you looked at the cases in your local PC store recently?
beige cases are becoming rarer than sheep's eggs and
for some people it's not a moment too soon. Personally
I've always been more concerned about ventilation
and build quality than I have about cosmetics but
hey! if I can have both I will!
of companies have hit the market with highly decorative
pre-pimped cases and though not all feature form and
function in equal measure, there's probably something
for every conceivable taste and deployment out there
case I'm looking over today is from a company that
I've had no experience with until now, Yeong Yang.
Apparently they're quite well known in certain corners
of the world but they're not really a big player in
the UK market, not yet at least.
more than a couple of proposed tricks up its sleeve,
we take a closer look at the Yeong Yang "Mars"
W x 510mm D x 440mm ( 8.3"W x 20.1"D x 17.3"H
drive bays :
- 5.25" exposed
- 3.5" exposed
- 3.5"(1") hidden
system cooling fans
* 12 cm fans for front-mounted and rear-mounted
slots and ports
switch, Reset switch, Power LED, HDD LED
USB2.0, Audio, IEEE1394
materials; Steel chassis
Flame retardant plastic parts and front bezel(HB)
to meet FCC class B-47 CFR part15/IEC/CISPR 22:1993
without PSU, 8.9kgs with PSU
Standard PS2/ATX Delta 250W/300W/350W
UL, CSA, , CE approved, DoC compliance
fans (front & rear mounted)
Intrusion switch , Air Guide
, 689pcs/40'container , 776pcs/40'HQ container
you can see, this is no lightweight LAN case. At 8.9KGs
with a PSU bare, you'll not want to be carrying it
around any more than you have to.
not covering the packaging as I usually do simply
because the supplied carton was of the plain, brown
variety and is not, I'm told, what the shipping product
will be sold in.