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    The IN WIN Dragon Rider is full tower gaming chassis that currently retails for under $140. It has a rather unique aesthetic and features so letís take a look at this full tower and see if it measures up.



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    Good review Kip, but I have never looked at a Inwin chassis that was any good, they have all fallen sub par IMO.

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    Good review Kip ! How do you figure they have fallen sub par Steve ? they have added cable routing holes, larger motherboard cut for back plates which now includes Intel, if anything this case is an improvement over the Maelstrom full tower.

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    Good review Kip. Looks like a well rounded case at a resonable price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Good review Kip ! How do you figure they have fallen sub par Steve ? they have added cable routing holes, larger motherboard cut for back plates which now includes Intel, if anything this case is an improvement over the Maelstrom full tower.
    In my experience Inwin has always made horrible cases they are strictly made for the budget builder. In the worst possible way, NONE of there chassis that I have ever looked at had any for thought put in to them for the end user NONE ZERO ZIP.

    I'm not saying all of there products are bad in fact I really liked the Inwin Commander it was a great PSU.

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    You haven't reviewed one of their cases in a long time, so it seems that trend has been changing. Look at ASRock for mobos, for example. A couple years is a lifetime and they're now one of the top dogs, selling more than even MSI.

    Companies can turn things around or switch gears for a different market. Seems like In Win is doing that. Then is then and now is now. Everyone deserves a fair shake based on their current work, not a ball and chain based on the past.

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    Like I said in my experience, I can't argue the fact that they may be turning things around and if they are then good for them. But from past experiences I would never buy one as a consumer unless they had something that really set them apart from the others.

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    Great review Kip!

    Pretty decent armor look and functional.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    Great review Kip!

    Pretty decent armor look and functional.

    The look will grow on you.

    I have one of my systems in it right now since I have the 800D cleaned out do some some gentle mods to it. Putting the swiftech H20-320 cooling in the Corsair to keep the 980X cool.

    Anyways, the Dragon Rider is a really decent case and I would not classify it as a budget entry level case by no means. Is it on par with the top of the line from Lian Li, SilverStone, or Cooler Master, no, but then again it is no where near the price either.

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    nice review case looks like something i may be interested in if the price gets right thaanks for thr review

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    It is a decent case, as far as price $140 may be a little high $99.99 would have been a better price.

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