Specifications, Availability and Pricing
The Maelstrom isn't as bold as the X-fighter we looked at, but does offer its own flash. The majority of the chassis is built from SECC steel and painted externally with a textured black finish. This finish is mimicked in the black plastic front panel that has large vent holes in the drive bay covers and holds two bolt green bars that stick out from the front panel. Structurally the chassis is sound for a full tower chassis and is ventilated at every turn. From the very open front mesh to the rear of the chassis, IN WIN tried to keep the chassis as "opened" as possible.
Cooling is handled in the Maelstrom out of the box with four fans. There are three 120mm fans; one placed in the top, another in the front and yet another in the rear for exhaust. Looking on site, it is tough to find any specs on any of the fans, but if I had to guess, I would say these fans run in the 70-80 CFM range and are quiet doing so. The 200mm fan placed in the door moves quite a bit of air and offers a good solution to through-the-door cooling. IN WIN didn't stop there, though. They left you with optional mounting holes that allow you to pick fans that best suit your needs, along with the placement of a total of up to six 120mm fans on this panel. Inside the Maelstrom you are greeted with an all black interior that utilizes tool-less bays for its 5 external and 6 internal drive bays.
Everything I have seen from IN WIN to date has been priced very well in the corresponding segments. Again IN WIN keeps pricing down with the Maelstrom full tower, from their "Destiny-Extreme Series" of cases. There is a more military based version of this chassis in the same series if camouflage is more your "thing". With our version of the Maelstrom, I located it for sale in quite a few locations, so obtaining one shouldn't be an issue, especially at some of the pricings I have seen currently. Right now, if you would like to purchase the Maelstrom, it is listed at Newegg for $109.99. Now, that is before you look at the fact that is has free shipping and a $20 mail-in rebate currently. That means the Maelstrom can be at your door for just about $90 total.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Recommended for You
Latest News Posts
- Xbox boss says the PS4 has a 'huge lead' over the Xbox One
- Half-Life 3 teased in a recent update to Dota 2
- Naughty Dog: around 80% of PS4 gamers 'have never played Uncharted'
- Elon Musk refers to Apple as 'Tesla's graveyard'
- Sony started working on PlayStation VR in 2010
- Fatal1ty Gaming K4- can't get BIOS to update
- Z170 gaming K4-DOS Bios file name more than 8 characters
- Slow performance on new RAID array after cloning old array?
- Connection questions Z170 Extreme 6+ motherboard
- Asrock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K6 won't POST when loading XMP Profile for G-Skill Ripjaws V 3200Mhz Black DDR4
- EVGA Gives Away Free Cooler Shroud Replacement to its HYBRID Series Owners
- Shuttle Offers Value Priced XPC Nano Small Form Factor PC
- MSI Announces the DS502 7.1 Gaming Headset with Active Noise-Cancelation
- Netgear Introduces Quad-Mode Business-Class Wireless-AC Access Points
- Nokia announces planned leadership and organizational structure for combined Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent