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In Win Dragon Slayer MicroATX Mini Tower PC Case Review
|Manufacturer:||IN-WIN Development Inc.|
|Date:||Mon, Aug 30, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Shane Higgins -|
Inside the Dragon Slayer
Pulling the side panel off we can see the top and bottom drive cages and the space that is gained in the middle of the case the by splitting them. The depth of the Dragon Slayer allows for cards up to 12.6" long to be installed.
Looking at the upper drive bay area of the In Win Dragon Slayer the top bay is the external 5.25”, then the 3.5” external and on the underside of the 3.5” bay is the 2.5" drive mount. Mounting the 2.5" drive is not tool-less though; the drive mounts by using two pins that fit into one side of the drive, then screws on the other. You may have also noticed that the back edge of the drive bay cage is cut at an angle. The cut allows for easier installation of the motherboard.
In the lower front of the In Win Dragon Slayer is the front 140mm intake and the lower drive cage. The drive cage can hold three 3.5" drives or two 3.5" and one 2.5" drives.
You can also remove the drive cage all together and make room for two more 5.25" devices.
In the top rear of the In Win Dragon Slayer is the 140mm exhaust fan, and on the back is the rear 90mm exhaust fan.
The expansion slots are tool-less. The expansion slot covers are vented; all but the top one is stamped with the case. So if you take one out but later want to replace it, it's not going back in.
The tool-less mechanism is also removable if you so chose to remove it and use traditional case screws.
Behind the right side panel we can see the back of the motherboard tray for the In Win Dragon Slayer. The tray has a couple of wire management holes and one massive CPU cut out. There is a lack of a spot for wire ties built into the motherboard tray. In Win provides stick on wire management brackets so you can place them were you need them.
Looking closer at the lower drive cage you can see that it has vent holes that match up to the side panel.
Next Page - Installing Parts into the Dragon Slayer
Page 1 - In Win Dragon Slayer Mini Tower
Page 2 - In Win Dragon Slayer Packing
Page 3 - External Impressions
Page 4 - Inside the Dragon Slayer
Page 5 - Installing Parts into the Dragon Slayer
Page 6 - Conclusion and Final Thoughts