|Moneual Labs M775 Mid Tower Professional Series Case
The Moneaul Labs M775 Mid Tower Professional Series Case is what you would expect to find on the lower end of the spectrum. It includes only the basics of a computer case, lacking the innovative features that we like to see. While it doesn't manage to pack in things like tool-less drive bays or removable cages, the M775 does have its only little nifty qualities. The front panel swings open for easy access and cleaning, and there is room inside for three 120mm fans allowing for effective ventilation. Even with these features taken into account, the case does not stand out in any particular way; with a sea of manufacturers getting into the game, that's the only real way to get noticed.
While Moneaul Labs describes this case as "an ideal PC chassis for computer enthusiasts or gamers looking for a versatile, yet affordable case", the M775 mid tower case falls short of this statement in my mind. The lack of key features that make cases versatile such as tool-less entry, all around thumbscrew panel access, and removable motherboard trays, just to name a few, make this case not very versatile at all. On the other side of the spectrum the case is definitely affordable, providing a cheap option for those who do not need nor care about many features or options.
A search of PriceGrabber returns not a single store carrying the case! I would assume that this is a testament to the shear amount of cases that are available. While stores like to keep high demand products in stock, this doesn't appear to be one of them. The Moneual Labs M775 can be purchased through the Sharka Computers website for $29.95, which is not a bad price for a lower end chassis.
» Room for three 120mm fans makes ventilation easy
» Room enough to accommodate large aftermarket CPU coolers
» Sleek black matte finish
» Hinged front panel allows easy access
» HDD drive installation is not tool-less
» Power LED is very bright
» Packaging is not sufficient enough to ensure case will not be damaged in transit
» Tight fitting DVD drive bays
» Plastic diamond plate front panel seems cheap and decreases overall appeal
Special thanks to Sharka Computers for providing the Moneual Labs M775 Mid Tower Professional Series Case to Bigbruin.com for review!
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