Archive for the ‘Cases’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 19, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights
The NZXT formula for creating the Noctis 450 appears to be quite straightforward. Take the impressive H440 (which was built primarily for low noise), enhance the LED lighting with the Under Glow strip... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 15, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights
Fractal Design has taken an innovative approach with the Define S. This ATX case bears a strong resemblance to the Define R5 but when you take a look inside you find … nothing. It is almost entirely... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 8, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
Aerocool has trodden a careful path with its new Aero-1000 ATX case. This steel chassis looks understated with its black and white mono colour scheme and it is clear that Aerocool has worked hard to a... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 30, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
Generally speaking we think about small form factor cases such as the Micro-ATX Thermaltake Core V21 in terms of the limitations they impose. You are restricted to a small motherboard, you may not be ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 17, 2015 under Cases
SilverStone supplies its Precision PS11B case in two forms. This Q-suffix version is Quiet while the W has a Window. There are other differences as the Q has a solid front panel with vents at the side... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 15, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
And the award for 'Novel ATX PC case 2015 goes to … In-Win for the 904Plus.' That might seem premature as we have only reached April but the odds of another radical design that will top the 904... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 13, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
First appearances matter, and the styling of the Aerocool GT-A will easily distract you from the fact that this is a budget ATX case. The appearance of this white version with a blue LED fan at the fr... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Colin Beatty on April 6, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights V
When Cooler Master first got the idea to use noise-reduction material inside a chassis, more than 7 years ago, it unfortunately went with the name Sileo. Changing the brand to Silencio was a smart mo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on March 28, 2015 under Cases
When we saw the be quiet! Silent Base 800 chassis in KitGuru Labs, one thing that struck us was the lack of a windowed side panel. We caught up with Aaron Licht who explained just how much engineeri... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 26, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Gaming Rig, General Purpose PC, PC
Caseking UK, a major distributor of various computer components, on Thursday said that it had been made the official distributor of Phanteks, a renowned maker of computer cases and accessories, in the... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 25, 2015 under Cases, Highlights 2
So you're looking for a full E-ATX tower case for your next PC? Well step right this way as In-Win is offering the 707 Gaming Black and its closely related cousin the Silent White. The In-Win 707 Gami... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 19, 2015 under Cases, Highlights 2
Phanteks has introduced a budget Mini-ITX case that is named Enthoo Evolv ITX. This is a nod to its heritage as the design is based on the mATX Enthoo Evolv however the construction is steel with a pl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 13, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
A year back we reviewed the Antec Nineteen Hundred which was big, bold and expensive. While the styling of the Nineteen Hundred was a success the fixed drive towers were a considerable problem and the... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on March 9, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest cases in the Corsair range, the Carbide 100R Silent Edition. We have commended products from the Carbide range in the past as we have found tha... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 2, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
The In-Win 703 is as far removed from the In-Win D Frame Mini as one PC case can be from another, which just goes to show that it is a mug's game to have preconceptions about any new product before yo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 27, 2015 under Cases, Highlights 2
The key feature of the Thermaltake Core V51 is its substantial size. It stands 540mm high and 560mm deep, which means it can support an EATX motherboard with eight expansion slots. You'll get a better... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 26, 2015 under Cases
The full colour range of the BitFenix Aegis desktop PC case is now available at Overclockers UK. There are two versions of the case available, the Icon edition, which comes with a small colour display... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 5, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
BitFenix lists a number of variants of its Micro-ATX Pandora case. The basic Core model starts at £80 and rises to £84 if you add a windowed side panel. The regular Pandora has an ICON LCD display o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on February 2, 2015 under Cases, Highlights 2
Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest products from a company called Deep Cool - a PC case named the 'Steam Castle'. You would be forgiven for not having heard of Deep Cool as they ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 7, 2015 under Cases, Competitions
It's 2015 people, which means that not only are we all getting older, but it's time for Cooler Master's annual case modding competition. It opens today and will remain so for the next month, giving th... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 4, 2015 under Cases, Highlights, Highlights V
Phanteks has taken a bold step with its new Enthoo Mini XL case as we are seeing the introduction of a new form factor called Super Micro ATX. The idea is that you can install two motherboards inside ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on January 2, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest cases from Thermaltake - the Core V1. This model has been designed for those looking to build a compact system, offering room for a mini-ITX mo... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 28, 2014 under Cases, Highlights V
This is the review that almost failed to happen. When the Antec ISK 600M arrived it didn't raise a huge amount of excitement and was temporarily placed in the pile of hardware that may get a seco... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 19, 2014 under Cases, Highlights V
The new O series of Lian Li cases (that's O for Omega, not zero) continues a proud tradition of aluminum construction and a smart, stylish appearance that stands out from the crowd. This Mini-ITX PC-O... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on December 19, 2014 under Cases
Lian Li has been posting photos of it's new line of under development PC cases since September, and now it is ready to reveal the final products. There are four cases in the range so far, the PC-O5... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 15, 2014 under Cases, Highlights 2
In-Win manufactures a curious mix of PC cases. In the past we have seen basic (but worthy) Mini-ITX cases such as the BL641 and more recently the GR One gaming tower and GT1 (as seen in our ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on December 9, 2014 under Cases, Event
While they are famous for huge chassis like the Cosmos II and Storm Trooper etc, KitGuru learned up at Multiplay i53 that there is a definite increase in interest around small form factor chassis amon... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brooke on December 5, 2014 under Cases, Highlights
Tis the season for a new system upgrade! What better way to end the year than to treat yourself to some new hardware? Bored of the 'same old' chassis? Then how about an open case with easy access at a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 26, 2014 under Cases, Event
Multiplay's legendary Insomnia events are a great place to get hands-on with a ton of kit that you don't normally find in the shops. On hand for Thermaltake was Martin Pajenkamp to explain the cool fe... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 25, 2014 under Cases, Event
At some point or another, we've all been tempted to paint a chassis. Whether you botched it with a roller or made your best effort using a primed surface and layers of spray paint, it's unlikely that ... more.
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