NZXT H230 Silent Mid-Tower Case The H230 is one of three NZXT’s cases in their Absolute Silence line. These include the H230, the H2, another mid-tower, and finally the H630, an “Ultra Tower”. Each of these have slightly different specs. The H230 is the entry level case in the Silent Line, two models are avaialable, a black …more
Cooler Master Cosmos SE Full Tower Introduction Cooler Master has been known for making some great computer hardware, and cases are no exception. Back in 2007, Cooler Master came out with the first iteration of the Cosmos case, named the Cosmos 1000. This case was well received by enthusiasts, and even I myself purchased one …more
Thermaltake Chaser A71 Full Tower Chassis Thermaltake is constantly revamping their case line to provide users options. The original Chaser MK-I full tower was popular among enthusiasts; Thermaltake’s response was evident at CES 2013 when they expanded the Chaser line. Continuing with the style of the MK-I, they have released the A31, A41 and …more
The Cooler Master N600 Chassis While Cooler Master has been manufacturing various computer peripherals for many years, they are constantly looking at the market and designing new cases to fit various needs. Recently, they have introduced a new line of cases, the “N” series. So far there are three cases in this series, the N200, …more
The Cooler Master N Series of computer cases were designed to be compact and fully featured budget cases. The CM N400 can be purchased for right around $50 shipped and can support 8 fans, liquid cooling radiators up to 240mm and video cards that are up to 320mm (12.6-inches) in length. Read on to see if this affordable yet fully featured chassis is right for your next build!
As much as we’d all love to own the most expensive of everything, it’s only when you come back to reality that you realize that most people cannot. Today we have Corsair’s Carbide 300R in the house, which is supposed to be built and designed for those who have a tighter budget, but can spend closer to a Benjamin on a case. We will take a look and see what kind of features this case has, and see if spending a few bucks less will be worth it to you.
The Arc Midi R2 is developed from the ground up with high-performance computer systems in mind. Featuring three high performance Silent Series R2 fans and ample water cooling options, the Arc Midi R2 layout maximizes airflow throughout the case and keeps even the most demanding systems at cool temperatures. Read on to see what we thought of this case!
Over the years, Corsair has been coming out with new products in their lineup, and one of those products that they’ve added to their lineup in the recent years is computer cases. They have made standard sized and styled cases and they have also braved making cases with different features. Today, we will take a look at Corsair’s Carbide Air 540, which falls along that different category. Jump in and see what we thought about Corsair’s latest creation!
Full tower PC cases are quite abundant in the PC enthusiast market; each manufacturer trying to make that perfect case with not only features and functionality, but also style. Sweden based Fractal Design is no stranger with making good looking cases that are easy to work with, so today we are going to take a look at the Define XL R2 Full Tower Chassis.
Today we take a look at Fractal Design’s latest silent home theater computer case, the Node 605. This is a large HTPC case and offers a ton of flexibility in terms of configuration options. It also fits a standard ATX power supply, but you have to use a slim optical drive. Dive in to see if this case is worthy of being a showcase item in your personal home theater setup!
There were some quiet rumors at CES 2012 about the successor to the Obsidian 800D, nothing concrete though. just a few whispers. At CES 2013 I was able to see the new Obsidian 900D and even snap a few shots of it. Today Corsair is launching the Obsidian 900D and it looks to be even more impressive than I thought it would be! We’re gonna take a closer look at the latest and greatest Obsidian 900D from Corsair, throw some parts into it and see how it looks! Join us for our journey and let us know what you think!
The PC-N1 from Lian Li is an aftermarket case for Intel’s Next Level of Computing (NUC) that was first shown at CES 2013. Lian Li got a bunch of feedback on the PC-N1 NUC case during the show and have sent us a newer revision of this chassis to try out. The Lian Li PC-N1 still is not finalized yet, but you are about to see the February 2013 revision of the PC-N1 case in silver!
The average selling price on a PC case today in North America is right around $80, but today we are going well below that price point. The Cougar Spike micro-ATX chassis has an MSRP of $39.99, but it is available right now from Newegg for $24.99 shipped after a $5 rebate! For $24.99 you might be wondering what you get and to be honest, it’s not half bad!
NZXT came out with the Phantom mid-tower case to much praise and then released the very popular Switch 810 full tower. What do you do next after these two fantastic case releases? Why make a full tower version of the Phantom that uses the best of both cases and call it a Phantom 820 of course. Legit sniffs around the latest from NZXT to see if it really is the best of the best.