Enermax Staray

Conclusion & Videos

Have to start by reminding you all this case can be purchased for under £35, so it was never going to be perfect. The way the side panels attach does feel very cheap, and space is somewhat limited. Other than that though I think this case is an absolute bargain. All the fan intakes have dust filters including the optional side panel fans. Even though the cabling was quite messy inside the thermal performance was quite respectable considering the amount of hardware we shoe-horned inside the tight spaces inside the case. The test gear really did feel like a well endowed gentleman trying to squeeze into something tight!
If you are looking for a budget case, maybe something small and light to take for a LAN event that can get battered in the back of the car without having to worry too much, then this is definitely a case that should be going on your sub £50 recommended list.
The Good
- Price
- Dust Filters
- Lightweight
- Compact Design
- Front LED Fan lighting options
- Full length GPUs can be an issue with Hard Drive Location
The Bad
- Side panel fitting is difficult and feels cheap.
We would like to thank Enermax for sending us the Staray for review, you can discuss this and many others in our forums.
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Most Recent Comments

28-10-2009, 02:19:50

I Hunta x
looks good tom, gave it a quick read through now but ill give the vids a watch and a propper read through later,Quote

28-10-2009, 03:39:22

Pretty good little case tbh dude, and much prettier than the antec 300 imhoQuote

28-10-2009, 03:59:40

I Hunta x
deff agree, is nicer to work with than the 300? if so think i have my new budget case for low end builds unless they want a simple case like the 300 that isQuote

28-10-2009, 07:09:06

For £35 if you dont like the 300 then this is a good case, also hvae another review coming of a cheap case that may well topple the 300.Quote

28-10-2009, 07:38:17

I Hunta x
i personaly love the 300 but some people want something a bit more flash without going ott, so this fits the bill tbh,

and any clues on what its going to be?Quote

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