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Xigmatek Elysium Super Tower Chassis Reviews

bigkahuna360

Very very sizable case, fits huge radiators, can hide almost all of my cables on my TX850.

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Pros: Huge, 4 Stock Fans, 12 5.25" Bays, Server Ready

Cons: No place to put cables behind the 5.25" slots, wires for the HHDs stick out

I may have only had this case for a month, but there is plenty of room for a lot of watercooling. After I moved my components into this case from my HAF X, I saw instantly 5C lower idling temps. I did the same amount of leak testing in the same configuration. It come with 2 removable HDD cages that take up 3 5.25" bays each. The 2 front 120mm fans are screwed into the cages and on each side of the cage there are places where you can route cables for the fans. Each cage is held in by a screw on each side and a small bar that goes across the top of each cage. For the tool less drive bays unlike the HAF X's it still let you still be able to get to the screw holes without potentially...
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JDA,ugosz

Expansive and reasonably priced

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Pros: Large, Water Cooling Ready, All 5¼″ Bays, Solidly Built Steel, Price

Cons: a few goofs with details, problems including the right hardware

You can find the details of the dimensions and features wherever it is sold, and on Xigmatec's website. Let me summarize by saying it is Large. It is one of the few cases that can hold the HPTX size, with 10 slots. Even with a normal “full size” ATX motherboard, the three extra bracket positions are especially handy for the non-card brackets like extra USB ports. I say especially handy because the headers for such are on the very bottom of the motherboard, so the cables are right where they need to be. The extra space between a (normal sized) motherboard and the drive bay stack is good for keeping cables from forming a bird's nest on top of the board, and makes it much easier to...
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