Not too long ago, I took a look at the first chassis to release from the N series. Then we were given the N200, which was a short and squatty mini-tower chassis that was packed quite full of features, even in its limited space. The idea there was to deliver a sleek looking chassis that offered both great ventilation options, but also was able to keep enough room for the longest PSUs and video cards, while giving Micro-ATX systems a snug new home.
That same sense of chassis design has been enlarged into a mid-tower design, but keeps the same styling of the N200 on the outside. This means room for larger components, more expansion slots, and this time you get a large tinted window on the side of the chassis for your viewing pleasure.
There is another idea that Cooler Master was going for in this newer version. They have the idea that this chassis needed to be designed for water cooling as well. Therefore, this design incorporates three locations to add in radiators, two of which can be dual 120 radiators. On top of that they have obviously increased the size of the chassis, so now the ATX board owners can enjoy the N series as well.
Between the two designs of the N200 and the N600 we are about to see, there is also a mid-range version of these designs that you will find in the N400. The N600 is the top of the line in this series of cases, and from what I saw with the N200, random things like bumped out door panels and hard drive storage have been addressed and improved.
In almost every way, the N600 is superior to both the N400 and N200, but let's get right down to it and see if the N600 from Cooler Master is worthy of your money over all the other mid-tower offerings on the market.