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Rosewill Meteor XR


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Jul 8, 2005
2,964 (0.48/day)
Victoria, BC, Canada
System Name Meshlicious Monster
Processor Intel Core i5-10600T
Motherboard MSI Z490I Unify
Cooling NZXT Kraken Z53 with 2x Noctua Redux 1300 RPM PWM fans
Memory ADATA 16 GB 3200 Mhz DDR4
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
Storage TeamGroup 1TB NVMe SSD
Display(s) Asus ProArt 27" 1440P, 75Hz
Case ssupd Meshlicious with mesh side panels
Power Supply Fractal Design Ion 660 W Platinum ATX
Mouse Corsair Dark Core RGB Pro Wireless
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home
The Rosewill Meteor XR is a good-looking chassis with an HDMI port at the front, making it an interesting choice for those with a VR headset that has be plugged in easily. We take the case for a spin into orbit to see if it has any tangible impact beyond that.

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Jul 5, 2013
19,855 (5.98/day)
I like this case. Agree with you about the front fan problem. Disagree about the HDD activity led. An HDD activity light is much more useful that a power light. Even if a user buys parts that have no lighting, you still don't need a light to know whether the system is on or not. Though you have a point about the size. Still, it is plugable so if the light gets irritating you can just plug it in elsewhere or leave it unplugged. I like the 5.25' bay. Would have liked two better. Still, overall, I like it.
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Sep 10, 2014
626 (0.22/day)
This case deserves no more than 5/10
Why? Because (as @Darksaber pointed out) the front is totally blocked.
And this is a trend, unfortunately. In the name of questionable asthetics we loose functionality. Similarly we have motherboards hysterically RGBed but with PCBs ever so slim.
I fear this will get worst since the cause is teenage Asian buyers who put visual bling above all else, and since most manufacturing is over there ..... :(
Nov 13, 2007
9,087 (1.69/day)
Austin Texas
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Processor 12600K @ 5.2Ghz 1.235v
Motherboard MSI 690-I PRO
Cooling 280MM AIO
Memory 32 GB DDR5 6200 MHZ 32-36-36-95
Video Card(s) MSI Ventus RTX 3080 UV @1810mhz 800mv
Storage 3x1TB SSDs, 2TB SSD
Display(s) LG CX 48", Samsung 28" 4k 144hz
Case SLIGER S610
Audio Device(s) Bose Solo
Power Supply Corsair SF750
Mouse Superlight wireless
Keyboard 65% mini hyperspeed wireless
Software Windows 11
i just feel like this is a very ugly case
Jun 18, 2010
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Video Card(s) ASUS GTX1080 // MSI GTX1070
Storage Samsung 860EVO // Samsung840P
Display(s) HP w2207h
Case CoolerMaster Stacker 830se // Lian Li PC-9F
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Seasonic X 850w Gold // EVGA 850w G2
Mouse Logitech G502SE HERO, G9
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Jun 8, 2017
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Storage Samsung 840 250GB (OS), Crucial MX300 750GB
Display(s) Samsung 40" LED 1080p TV
Case Fractal Design Define S - Front: 3x Noctua NF-P14s redux-1500, Back: Noctua NF-P14s redux-1500
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair Vengeance 650M
Software Windows 10 Home
Not bad but I hate it when the I/O panel is attached to the front cover.:shadedshu:
Jun 1, 2011
3,058 (0.75/day)
US of A
System Name gaming
Processor Intel 12600k stock
Motherboard MSI MAG Z690 Tomahawk WiFi DDR4
Cooling Noctua U12A
Memory 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000mhz
Video Card(s) Zotac RTX 3060
Storage Crucial MX500, Western Digital 550N NVMe, Crucial P1 NVMe, SanDisk Ultra 3D, WD Blue 3D
Display(s) LG 27GL83A-B & Dell - SE2717HR 27"
Case Phanteks P400A w/ Noctua fans
Audio Device(s) Klipsch pro-media 2.1 speakers
Power Supply Seasonioc Focus Plus 650w
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Logitech G15 original & Razer Ornata V2
Software Win 10
Benchmark Scores i can finally play crysis
$80 case and they cut corners by using punch through PCI slot covers? Rosewill just doesn't seem to know what their identity is as a brand.