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Cougar : MX500

By Andy


Our Product Rating:

Looks Rating
Looks rating of 4 stars

Value Rating
Looks rating of 5 stars

Build Quality Rating
Looks rating of 4 stars

Features Rating
Looks rating of 3 stars

Overall Rating:
This product has a Silver Rating at Nismotech with an overall rating of 80%


Sleek modernistic look with hair-lined surface front panel design
Superior capacity for longer high-end graphics cards up to 300mm, 330mm & 410mm. (depending on varies graphics cards requirement to change position with HDD bracket)
Best ventilation solution and support for 7 fans:
front 120mm fans x 2 / 140mm fans x 2
top 120mm fans x 2 / 140mm fans x 2 / 180mm fan x 1 / 200mm fan x 1
bottom 120mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 1
rear 120mm fan x 1
side 120mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 1
Lots of room for cable feedthrough on the MB tray for easy routing and hiding cables, and provide a better airflow and neatness of system building
Advanced dual USB3.0 for maximum data transfer speed
7 PCI slots provide flexibility for multiple graphics cards solutions
Screw-less mechanisms on 5.25’’devices
3.5’’HDD trays x 7 (compatible for installing 2.5’’HDDs/SSDs x 7)
Provide 2.5’’HDD trays x 3 (depending on the graphics cards length)
Installation opening in the MB tray for easy upgrade CPU cooler
Vented slot bezels for better cooling performance
Removable air filters on the bottom cover & side cover to prevent dust from entering the enclosure. (magnet filters are easy to remove and clean)
High quality and game-style interior black coating


£45.99 - at the time of review on Wednesday 7th May 2014
Does not include P&P

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A really nice good value case. Rubber section on the top for me is a nice touch and something different. There is a great deal of support for air cooling, ability to install high end GPU's and good amount of storage options. Build quality is really good and has a nice overall design


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Tech Specs

Case Type - Middle Tower
Motherboard Type - Micro ATX / ATX
Dimensions - 210(W)x 475(H)x 480(D)
5.25" Drive Bays 3 Exposed
3.5" Drive Bays 7 Hidden
2.5" Drive Bays 3 + 4 (converted from 3.5''drive bays)
I/O Panel - USB3.0 x 2 ( int )/USB2.0 x 2, Mic x 1, Audio x 1

Cooling System
Front - 140mm Fans x 2 / 120mm Fans x 2 (120mm fan x 1 pre-installed)

Top - 120mm Fans x 2/140mm Fans x 2 180mm Fan x 1/200mm Fan x 1

Rear - 120mm Fan x 1 (pre-installed)

Bottom - 120mm Fan x 1 / 140mm Fan x 1

Left side - 120mm Fan x 1 / 140mm Fan x 1

Expansion Slots - 7
Maximum Graphics Cards Length - 410mm
Power Supply - Standard ATX PS2 (optional)

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