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Raijintek Styx


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Jul 8, 2005
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Gmunden, Austria
System Name Core i7 Overclocked - Main Workstation
Processor Core i7 940 at 3.66 GHz
Motherboard Asus P6T Deluxe
Cooling Noktua U14P Super Silent
Memory 3x2GB OCZ 1600 MHz CL8
Video Card(s) 2x MSI Cyclone Radeon 6850 1GB in Crossfire - tuned to be silent
Storage G.Skill 240GB Sandforce SSD, 1x 640GB Samsung F1, 2x500GB Samsung Spinpoint, 1.5TB External Samsung
Display(s) Samsung 305T 30" 2560x1600 DVI LCD
Case Corsair Obsidian 800D
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar D2X PCIe
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750W
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
The Raijintek Styx is a larger variant of the Metis. It offers the ability to hold an mATX board and comes with 240 mm radiator support. Thanks to the slightly larger size, you may also go for bigger components, like GPUs and air coolers, and up to five hard-drive bays and a slimline ODD bay. Just like the Metis, the Styx is available in a large number of colors - so take your pick!

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Feb 20, 2007
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Where the beer is good
System Name Karl Arsch v. u. z. Abgewischt
Processor i5 3770K @5GHz delided
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Professional
Cooling Arctic Liquid Freezer 240
Memory 4x 4GB 1866 MHz DDR3
Video Card(s) GTX 970
Storage Samsung 830 - 512GB; 2x 2TB WD Blue
Display(s) Samsung T240 1920x1200
Case Bitfenix Shinobie XL
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Cougar G600
Mouse Logitech G500
Keyboard CMStorm Ultimate QuickFire (CherryMX Brown)
Software Win7 Pro 64bit
I like what you did there - calling out the marketing BS and scoring accordingly.

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Sep 5, 2008
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Good points made on both the negatives and the positives.
I just got this case a few days ago, but it was on a good deal ( it had a bit lower price and a CPU cooler included, although I would have skipped the crappy window).
I would add :
+ it seems that all the panels can be taken apart, they are held by screws
- in front of the case, above the ODD drive it seems as if there would be enough space for a 3.5 HDD
- 1-2 cm higher and raising the motherboard area would have allowed for enough space for (more common) 160mm deep PSU's, maybe space for a 3.5" drive in the floor, maybe space for the ATX connector and cable
Jun 27, 2011
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Processor Intel I7 4790k (stock)
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Cooling Prolimatech megahalem
Memory Crucial 2x4gb 1600mhz
Video Card(s) EVGA 1060 3gb
Storage OWC Mercury SSD 240 GB
Display(s) Asus 144hz
Case Raijintek Metis
Power Supply Corsair SF600 600w psu
Software Windows 10 64 Bit
I am becoming a really big fan of the Raijintek designs. They make actually compact cases unlike others who make itx cases that can fit matx boards.

+ it seems that all the panels can be taken apart, they are held by screws
- in front of the case, above the ODD drive it seems as if there would be enough space for a 3.5 HDD
Both of these are true on their smaller Metis case.
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Processor Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processo
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Cooling Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 with 92mm PWM Fan
Memory Patriot Viper Xtreme Series DDR3 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz
Video Card(s) Nvidia Founders Edition GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5X PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card
Storage Samsung 750 EVO 250GB 2.5" 250G SATA III Internal SSD 3-D 3D Vertical Solid State Drive MZ-750250BW
Display(s) Samsung UN40JU6500 40" Class 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
Case In Win 303 Black SECC Steel/Tempered Glass Case ATX Mid Tower, Dual Chambered/High Air Computer Case
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional 70SB088600002 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz P
Power Supply Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Yes, High Cur
Mouse Logitech G700s Black 13 Buttons Tilt Wheel USB RF Wireless Laser 5700 dpi Gaming Mouse
Keyboard Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
My next Matx build is between the classic version or one from Case labs bullet series.
Oct 22, 2014
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Motherboard Asrock X79 Extreme 11
Cooling Coolermaster 240 RGB A.I.O.
Memory G. Skill 8Gb (2x4Gb) 2133Mhz
Video Card(s) Nvidia GTX 710
Storage Sandisk X 400 256Gb
Display(s) AOC 22" Freesync 1m.s. 75Hz
Case Corsair 450D High Air Flow.
Audio Device(s) No need.
Power Supply FSP Aurum 650W
Software W10 Home Premium 64 bit
I'm not a fan of inverted motherboard layouts. I would consider it if it was the other way around.


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Jan 3, 2017
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Thx for review. I was building media PC in this case in December. Its realy nice case. The biggest problem was HDD and SSD placement. I was unable to connect SSD drives behind mobo. There is almost no space, and drives are too close to the motherboard mounting plate. Ideally, You need straight sata power connectors.

Sys Spec:
Rajintek STYX Black + Windows
White Led Corsair 12cm fans
PSU Corsair CX550M
CPU Intel Core i5 6600
CPU Cooler BeQuiet Pure Rock Slim ( Tower with 92mm fan )
MOBO Asroc 170M Extrem4
Ram 16Gb DDR4 Kongstone
SSD system Drive 480Gb Kingstone
HDD 1Tb For Data
Slim Optical Drive HP

I use opposite airflow. Air was suck from behind throu the cooler and PSU serve as exhaust. 12 cm Fans on the top sucking air inside the case. I try to make positive air pressure.