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  • Cooler Master Elite 430 Case Review
  • Cooler Master Elite 430 Case Review



    Cooler Master has once again pushed the envelope for the budget minded builder. With a case that is well below $75 bucks, but has the options of a much higher priced case. The Elite 430 is a unique case with so many options that has not even been explored yet. The ability to add watercooling to using large multi-GPU setups is just amazing for this priced case.

    The enthusiast on a budget does not have to sacrifice quality and options when they choice this case. The modder out there is also in for a treat. With such a low priced case with so many options just waiting to be explored becomes an easy choice. With a price that makes a project easier to work with knowing that the startup investment is easy on the pocket.

    The only issue that came to mind with the Elite 430 is the ability to use a couple large graphics cards with a few hard drives installed. This for the most part this will never happen in a low budget setup. Even for using higher end hardware there is ways around this using some converters in the 5.25" area to house the hard drives.
    Good Things
    Great value
    Options for watercooling
    Great overall Airflow
    Ability to support the largest of graphic cards
    Taking most of the Highend cases options
    Strong overall design for the price
    All black interior/exterior paint finish
    Bad Things
    Only providing one fan
    Tights squeeze for multiple large graphic cards while using more than 3 hard drives.
    Cooler Master Elite 430 Case Review

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