I purchased this cabinet to house a recent Win8/XBMC HTPC with gaming capability build. It's spacious(for a HTPC cab), study, attractive and has good fit and finish. The included fans and inner sound dampening material are nice bonuses. The fans run quietly, and even adding 5 additional fans, I barely hear anything across the room, and definitely hear nothing when there's sound coming from my home theater. One thing to note is that if you're using a pre-built watercooling solution, you may need to mod the case by cutting a new fan/rad mount, as I did. I have a Corsair H55, and it wouldn't fit on the right side of the case because the overall thickness of fan + rad projected over the RAM slots, and the tubing was not long enough to stretch to the left side of the case. I ended up cutting a new mount in the top panel of the case, which was kind of a sticky mess because of the sound dampening material, but I can't fault the case for that - this wasn't an intended use of the product. However, mounting my rad there with 2 fans in a push-pull configuration is keeping my FX8350 nice and cool at idle and within safe limits(max 58C) under load for an hour or more, and that's a hot-running processor. I also removed the HDD cages completely and just laid my ssd in the bottom of the case to make extra space for the cables from my non-modular PSU. So far, so good. Also of note is that if you're using a full ATX board, you will not have space to mount a slimline optical drive. I just keep one in a USB3 enclosure handy for the rare occasion I need to read a disc.
After doing a lot of research online I decided to buy this case. It's supposed to be very quiet while still providing good cooling performance. I'm yet to assemble all of my computer components, but from what I've seen so far everything is great(except for one point). I wish both HDD cages could be rotated 90' so that I can install/remove drives from the front. In default layout drives slide in from the side. Upper cage can be rotated 90', but in the wrong direction so that drives slide in from the motherboard side. This is totally useless because you won't be able to install any hdd if you already have a video-card installed. If it wasn't for that minor gripe I'd give this case a perfect rating.
I have a Lenovo Yoga 13" - this fits perfectly. Great price, padded, very professional looking. No room for charger, hasn't been issue. Would definitely recommend.
Well I was tired of tearing down a case every time I upgrade components. So this was a perfect fit motherboard lays flat great cable managements and hot swap for 3.5 hdd. It can accommodate 2.5 but you have to screw them on to the tray. So in my case I just bought an Icy Dock 2.5 ssd x4 to 5.25 bay backplane. So now I can have true tooless hot swap off all bays. Case is sturdy and rigid does not feel cheap. Only note is that the case comes with 2 120mm fan that you cant control speed on so I recommend you buy aftermarket fans. Plenty of room to install water cooling kit. Overall best case for the buck.
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