skyline-B Black Steel USB 3.0 ATX and Micro-ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with 1x 80mm Fan

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  • SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB2.0
  • 2 x I/O ports - Audio/Mic Front Ports
  • 4 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 6 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays

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Skyline-B Black Steel USB 3.0 ATX and Micro-ATX
Mid-Tower Computer Case

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  • SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower
  • Full Black Interior
  • Intel TAC 2.0 Thermal Solutions
  • Advanced Air Guide Design
  • Built-in 80mm Rear Fan
  • Independent CPU Channel for Better Heat Circulation
  • Radiation Protection Design, Safe and Environmental
  • Four External 5.25in. Drive Bays
  • Six Internal 3.5in. Drive Bays

side panel
TAC 2.0 Thermal Solution

Qualified for TAC 2.0, the DIYPC Skyline-B utilizes a massive vent side panel design to strengthen thermal efficiency and cool down the entire system.
rear fan
Efficient Ventilation

The DIYPC Skyline-B is equipped with an 80mm cooling fan at rear panel to dissipate heat for the motherboard efficiently. Get more efficient airflow circulation with the advanced air guide design.
drive bays
Excellent Expandability with 11 Drive Bays

Boasting four 5.25in. external drive bays and seven 3.5in. drive bays (one external and six internal), the DIYPC Skyline-B provides superb expandability.
front panel
Convenient Front I/O Panel

The DIYPC Skyline-B features a convenient front I/O panel for easy access to one USB 2.0, one USB 3.0, and two audio ports.


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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Daniel H.
  • 1/15/2015 3:13:08 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot bad for the price

Pros: It's a good case.

Cons: The front panel usb/sound unit came broken off from the case. The tabs are broken, and fell out when I opened the package. I don't have time to ship it back or anything, as I needed this PC for a new job. Really, it's a minor issue, everything still works, it's just ugly hanging out of the front of the PC.

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  • Robert L.
  • 12/5/2014 6:07:58 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDecent Case for the Price.

Pros: Cheap case, and works.

Cons: cheap build, kinda flimsy.

Other Thoughts: overall it's not bad especially for the price, yeah it's flimsy but once everything is in it it's not bad. lack of fan positions and such is kinda iffy but i should be able to make a couple 120mm holes.

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  • James C.
  • 12/2/2014 8:18:19 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice budget case

Pros: Nice looking for the price. Cheap.

Cons: Not enough motherboard standoffs. I would not recommend using the old style plastic standoffs. They pain to get off. (see below)
Side panels are flimsy be careful.

Other Thoughts: All I was doing is moving the motherboard to this case. It not that big of a issue. No weird design for the motherboard part of the build. Some cases not all the holes on the motherboard will line up.

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  • BRUCE D.
  • 8/20/2014 2:17:10 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsnot as discribed

Pros: cheap but not really useable

Cons: only 2 of the external bays are useable not 4!!!!! one of the useable external bays will only work with a short dvd/blu-ray player/burner when using a full sized atx motherboard and still the drive will not go in all the way because it hits the mother board so really it is only a 1 external 5 1/2 bay. they lied!!!!! feel totally ripped off don't buy this garbage designed case

Other Thoughts: flimsy construction i will never buy a case from this manufacturer again and now i will have to purchase another case that actually works!!! total wast of money

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  • James N.
  • 4/30/2014 7:04:52 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: None very poor workmanship and material quality

Cons: Very light material, broken on arrival. did not appear to be damaged in shipping

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  • Jon O.
  • 2/16/2014 8:51:11 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsYou get what you pay for

Pros: It's cheap, plenty of drive space, contains a front USB 3.0 port, there is enough space underneath the motherboard tray to do some cable routing if desired.

Cons: 1. Flimsy material but what do you expect at this price?

2. Popout expansion covers instead of solid metal inserts, you will probably bend the metal around the expansion slots taking the popouts out.
3. Only comes with 4 metal motherboard standoffs, uses cheap plastic snap-in standoffs for the rest.

3. USB 3.0 cable does not have a converter for using on older motherboards with only 2.0, leaving you with only 1 USB port on the front if you're not using a newer motherboard.

4. Rear fan does not have a motherboard connector, only 4pin molex.

5. No place to mound a front fan.

Other Thoughts: Just remember, you really do get what you pay for. For the price this case isn't really a BAD deal, it's just not good. I used this case to replace a damaged one for an older computer so the lack of an adapter for the USB 3.0 is a little annoying but other than that, it does it's job just fine. Just don't use it on a heavy gaming rig, airflow is atrocious and will leave you wanting. Also, the plastic standoffs are just stupid there is no reason you cant include a full set of metal standoffs.

2/5 eggs for the nitpicks

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  • David H.
  • 12/24/2013 5:32:51 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDIYPC Case

Pros: it has a lot of 5.25" and 3.5" bays
it has SOME cable management "potential"
USB 3.0 in the front port is a plus

Cons: very cheap metal (almost flimsy)
it will bend and warp if you open up and close the case often
the stock 80mm fan that came with it is useless... it pushes no air... and it's stock configured to pull air INTO the computer.... not sure why someone would do that... ><

i will need to get a replacement to really get some air flow going
from what i can see, there is no place to place a fan in the front of the case to get a push/pull configuration going. this is a problem...

there is a slot missing in the back where the GPU is supposed to go but if you're not using a separate GPU, it leaves a gaping hole that can't be closed with the sleeve provided (it falls out) and there is no way to secure it.

Other Thoughts: there's a lot of cons to this case. i bought it because of the price and it's for someone who doesn't use the computer heavily and uses it for word processing, surfing, etc. but in retrospect, i wish i had chosen something more sturdy and has a better cooling management system in place

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  • Bain B.
  • 12/14/2013 12:26:46 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWaste Of Money

Pros: It was less than 25$

Cons: The case has no mounting spots to install or even add a front fan. This makes using this case for any gaming system pointless. The metal is thing and cheap. It will bend easily. AVOID at all cost

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  • Lynn D.
  • 12/12/2013 11:42:06 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDecent case - terrible Customer Service

Pros: Cheap. Nice front panel, high, convenient location of connection points. No sharp edges, all black including the inside.

Cons: Thin, flimsy metal, but if you are not moving the case around once the components are installed it's quite rigid.

My front panel audio jacks function incorrectly. They are reversed. I am aware I am not the only one experiencing this problem. The 'sense ret 1 ' and 'sense ret 2' pins on the connector to the MB are wired backwards. If you can swap them they will work correctly.

Other Thoughts: DIYPC Customer Service is totally horrible. They promise and never deliver.

I have been struggling to have them replace the front panel because the audio jacks do not work correctly. They have been promising to replace this panel since I bought this case in 7/13. It is now 12/13. Inexcusable.

DIYCP - If you read these reviews, do the proper business decision and honor your promises.

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  • Shelby S.
  • 12/1/2013 10:22:00 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDecent case

Pros: *Very good case
*Amazing 3.0 USB on the front
*Like the power button and reset button
*Inside the case is sturdy, nothing is loose or fragile

Cons: Heh... Well here's the thing. The front 2 audio ports (The audio port *green* and the microphone port *red* are very funky. Almost case breaking, to me at least. EVERY TIME I turn on my case, whether it be a reboot or boot up, I have to open up the icon for the program with the audio. Then, I have to plug in the headphones and click the test audio button. Nothing happens. SO, I unplug it from the audio port and plug it into the Mic port. Then it loads up and I press start sound test again. Sometimes it works at this point, sometimes it doesn't. I'd have to do the whole process over again.

Some serious audio issues with those 2 ports. Isn't the motherboard either. It's very annoying constantly unplugging it from the front and replugging it from the mic to audio port.

Motherboard's audio jack works fine. So it's the front of the case's ports that do not work properly.

Other Thoughts: Other than that I have no problem with this case. Fits my needs. I recommend buying another fan for the side of the case. I feel like there isn't enough air flow in there, but that could just be me.

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