Cases

Coolermaster Storm Enforcer

Introduction Another day another review and today it’s a gaming chassis. Coolermaster have sent down their Enforcer case that’s part of the Storm range of enclosures and peripherals. It’s got a side window, a large cooling fan and internal USB 3.0 support; let’s see if its other features are as solid. Specifications Model Number SGC-1000-KWN1 Available Color Black Material Steel …

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BitFenix Shinobi

Introduction Today we have a case from BitFenix. It’s named after the feared mercenaries of feudal Japan and it looks set to kill the competition, but how well does it really do? There’s only one way to find out… Features Specifications Materials Steel, Plastic Color (Int/Ext) Black/Black Side Panel Solid Steel Dimensions (WxHxD) 205 x 460 x 490 mm (ATX …

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NZXT H2 Silent Classic

Introduction NZXT broke into the case industry with their Lexa Blackline chassis, a design that quickly became a classic. Today we’re reviewing something that’s uses that moniker in its name, the NZXT Classic H2 Silent. It comes with a fancy front panel, some great fan features and sound proofing in the side panels. Let’s see how it works out. Specifications …

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Cubitek Tank Mini

Introduction Cubitek are a reasonably new kid on the block, but they’re making waves and not in the typical segments of the case market. Today is such an example, their mini-ITX chassis, the Mini Tank. Its got a distinctive look and an interesting internal construction. Read on to see how it does in the XSR test suite. Specifications Model Name …

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Antec P183 v3

Introduction There are some designs in the case world that are iconic, the original Coolermaster Stacker, NZXT’s original Lexa Blackline and certainly Antec’s P183. Today we look at the latest revision of this classic design, the v3. It comes with the same USB 3.0 and SSD mount features as the P193, Nine Hundred and Twelve Hundred, but is this design …

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Antec Nine Hundred Two v3

Introduction Continuing our spate of Antec case revamp reviews, today we have the baby of the bunch, the Nine Hundred two v3. Sure it’s a few hundred Antec numbers below the Twelve Hundred we reviewed recently, but it’s a lot more than the P193 right? In numbers anyway. Still, featuring a new SSD slot, and a USB 3.0 port, what …

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Antec Twelve Hundred v3

Introduction While we may have reviewed many Antec cases before, do you think I’m going to turn down the chance to review some revamped versions of their entire performance one line? Exactly. Today I spent my 9-5 taking pictures and testing the Antec 1200, the big boy of the bunch. This is the v3 that comes with a USB 3.0 …

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Antec Six Hundred

Introduction When it comes to building a killer rig, there are many important components you have to consider, the case being a big one. You want a case that looks great, is quiet and keeps all of your hardware nice and cool. With this in mind today we look at the Antec Six Hundred. Features and Specifications Bottom-mounted power supply …

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Antec P193 Performance One

Introduction Antec recently announced a refresh to their performance one line of cases and they were kind enough to send a few for us to take a look at. Today we’re reviewed the P193, the top of the performance pile. Let’s see how it’s features stack up. Features Dual chamber design isolates heat and noise: the power supply resides in …

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Fractal Design Define XL

Introduction Fractal is penetrating the computer case market with affordable quality cases. Optimal for modding and always improving their current models for better performance and optic impression. Recently the Define R3 replaced it’s R2 predecessor and now Fractal has introduced the performance Define XL case; the larger sibling of the R2/R3 cases which offers everything these cases have and a …

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