We had a chance to stop by and meet with EVGA at Computex 2010 and found that they are showing off their first ever PC case! The case doesn’t have a name yet, but it has been developed to properly enclose their massive $599.99 EVGA Classified Super Record 2 (SR-2) motherboard. we have pictures from both of the original case prototypes that are a must see.
Corsair is showing off a bunch of products for the very first time this year at Computex 2010 here in Taipei! One of the most interesting is their first case in the Graphite series that will be called the 600T. The Corsair Graphite 600T is a mid-tower PC case that is due to come out to the market later this summer for right around $150. Corsair also shows off fully modular power supplies and brings LED memory lights back from the dead with Airflow Pro.
Today we look at the newest addition to Cooler Master’s HAF lineup, the HAF X. The HAF X is Cooler Master’s new flagship case for the HAF series, thus replacing the popular HAF-932 as the top dog. So join us as we see what Cooler Master has done to improve on the already impressive HAF lineup.
Today we look at a PC chassis from Mircocool that is aimed at the hardware tweaker in all of us. The Banchetto 101 is an open air modular chassis that not only supports normal PC components but water cooling as well. Open, light and transparent, its innovative structural design enables easy access to all components of the system and allows rapid substitutions and total real-time monitoring. Join us as we see how easy the Banchetto 101 really is to use.
Antec offers several models in the Sonata family of cases which have been very popular with enthusiasts and casual builders alike. Long respected in the business of building cases, Antec is proud to offer one of their newest mid tower Sonata models named the Sonata Proto. Read on to see if Antec has another best seller on their hands.
Today we are looking at a brand new micro-ATX case in NZXT’s crafted series, the Vulcan. The Vulcan is a mATX case intended for enthusiasts and is said to be 40% smaller than the traditional ATX full tower, yet can still accommodate a full length video card and up to a 6.5″ tall CPU cooler. Join us as we take a look at this new mighty mini wonder that is ideal for LAN gamers on the go!
Corsair is getting ready to announce its second PC case, the Obsidian 700D. The new 700D is positioned slightly lower than the 800D which the company debuted last year. We found the 800D to be one of best cases we have ever looked at, so we have really high hopes for the lower cost 700D. Read on to see what we think of the Corsair Obsidian 700D PC gaming chassis!
GMC’s slogan is “Design and Innovate” and their H-80 definitely shows a lot of innovative design features. The GMC H-80 is an ATX Mid-Tower case that is solidly built and has plenty of features to make for a great system build. Four included fans provide plenty of airflow to keep even high powered systems running along nice and cool.
The NZXT Hades is a great mainstream case with room for any video card on up to ATI’s 5970, plenty of massive high-CFM case fans, a nice simple look and high end features including three thermal sensors and screwless drive bays, all for $99.99. If you want airflow you’ll love the 5 fans as it a 200mm intake fan, dual top 140mm fans, a side 200mm fan, and a rear 120mm exhaust fan!
The NZXT Tempest EVO is an all black colored steel mid tower chassis that was developed with gamers in mind. Building off of the original Tempest’s design, the EVO brings advanced cooling power, expandability, and cable management. The Tempest EVO maximizes airflow circulation with Dual 120mm intake, dual 140mm top exhaust, side 120mm, and a rear 120mm fan. NZXT even redesigned the fan blade design to reduce fan noise levels and the price remains at $89.
Antec has a successor to the mid tower P190 case with their gunmetal gray P193 chassis. Will the upgrades put in place overcome some of the shortcomings of the original design? We build it out with some of the largest components available to see how it fares on a system build that mirrors what any gamer our enthusiast would build if they buy one of these cases!
If you are tired of computer cases that look like just about every other chassis out there, then Thermaltake and BMW Designworks USA have the case for you. The Thermaltake Level 10 Super-Gaming Modular Tower Chassis is the culmination of performance, design and innovation in computer chassis. Actually, this case would qualify as a super case as it is in a league of its own!
The Thermaltake Element V is a full tower ATX enthusiast class case with a deceptively reserved exterior. A combination of 230mm, 200mm, and 120mm Colorshift fans provide for a unique aesthetic effect while thoroughly ventilating the case. Read on to see how this case handles our Intel LGA1366 system build and if it should be considered for your next system build!
In collaboration with AMD, Cooler Master has released an AMD edition of the critically acclaimed HAF 932 which transforms your machine into an AMD themed eye catching PC case. The HAF 932 AMD edition adds racing red to the front and is branded with the AMD dragon on the acrylic see-through side panel. Read on to see how this full tower case does in our system AMD system build!