The concept of reversed and rotated motherboard tray cases is not new. Such designs primarily received attention with the introduction of the BTX form factor, when manufacturers were trying to make their products both ATX and BTX compatible. The prime example is probably the first generation Cooler Master Stacker, both for its design and what followed. The Stacker was successful enough to spawn a whole family of cases, however none of them retained the original's reversable tray. And, as things turned out, that's an accurate reflection of the larger market: ever since the BTX form factor has been abandoned, there are very few cases with rotated and reversed motherboard trays. Those few cases that still offer alterable trays are considered unordinary, special designs.
BitFenix owes a lot of their recent success as a company to the Pandora. It is a case that was loved for its design and price to performance ratio...
E. Fylladitakis on 8/11/2016
FSP this week announced its new series of redundant PSUs called the 'Twins'. The new power supplies are compatible with standard ATX and PS2 tower chassis, but provide redundancy...
Anton Shilov on 5/27/2016
Large and expensive computer cases are not for everyone. Actually, their market share is very limited, as many users seek the most cost-effective and practical hardware. Today we are...
E. Fylladitakis on 5/20/2016
Today we are having a look at one of Corsair’s latest cases, the Carbide 400Q. The 400Q is a subtle ATX case that is designed with silence in mind...
E. Fylladitakis on 4/29/2016
In this review we are having our first encounter with Riotoro, a new manufacturer of PC cases and peripherals. The Prism CR1280 that we are putting to the test...
E. Fylladitakis on 4/26/2016
In the world of technology, you could speculate if there is ever a golden age, or a renaissance. All the time we expect technology to grow and improve, being...
Ian Cutress on 10/20/2015
As we approach the holiday season, the Haswell-E and X99 platform has only been on the market for almost three months. With a rushed launch, the motherboard manufacturers raced...
Ian Cutress on 11/27/2014
With compact cases and SSFs being all the rage nowadays, today Corsair is launching the Carbide Air 240, a cubic Micro-ATX case designed to fit powerful PC hardware. As...
E. Fylladitakis on 8/15/2014
With the new overclockable Pentium processor soon coming to market, named as Pentium-AE and listed under the title ‘Pentium G3258’, it offers an opportunity for some low cost overclocking...
Ian Cutress on 6/13/2014
Corsair has been releasing one case after another lately, expanding their already large ranks with an even greater variety of products. It has been less than three months since...
E. Fylladitakis on 3/27/2014
It seems that the further down the chain of PC components, the more companies there are to produce the hardware. For desktop PCs we have two main CPU...
Ian Cutress on 2/14/2014
OriginPC is a boutique PC system integrator with a twist: they ship their systems in gigantic wooden crates designed to kill reviewers like Dustin (RIP). The past couple of...
Jarred Walton on 1/9/2014
Corsair launches a true successor to the venerable Obsidian 800D.
Dustin Sklavos on 9/24/2013
The successor to the H2 arrives, but it breaks NZXT's winning streak.
Dustin Sklavos on 9/13/2013
The chassis used in the SilverStone Raven RV04 returns in its premium model: does it ameliorate the existing issues or exacerbate them?
Dustin Sklavos on 8/29/2013
Corsair fires a shot across the bows of Nanoxia and Fractal Design with a $99 silent enclosure.
Dustin Sklavos on 8/25/2013
Rosewill returns with a case that they claim is bigger and badder than our in house favorite, the Thor v2 and priced to compete with their own super tower...
Dustin Sklavos on 8/2/2013
While cases north of $100 tend to offer the best performance and features, $99 and under is a place where vendors can aggressively innovate and differentiate between one another...
Dustin Sklavos on 7/22/2013
With the 530 model, NZXT continues to fill out their product line with a Phantom for every season and price tag. But is the 530 the Phantom they and...
Dustin Sklavos on 7/18/2013