( 4.4 Average / 7 Ratings )
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Amazing case, wish it had a PSU end cover and the HDD mounts weren't reversed.
TBH i needed something eyecandy and this was it. But i soon found not liking the fans that it came with and overtime i replaced them with Corsairs 280mm on the LC and Thermaltake's 120mm Riing RGB series including the exhaust. All Blue LED. I gutted the Corsair's fan control and placed it in my other rig.
Overall, GREAT tower! Love it love it love it!
Love the temper glass on this case. Only negative is the PSU shroud not completely covering the cables. Also replaced the SD fans provided with HD120 RGB fans.
I think pros and cons will do well here.
Pros: Gorgeous looking case with a great design and decent amount of space to build in. The glass looks amazing and this is perfect for anyone wanting to show off every bit of the inside of a system build. Very quality materials and just overall great design.
Cons: A few things bothered me about this case. First, the PSU shroud. It looks fantastic, but it has no cutouts at all for your lower motherboard headers (i.e. - HD Audio header, USB 2.0/3.0 headers, etc.). Therefore you have to run all those wires across the entire length of the shroud. Which is a pretty major flaw considering Corsair seems to have designed this case for a complete look at all of your build on all sides. Which leaves you staring at a bunch of ugly wires on the shroud, or cutting out some wholes in the shroud yourself. Which is probably what I will end up doing. Also, a detail I wasn't aware of with the included corsair LED controller (It is not a fan hub like some I have seen thought.). This controller works with all SP series RGB fans. It DOES NOT work with the HD series RGB fans. Guess this was an oversight on my part, but I had to do some digging just to find this out. Corsair should make that clear from the start. I had to order an HD series controller seperately.
With that all said, other than a couple issues this is still an all around fantastic case with plenty of room to move around for a mid tower, and one of the sexiest cases I have seen to date. I have no problem recommending this case as long as you realize the minor issues it has out of the box.
This Case Was Very Nice To Build In And Not To Heavy Either, There Is A lot Of support For Cable Management On The Back But at The Front Trying To Wire Things Into The Motherboard Was very Hard Since There Was No Way To Get To The Bottom Of The Motherboard Without the cables going a long distance. also if you have a long PSU and a lot of wires they will come out the end but apart from that I love it!
This is not a subtle computer case. It screams look at me! Everyone by knows about this case and all the blessed glass. I have become manic about cleanliness since building in this case.
Seriously though, think about getting a small air compressor to keep the unit dusted. With this much glass you will fall victim to obsessive glass cleaning and will need counseling as a direct result. You will obsess as the Aura controlled pulse mingles with the constant glow of the SP120's. Beware the siren call! All that glitters is not gold.
A truly beautiful case, one of the best looking I've seen. Cooling is superb with the 3x SP120's on the front (these are included with the case), whilst I've added a ML120 on the rear as an exhaust. The case is heavy with the components and tempered glass, but this isn't a bad thing as it feels high quality. Ease of access is simple by hand removing 4 screws per glass panel and in the dark with the components running, you can't even see the glass!. Cable management can be a little tedious, but that's expected with such a case.