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Old April 10, 2012, 03:03 AM
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My System Specs


Originally Posted by JayDeeHobbit View Post
I wanted extra intake airflow so I added a HDD converter bay just for the added intake fan.
Does the job but was a bit of a pain to swap out the coolermaster fan because of the way they mount it. Also cleaning the dust filter will be a real PITA but I did a ghetto mod on it to make it easier.
Coolermaster STB-3T4-E3 3X5.25IN to 4X3.5IN Drive Bay Convertor Silver Black W/ 120MM Fan - COOLERMASTER - STB-3T4-E3-GP

I really like it.
- I was put off by the amount of plastic but most of it is sturdy stuff where it is needed so I can live with it.
- The steel is pretty thin but manageable and it does keep the weight down.
- By far the best cable management I've ever had in a case.
- Love the looks of it with black/white contrast.
- I added the drive bay converter (above) and another 120mm intake on bottom by the PSU so It should have good positive pressure airflow.
- Has a ton of connections (even though I only use a few of them)
- Lots of room to work inside (I always get huge cases for this reason)
- The way they compartmentalize things is a bit strange but I didn't have any problem with it.
- The hot swap drive power worked very well for me.
- Gimmicky looks... but hey I'm a geek so that's a good thing. :p
Ah... thanks for the link. That's essentially the same HDD cage as what's in my Cosmos S, but with a plastic front panel.

edit: I'm pleasantly surprised to see how many of these cases popped up around here. Definitely "Gimmicky looks", but it's certainly unique, and as Souttribunal said... we should be rewarding manufacturers who are willing to try something different.
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