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This review is from: RAIJINTEK AGOS, Removable 3.5"HDD Cage, USB 3.0, 12025*2 Preinstalled, 7 PCI Slots, Dust-Control Filters, Tool-Free System for ODD & HDD, Support 410mm VGA Card & 165mm CPU Cooler, Efficient air flow
Pros: Perfectly fits my extended GPU, barely clearing the removable HDD Bays. If your GPU is longer, take out the top 3 (removable) bays, and you're good to go.
The feet keep it off the carpeted floor for under-case air intake. You can mount the PSU inverted, allowing you to either have it pull air from below (through the bottom vent), or from above (near the MB).
Lots of air filters to stop large stuff (pet hair, dust bunnies).
The 5.25in bays are screwless. 3.5in HDD's are screwless as well. (Not 2.5in though)
Cons: The space behind the MB (for cable management) is a little tight for typical PSU cables.
The front USB2.0 connection only has one port, and the USB3.0 only has one port. Not a huge deal if you don't need many USB ports, but doesn't utilize the full capabilities of the USB expansion plug on the MB.
The HDD LED connector positive and negative aren't labeled. If you don't have a way to test it, you have a 50% chance of getting it wrong. Don't close the case until you've tested it. (Or leave both LEDs unplugged, and enjoy the darkness)
DOES NOT SUPPORT WATER COOLING. The MB mounting position near the top panel has just enough space to get a set of fans into it. Add a radiator, and it's too thick and bumps into the motherboard. The side panel only has that problem if you have a wide peripheral card (and I have a wide graphics card). On top of that, all of the twin fan locations are designed for a small gap between the fans. Radiators are designed for 0 gap between the fans, so the screw holes will only line up with half of a 2-fan radiator.
Other Thoughts: This case is a fair bit larger than my old case, and with the psu on the bottom some of the cords barely reached the points they were needed.
The HDD cradles are stiff plastic, so vibration may be an issue. For 3.5in drives, the cradle clips into the screw holes on the side and have thin foam pads for cushioning. The 2.5in drives mount into the center of the cradle using the 4 screw holes on the bottom of the drive.
I intended to eventually add water cooling when I had purchased this case, thinking that the vents were designed to fit radiators. Complete disappointment. Newegg needs a search option for "water cooling compatible" cases.
Pros: Decent sound quality for the price. Far exceeds the sounds my cell phone was able to put out in both quality and volume.
Cons: The included charging cable and 3.5mm audio cable are very thin, and look like they'll break if you look at them too hard.
No charging adapter included. Just the thin cables.
Other Thoughts: The box had no english on it (looked like pure chinese?), but there was an english section in the manual.
I bought this for my workplace, where we hose the place down at the end of the shift. We place it where it won't be directly sprayed, but it hasn't had any problems despite minor splashing.
Pros: Enough power to handle my gaming rig.
Fan speed based on load.
Much quieter than my CPU and GPU.
Other Thoughts: The Corsair Link software is pretty neat. Allows you to create your own fan speed profile. Also will create a log of temperatures for you. I imported it into excell and created a line graph with the info. Not really something everyone would do, but I wanted to see how quickly heat accumulated while gaming.READ FULL REVIEW