It’s the classic geek love story. Geek meets PC case, geek shares many happy memories with PC case. One day, a new, shinier case comes along. Geek faces a decision – move onto the new model, or stick with the old love? Join me for the fateful conclusion, as we examine the Phantom 530 – NZXT’s £90 modern followup to the much-loved Phantom.
Cooler Master have been around since 1992 and when it comes to building cases, Cooler Master know what they’re doing.
Today I’m looking at the Cooler Master Silencio 650 which is described by Cooler Master to be “extremely silent” and “wonderfully simplistic”. Let’s find out whether these statements are correct.SpecificationsAvailable Color: Full Midnight Black Materials: Aluminum Alloy, Synthetics, Steel Dimension (W x H x D): 207 x 479 x 525.6mm / 8.1 x 18.8 x 20.7 inch Net Weight: 13.0 kg / 28.6 lb M/B Type: Micro-ATX, ATX 5.25″ Drive Bays: 3 (w/o the use of exposed 3.5″ drive bay) 3.5″ Drive Bays: 7 (hidden) + 1 (for X-Dock [...]
Lian Li was founded in 1983, they are one of the world’s largest and most reputable manufacturers of aluminium PC cases in Taiwan. They also have over twenty years of experience in the computer products field.
Today I’m looking at the PC –Q25, it’s a Mini-ITX case and it’s made entirely of Aluminium.
Being a Mini-ITX case it’s likely that some hardware won’t fit in the case, we take a look at the options.SpecificationsDimensions: (W) 199mm x (H) 280mm x (D) 366mm Colour choices: Black / Silver Net Weight: 3.1KG HDD bays: 3.5-Inch HDD x 7 ( Hot swap x 5 ) / 2.5-Inch x3 ( used 3.5-inch bay ) Expansion Slot: [...]
The Taiwanese Lian Li is well known for their high quality PC and NAS cases, they also have PSU’s and chassis-related accessories. Lian Li sent me the aluminum black PC-Z60 ATX case to review and that’s what we’ll be talking about today.
Unboxing and accessories
The PC-Z60 comes in a reasonably sized box with the main specifications printed in full colour. The claims for USB3.0 and a tool-less design are very promising.
Xclio have one mission in life: Make high quality cooling equipment to the best of their abilities. They have a huge range of cases made for gamers and tech enthusiasts alike, and the Touch 767 is one of the most recent additions to their Full Tower range.
The Touch 767 and Touch 787 are Xclio’s latest case design, a far mark away from the design of their almost iconic A380 tower. It’s all set up for water cooling and there’s enough spare fan slots that anybody who can invest in this case is looking at some serious cooling power.SpecificationsSpecType Super TowerColor Fully Black [...]
Spire is one of those companies that catches your eye eventually, and since they specialise in computer cooling, it’s hard for any PC gamer to ignore the high-quality products that they offer.
Coming straight from Spire’s line of gaming PC cases is the stylish and sleek Sonex 6010, a chassis designed to be as cool as it looks. Prepared for water-cooling and with room for far more fans, this is a chassis made for gamers and enthusiasts. Does it hold up to its own standard? Let’s find out.
Features * Strong 0.6mm SECC Steel structure * [...]