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Deepcool Genome

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The Deepcool Gamer Storm Genome is a gaming chassis with an embedded Captain 360 cooling solution and cool double-helix reservoir. Many have tried offering a case and liquid-cooling combo in the past, but this seems to be one of the first cases out there that does not only seem to look good but also ends up being functional - but only a closer examination of its genes will tell.

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neat case, and really happy to see it reviewed here on TPU :D

the only issue, for me, is the built in AIO, if they would do a stand alone with just the res and G1/4 thread i would be interested.
 
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No mention of the clearance between top of motherboard and radiator (i.e. can you do push/pull)? No mention of amount of space between side panel and motherboard tray?

The fact that it only has a pair of USB ports is disappointing. And a drive rack that has to be removed to install 3.5" devices - in 2016? I've never been a fan of toolless 5.25" bays, but toolless 3.5" is effectively industry standard. Seems like there are no 140mm fan mounts.

As for that angled... metal... thing at the front of the case... why? What purpose does it serve, apart from getting in the way?
 
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No room up top for push/ pull on the radiator, and the front is ugly, well not so much the double helix/ barber pole, but the grill section, it could have been left plain.
 
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nice case and i like that steel HDD mounting
 
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Nice! This will fit nicely in my lab
 
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The cooler and GPU is going to be starved for air unless the two front fans can pump high CFM which means it would need to be really high speed and loud.
 
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