Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Case Review

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Thermaltake has been making cases for several years but they also have many different product lines such as power supplies, CPU coolers, fans, keyboards and mice.  Today we have the opportunity to review one of their new full tower cases.  The case we are going to examine is the Thermaltake Overseer RX-I VN700M series chassis.

The Overseer features USB 3.0 and a BlacX hot swap drive caddy that supports 2.5″ SSD and 3.5″ SATA on the top panel. Thermaltake include a single 120mm fan along with dual 200mm fans to handle the cooling and if they are using good quality fans, then the noise levels should be impressive.


Key Features:

  • Pulsating lighting effect.
  • E-sports gaming style front bezel.
  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed via internal 20 pin connector.
  • Top-mounted HDD Docking Station enables blazing fast file transfer and effortless hot-swap capability.
  • Black coating makes stylish inside look.
  • Bottom-placed PSU design for better and easier installation.
  • Supports most advanced AMD & NVIDIA® graphic cards up to 12.5″/32cm.

Specifications:

Case Type Full Tower
Material SECC
Front Bezel Material Combination of plastic and high air flow mesh
Color Interior: Black

Exterior: Black

Side Panel Solid with Tranparent Window
Motherboard Support 9.6” x 9.6” (Micro ATX)

12” x 9.6” (ATX)

12” x 13” (Extend ATX)

Motherboard Tray No
5.25″ Drive Bay 3
Ext. 3.5″ Drive Bay By using 5.25″ to 3.5″ Converter
Int. 3.5″ Drive Bay 5
Expansion Slots 8
Front I/O Ports USB 3.0 x 2 (via internal header)

USB 2.0 x 2

eSATA connector x 1

Mic & Speaker (support AC’97 & HD Audio)

Cooling System - Front (intake) : 200 x 200 x 30 mm Blue LED (600~800 RPM, 12~14 dBA)

- Rear (exhaust) :

120 x 120 x 25 mm TurboFan, 1000rpm, 16dBA

- Top(exhaust) :

200 x 200 x 30 mm Blue LED fan x 1 (600~800rpm, 13~15dBA)

2 x  200 x 200 x 30 mm (optional)

- Bottom(intake) :

120 x 120 x 25 mm x 1 (optional)

- Side(intake) :

200 x 200 x 30 mm x 1 (optional)

Liquid Cooling Capable Yes
Liquid Cooling Embedded No
Power Supply Supported Standard ATX PSII Power Supply
Power Supply Included No
Dimension (H*W*D) 535 x 220 x 580 mm

21.1 x 8.7 x 22.8 inch

Net Weight 10.3 kg

22.7 lb

Security Lock For Peripherals Only
Application Suitable for gaming, enthusiast, DIY and modding
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  • Robemblind
    March 26, 2012
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    looks ok I guess, nothing out of the ordinary.

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  • Joseph
    March 26, 2012
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    Nice space inside, but the appearance, im not so sure about it. I think Corsair make nicer looking cases for the same price.

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