Xigmatek Utgard Review


Xigmatek Utgard Review


If you have managed to find OC3D then you are obviously a very wise person for starters, but by a process of elimination there is also a very large chance you would fall into the PC Enthusiast catergory. If such a badge is applicable there is no doubt in my mind that you will of heard of Xigmatek. Again, by a process of elimination, it is very likely your Xigmatek encounters have been restricted to the awesome fans they produce. Often companies try to diversify from what they are famed for and have a crack at the case market. One rather large company tried it recently and really should of stayed in bed the morning that project was notioned.

As ever here at OC3D towers we like to give every product that graces the office a clean sheet, and at least give it a chance to show us what it has to offer. Bring forth the Xigmatec Utgard which on face value has a lot of tidy features, but can it really deliver the goods?

Lets stop blathering as I doubt many of you even read this bit anyways and move onto the specifications:

Product Name UTGARD

 Product Number

 CPC-T90DB-U01~U03 / CPC-T90DB-U51~U53


 Utgard-Original / Window: 207(W) x 515(H) x 490(D) mm (8.1*20.3*19.3 inches)
 Utgard-Mesh: 222(W) x 515(H) x 490(D) mm (8.7*20.3*19.3 inches)

 Drive Bay

 5.25" External x 9 with tool-free holders.
 (Including one external 3.5" device adapter and one 4 in 3 3.5" HDD adapter.)

 Expansion Slot

 7 slots (tool-free)

 Motherboard Support

 ATX, Micro ATX (with easy black plant installation window)

 Power Supply

 Standard P/S2 ATX/EPS power supply unit
 1. Intake airflow hole with dust filter.
 2. Available for face upward and downward installation.
 3. Within anti-vibration rubber.

 Cooling System

 Front Fan:      Pre-installed 120mm white LED with orange blades x 1
                      (80/90/140mm fan is available)
 Rear Fan:       Pre-installed 120mm white LED with orange blades x 1
                      (80/90mm fan is available)
 Side Fan:       Utgard-Original: 80/90/120/140mm fan *1 (optional)
                      120/140mm fan *1 (optional)
 Utgard-Mesh: 120mm fan *4 (optional)
                      200/220mm fan *1 (optional)
 Utgard-Window: Not available.
 Bottom Fan:   120/140mm fan x 1 (optional, with 14cm tool-free holder)
 Top Fan: Pre-installed 170mm white LED with orange blades x 1
                      (120/140mm fan x 2 are available)
 Fan Speed Control:
 Six fan speeds are adjustable synchronously by two knobs on top panel.
 Water pipe holes x 4 (with rubber cover)
 Available for 12cm*2 or 14cm*2 radiator (thickness under 46mm)

 I/O Panel

 Top Panel: Power On/Off switch, USB2.0 x 4, e-SATA x 2,

Lets move on to our first impressions of the case over the page

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Most Recent Comments

01-04-2010, 06:13:43

I've always liked Xigmatek. They make some quality products, and the Utgard is just another great product from Xigmatek!Quote

01-04-2010, 06:43:44

We have recently brought home a Xigmatek and I tell you it is fabulous comprising of such excellent features and giving commendable results.Quote

01-04-2010, 13:46:08

Tom, you just made my next purchase!Quote

01-04-2010, 16:24:17

bye bye antec 1200.Quote

01-04-2010, 17:14:34

the midgards a great case and this looks to trump it in every way very hard decision what to choose for my next case!Quote

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