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A computer case is one of the most important components of a overclocker's build. We have a variety of case reviews including computer case reviews, htpc case reviews, and even tech station reviews. We look for quality in craftsmanship, features, and cooling as big factors in our reviews.

Posted by James Keir
on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 9:00am
Corsair iCUE 220T RGB

When looking for a case to house your new build, a few of the main considerations include size, aesthetics, and airflow. Corsair hopes to check all of these boxes with its new chassis: the iCUE 220T RGB. This case contains a stylized vented steel front panel designed for high airflow, three SP120 RGB PRO fans, and includes a Lighting Node Core controller. All these features are packed into a compact mid-tower chassis which includes all-steel construction and an edge-to-edge tempered glass side panel. Keeping competitive with other mid-tower cases, the iCUE 220T RGB comes in at an MSRP of $109.99.

Posted by James Keir
on Friday, July 26, 2019 - 8:00am
be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900 rev. 2

There are many factors that go into picking the perfect case such as aesthetics, motherboard support, water cooling support, and overall flexibility to handle anything you want to put in it. Many cases will check a few of those boxes and concessions would have to be made for the others. Well, be quiet! hopes to change that with its flagship full tower case: the Dark Base Pro 900 rev 2. In the aesthetics department, the Dark Base Pro comes with a sleek black brushed aluminum finish from top to bottom and is available with either orange, black, or silver accents to complete the look. It also has support for larger motherboards such as XL-ATX/E-ATX and plenty of room for water cooling with the ability to install up to 420mm radiators. Lastly, the Dark Base Pro 900 has extensive flexibly with removable drive bays, the ability to adjust the motherboard locations, and even the option to totally invert the case.  With an MSRP of $269.00, it may be out of reach for some but for people looking for ultimate modularity and compatibility, it just might be the perfect case. Let’s dive in and see what the Dark Base Pro has to offer.

Posted by James Keir
on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00am
NZXT H510 Elite

Are you a fan of tempered glass? Are you also a fan of RGB? If you answered yes to both of those questions, NZXT’s newest addition the H510 Elite just might be for you. The H510 Elite features a tempered glass side panel, tempered glass front panel, two Aer 2 RGB fans, an RGB LED strip, and a Smart Device 2 controller. In addition to these, the H510 Elite also includes NZXT’s patented cable management system to provide you with a cleaner and easier build experience. With the new features and hardware, the H510 Elite has the same MSRP of $169.99 as its brother the H710.

Posted by James Keir
on Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:00am
Cooler Master H100

With the trend of PC builders flocking to smaller and smaller cases, we have seen an increase of small form factor cases hitting the market. A new contender in the ring is Cooler Master’s latest addition to its H line of cases: the H100. The H100 features steel frame construction, a single 200mm RGB fan, and an extremely small footprint of 12.28 x 8.50 x 11.85 inches. Even with the H100’s small frame, it still manages to support a full ATX PSU and room for a front radiator up to 200mm in size. The H100’s size isn’t the only thing mini about this case, as it lists an affordable MSRP of only $69.99.

Posted by James Keir
on Monday, June 3, 2019 - 8:00am
NZXT H700i Ninja

With the rise of completive PC gaming, companies are now creating limited edition products based on popular games and streamers. NZXT is no different and has been creating a variety of limited-edition cases such as H500 Overwatch, H700 PUBG, H700 Nuka-Cola for some time. Now joining the ranks of these special-edition cases is the H700i Ninja, which has been designed based on well-known Twitch Streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. The H700i Ninja has all the features of the original H700i such as all-steel construction, tempered glass side panel, custom cable management system and a PSU shroud but has been given a custom ”Ninja” theme. This theme consists of a custom blue/yellow paint, an etched “Ninja” on the tempered glass panel, and Ninja’s logo painted on the back. Being a limited-edition case, the H700i Ninja does retail at a premium price point of $274.99 but at the time of this review is currently on sale for $199.99.

Posted by James Keir
on Friday, May 24, 2019 - 8:00am
Corsair 680X RGB

Corsair’s Crystal Series of cases have been a staple for builders and is well-known for including multiple tempered glass panels enabling you to see every aspect of your PC. The newest addition to this popular line is Corsair’s 680X RGB which sports three tempered glass side panels, high-airflow design, and dual chamber design. Other standout features include magnetic hinged side panel, vertical GPU mount, Lighting Node PRO controller and three pre-installed LL120 fans. With the inclusion of the LL120 fans and the Lighting Node controller, it is no surprise that the 680X commands a slightly higher price tag over other cases from the Crystal Series lineup with an MSRP of $259.99.

Posted by James Keir
on Monday, April 29, 2019 - 8:00am
DIYPC Vanguard RGB

In the era of tempered glass and RGB, it seems like every manufacturer has created its own version of a case with these features. This is no different for DIYPC with its Vanguard RGB chassis which sports three 4mm tempered glass panels and includes four of their 120mm RGB fans. In addition to its thick tempered glass panels, Vanguard RGB also features a solid 0.8mm steel frame, 2-piece PSU shroud and an included fan hub with support for up to 7 fans. Even with the addition like the fan hub and pre-installed RGB fans, the DIYPC Vanguard still comes in at an affordable MSRP of $129.99.

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