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Wednesday, 04 January 2012 13:10

Gelid Solutions reveals its first tower case

Written by Sanjin Rados

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Preview: My name is Dark Force

Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions reveals its first tower case from its GAMER product line. The case is dubbed “Dark Force” and boasts 0.7mm SECC steel  body and a long list of advanced features. Since gamers like to show off, Gelid included a large acrylic window on the side panel.

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Gamers usually make sure that a case has enough room for their graphics and whether it packs good cooling. Dark Force thankfully has enough room but if you need more, you can remove the HDD cage, leaving 410mm of room. Dark Force will take CPU coolers up to 165mm, meaning that most high-end CPU coolers will fit easily.

 

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Dark Force can take up to eight fans but although Gelid Solutions is famous for quality fans, the case comes with only two. Namely, it has two 120mm fans – on the front and the other on the rear panel. Gelid also threw in two included internal fan extension PCBs.

The bottom panel will take a 240mm fan whereas the rear panel features 8+1 slots for peripheral devices. The I/O panel houses USB 3.0, two USB 2.0 ports, eSATA and a hotswap unit for 3.5” or 2.5” devices.

“No compromises were made in the design of this case, no costs were cut in order to provide PC enthusiasts looking to upgrade or replace their desktops with a high quality build“, said Gebhard Scherrer, Sales Director of GELID Solutions Ltd.

The case is RoHS and WEEE conform and carries a 2-year warranty. It is available now and has a MSRP of USD 119.99 or Euro 91.

Stay tuned though, as we’ll have the full review up soon.

Last modified on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 14:05
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+1 #1 thematrix606 2012-01-04 15:00
“No compromises were made in the design of this case, no costs were cut in order to provide PC enthusiasts looking to upgrade or replace their desktops with a high quality build“

Oh yeah? So they forgot to attach all the fans by accident then?
 
 
0 #2 pogsnet 2012-01-04 16:34
So expensive and the design looks ordinary, Thermaltake make better designs.
 
 
+1 #3 robert3892 2012-01-04 21:09
When you consider the price factor is under 100 Euros this is not a bad chassis.
 
 
-1 #4 crackerz 2012-01-05 08:35
Quoting pogsnet:
So expensive and the design looks ordinary, Thermaltake make better designs.


I've got a Thermaltake XASER III V1000 (silver) that I've bought it for ~200euros without PSU and I'm very happy about it

P.S. Its now about ~7 years old and still looks fantastic - better than this gelid case :D
 

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