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    Default Xigmatek Aquila mATX chassis

    This case looks so good... would LOVE to get my hands on one of these for my brother's rig O_O

    ... PureOC NEEDS a review sample!

    Xigmatek Announces Aquila Micro-ATX Chassis | Computer Hardware Reviews - ThinkComputers.org

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Aquila mATX chassis

    This one looks better to me and is a company that you can trust.

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Aquila mATX chassis

    cool looking case but what's with the tilt?
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Aquila mATX chassis

    I suppose I could see that argument, though Xigmatek isn't so bad really. Those two chassis are in totally different price and performance brackets, and support different gear. This Xigmatek chassis is meant for mATX, AIO water cooling and portability, whereas that Nanoxia is meant for E-ATX and bigger motherboards, silent builds, and some rather good custom water cooling; I suppose you COULD cart the Deep Silence around with you if you needed to get your lifting in for the day, but that's just silly x-)

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Aquila mATX chassis

    Quote Originally Posted by TeeBlack View Post
    cool looking case but what's with the tilt?
    Yeah I noticed that too. I think it has something to do with heat dissipation and airflow if I remember correctly. I kind of like this tilt over something like the one present in the EVGA Hadron because even though the main body of the chassis is tilted, the actual exterior dimensions are square with the surface they sit on, which reminds me more of NZXT and their angular design patterns they like using on their chassis.

    ARGH sorry about the double post... just responded to a new post out of instinct and forgot I just posted prior to that x-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mgutierrez33 View Post
    I suppose I could see that argument, though Xigmatek isn't so bad really.
    Yeah, they are. They were one of our sponsors for the summer contest a few years ago and refused to ship the prizes to our winners. They wouldn't answer questions posed to them about why they were not sending the prizes that they had promised either.
    I know this because I won a 700W Modular PSU during that contest (along with another member) and never got the prize from them.

    So I don't buy from them. I don't recommend them ever. They are not true to their word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Yeah, they are. They were one of our sponsors for the summer contest a few years ago and refused to ship the prizes to our winners. They wouldn't answer questions posed to them about why they were not sending the prizes that they had promised either.
    I know this because I won a 700W Modular PSU during that contest (along with another member) and never got the prize from them.

    So I don't buy from them. I don't recommend them ever. They are not true to their word.
    Well now THAT'S a horse of a different color. Sorry, I'm a more recent member and I haven't really gotten the full scope of who has partnered well with the website as of yet. That is pretty questionable business practice though, for sure.

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Aquila mATX chassis

    I might be getting this case to review for you guys, keep your eyes open

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