Today’s test system will give us a good idea of how well this case works in terms of thermal and acoustic performance.
Processor: AMD Phenom X4 965 Black Edition @ 3.9 GHz.
Motherboard: ASUS M4A785TD- M Evo
Cooler: Akasa Venom Voodoo CPU Cooler
Memory: 4GB Kingston HyperX DDR3 1800MHz
Graphics Cards: XFX Radeon 5450 HD (GPU @ 700 MHZ, Memory Clock @ 650 MHz)
Power Supply: Seasonic 1000W Platinum Fully Modular
Boot Drive: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB
OS: Windows 7 Home Edition 64bit
Pyle Digital Sound Level Meter PSPL25
In terms of thermal performance we were duly impressed. The HDD and MB temperatures hardly increased so there is clearly good airflow through the chassis.
The processor temperature peaked at 55 degrees, which is slightly better than the BitFenix Ghost.