COUGAR MX300 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

System Installation


Although it is a tight fit in the MX300, everything fit just nicely in place. With a little imagination and a few more fans, this case will handle the heat and components most gamers can throw at it.

Here are the Specs of my build.

  • Motherboard – Intel DP55WG (LGA 1156)
  • CPU – Intel Core i7 870 @ 2.93GHz – Lynnfield 45nm Technology
  • RAM – G.Skill Ripjaws 1600mhz 2 x 4Gb
  • O.S. Drive – 300 GB WD VelociRaptor 10,000 rpm
  • O.S.- Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit          
  • Data Drive 1 TB WD Caviar Black 32 Mb Cache 7200 rpm
  • GPU – Power Color HD 7850 1GB GDDR5
  • CPU Cooler Silver Stone HELIGON Series HE01
  • PSU- Cougar CMX 850 watt (semi-modular)


Looking at the back we can see that although this is s smaller case, the MX300 has plenty of room for cable management. I thought it would be a really tight fit, but with the added room in the side cover, I did not have a issue.


With the case all closed up and ready to play, I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of equipment that could be installed and not looked crowded. Cougar MX300 review will be wrapped up on the next page.

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