Inside the Steam Castle B
At first glance with the panels removed, this does remind us of the Prodigy layout. This is because the storage configuration has been changed in favor of a wider motherboard tray. We also find the hardware is on the bottom drive bay, and the wiring is bundled, but it is still attached to the inside of the right side panel.
The top, towards the front of the chassis, offers room for a 5.25" drive or device. Right below that is a short cage that is just long enough to support the weight of a hard drive. Under the bezel, and on both sides, these bays are screwed into the frame, and are removable if you do not need them.
Just behind the large front intake fan, we see that the extended panel of the motherboard tray is what frames in the HDD bays. That frame section can also be removed, and doing so would eliminate space for 3.5" drives, but it would open up two locations for 2.5" drives on the vertical frame section that is left.
At the back, we find the panel is split in two sections. Above the motherboard tray, we see expansion slot covers are held in place with a panel that slides down to lock them in. We also see the three-pin powered, 120mm fan.
In the middle, we can now see the two sections of the motherboard tray. The larger, left section offers pre-installed standoffs, and a cooler hole that is almost pointless. To the right, we can see more locations for standoffs, and it is also what will allow for Micro-ATX support, as well as the more basic Mini-ITX motherboard tray.
Below the motherboard tray is where the rest of the rear panel can be viewed internally. Here we find the large opening for the PSU, with the four rubber pads to support and isolate it.
Flipping around to the other side of the chassis, but still looking under the motherboard tray, we also find room for yet another pair of 2.5" drives in this design. If you do not need the additional drives, then this rack can also be removed.
As for all of the chassis wiring, well it is contained on the right side door panel. Not only is there all of the connectivity we usually get in a chassis, but there is also a SATA power lead, and three fan leads that stem from this panel. The SATA lead powers the fan hub, as well as the dial to increase the amount of red LED shown through the turrets.
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.
- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging]
- Page 3 [DeepCool Steam Castle B Micro-ATX Chassis]
- Page 4 [Inside the Steam Castle B]
- Page 5 [Accessories and Documentation]
- Page 6 [Case Build and Finished Product]
- Page 7 [Final Thoughts]
Recommended for You
- 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.
Latest News Posts
- Airbus wants to start testing flying cars this year
- Pokemon GO generated an insane $950 million in 2016
- Nintendo Switch will have 'steady pacing of content'
- Faraday Future stops factory construction to afford CES
- Switch's paid online is made to attract third-party devs
- How to get larger than 2TB HD to work on GA-P35-DS4 Rev 2.0
- G skill Trident Z 32GB ( 2 x 16GB) DDR4 3000 Cas 15
- Intel 82579v - Code 10 - media disconnected
- 80mm or 92mm Fan for D8000-3
- p67a-ud3-b3 with u1d UEFI bios: pcie 4x works as 1x
- BIOSTAR announces Z270 motherboard lineup
- Immersion and Nintendo enter into agreement to bring Immersion's TouchSense Technology to the Nintendo Switch System
- LucidSound invites Nintendo Switch gamers to a new standard of powered audio with the LS20 Amplified Universal Gaming Headset
- Opera Neon envisions the future of web browsers
- Nintendo Switch launches March 3 at $299.99