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InWin 309

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The InWin 309 clocks in at a hefty $250 dollars and does not really offer too much out of the ordinary when it comes to the internal feature set. However, the four InWin aRGB-equipped EGO fans are the main focus, and the impressive 144 LED 8x18 matrix front panel is not only cool to look at, but also well implemented and highly functional.

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"InWin has embedded a microphone here to allow some of the LED settings to change in teal time based on your audio landscape."

Bottom of page two.

If you remove one of the middle columns in the logo you would have nailed it.
 
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That LED matrix display built is is awesome. A rack mounted version would be cool as well and arguably look even better. If this thing can work as a nice 8 band/track music visualizer that's awesome. That and just use the remaining LED's to display some pixel graphics that could change via the sound activation.
 

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Hmmm..... Not sure if possible hotbox (and review doesn't show temps) It doesn't look like it sits high off the ground so if you put it on a carpeted floor, this could be a big issue for this case
 
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It would look better as a rack/desk case honestly. Would be cool to program some Tetris blocks patterns on it though. Pricey for the gimmick that is though. It's clearly aimed at people with too much money to burn.
 
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Sync it with your music - bring the "Ncncncncnc" crowd to you!

 
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Not a fan of RGB here but I've got to admit this looks really cool. The oversized mega pixellated theme is nicely retro.

Would be cool to program some Tetris blocks patterns on it though.
Tetris would be awesome.
 
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Hmmm..... Not sure if possible hotbox (and review doesn't show temps) It doesn't look like it sits high off the ground so if you put it on a carpeted floor, this could be a big issue for this case
Not much improved since 303 (except for more eye candy)
A hotbox it is.
Wonder if that matrix adds to temps...
 
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