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Old April 23, 2009, 11:15 AM
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Xpress Canada - Cases > Mid Towers : XClio Windtunnel Advanced Super Tower Case.

Its cheap at $85, and on paper seems impressive. 2 x 250mm, 1 x 200 mm on top and you can add a couple 120mm. Newegg is trying to sell them for $180, I'm sure thats a lot more than its worth. Theres a couple poor reviews out there. Theres a whole range of comments on newegg, but of course you dont know how much value to put into those comments. I'd be intertested to hear if anyone has bought this, or seen it in a stor and what they think of it?
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Old April 23, 2009, 11:30 AM
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at $ 85 it's not bad at all , I like the LED that display the temp on the front.
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If you can pick it up then it's worth ago. But if your gonna get it shipping thats a different story. i know they have good rates for shipping cases. but the wait

It took a set of OCZ rams 2 weeks to get to my door from ontario to alberta



Oh and i summit a ticket about this case , the part title say its Part Number: PC-7FWB, and it should be with a side panel. i still havne't gotten replied from them. This was a month or so ago

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Old April 23, 2009, 08:13 PM
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More information on the case can be found here: XClio Windtunnel Advance. Decent looking cases typical use of plastics and standard Steel frame construction, given the price though makes it a very attractive unit. Sadly it would be a great improvement over my Antec P182 at virtually half the price.

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-Cooling and air circulation is excellent
-Has a lot of space all your components
-Very sturdy
-Not that expensive
-Fans are quiet, along with individual fan speed controls

Cons:
-Very heavy, especially when loaded
-Sharp edges
-Not good for wire management, without mods
-No sliding motherboard tray
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Old April 23, 2009, 09:37 PM
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I always thought this case was pretty cool. And usually I am more of a minimalist, simple case kind of guy so ya... go for it!
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I imagine that that case there would be able to keep your Video Cards pretty cool.
I've seen them up close at Canada Computers, and they have quite the heft to them.
Give it a shot, thats a good deal for the price.

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Thanks for the opinions, sounds like it should be OK other than shipping, but I'm not in too much of a hurry. Still not sure how they'll get that thing here for 9.99. I'll order one and see how effective those fans really are. Probably should have bought one of the $69 Antec 900's on boxing day but didnt think I'd need it.
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Never heard of them before, so I checked out their website. Looks like they have some good gear. If you do purchase this case, you might consider doing a review on it for HWC.

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i ordered a coolermaster atcs from them. cheaper than ncix shipped and they had 1 in stock. shipping cost 15bux not bad for such a large item. no tracking though but 2 weeks later box came to my door
Xpress Canada - Cases > Full/Server Towers : Cooler Master ATCS 840 Black Computer Case.

i was reading in some forum (forgot wich one :P) that Canada Computers - Your Neighbourhood Computer Store and Service Centre - PC Systems and Hardware Components, Notebooks, Electronics, and more. is the same company just like ncix/direct canada but it looks like they are based in ontario

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