Aerocool Aero-1000 Review 3

Aerocool Aero-1000 Review

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Value & Conclusion

    • The Aerocool Aero-1000 goes for 60 euros including taxes, but is a bit more expensive in the USA, going for 90 US dollars excluding taxes.
    • Well-priced in Europe
    • Solid construction quality
    • Easy-to-remove 5.25" drive-bay covers
    • Excellent radiator support
    • Top dust filter held in place by magnets
    • Easily removable dust filters
    • Three fans included right out of the box
    • Can easily hold 120 mm tower cooler
    • Plenty of space for long GPUs and a long PSU
    • Easy, tool-less assembly for drive bays
    • Good cable management
    • Clean-looking window
    • Available in black or white
    • A bit expensive in the USA
    • Plastic latches feel cheap
    • Silver plastic latch adds some stark contrast
    • Plastic locks for 5.25" bays allow for a bit of play
The Aerocool Aero-1000 does not look like much, and that is its purpose. With all the flashy options out there, with Aerocool being a big proponent of choice by offering some cases in seven different colors, it is good to see a more understated case to turn to. Aerocool manages to offer quite the quality with the Aero-1000 considering it only costs 60 euros. It sports a metal top cover with loads of space for a 280 mm radiator and a front that can take another 240 mm unit.

The plastic latches are a bit of a headache, however. They feel cheap compared to the rest of the chassis, and the silver color is always an issue for plastic parts. It would have been nice if these were just black or at most a dark gray. Another confusing aspect is the price in the US as it is essentially 20 euros more expensive before taxes.

There is not much to say about the Aero-1000. It is well built, can hold all the radiators as advertised, all its features are mostly well implemented, and it comes with three fans at a price that works - more so for Europe than the US.
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