Specifications, Availability and Pricing
As I mentioned, the case is made entirely from thick acrylic sheets and cut to specification depending on the pieces requirements. The covering, or let's say, door panels, are made from clear acrylic sheets. The top, bottom and most of the structural components are made from a piano black acrylic. That leaves the front and back panels, which in the Bruiser are UV blue re-active acrylic. All of the parts come ready for assembly and Danger Den includes the largest hardware kit I have seen to date. Building models was something I enjoyed as a kid and I consider myself to be pretty mechanical in my abilities, so I look forward to the challenge of the build process.
There is no cooling shipped with the case from Danger Den; they already know you want to customize a build like this and their fan of choice would likely not be added anyway. They do, however, include three 120mm holes in the front panel and two 80mm holes in the rear panel. If you plan to run all air cooling, some nice LED fans, or even basic blacks will work and look good and enable quite a bit of case air flow. Now, for those water cooling guys out there, that means there is room for two radiators inside the case. With clear acrylic in play, Danger Den did some creative things like placing the single optical drive bay right across from the PSU and the four bay, HDD rack just underneath it. This should keep the wiring short and hopefully out of view.
Now, custom designing an acrylic case is one thing, but the tooling and staff to make this dream come to life does come at a cost. At first glance, this chassis is a show piece. Not only is it an eye catching chassis on its own, but makes an excellent build done by a creative person a masterpiece. I mean that literally and figuratively. While it is very nice to look at, you may not want to touch it or move it around much, so have your pedestal ready. The Black-Series Tower 21 can be found at limited locations as it is built in house by Danger Den for Danger Den, but seems to be in stock and ready to go upon order. The chassis lists for $279.99 at Danger Den's store. If this chassis doesn't seem like it boasts enough room for you, there is a Double Wide version as well. Let's get a look at the packaging and get this build underway.