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Xclio 3060 Plus ATX Case with 36cm Fan
Author: Hellfire
Manufacturer: Xclio
Source: Xclio
Purchase: Newegg.com
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Xclio 3060 Plus ATX Case with 36cm Fan
August 14, 2007

As computers become more advanced they generally produce more heat, and one way to reduce the heat is to use fans to circulate air inside the case. 80mm fans were the standard for years, then 120mm fans became more popular. Recently, some manufacturers have gone to even larger fans inside their cases to help increase the airflow while keeping the noise level down.

Xclio was one of the first manufacturers to incorporate oversized fans in their cases when they released the A380 Super Tower Case with two 25cm fans. Now they have released the 3060 Plus, a mid-tower case with a 36cm fan on the side panel! Let's take a look at this case, and see whether the incredibly large case fan offers any benefits.


Before taking a look at the case provided for review, let's look at some published data on the 3060 Plus ATX Case with 36cm Fan, as taken from the Xclio website...

Features & Specifications:

Brand Xclio
Model 3060 Plus-BK
Type Mid Tower
Color Fully Black High Gloss Finish + Silver bezel
Case Material Chassis: 0.6 mm SECC ; Frontpanel: ABS Plastic
With Power Supply No
Motherboard Compatibility Micro ATX, Standard ATX
With Side Panel Window No
Expansion External 5.25" Drive Bays: 4
External 3.5" Drive Bays: 1
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays: 6
Expansion Slots: 7
Front Ports USB2.0 (2PCS) + Audio (AC97 + HD Audio)
Cooling System Front: 4PCS 80mm or 1PC 120mm or 1PC 140mm (optional)
Side: 360mm (with VR fan speed control & ON/OFF Switch)
Rear: 2PCS 80mm or 1PC 120mm or 1PC 140mm (optional)
Physical Dimensions 430mm x 240mm x 445mm (H x W x D)
Special Features: Special Feature
High Quality High Gloss Finish
Enormous Blue LED 360mm Fan Side Panel
VR Fan Speed Control with On/Off Switch
Blue LED Illumination
Excellend Cooling Solution
Tool-Less Clips for Eash Installation (Optional)

Packaging:

The packaging for the Xclio 3060 Plus ATX Case with 36cm Fan does not include a vibrant box covered in a lot of pictures. The box is plain white with simple black letters, and there is not a lot of information provided. The front and back of the box simply have the Xclio logo, while the sides have the shipping weight and model number. Like almost every other case, it is surrounded by two large foam blocks inside the box to protect it from shipping damage.

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