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Pros: This is a nice, solid case, with a decent amount of room. Has clear plastic window for those who like that sort of thing.
Cons: My main gripes I have with this chassis can probably be applied to other "tool-free" cases as well. The little plastic brackets to hold in the expansion cards seem break easily (I lost one already).
Even when not damaged, they are totally useless for holding my EVGA GTX460, as it's cover gets in the way of the brackets.
Other Thoughts: I am not sure why everyone wants to make "tool-free" cases these days. It's not like you don't need tools anyway when you install the motherboard and heatsink.
It would also be nice if they had included some screws to hold expansion cards in place, just in case they someone needs them (I had to find to random screws I had lying around to hold my graphics card in place).
This review is from: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes
Pros: Keeps my Phenom II X4 at a good temperature (around 40º)
Cons: A bit tricky to install. Takes up a lot of room.
Other Thoughts: This definitely does a good job at cooling the CPU. However, it was a little difficult to install.
Also, it is rather large. The fan seems to be in the way of one of my DIMM slots, which may make it difficult to upgrade the RAM later on (the main reason why I didn't give 5 eggs). It is also very tall, so you won't be able to install it in a slimline case.