Does exactly what it said on the tin. A pretty good budget case which is well finished off. A bit fiddly to get the rear sockets etc lined up due to the earthing prongs but that is not unusual anyway. Everything else went well and it has now been running for a few weeks without any problem. Would I buy another if I needed to?? A definite "Yes".
Delivery was on time and it was received well packed and in good order. It was also free carriage so at this price it is good value.
I am rather disappointed with that product. I have chosen it due to following reasons:
1) price (yes, I am stingy) 2) size factor (I dont like chunky cases, I only use computer for work, no need for loads of components inside) 3) audio and USB connectors at front side of the case
Quality is very decent given the price tag, however I have found following flaws which made me dislike this case:
1) power supply located at the base of the case with vent at the bottom. My case will stand on the carpet, not sure how that will work... 2) lack of mains power lead (fortunately had a spare) 3) only one SATA power cable! how functional is that?!?
If you will prepare yourself for mentioned flaws I guess this case still represent good value for money. Its just that it feels incomplete to me...
Update from 26 of July 2011: ----------------------------
Review above has been submitted right after assembling my new PC. After using it for a while I can share following observations.
Design with power supply located at the base with fan facing the bottom of the case so far did not proved to be a fatal error (mind you my case is standing on the carpet). There is a small gap between case and carpet and it seems that temperature is not particularly high there. So far my rug did not get on fire;) however you might want to rethink buying that case if you have a Persian rug;)
This case was decent, but it is a 'backward' case which means that the Power Supply Unit will be seated at the bottom-front side of the case. This is a bad thing as the heat from the PSU will rise up and has the potential to damage your Hard Drive, or drives if you have multiple. Another thing to be noted is that I don't think this case would be able to fit physically larger Power Supply Units, but I only tried it with a 550W so I don't really know for sure.
The one thing I also didn't like was that the button on the front to open the CD drive works, but once the tray is open, you have to manually close it yourself by pushing it.
Hmm, I would say that this case is suitable as a temporary measure, but I would get a different case in the future. Ones I recommend are the Antec 300 and NZXT Phantom.
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I had the miss fortune of ordering one of these PC cases from Amazon in October 2011. The first PC case arrived in more broken pieces than a box of Lego so was returned back to Amazon. A replacement arrived a couple of day's later however this was also smashed to bits so this was also returned. The third case came without a scratch on it unfortunatly the story doesn't end here though. After having the third case for less than 2 weeks I went to turn it on and it was dead, but why you may ask. The proprietary kettle power lead that runs at the bottom of the pc case had lasted 2 whole weeks before laying to rest. As the lead is proprietory the only option is to return the case back for a third time. So not wanting to queue up at the post office for a third time i've decided to give up on it and have since chucked the useless, cheap, badly packaged, heap of junk in the bin. Pros are it looks nice when it works, the cons are you need to order a batch of 50 to get a working one.
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