Entire Case Company Built on Literal Theft

Gamers Nexus
30 Mar 202419:39

Summary

TLDRThe video script discusses a company's blatant copying of another company's PC case designs, resulting in a product that not only lacks originality but also performs poorly in terms of thermals, build quality, and design understanding. The reviewer criticizes the company for failing to grasp the nuances of the original design, leading to a product that is overpriced and inferior in both function and aesthetics.

Takeaways

  • 🚫 The company in question is criticized for blatantly copying designs and marketing materials from other brands.
  • 💡 The 'Hype' case is highlighted as an extreme example of copying, looking nearly identical to the 'Height' case.
  • 🔄 The script points out various elements that have been directly taken from other products, such as slogans and design features.
  • 💔 The review expresses disappointment in the lack of originality and the negative impact on the reputation of the company.
  • 📉 The 'Hype' case has received negative reviews and is considered a failure in terms of design and functionality.
  • 🔧 Inside the case, there are several design flaws and poor construction quality, such as misaligned panels and low-quality standoffs.
  • 💰 The price of the 'Hype' case is criticized as being too high for a knockoff product, with better and cheaper alternatives available.
  • 📉 The 'Hype' case performed poorly in thermal and noise tests, showing worse results compared to its inspiration, the 'Height' case.
  • 🔌 The case also has incorrect specifications listed, such as the number and type of fans included, and USB capabilities.
  • 📝 The script suggests that the company's entire product line may be under suspicion due to the history of copying.
  • 📈 The review concludes with a recommendation to avoid the 'Hype' case and a call for companies to focus on original designs and quality.

Q & A

  • What is the main criticism against the company discussed in the script?

    -The main criticism is that the company is accused of stealing designs and intellectual property from other manufacturers, resulting in products that are blatant ripoffs.

  • How does the Hype case compare to the Height's modern aesthetic case?

    -The Hype case is described as nearly identical to the Height's modern aesthetic case, indicating a high degree of imitation in design and features.

  • What issues were found with the Hype case's specifications and descriptions?

    -The Hype case was found to have incorrect and copied specifications and descriptions. It also included false claims about certain features, such as the USB type-C capability and the pre-installed fans.

  • What are some of the design flaws mentioned in the Hype case?

    -Some design flaws include a poorly implemented slotting mechanism, low-quality standoffs, disposable PCIe slot covers, and incorrectly fitting dust filters. The case also has issues with its vertical GPU mounting and fan mounting arrangements.

  • How did the Hype case perform in thermal and noise tests?

    -The Hype case performed poorly in thermal and noise tests, showing significantly higher temperatures for both CPU and GPU compared to other cases. It was also noted for its audible rushing sound of wind due to the layers of steel and mesh.

  • What is the reviewer's recommendation regarding the Hype case?

    -The reviewer strongly advises against purchasing the Hype case, stating that it is an expensive ripoff with poor performance and quality issues. They suggest considering other cases that offer better value and originality.

  • How does the script describe the company's approach to product development?

    -The script suggests that the company has not put effort into creating original designs, instead opting to copy and steal ideas from other successful products. This approach is criticized as being unoriginal and potentially damaging to their reputation.

  • What is the significance of the phrase 'premium mid-tower ATX PC case' in the script?

    -The phrase 'premium mid-tower ATX PC case' is significant because it is used by the company to describe their product, but it is also the title of the Height's product page, indicating a direct copy of marketing text.

  • What is the reviewer's stance on the company's potential legal issues?

    -The reviewer acknowledges that there may be legal issues related to intellectual property theft, but also notes that the company operates outside of the US, making legal action less likely.

  • What is the reviewer's final verdict on the Hype case?

    -The reviewer's final verdict is that the Hype case is not recommended due to its high cost, poor performance, and lack of originality. They also express concern about reviewing other products from the same company due to the potential for similar issues.

  • What lesson does the reviewer suggest can be learned from the Hype case's failure?

    -The reviewer suggests that the effort put into copying another product could have been better spent creating something original. They emphasize the importance of innovation and uniqueness in product development.

Outlines

00:00

🚫 Critique of Game Max's Hype Case - Originality and Design

The paragraph discusses the Game Max's Hype case, which is criticized for its lack of originality and blatant copying of design elements from other brands, specifically the Height Y60 case. It highlights the company's imitation of modern aesthetics, slogans, and even product descriptions. The critique points out that while other companies have been accused of rip-offs, Game Max's Hype case is a clear example of theft, going beyond mere inspiration and crossing the line into direct copying. The paragraph also mentions the company's previous designs, which, despite being strange, did not involve such obvious plagiarism.

05:02

🛠️ Issues with the Hype Case's Design and Functionality

This paragraph delves into the specific design flaws and functional issues with the Hype case. It describes the case as a monstrosity with a poorly executed steel panel and inadequate screw usage. The paragraph criticizes the case's interior design, which includes low-quality standoffs and flimsy PCIe slot covers. It also mentions the case's incorrect specifications, such as the front IO features and the non-responsive RGB lighting control. The paragraph further discusses the case's poor vertical GPU mounting design, which leads to restricted airflow and incompatibility with the manufacturer's own mounting kits.

10:03

🔥 Testing and Performance Evaluation of the Hype Case

The paragraph focuses on the testing and performance evaluation of the Hype case. It details the case's thermal performance, which is found to be extremely poor, making it the worst case tested with their 2024 methodology. The Hype case's CPU thermals are significantly higher than the already weak performance of the original Height Y60 case. The GPU thermals and VRM thermals also perform poorly, with the case showing no improvement in these areas despite copying the Y60's design. The paragraph concludes with the statement that the Hype case's performance is so bad that it validates the careful tuning of their testing methodology.

15:03

💸 Cost and Recommendation - The Verdict on the Hype Case

The final paragraph discusses the cost of the Hype case and provides a recommendation based on its performance and design. It mentions that the case is overpriced for a knockoff, and even at a lower price, it would not be a worthwhile purchase. The paragraph emphasizes that the case is not recommended due to its high cost, poor design, and terrible performance. It also notes that the Hype case's marketing text appears to be copied, which could be considered theft of intellectual property. The paragraph concludes with a lesson on the value of originality and the importance of creating unique products rather than relying on imitation.

Mindmap

Keywords

💡Ripoff

A ripoff refers to a product or service that is a copy or imitation of another, often with the intent to deceive consumers into thinking they are purchasing the original or a high-quality alternative. In the context of the video, the term is used to criticize the 'Hype' case for its blatant copying of design elements and marketing text from the 'Height' case, suggesting a lack of originality and ethical conduct by the manufacturer, Game Max.

💡Aesthetic

Aesthetic refers to the visual appearance or the artistic style of a product. In the video, the term is used to highlight the design similarities between the 'Hype' and 'Height' cases, emphasizing the modern and visually appealing design that the 'Hype' case has copied from the 'Height' case.

💡Spec Sheet

A spec sheet, short for specifications sheet, is a document that lists the technical details and features of a product. In the video, the spec sheet is mentioned as being incorrect, which implies that the 'Hype' case does not accurately represent its features and capabilities, further contributing to the deception of consumers.

💡Cooling

Cooling in the context of computer components refers to the process of dissipating heat generated by the hardware to maintain optimal operating temperatures. Effective cooling is crucial for the performance and longevity of computer parts. The video discusses the 'Hype' case's poor cooling performance, which is a significant drawback considering that one of the key selling points of computer cases is their ability to provide efficient cooling solutions.

💡Vertical GPU Mounting

Vertical GPU mounting is a design feature in some PC cases that allows the graphics card to be installed in a vertical orientation rather than the traditional horizontal one. This can provide better aesthetics, such as visible through a side window, and sometimes improved airflow. However, the video points out that the 'Hype' case, despite having a vertical mounting option, has it positioned too close to the glass panel, which restricts airflow and leads to increased temperatures.

💡PCIe Slot Covers

PCIe slot covers are removable pieces that fit over the unused PCI Express slots on a motherboard to provide a cleaner look and potentially improve airflow by preventing dust accumulation. In the video, the 'Hype' case's PCIe slot covers are described as disposable and of poor quality, which reflects the overall low build quality and design of the case.

💡Intellectual Property

Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions, literary and artistic works, designs, and symbols used in commerce. It is a legal concept that gives creators exclusive rights to their creations for a certain period. In the context of the video, the 'Hype' case is accused of infringing on the intellectual property of the 'Height' case by copying its design and marketing materials, which is a violation of these rights.

💡Building Experience

Building experience refers to the process and ease with which a person assembles a computer or other technical device. It encompasses aspects such as the design of the case, the accessibility of components, and the tools required for assembly. A good building experience is one where the process is straightforward, components fit as intended, and there are no unnecessary complications. In the video, the 'Hype' case is criticized for providing a poor building experience due to its design flaws and poor quality.

💡Performance

Performance in the context of computer components and cases refers to how well they operate and fulfill their intended functions. This includes thermal performance, acoustics, and overall system efficiency. A product with good performance meets or exceeds expectations for its role, such as providing adequate cooling or producing minimal noise. The 'Hype' case is described as having 'terrible' performance, indicating that it fails to meet even the basic expectations for a computer case.

💡Design

Design in this context refers to the physical layout and visual appearance of a product, specifically the 'Hype' case being discussed in the video. A well-designed product not only looks aesthetically pleasing but also functions efficiently and effectively. The 'Hype' case is criticized for its design, which is seen as a direct copy of another product without understanding the underlying principles that made the original design successful.

💡Quality Control

Quality control refers to the processes and checks put in place to ensure that a product meets certain standards of quality before it is released to the market. This includes examining the product for defects, ensuring that it functions as intended, and meeting the specifications outlined in the product description. In the video, the 'Hype' case is described as having poor quality control, which is evident in the numerous issues mentioned, such as the caved-in top panel, stripped screws, and incorrectly described features.

Highlights

The company in question is criticized for stealing designs and slogans from other brands.

The Hype case is described as a blatant ripoff of the Height's Y60 design.

The company has a history of copying designs from various brands, including Be Quiet, Jones, InWin, NZXT, and Cooler Master.

The Hype case has several quality issues, such as misaligned panels, poor standoffs, and incorrectly specified features.

The Hype case's vertical GPU mounting is criticized for its design flaws, such as being too close to the glass and obstructing airflow.

The company's product descriptions are also accused of being copied, with incorrect specifications and misleading information.

The Hype case's USB Type-C feature is questioned, as it claims to offer 10 Gbps speeds but only has a singular USB 3.0 header.

The Hype case is listed as having three pre-installed 120mm ARGB fans, but the actual configuration includes two side and one rear exhaust fans.

Despite some positive aspects like a sturdy GPU support and decent construction quality in certain areas, the case is overall not recommended.

The Hype case's thermal performance is abysmal, making it the worst case tested with the 2024 methodology.

The Hype case's noise-normalized thermals test shows a significant temperature increase compared to the best cases.

The Hype case's VRM and memory thermals are also the worst among tested cases.

The Hype case's fans cause an audible rushing sound due to the layers of steel and mesh.

The Hype case is considered too expensive for a knockoff and is not recommended, even if sold at a lower price.

The Hype case's poor design and performance make it a clear example of intellectual property theft and a lack of originality.

The review suggests that the effort put into copying should have been used to create something original and that the company should focus on building a reputation based on innovation.

Transcripts

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this company likes stealing things like

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it's hype not not the height this is the

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hype which as you can see is a modern

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aesthetic

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case just like Height's modern aesthetic

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case with the

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y70 and the y60 uh and this it's

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actually it's a very interesting

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catastrophe of a case ignoring things

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like the fact that they got their own

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stock fan counter on in the specs they

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also borrow slogans and quotes for

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example the Asus inspired but definitely

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grammatically wrong created for those

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who dare to win be gamer and then again

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modern aesthetic case even the

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description text is literally copy

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pasted it says chamfered molding on the

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top and bottom of the Chassy ground the

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case visually and allows for glass-free

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displays but not every statement is

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stolen game Max is nowhere to change the

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world for good with over 15 years of

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experience creating PC cases with over

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10 years experience creating PC cases be

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ready be gammer and finally Diamond what

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the what the

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f we've criticized designs that have

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been clear ripoffs before but maybe

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we've been spoiled because most of the

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ripoffs we've criticized have at least

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been legally distinct today game Max is

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here to show us what a real ripoff is

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with the hype hyp case that looks nearly

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identical to the height hyt y60 it makes

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the game DS nisso P1 look like a

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respectful homage and actually the the

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game DS gc7 and the game DS gc4 actually

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also the game DS gc3 and the the gc2

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actually maybe we need to look at game

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DS

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next but we're talking about hype today

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and it really leaves us dumbfounded

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because nearly everything in the game

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Max catalog is at least a surface level

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ripoff there's some be quiet style some

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Jones bow or anad plenty of inwin a

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touch of NZXT for style Cooler Master

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Corsair cougar obviously lean Lee but

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none of them crossed the line between

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similar and blatant actual theft like

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the hype does and some may be just

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legitimate coincidences game Max has

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made some cool designs with some strange

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names but unfortunately we'd be

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reluctant to review those in the event

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that they are also stolen and actually

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regardless we'd kind of reluctant to

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review the

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diamond Co in general that stands for

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cooling and overclocking by the way and

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they say it's

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patented but why bother before that this

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video is brought to you by Arctic and

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the liquid freezer 3 which we've tested

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using our standard methodology and found

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to be one of the most noise efficient

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CPU coolers on our charts the liquid

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freezer 3 includes rise and offset

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mounting to improve AMD performance and

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uses a thicker radiator to further lower

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the temperatures Arctic has priced these

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competitively for aios and you can learn

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more at the link in the description

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below so this case has been somehow

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around since September of 2023 according

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to internet archive it's a over a year

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after the y60 original came out which is

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this case the one that has really gotten

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critical Acclaim it's been wildly

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successful for height the box was

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already just an obvious enough ripoff

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but that isn't even worth talking about

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when we start looking at how bad the

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case actually is this whole thing is

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this monstrosity where it's like gmax

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they didn't understand why height did

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the things they did

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this is kind of the the start to the

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problems it's just this giant bulous

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steel panel uh that kind of floats

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around up top

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here like that for the slotting

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mechanism they're just using Phillips

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head screws which is creative you

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normally see more refinement from a case

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that cost $150 though and again this is

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even if you buy it cheap it's

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10 or so on

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AliExpress it's kind of expensive ripoff

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inside they've got these kind of nasty

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standoffs with screws to hold all the

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glass panels in place Amateur hour stuff

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disposable one-time use pcie slot covers

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afterthought slapped on magnetic dust

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filters that cover the holes we showed

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earlier the top panel on our unit was

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visibly caved in the screws holding the

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cable bar were stripped to varying

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degrees and the dust filter at the

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bottom of the case is impossible to fit

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correctly into the vent massive gaps in

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between uh the glass paneling it's just

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really uh not not form fitted okay there

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we go now back to the incorrect spec

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table it also notes that front IO

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features quote buttons cool reset is

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wired to the RGB controller out of the

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box the lighting can also be controlled

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with a remote or a motherboard header

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but it frequently fails to respond to

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the remote for mysterious reasons the

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reasons are it sucks but my favorite

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feature was there's some screws down

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here and my first thought was maybe this

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is like a dust filter or something but

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no actually it does

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this wait I didn't want it to go like

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that there we go it does

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that look at that the case has just

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become 4 in

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shorter and uh

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it looks like we could maybe even hack a

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little more off still it actually looks

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nicer yeah I agree it does kind of look

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better this way getting getting rid of

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all the misaligned metal this whole

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thing is just going to be an extended

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piss take by the way the height y60 was

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designed with vertical man that is so

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much easier compared to what I've been

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doing for the other one uh it was

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designed with vertical gpus in mind you

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can see that here they include a riser

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they built it and shaped it in a way

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where the card is out of the

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way hype also has vertical mounting

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unfortunately this is very close to the

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glass so this is going to produce about

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the worst possible result additionally

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it is located so close to the fan Mount

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that gpus of any modern height conflict

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with it so we couldn't fit uh our own

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testing card in here it's unnecessarily

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tall they don't include a riser and even

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if it had worked the performance would

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have sucked just because the vertical

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Mount is as close as possible to the

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glass panel restricting GPU air flow and

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pulling the PCI Riser cable across the

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bottom case vent to also completely

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block it and the best part is game Max

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cells drop in mounting kits that aren't

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compatible with this case because the

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bars between the expansion slots don't

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allow it to fit the y60 meanwhile has

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only low profile horizontal expansion

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slots in order to keep its width down

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the hype has full size horizontal slots

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making it even wider than the y60 which

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was already wide the hype doesn't take

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advantage of this extra width and any

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way and it actually has reduced fan

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support versus the y60 with exclusively

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120 mm mounts in all the locations

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according to the spec sheet but the spec

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sheet is wrong uh again they actually

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have a set of 140 mm mounts under oh

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these some of the ctive one that's nice

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look at that the screw stayed in there

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all right it has some 140 mounts for

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fans uh in these rails over here now we

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get to the front panel

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which game Max says is up to date with

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USB type-c and the the best part of this

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is they say that's capable of 10 gbits

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per second which they say is quote 20

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times increasing versus 5 gbits per

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second and I don't know what that

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means but if it's supposed to be for the

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rest of the front panel this USB 3

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header is singular it stands alone

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despite using a

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full usb3 cable to connect to the

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motherboard so uh you can get two out of

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this

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but why why do two on the game Max

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product page the hype is listed as

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having three pre-installed 120 mm argb

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Vans two beneath the floor and one at

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the back of the case and it's not true

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for the hype that's the stock fan

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configuration of the y6d whereas the

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hype shipped to us with two side and one

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rear exhaust so that's all three as

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exhaust fans and it's not a mistake cuz

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we bought the case on Amazon and new EG

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actually has the same product

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description and that's all repeated

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there are also small ripoffs too like

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game Max uses the phrase premium

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midtower ATX PC case which isn't unique

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to height but it is the title of the y6s

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product page let's find some positives

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though there's a generic GPU support

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that looks sturdy enough the metal side

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panel is technically ventilated and the

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infinity mirror fans look nice although

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you can find similar fans at very low

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prices on AliExpress also there are

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touches of construction quality in

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sparing places like snaps on the side

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panels and some captive thumb screws

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sometimes rubber washers but not all of

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them are captive they also ship a decent

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number of loose velcro ties in the

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accessory kit and that's pretty much it

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the case has some neutral aspects

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nothing worth calling out for PR though

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building in this case felt like a

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throwback to 10 years ago but that's

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partly because we don't often scrape the

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bottom of the budget Barrel at least

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other than the DIY PC z o we reviewed a

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while ago and weird one-offs like the

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cool man 3body and the seot tap EDI the

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EDI is maybe the best comparison because

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although hype is built cheaply it's not

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cheap but at least the z o had going for

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it that it was like $23 at the time and

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the seot EDI is cool and different The

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Cool Man 3 body is as the name suggests

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also cool otherwise it'd be illegal you

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can't just name it that if it's not cool

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uh but those were different and this

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just isn't but this is a new case and it

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must have required brand new tooling to

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be able to mimic the y60 this way which

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just seems like it'd be more expensive

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and difficult than designing an original

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product I'm going to throw this over to

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Patrick now who worked on this review

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and has some additional thoughts some

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aspects of the hype seem like they were

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copyed without actually understanding

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the original case so for example we have

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a typical two chamber case design here

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with the height y60 which means that the

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power supply goes down here and two 3.5

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in or 2.5 in drives can go here and in a

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lot of dual chamber cases you can maybe

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swap these or have two power supplies

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meanwhile in the hype we have power

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supply down here and nothing this is

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just empty space there's a slot for a

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single 2.5 in drive to be mounted to the

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back of the case the only drive mounting

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in the case other than that is on this

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cable bar here um this is something that

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it shares with the Leon Lee family of

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cases this cable bar with mounting on it

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and it just sucks there's not enough

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space there's not enough space for the

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drives or the cables crucially the o1

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family of cases the 11d uh the newer o

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11d Evo they have other Drive mounting

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options in the hype this is all you get

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cable bar and 2.5 inch on the back now

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we're going to get into the testing so

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uh this is going to be fun it'll be kind

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of like a workout for our new case test

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bench uh I'll get to experiment with

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some numbers see if if our new bench

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methodology allows for enough range for

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a truly terrible case to still show its

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full potential of how much it sucks and

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uh that's what we're going to get into

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now so we'll be going over to thermals

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some Acoustics and then we'll we'll wrap

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this thing up

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the conclusion will surprise you if the

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hype has a chance anywhere it's here

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because being a ripoff doesn't mean it

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has to have bad throwing performance and

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the real height y60 was weak in this

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area we did some tests with the two side

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fans moved to the bottom as intake in

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Imitation of the y60 but we weren't able

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to completely copy the y6s layout

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because the vertical GB amount and the

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hype is not designed in a way

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unfortunately that's compatible with our

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hardware and we had to supply our own

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Riser cable we'll start with noise

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normalized thermals which puts all cases

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on the same plane Feld by reducing their

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included fan RPM until the total system

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noise hits a 31 DBA threshold in our

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heana coake chamber this is done with

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the included case fans only the first

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result is for CPU thermals in a torture

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workload the best case on this chart was

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the torrent at 46.4 De CI over ambient

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the height y 60 shows a massive increase

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in thermals as compared to the best of

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the best on this chart allowing almost a

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10° climb from the torent that's a huge

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Swain but we already knew that the y60

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only ever achieved acceptable

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performance previously and was rarely

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among the best the hype however uh is

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actually terrible it's officially the

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worst case we've tested with our 2024

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methodology we debuted a couple weeks

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ago so congratulations this case is the

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reason why we had to so carefully tune

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the testing it actually helps us to have

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a case so bad because any hotter and

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we'd be in throttling territory which

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limits how much visibility we would have

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into its suckitude because it would be

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capping The Thermals at 66.6 de over

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ambient its result is appropriately

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numerically representative of the

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temperature inside the case which is

13:36

hell for the CPU at about 89° when

13:39

including ambient even for a copycat

13:41

this area of performance has no excuse

13:43

for being so bad the GPU thermals on the

13:45

same test have the hype down at 54 degre

13:47

over ambient the range for these tests

13:49

is generally fairly tight between the

13:51

average cases with most in the 45 to 48

13:53

degree range and the best in the low 40s

13:56

the open air testing shows just how

13:57

restrictive modern power Splash routs

13:59

and panels can be the GPU intake but the

14:01

hype result is at the bottom Heights y60

14:04

the real one is predictably limited here

14:06

as a result of the vertical mount

14:07

something we talked about in our review

14:08

of the case but it's still at least

14:10

acceptable for seeding a card back as

14:12

far as possible but the hype case just

14:15

completely drops the ball especially

14:16

considering this is one of the key areas

14:18

of change from the y60 this chart

14:20

includes one of our new tests that we've

14:22

been excited about with our case review

14:23

rework includes vrm thermals so that

14:26

helps show the top of the case and gives

14:28

us insight if it becomes a hot spot it

14:30

also shows the ddr5 ram thermals with

14:32

the SPD Hub the hype continues to

14:35

impress it manages once again to be the

14:38

absolute worst performer on the chart

14:40

despite copying a case that was at least

14:42

near the average in this test the mosfet

14:45

we measure ran at 38° over ambient in an

14:48

absolute sense that's fine it's not bad

14:50

for that mosfet but in the relative

14:52

sense that makes this case 10° worse

14:55

than the best on the chart and nearly

14:56

six degrees worse than it's inspiration

15:00

the y6d memory temperatures are also

15:03

massively increased here with a

15:04

ginormous jump from the previous worst

15:07

on the chart to the pop air to 31° over

15:10

ambient that's about 10° hotter than the

15:11

y60 that means if you're running

15:13

particularly hot memory or you were

15:15

trying to overclock while buying a

15:17

ripoff case for some reason then you

15:19

actually might limit the head room for

15:20

the memory now will increase the fan

15:22

speeds of the case fans to 100% on all

15:25

tested cases leaving the GPU and the CPU

15:27

fans controlled looking at GPU thermals

15:29

the hype case despite having absolutely

15:31

terrible CPU thermals in this test not

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shown here managed to at least tie with

15:35

the height y 60 for GPU thermals moving

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to bottom intake instead resulted in a

15:39

better outcome for the GPU which makes

15:41

sense since it gets it closer to the

15:43

card for intake and we actually get some

15:46

fresh air flowing into the case in a

15:47

controlled way but even still as the

15:49

hype fails to even understand the

15:51

mechanical attention to detail of the

15:52

height case to smaller details it also

15:55

fails to deliver better performance but

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it still costs 110 to $ before shipping

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and shipping was as high as $200

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depending on what site you buy it from