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Gigabyte Intros GZ-P5 Plus Case

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  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Gigabyte released the new GZ-P5 Plus, an ATX mid-tower case for gamers on a shoestring budget. Measuring 180 x 420 x 380 mm, the GZ-P5 Plus is larger than the original GZ-P5 released about an year ago. It is also lighter, at 3.2 kg (compared to 3.5 kg of the original). The case is made almost entirely of SECC steel, with the front made of glossy ABS plastic. Internally, the case uses the PSU-on-top layout. The motherboard tray supports ATX and micro-ATX cases. Drive bays include four 5.25-inch and five 3.5-inch. There's only one fan bundled with the case, an 80 mm exhaust on the rear panel. There's no word on the pricing.

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  2. hanzi New Member

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    Front looks like they want to create an origami case and stopped in the middle of work and released it :laugh:
     
  3. entropy13

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    I doubt it would be more than $18.
     
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    for low end its like hit about 30 or 40$ in market
     
  5. entropy13

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    The GZ-P5 (the one it's being a "Plus" of) is $18 over here, converted. And everything being sold here already has a price premium, so that $18 most probably meant ~$14.
     
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    Wow.....case design is truely in a dry patch. Anything "new" is either overkill or uninspired.
     
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    80mm fan? Really? I can't even remember the last case I saw with an 80mm fan. Even for low budget, I consider this fail.

    A case within a case? Lol
     
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    looks ok,for the price range,i like the idea of the hinged side panel,handy.
     
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    The first word that came to mind is "underwhelming" :laugh:
     
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    really? thats pretty cheap
    in here generic case+psu is about 10$ - 15$
    i wonder why big company want to sell product in such a low end market? where theres soo many cases and some of them is crappy.
     
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  11. Static~Charge

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    It isn't hinged; that's just the way they staged the picture.
     
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    This case should have came pentium III cream white LOL
     
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    :/ gigabyte used to make some cool cases.. they have fallen down pretty hard..
     
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    in that case,its cheap junk!! haha,just kiddin.
    you dont get much for under 50$ although i got a coolermaster glite 430 and it was oni 55$ and its not half bad!
     
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    Looks to darn generic. And top mounted PSU? That is just ancient.
     
  16. Doomedspeed New Member

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    The started designing at the bottom, then got bored and slapped a 10 year old top half on it.

    I expected more crazy cases.
     
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    For $18 I don't see a problem with this case lol.
     
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    meh...I wouldn't buy it if its over $20
     

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