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MSI Interceptor Nighhawk Military-Class Case Pictured

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  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Unbeknownst to many, MSI took a plunge into gaming PC cases with its Interceptor series Nighthawk ATX mid-tower. This case bears the "Military Class" branding that MSI uses on some of its high-end PC motherboards. Measuring 180(W) x 475(L) x 448(H) mm, the Nighthawk is one of the more spacious mid-towers. It features four 5.25-inch drive bays (all tool-free), six 3.5-inch bays (five tool-free), and black interiors with a dash of deep blue.

    It has a feature-rich front-panel, including a 12-in-1 multi-format memory card reader, audio, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports. Cooling system includes a 120 mm blue LED-lit front-intake fan, a 200 mm opaque side-panel intake fan, and a 120 mm rear exhaust fan. There are provisions for two 120 mm top fans, three 120 mm side fans (replacing the 200 mm fan), and a 120 mm bottom intake. Backed by a 3 year warranty, the MSI Interceptor Nighhawk is priced at US $79.99. A full review of this case with more pictures can be read at the source.

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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    What does "military grade" really mean here?

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    :laugh:
     
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    Have to agree here... It's one thing to go the extra mile with high end components on mother boards and GFX cards but how does this apply to a case?:wtf:

    If it was so "Military Grade" I should be able to toss it down the stairs and it be okay?:wtf:
     
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    bulletproof? soundproof? missile proof? D:
     
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    tut tut tut...

    Angry nerds proof
     
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    What a tacky piece of sht with a tacky name.
     
  7. crazyeyesreaper

    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    looks terrible, InWin has better designs then this and thats just sad
     
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    Even shoebox for 5p can do that...
     
  9. imitation

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    Someone should sue them for the inappropriate use of "military grade".

    What's up with all that military crap in PC hardware nowadays? They (MSI) include dogtags with the case, install a magazine-lookalike heatsink on the BigBang mottherboard, and Gigabyte even uses a heatsik that looks like one half on a pistol!? I can see a lot of 13-year-olds going "Hey look, my mainboard's got guns! Its better than yours! Hehe!"
     
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    Well, going on current political trends in the UK at least, I think our army will be having plastic tanks soon for cust cutting so yeah, it will probably be on par with military grade kit.
     
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    this mil-stuff is so prepubertal *shakehead*
     
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    Never liked MSI designs in any of their products they kinda look cheap and this is no exception.
     
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    I'd say only TwinFrozr and Lightning products deserve the "military grade" tag.
     
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    Looks cheap to me. Meh.
     
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    Looks like something by Raidmax.
     
  16. Static~Charge

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    It's another "me, too" case -- okay, but nothing to get excited about....
     
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    MSI's military grade and The actual real military grade are two different things. A ASIP radio is made to survive a HE explosive
     
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    Amusing.

    I expected reactive armor, or at least Kevlar... or not.
     
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    I wouldve expected it t be able to survive a few rounds with an ak47 to be military class. Heck if they really wanted to make it at real as possible they should of. It could even have a sidewindow as well with bulletproof glass.
     
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    Is military grade the new term for generic rubbish?
     
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    I like the copper looking power button.

    That's all.
     
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    Oh my...
    Looks like a cheap hooker.
    I'll be holding on to the lovely Fortress FT01 for a long time. Or at least until I'm willing to sell my soul for a TJ07.
     
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    Short answer: Yes!
    Long answer: Generic rubbish that is expensive when compared to civilian-class generic rubbish.
    The lighting that is causing that color, I believe. I think it's a common plastic silver-painted button. :ohwell:
     

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