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Enermax CS-318

The Enermax CS-318.

The CS-318 from Enermax is fast becoming one of the most affordable and choice pre-modded cases on the market for those who want the "modded look" at an affordable price. For a suggested retail price of $199 US, you get not only the case, but also a temperature display and those attractive `disco like' light bars that change colors on each side of the case.

While some might describe these lights that run up and down the front of the case to be somewhat gaudy, it is obvious that many find these appealing. Still better, this case is popping up all over the place for a lot less than the $199 suggested retail price, and that even includes a 300-watt power supply!

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Number Of Internal 3-½ Bays4
Number Of External 3-½ Bays2
Number Of External 5-¼ Bays4
Number Of Case Fans Supported5
Construction Material0.7mm SGCC
Power Supply Included300 Watt
Special FeaturesBlue color Neon light, USB2.0 ports, Audio in/out, Rainbow side lights, Temp Display
Size480 x 200 x 430 mm
Sample Case Provided Bywww.pyrinex.com
Estimated Cost$119 US
Cooling Potential Rating9
Construction Quality Rating6
Overall Case Rating8

A look at the inside of the CS-318.

It is important to note that this case was designed from the ground up to be competitive price wise with the high-end modded cases. Affordable is the key word because, like it or not, the Enermax folks had to cut a few corners to offer all of this in an attractive package at a price that consumers would want to pay.