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SkyHawk ATX-4378C-IV Case Review (Page 1)

The most popular range of aluminium cases would have to be the ones made by Lian-Li. These cases were light, innovative, attractive and appealed to frequent LANers. Skyhawks, a Taiwanese company which has long been regarded for producing cost effective casing designs with bits of translucent plastic, steps into the aluminium case foray. SkyHawk were kind enough to send us their ATX-4378C-IV aluminum PC chassis for review. Continue reading to find out our verdict about this case.
By: Cameron Wilmot from Jan 1, 2002 @ 23:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 70%Manufacturer: SkyHawk

Introduction

Aluminium casing has taken off in the last two or so years with users demanding the best performance and a fashion statement to boot. The most popular range of aluminium cases would have to be the ones made by Lian-Li. These cases were light, innovative, attractive and appealed to frequent LANers. Skyhawks, a Taiwanese company which has long been regarded for producing cost effective casing designs with bits of translucent plastic, steps into the aluminium case foray. Incidentally, the Wintunnel from Coolerguys incorporates a Skyhawks case. SkyHawk were kind enough to send us their ATX-4378C-IV aluminum PC chassis for review. Continue reading to find out our verdict about this case.

Specifications

These specs were taking straight off the SkyHawk site:

* Materials: Aluminum

* Type of case: Middle Tower

* Special color coating technology which provides a mask for the aluminium surface therefore protecting it from scrapes and damage.

* Front Panel with multi-media, USB and IEEE 1394 modular Ports optional.

* Aluminium re-enforcement guider for interface cards with one 8cm ball bearing cooling fan and one fan for CPU effective heat dissipation.

* Rear 7 x expansion slots with special handing-free roll-let screws that are easy to turn off without a screwdriver.

* Dimensions: 445mm x 200mm x 411mm

* Color: Ivy, Violet, Black, Sliver, Gold.

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