Gigabyte 3D Aurora Case


Conclusion Gigabyte 3D Aurora
So how well did the Gigabyte 3D Aurora perform in today's testing?
First and foremost I would like to say that it's so refreshing to see a chassis at this price-point with so many features, reasonably good looks and cooling performance to boot. The Gigabyte 3D Aurora isn't the newest kid on the block, but it's quite nice to take a step back and cast an eye over an older case.
Admittedly, the Gigabyte 3D Aurora may not be to everyone's liking, as I had reservations about the protruding bottom on the front fascia. But the longer I have spent with the chassis, the more it has grown on me. The case itself is very well constructed, and exceptionally light for its size. Sure it has some design flaws, which we've seen today. The HDD cage can create some issues when plugging in components and the rails would benefit from some sort of anti-vibration measures to keep HDD noise down. All things considered though, it performs quite well.
Pricing for the Gigabyte 3D Aurora comes in at an extremely reasonable £70.49 Inc VAT from After Hours Computers. For our Australian readers, Altech Computers has it for AUS$200 inc GST.
The Good
+ Lightweight
+ Well constructed
+ Plenty of storage capacity
+ Price
The Mediocre
* HDD mounts could be better designed
* HDD cage may cause issues with side-orientated ports
The Bad
- Nothing to report
Oc3D Recommended Award
OC3D would like to thank Altech Computers for supplying today's review sample.
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Most Recent Comments

05-11-2008, 05:00:48

Excellent review

I was gonna say how old the case is, but you've already mentioned that.Quote

05-11-2008, 07:11:05

nice review, on one of the pages, cant remember which, there is a spelling mistake, i think its suposed to be what, but its whtQuote

05-11-2008, 07:33:05

Thanks guys and I'm glad you enjoyed the review.

Typo fixed too thanks ionicle Quote

05-11-2008, 08:11:46

Nice review, it's a good case but I still prefer my Aurora 570 Even though it is a tank and I want something smaller Quote

05-11-2008, 19:04:02

Was going to get this earlier.

GJ as always PV.Quote

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