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InWin G7 Mid-Tower Chassis Review - InWin G7 Mid-Tower Chassis

InWin G7 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

If the GT1 case was a little too out there for you, InWin offers a sleeker version with the G7.

| Mid-Tower Cases in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Apr 25, 2013 6:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 73%      Manufacturer: InWin

InWin G7 Mid Tower Chassis

 

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The front bezel is more classical looking with the G7 than compared to the GT1. The angled top, with the InWin name plate along with both sides, use a textured plastic for the outer frame. In the center, covering the bay covers and the solid lower panel, they are made to look like brushed aluminium.

 

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At the top of the front bezel and where the chassis angle back to meet the top of the chassis is where you will locate the front I/O panels. The top section holds the power button and fan control switch under the shiny plate with the InWin name on it. The front of the chassis then houses the pair of USB 2.0 ports, the single USB 3.0 port and the HD Audio jacks.

 

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The top of the chassis still offers the HDD dock right behind the I/O panel. As the top levels off again it keeps the solid construction until the grooved area at the back is reached. This area is where the optional 120mm fan will mount.

 

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While I like the look of the left side panel with the large mesh area for a pair of optional fans, there is also the embossed InWin name and logo found here. What I really don't get is why the structural bends that make the panel more solid were pressed in closing off room for taller CPU coolers.

 

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The rear of the chassis offers a way to get tubing and wires out of the chassis above the exhaust fan. To the left there is the room for the rear I/O dust shield, and at the bottom is the area for the PSU, with seven expansion slots with their mounting done here.

 

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At least with the right side panel, even though it is really plain, the structural shape is dented out of the chassis this time. This will allow for thicker wires to be run behind it, and still be able to go back on the chassis.

 

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To support the G7 there are large plastic feet used with no rubber pads on them. You can also tell that under the PSU and the optional fan position, both areas have removable dust filters to easily clean them.

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