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RAIDMAX Announces the Wide-Bodied COBRA Mid Tower Chassis

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RAIDMAX is pleased to announce a mid tower chassis with a patented wide body design – COBRA. Designed with gamers' tastes in mind, this wide-bodied ATX and micro-ATX supporting chassis features LED lights, tool-less installations, and an effective thermal design. The 240mm (9.4") wide COBRA has plenty of interior space to fit the hardware gamers desires, and many tool-less features to make installations easy. Up to three 3.5" and four 2.5" hard drives can be installed in the HDD cages. The 2.5" HDD cage can be removed.

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Looks ok-ish on the outside, though it could do with a plate covering the empty DVD etc bays. Inside is green o_O kinda cool i guess, but those HDD bays look very basic. Not a huge amount of fan mounting options either. Certainly not an enthusiast case.
 
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those HDD bays look very basic.
Not exactly, there is an option to remove the middle hdd bay for larger cards. Or if you want to be more creative with water cooling, you could mount a pump/ resvr as well. ;)

There are seven vented PCI slots and expansion cards up to 16.3" in length fit in the chassis when the 2.5" HDD cage is removed.
 
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I like the green inside and the general look. I wish case manufacturers would stop being stingy on their window sizes. I want to see my fancy kit clearly!
 
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I'll cut out a new bigger window
 

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When will the case be released?

Waiting for this case to be released,
used the old cobra for one of my first builds.

the new cobra is exactly what i'm looking for, for my next build, love the cable management and removal of drive bays, i actually like not having a big plastic door to open to get to my drives.

Not to mention smsrp of 69.99

Should fit all of my new peices perfectly not to mention cooling gear.

come on raidmax Release it already
 
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Ooh, it's not blue or red! +1 for novelty, -2 for looks.