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With pretty much any custom case, you get to pick and choose what
you want. Add different fans, different grills, window kits,
etc. These are just a few of the options you can have, we'll
take a look at what we have here. Some basic additions to
really get the case going.
If you look at the top
of the case, you can see the red aluminum anodized handle. Its
oriented parallel to the case, which to my surprise provides a nice grip
for the case. They also grommeted each fan to cut down on the
vibrations and of course, the complimentary fan grill.
They have a bay bus already pre-drilled
into one of the 5 1/4 face plates. The bay bus controls the fans,
CCFL, etc. that you may have hooked up in your box.
For our sample, the first switch turns the
CCFL on and off. Good thing they change the trimm pots inside the
bay bus so the lower setting is set to max (~11-12V). Anything
lower and that CCFL is history : ) The second switch controls the
rear and top exhaust holes, the third controls the bottom two stock fans
and the last one controls both fans on the side panel.
Not much is changed in the rear portion of
the case. We did get an Enermax unit, but you can opt to have none
or choose any of the Enermax units they have available. They range
$59.99 to $199.99, a wide range for you to choose from.
The side panel window is lined with 1"
thick molding. They decided to change it up a bit and put in a
Now for the fans on the side panel, we have
a double grill design. A chrome fan grill is fixed into place
while an aluminum mess filter is fitted on the inside panel. The
filter cuts down a bit on air flow, but it does provide you with an
easier way to keep your case dust free. These fans are grometted