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Cubitek XL-Tank Preview

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  1. Darksaber

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    Exclusive, in-depth preview of a brand new player in the Aluminum Case market: Cubitek. The Tank Series of cases aim to bring some turmoil into the strong grip exerted by Lian Li and we have the chance to take a quick look at one of their cases, set to be released in Q1 2011.

    To read this review go to: https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Cubitek/XL_Tank_Preview/
     
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    Looking good. Looks like a fine quality indeed, with plenty of cable routing options. Nice preview
     
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    Not bad on the eyes. It's a nice shade of black that doesn't reflect much light. I like that. I'd wish for more room above the motherboard, because while 120mm rads go in without issue, most times, a 140mm rad is always a tight fit. Doesn't seem like many "premium" chassis manufacturers even think about this though.
     
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    it's nice to see it hasn't got those godawful built in grills, and has a proper one on the 140mm exhaust fan

    although the top built in grills do look a little restrictive, but as i know they are needed to stop you from dropping small things into the top of your pc

    nice review as always ;)
     
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    so why just a preview instead of a review?
     
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    Not a final product. Even screws are missing... ;)
     
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    This really reminds me of the Cooler Master ATCS840 for some reason....just smaller.
     
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    I like smaller cases, what is the purpose of aluminum over steel? Lighter weight is the only one I can think of.
     
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    It will be worth something when you take it to the scrap yard?

    Looking forward to the final review I like its simple clean looks.
     
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    nice looking and looks solidly built. Price should be relatively low too :)
     
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    According to metalprices.com steel is much much much more expensive :laugh:

    ( about 4 times more or so)
     
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