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In Win GD

Pinchy

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Processor E8500 Core 2 Duo, 1333Mhz FSB, 3.16Ghz @ 4.5GHz (got into Windows @ 4.75GHz)
Motherboard ASUS P5Q-e
Cooling CPU Cooler - TT V14 Pro, 2x120mm CM Blue LED fans, 1x90mm CM Blue LED fan
Memory G.Skill Pi 4GB (2x2GB) Dual Channel DDR2 PC8000 (1000MHz), 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD4850 512mb with ASUS EAH4850 BIOS
Storage 2x 500GB Seagate 7200.12 Raid 0
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Case Thermaltake Soprano Black ATX case
Audio Device(s) Onboard 7.1, Speakers - 5 + Sub + Monitor speakers
Power Supply Thermaltake 850W Toughpower Cable Management - Quad (2x18A and 2x30A) 12V rails
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#1
The In Win GD case is a unique gaming case. The case has been designed with a futuristic/robotic theme and the chassis follows this on both the front and side. The innovative VGA Turbo Cooling Solution is a great way for gamers to keep their graphics cards cool when spending hours in-game.

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#2
Great Review Pinchy!!

Good looking case. One thing I noticed that wasn't mentioned is the rear fan grill. In Win did a nice job of punching it out to be very low on restriction.
 
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#3
Pretty nice review -- simple and to the point.

Just my input here:

I would count fact that the drives and fans are not being held in with screws as a negative, not a possitive. I hate screwless drive bays because you always have that CD which is a bit off-balance which makes a horrible racket when the optical drive isn't firmly attached to the rest of the case.

I think you could have done a much better job of making the case look cleaner when fully assembled. At the least, you could zip-tie the wires into one organized bundle instead of letting them dangle everywhere.

Not to brag or anything, but here is my system which had no good way of hiding wires:
http://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/1652.html

Just an idea -- coming from a novice.