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Impactics C3LH passive HTPC enclosure

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by Darksaber, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Darksaber

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    Interesting... I see a lot of AMDs new APU running one of these
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    how is this a negative? its a complete htpc. wouldnt you rma the entire unit if the motherboard went bad?
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    It is not a complete HTPC, it is just the enclosure unit that is really being reviewed here. The setup inside was just included as a demo for the unit, normally you would provide you own components. And because you are removing the stock heatsink on the motherboard you would be voiding the warranty.
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    Almost ^^. This review is about the chassis and cooling system. But yes, the board will loose its warranty.

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    Thats not an Impactics, that is a Cooler Master chassis that was released 2008. Its cool looking.
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    I really like the size and exterior design, although I'd rather get it pre-assembled.
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    Correct, that was mentioned in the review, the passive cooling system is from Impactics.
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    Almost, Impactics had the interior modified to fit the higher quality power converter PCB from FSP :)
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    I like this case!

    I would see more ITX case review with high mo-bo compatibility rate :)

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