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15 Case Power Tower Round-Up

Features Chart

Manufacturer / ModelAntec P160Casetek C1020Chieftec BX-01Cooler Master Wavemaster TAC-T01Inter-Tech Sport-Car
Case
Form FactorMidi-TowerMidi-TowerMidi-TowerMidi-TowerMidi-Tower
Weight6 kg13.5 kg14.5 kg7.95 kg6.25 kg
Dimensions205 x 500 x 505 mm205 x 560 x 480 mm205 x 475 x 505 mm193 x 540 x 450 mm205 x 485 x 435 mm
Closeableyesyesyesnono
MaterialAluminumMetalMetalAluminum / MetalPlastic / Aluminum
Can be opened withKnurled screwsKnurled screwsKnurled screwsKnurled screwsKnurled screws
Motherboards supportedATX, µATXATX, µATXATX, µATXATX, µATXATX, µATX
Motherboard on Trayyesnonoyesno
Sides of CaseclosedclosedWindowclosedclosed
Lighting effectsContinuous light, blau/purpleFront Panelnonono
Drive Bays
5.25"4 x5 x4 x4 x4
3.5", externally accessible2 x2 x2 x1 x2 x
3.5", internal4 x3 x6 x5 x5 x
Carriage for HDDfixedfixedfixedfixedfixed
at 90° angleyesyesyesnono
Installation railsyesyesyesnono
AGP/PCI Expansion Slots7 x7 x7 x7 x7x
Front Ports
USB 2.02 x Type A2 x Type A2 x Type A2 x Type A2 x Type A
FireWire 1394a1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x
Audio1x Out, 1x In1x Out, 1x In1x Out, 1x In1x Out, 1x In1x Out, 1x In
Card Readernonononono
LEDs
Poweryesyesyesnoyes
HDDyesyesyesyesno
Displays
Yes, for :2 x Temperaturnononono
Fan Controls
Yes, for :nonononono
System fan
Drill Holes / Carriage for1 x 120 mm2 x 92 mm, 2 x 80 mm5 x 80 mmoccupied6 x 80 mm
Built-in Fan1 x 120 mmnono3 x 80mmno
ManufacturerAntecnonoCooler Masterno
Dust Protection Filterpartialpartialpartialpartialno
Accessories Included
Screwsyesyesyesyesyes
Spaceryesyesyesyesyes
Instructionsyesnonoyesno
Power Supplynonoyes, 360 Wattnono
Installation rails for drivesyesyesyesnono
Speakernoyesnoyesyes
Cable tiesnoyesnonono
  • dovah-chan
    after over 10 years this is the first comment on this article
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  • Joe_Justiniano
    I find it admirable that an article so old is still kept alive. Recently acquired one of this cases in excellent shape at a garage sale and wanted to know more about it.

    Thanks to this article and the great dedication of this website I have been educated. Kudos to you all.
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