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Cooler Master N600 - Mid Tower Computer Case with Side Window, Fan Controller, White LED Fan, Multiple 240mm Radiator Support, and Ventilated Front Panel
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: This case have been a joy to own and work in. Over the past 9 months with this case I don't have much to be disappointed with. There is a lot of cooling options and radiator mounting points. If water cooling isn't your thing it also has ample room for air coolers. I'm running a Dark Rock 3 in mine and it shows through the always tinted side panel window.
All intake fan slots are filtered with easily removable dust filters for easy cleaning, cable management is very easy as well, all of my cables are able to fit behind the motherboard tray and extras are tucked away behind the hard drive bays.
This case can even fit large triple fan graphics cards. I have a GTX 970 G1 gaming from Gigabyte installed, and while it is a tight fit with it almost touching the removable hard drive bay I've managed to make it fit as I have one of the hard drive bay's sides moved inwards for my 2.5 inch SSDs.
Wires from the case are plenty long as well, all cables should be able to find their way to their respective plugs on the motherboard.

Overall I'm happy with my case, there are a few little issues with it however. But at this price point it isnt too hard to overlook them.

Cons: The fan slots do not come with rubber grommets to absorb vibration and reduce noise. So you'll have to purchase some if you want the extra silence.
Installing or moving the fans in the front can be a little tedious. You'll have to remove the hard drive bays, front panel and the bracket that holds your front panel ports in place.
The fans included in the case aren't as silent as Corsair's or Noctua's which I have installed in this case. After a few months the included fans started producing more noise. I've considered replacing them.
And the top removable hard drive sleds can be a pain to remove, at least in mine anyways. Id recommend trying to slightly lift up the optical bay so they slide out easier and don't hurt yourself or the case.

Other Thoughts: Overall I enjoyed the case and would recommend it to others, however I do hope Cooler Master releases an updated version that fixes some of these issues I've listed and adds a few more features as the competition continues to ramp up the build quality of their mid towers.

Seagate Hybrid Drive ST1000DX001 1TB MLC/8GB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s NCQ 3.5
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  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

Pros: It seemed like it would fit nicely into my new build's budget.

Cons: After I installed this hard drive and downloaded Windows 8 to it and left the computer running for an hour. I came back to find that the computer had reset and that the motherboard could not detect the hard drive. I tried everything, different sata ports, changing out the cables, and testing it inside another computer. Nothing. I could hear the disk spinning and each time it booted up I heard 2 beeps/clicks come from it.
I am never buying a Seagate again.

Other Thoughts: After some more research I found that Seagate makes some of the most UNRELIABLE hard drives on the market. Try a WD or a Hitachi hard drive and get a good SSD because your taking a huge chance buying this thing. Some people report that it died within a few months or that it was dead on arrival. I'm getting my money back, but I'll never get the time I spent trying to troubleshoot this and they major delays on my new build and selling off my old computer. I'll also have to spend more on a good hard drive and SSD combo.


MACK K.'s Profile

Display Name: MACK K.

Date Joined: 05/09/14

  • Reviews: 2
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  • First Review: 05/22/14
  • Last Review: 04/03/15
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