Chillblast Fusion Impact

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The System

The case used by Chillblast is the Coolermaster 430 Black G-Lite which isn’t the greatest looking or feeling case, but it’s a solid build with some good features and a side window; so you can show off your fancy new internals.

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Chillblast have been kind enough to throw a blu-ray drive into this rig, so watching Hi def movies is nice and easy.

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The side window has space for another 12cm fan should you wish for some extra air movement; bare in mind there’s no dust filter though.

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This motherboard comes packing a fair few USB 2.0 ports, as well as some USB 3.0 for those adopters. Hardcore gamers will be pleased to see the PS2 ports as well.

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Inside, everything is well laid out with some good cable management to keep air turbulence to a minimum. There isn’t a lot of cooling going on, but the front and rear fans should provide enough movement to keep things chilled.

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No heatspreaders on the RAM which arn’t really necessary, but they don’t look as cool without them.

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The top of the case has space for a dual WC radiator should you wish to add it later. The CPU cooler chosen is hardly a monster, but it handles things well enough. If you wanted to do much further overclocking, I might suggest a beefier alternative.

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Here’s the solid cable management. All this is hidden away by the right hand case panel.

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If you wanted to change the CPU cooler about, the motherboard tray has a hole in it so you don’t have to remove the mobo to do it.

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Last modified: June 20, 2011

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