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Xigmatek ASGARD II Black/Orange review

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811815006




Pictures coming soon


This wont be a very structured review.
I will probably go of on random tangents, please forgive me.

I bought it about a month ago on newegg for 35$ on sale.
People have said bad things about this case, but personally I have found one thing that could be a turn off big enough to make me not want to buy.
1.
Thats it.

Overall its a great case.

It looks great, really quite preinstalled case fan, great cable management for a budget case.
That being said this case isnt without flaws.

The hdd cage is backward facing? and only 3 slots can be used if you have a graphics card installed.


the usb ports are upside down but thats no big deal

i like the tooless aspects of this case....however i had to use a screwdriver to get the pic-e backplate cover things off cause they were kinda tack welded into place.


the interior is painted black which is GREAT for a budget case.


this is my first review.
of anything.
so please dont kill me for a very short and incomplete one.

thanks biggrin.gif


heres a pic of the cable management nightmare.
ill get more later....my gf is getting mad at me cause shes trying to sleep lol


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Edited by scripttester2 - 4/6/11 at 6:26pm
my first build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2300 2.8GHz GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD3-B3 MSI N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 @ 900/1800/2062 2x2gb kingston valueram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WDC Blue 500GB, 2x80GB WD in raid0 crappy cd-rw win 7 ult 2 random LCD's 
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RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W Xigmatek ASGARD II B/O logitech 
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my first build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2300 2.8GHz GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD3-B3 MSI N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 @ 900/1800/2062 2x2gb kingston valueram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WDC Blue 500GB, 2x80GB WD in raid0 crappy cd-rw win 7 ult 2 random LCD's 
PowerCaseMouse
RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W Xigmatek ASGARD II B/O logitech 
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Would be cool to see some pix of how the cable management ended up...
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8320E AsRock 970M Pro3 Zotac GTX 1060 Mini 3GB 8GB KLEVV NEO 1600Mhz CL9 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x SP S60 120GB RAID 0 Corsair H60 Windows 10 Qnix QX2710 @ 96Hz 
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Ducky Shine 2 Antec Neo ECO 520W Antec mini P180 Mionix Naos 7000 
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Artisan Hien VE 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon X3430 Supermicro X8SIE-F XFX 9800 GT  8GB Hynix DDR3 1333MHz ECC R 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial C300 64GB WD Black 750GB Intel stock yo Windows 7 Ultimate 
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BenQ GL2760H EVGA Supernova G2 750W CM Centurion 590 Infinity Primus P150 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8320E AsRock 970M Pro3 Zotac GTX 1060 Mini 3GB 8GB KLEVV NEO 1600Mhz CL9 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2 x SP S60 120GB RAID 0 Corsair H60 Windows 10 Qnix QX2710 @ 96Hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky Shine 2 Antec Neo ECO 520W Antec mini P180 Mionix Naos 7000 
Mouse Pad
Artisan Hien VE 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon X3430 Supermicro X8SIE-F XFX 9800 GT  8GB Hynix DDR3 1333MHz ECC R 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial C300 64GB WD Black 750GB Intel stock yo Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
BenQ GL2760H EVGA Supernova G2 750W CM Centurion 590 Infinity Primus P150 
Audio
Lepai LP-2020A+ 
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Would be cool to see some pix of how the cable management ended up...

as embarrassing as it is, ill post some lol
my first build
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2300 2.8GHz GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD3-B3 MSI N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 @ 900/1800/2062 2x2gb kingston valueram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WDC Blue 500GB, 2x80GB WD in raid0 crappy cd-rw win 7 ult 2 random LCD's 
PowerCaseMouse
RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W Xigmatek ASGARD II B/O logitech 
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Reply
my first build
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2300 2.8GHz GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD3-B3 MSI N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 @ 900/1800/2062 2x2gb kingston valueram 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WDC Blue 500GB, 2x80GB WD in raid0 crappy cd-rw win 7 ult 2 random LCD's 
PowerCaseMouse
RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W Xigmatek ASGARD II B/O logitech 
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