- SECC / Plastic ATX Full Tower
- 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 2.0 1 x HD Audio & Mic 1 x E-Sata Port 1 x Card Reader Front Ports
- 4 External 5.25" Drive Bays
- 5 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
Expected higher quality 01/15/2013
The case is made of a very solid and sturdy metal. It's has plenty of space for everything and your cables which made installing very easy. The fans and lights are awesome. Love the easy access to the slots above. Love how easy it was to secure my graphics card and other cards.
The fan controller died on me within a week. I probably shorted it out by having all the molex plugs for the 5 fans connected to one another and then to the fan controller. There was no instructions so I had to guess if this was the right way of assembling the fan controller.
Just about anything that's metal is flimsy and weak. Hell one of the USB ports on the top is already a little sunken in and I haven't even used it yet. Also the temperature display is only in Celcius and not farenheit. No way to change it as far as I know. Again no instructions for such simple things.
The ODD Lock is utterly useless. It can not gripe any drive that's put in. You see it shoves these little metal pins through the screw holes of the drive. Sadly the pins are too short and the lock itself is very flimsy and not secured. It has far too much freedom and with just a hand test you could barely feel the pins poking through the metal, let alone get deep enough to hold a drive in!
The HDD locks for the drives work at least but feels light and cheap. One of them couldn't fit my 80 gig drive but that really didn't matter since the case is tight enough to hold it in place.
Size. This thing is a monster compare to other cases I've used and worked with. Weight is another thing that surprised me but that's also telling me how sturdy the case is.
Fan controller seem to have made no difference when it was working.
I got this on sale for $90 for it and I'm glad I did because if I had paid $130 I certainly would've given this a lower rating just because of the cost. Clearly the materials don't cost that much and for many important components that further help sell the case to be so shotty designed or made poorly. Did little to impress me.
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