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    Default FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

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    The gaming mouse industry has been overrun with competition for quite some time now. That doesn’t surprise me, but I am starting to get a little surprised at how many budget cases are being introduced into the market. It seems like computer building is a pretty niche market, but on second thought, the idea that there’s a surge of prospective buyers in the $50 range makes a lot of sense. If you’re new to PC building, you’ve probably allocated a large amount of budget to other components and if you’re just looking to upgrade, pre-built system cases can have serious space limitations.

    FSP has traditionally been known for power supplies, but they’ve decided to enter the budget case arena with their CMT210 mid-tower chassis. Call me a sucker for punishment, but I still want to find that budget tower that really hits all the marks I think a budget case should hit. We’ll dive into the chassis soon enough, but first let’s take a look at a bit of info from*FSP.

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    Since 1993, based on its professional R&D expertise, enormous production capacity and high Quality Assurance, FSP has achieved an important position in the challenging IT industry. To strengthen the brand image and to provide better service to our customers, FSP built its own brand in 2003.

    FSP has a good understanding of customer needs, which includes providing products of high quality and reliability, after-sales service and continuous development of new products. It can be prominently seen in such as our products like highly efficient Aurum series and the fanless Zen series.

    As a result, innovation and high quality are the most important advantages of FSP. In the future, FSP will continue innovating new technology to meet customers’ needs with its professional R&D team and after-sales service. To provide highly efficient and innovative products for all families and enrich everyone’s life, now and in the future continuously is our mission. I also couldn’t help but notice that their web site looks really clean. You can check that out a
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    Default Re: FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

    Overrated award for a plain $60.00 case nothing special going on inside or outside
    to me it should have been rewarded a great value for what it is. JMHO!

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    Default Re: FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

    As Vinnie said, overrated award, there is much better cases in that price range (60-70USD), eg. Corsair 270R or CM MasterBox 5. Overall good review Josh.

    Always look beyond the limits...

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    Default Re: FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

    I hear where you guys are coming from, but I guess it's one of those "you had to be there" kind of things. I haven't built in anything from Corsair either, but my life has been in budget cases recently (work and reviews). I've never had a mid tower make things as easy as FSP did which is why I was so impressed. It felt like I was building in a full tower. But hey, in the end all a review ends up being is an opinion right? =/
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    Default Re: FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

    I guess its called flabbergasted!!!
    been there done that, you had to be there to experience it!
    So the ruling by the judge or umpire stands no matter what you think or see lol!
    All in all good review Josh

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    Default Re: FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

    I've been thinking about this case all weekend and I have to say that I'm still really impressed with the details that made it work so well, but I also thought of another reason for the award and I might edit the conclusion. If you were to ask me now, I'd say spend a minimum of $75 on a case and you'll probably be happy with it. However, with my early builds and budgets, I would never allocate more than about $50 towards a case. Based on other up and coming builders I've worked with, I think a lot of first timers are in that same mind set. They just don't see the value in a really good case so they put their money in other components and leave about $50 for a case.

    I really want to point those first time builders to this FSP case because it will make their life so much easier than other budget cases and I doubt they will seriously consider a $75+ case until after they've had experience.
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    Default Re: FSP CMT210 Computer Case Review

    Quote Originally Posted by joshjaks View Post
    I've been thinking about this case all weekend and I have to say that I'm still really impressed with the details that made it work so well, but I also thought of another reason for the award and I might edit the conclusion. If you were to ask me now, I'd say spend a minimum of $75 on a case and you'll probably be happy with it. However, with my early builds and budgets, I would never allocate more than about $50 towards a case. Based on other up and coming builders I've worked with, I think a lot of first timers are in that same mind set. They just don't see the value in a really good case so they put their money in other components and leave about $50 for a case.

    I really want to point those first time builders to this FSP case because it will make their life so much easier than other budget cases and I doubt they will seriously consider a $75+ case until after they've had experience.
    I think that's a very good point.

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