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Inwin BUC Gaming Chasis Review
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Written by Andrew McMaster   
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inwin buc Inwins styled cases are notorious for bold interesting designs targeted to gamers. These chassis range from small to full size and are usually filled with all the cool new features out. We have a new case from Inwin today called the BUC (pronounced like buck not B.U.C) another in their line of gamer chassis with a bold design. Only question is will it be worth getting? Well lets take a closer look to see if you will be getting the most bang for your BUC...

 

Provided by: InWIn

Price: 101.93

Closer Look:

 

 

Specifications and Features:

 

Case Size
Mid Tower
Material
SECC Steel
Drive Bay
External 5.25" x 3, 3.5" x 1
Internal 3.5" / 2.5" device converter cage x 5 (Hot-Swap module x 4)
M/B Form Factor
ATX / Micro-ATX
Power Supply
ATX 12V, PSII Size
I/O Expansion Slots
PCI-E / PCI / AGP Slot x 7
Top Ports
USB 3.0 x 1
USB 2.0 x 2
eSATA x 1
HD/AC’97 Audio
Thermal Solution
12cm Front Fan x 1
12cm Rear Fan x 1
12cm Top Fan x 1
Maximum Supports 12cm Side Fan x 2 (Optional)
Water-Cooling Hole Ready
Dimension (H x W x D)
485 x 210 x 506mm (19.1" x 8.3" x 19.9")

 

  • Shield protection design and top build quality
    • With strong, hard wearing SECC steel and a black coating throughout, accompanied by esthetic design resembling the 'Shield' concept, the BUC is not only attractive it's built to last!
  • EZ-Swap SATA with security
    • With three lockable, EZ-Swap SATA HDD bays; In-Win has designed a PC chassis that's both highly flexible and manageable, while retaining important security demand of the users.
  • Build your PC with ease
    • The motherboard tray hole behind the CPU socket allows easy removal of back-mounted CPU coolers, without having to remove the motherboard, while a tool-free design for optical drives and hard drives makes the PC building it quick and easy.
  • Backlighting as a standard
    • With a front LED fan and backlit red In-Win logo, the dark case is offset for attractive visual additions.
  • Stable, reliable PC builds
    • The base mounted PSU increases case stability and an included, removable fan filter protects it against the dust and dirt.
  • Super Speed USB 3.0 and storage tray
    • With Super-Speed USB 3.0 and a place to drop your keys, phone or portable hard drives, the BUC provides convenient and practical interior and exterior for every enthusiast.

 

Conclusion:

The BUC was very nice indeed on both the exterior and interior. Lets start with what I like with the interior. First, the nice black look made it not plain but sleek. The case can support five hard drives being installed at once which is cool to have even though one of them isn't hot-swappable. .Also the BUC was built with a tool-less design which I for one love as it makes for a nice and easy installation and gives a better look too. Now on the exterior I vote yea. It has a nice look with a nice black finish and see through mesh panel sections. Also on the external is a locked panel for the hot-swappable drives which is a nice feature to have.

Would I recommend it. Yes I would it is a good case for those gamers looking for an inexpensive mid-tower with some cooling and extra features.

Pros:

  •  looks good
  • locking hot-swap bay feature
  • three fans
  • good cable management
  • USB 3.0
  • Spacious interior

Cons:

  •  USB 3.0 cable could be longer

 


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