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Aerocool GLO Case Review – The £70 case of 2018 ?

Rating: 8.5.

In this review we take a look at a new case from Aerocool. We first saw the GLO case at Computex this year where its sleek design and flashy RGB lighting caught our attention. Now we have our hands on a sample to see just how well it performs. Is it worth the £70 asking price? 

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Specifications: 

  • Case Type:  Mid Tower
  • Color: Black
  • Steel Thickness: 0.7mm
  • Motherboard support: SSI-CEB/ATX/micro ATX/mini-ITX
  • Case Dimensions (Internal): 210 x 450 x 455mm (W x H x D)
  • Case Dimensions (Overall): 210 x 475 x 477.8mm (W x H x D)
  • 3.5” Drive Bay: 3 Max.
  • 2.5” Drive Bay: 5 Max.
  • Expansion Slots: 7
  • GPU Clearance: up to 425mm
  • CPU Clearance: up to 160mm
  • I/O Ports: USB3.0 x 2, HD Audio & Mic.
  • Cooling configuration:
  • Front: 120mm x2 (Optional), Inner Side : 120mm x 2 (Optional), Bottom : 120mm x 3 (Optional), Rear: 120mm x 1 (Includes 120mm Fan)
  • Liquid Cooling : Inner Side : 240mm Radiator (Optional), Bottom : 360mm Radiator (Optional)
  • Net Weight/Gross Weight 8.0kg /9.2kg
  • Power Supply support: ATX PSU Up to 225mm

Test build components:

  • Intel i5-7400 Processor
  • FSP Windale 4 CPU Cooler
  • ASUS Strix Z270F Gaming Motherboard
  • ASUS Dual series RX 580 graphics card
  • Patriot Viper DDR4 16GB 2400MHZ
  • Seasonic Prime Titanium 750W PSU
  • Samsung 850 EVO 250GB

Cooling performance:

Idle temperatures are 32C for the CPU and 32C for the GPU which are just what we would expect. After a good gaming session on this PC and stress testing it using AIDA64 for 10 minutes, the temperatures maxed out at 53C for the CPU and 71C for the GPU. Overall this case appears to have no issues keeping components cool.

You can buy the Aerocool GLO for £72 from Aria HERE.

Pros:

  • Great to look at.
  • Good build quality.
  • Easy to build in and cable manage.
  • Plenty of cooling options and space for storage.
  • Performs well.

Cons: 

  • Only comes with one fan.
  • Tight clearance on the SSD trays.

KitGuru says: Overall we are impressed by this case from Aerocool. With an attractive design, good build quality and solid performance it certainly ticks plenty of boxes in the sub-£75 market. 

Rating: 8.5.

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