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This review is from: IN WIN MANA134 Black SEEC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Pros: This is the first case I have ever purchased from In Win and I have to say I'm pretty happy with it. This case is nice an roomy for and ATX form motherboard with enough room for a full size graphics card and plenty of places for fans to be mounted.
The case having no 3.5" external bays was plenty alright with me as I never plan on using such bays for the builds I do. The hard drive bays have lots of room between them for ventilation and are nice and sturdy for the 3.5" hard drives. Placement for a total of 7 120mm fans makes this case great for airflow and cooling.
Cons: I only have three, small gripes about this case.
My first on is there are no adapters included with the case to mount 2.5" hard drives or SSDs in the hard drive bays. The placement for these is actually on the bottom of the case and there are only two spots. Not a big issue now, but when I want to get a SSD in the future, I'll have to get a mounting tray adapter for it.
The spots for the two fans on the front of the case bug me. The fans do not actually screw in. There are retention clips that snap the fans into place and it only works with 120mm fans. I like having my fans fastened with screws so I was not too please to see that.
Finally, the case fan that came with mine was non-functional. Not huge as I bought extra fans with my case, but it would have been nice to have.
Other Thoughts: I'm happy with the case. Was a bit nervous for it being my first case from In Win, but they didn't disappoint too terribly. Hopefully it will do well for me for a while to come.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ASRock N68-S AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 7025 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Pros: For a first time build for me it was a decent board to use. It seemed fairly solid when everything was locked into place. The overclocking features are easy to understand and change in the BIOS. It supports my 95 watt processor with no problem. I overclocked my core to 3.0 from 2.8 with no temperature change. I have been able to overclock the RAM and PCI slots on it as well. Excellent board for first build.
Cons: None that I can notice.READ FULL REVIEW