A+ Case Monolize ATX Full Tower Case

Conclusion

Conclusion

The Aplus CS Monolize is a very well proportioned case that is well built and looks pretty decent, especially when lit up. Mostly built to a very good standard, there are a few niggles that you may not find in some of the more expensive cases out there.

The looks of a case is a very personal thing but I actually have grown to quite like the Monolize case. OK, it's not your £200 top-end all-alu chassis, but it is good looking with only a touch of "gaming case bling".

Coming onto the price, £70 from one of our trusted retailors seems very good value to me for such a large case with some of the features I've mentioned. That's a full half of the price of the Silverstone TJ09 I reviewed earlier.

Komplett

The A+ Case Monolize get's a "Value For Money" Award and "Recommended" for being a well made, attractive case well inside most people's case budget.

Value For $$ Award Recommended Award

The Good

+ Well Built
+ Decent looking
+ No sharp edges inside
+ Decent amount of "bling"
+ Good Value

The Mediocre

* All steel case
* Over-branding in some places

The Bad

- Slightly platic feel to some parts
- Some finishings need tidying up

Thanks to NanoPoint for the review sample

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11-09-2007, 15:46:50

FarFarAway
Check out one of the latest from A+Case and NanoPoint

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11-09-2007, 16:18:12

Toxcity
Very well written review, Kemp.. As always!

Looks as though it is a nice case.

Loving the Monster fans!Quote

11-09-2007, 16:31:40

Rastalovich
Meh, not a case for me. Not on the external looks either.

But I`m over 35, so I have an excuse.

In all seriousness tho, the internals of the case closely resemble the Thermaltake XaserII I have laying empty next to me. The lower drive area has been rotated and rejigged, but even looking at the front - it has the same pinching insertion things u stick to u`r devices. (the XaserII comes with a temp and fan control that fits into the top 5.25 bay, which I removed cos I never got it working >.< )

Those pci blank plate things are a pita without the top piece thing, good to see the inclusion of that to the spec.

Looks like a copy to me. Pretty darn heavy solid metally case ?Quote
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