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Posted 10 February 2012 - 04:57 AM

Our latest review covers a full-tower chassis and OCC reviewer red1776 finds some issues. Check out the AZZA Fusion 3000 - http://www.overclock...za_fusion_3000/

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:37 AM

At $180, ita a very good case IMO. The best part which I like is the fact that all drive bays are easy swap bays which can also be called as hot swap bays. A total of 10 easy/hot swap bays! This fact makes it a very good NAS box too. :P
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:09 AM

At $180, ita a very good case IMO. The best part which I like is the fact that all drive bays are easy swap bays which can also be called as hot swap bays. A total of 10 easy/hot swap bays! This fact makes it a very good NAS box too. :P
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I liked it with an *. I really liked the clamshell easy swap cages :thumbsup: it just has the feel of attempting to have 'all the features, but none of them were very polished. If you live near a micro center and get a chance to get hands on with one of these cases, I would be interested what you think after you get to kick the tires.
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 11:42 PM

^ Presently, I'm in India where I can't see much tech :sick: , but will be moving permanently to Cincinnati later this year and only after that I will get chance. :cry:

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 11:57 PM

Not a fan..... And I like louvers :lol:

It's the design that has me put off it has some great features bur as a complete package it wasn't executed properly and at $180 there are plenty more options I would choose over this.

Although I see modders taking advantage of this because those louvers are screaming for a temperature controlled servo.

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 01:20 AM

Again nice review Red

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 01:37 AM

Not a fan..... And I like louvers :lol:

It's the design that has me put off it has some great features bur as a complete package it wasn't executed properly and at $180 there are plenty more options I would choose over this.

Although I see modders taking advantage of this because those louvers are screaming for a temperature controlled servo.


well you about summed up my thoughts on the fusion. I wish they had chosen about half the features and really polished them.

The servo idea is cool. could be as simple as a b-metal device.

@ Boinker, Thanks again man.:thumbsup: I appreciate the feedback.
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:04 AM

well you about summed up my thoughts on the fusion. I wish they had chosen about half the features and really polished them.

The servo idea is cool. could be as simple as a b-metal device.

@ Boinker, Thanks again man.:thumbsup: I appreciate the feedback.

If you remember the thermaltake level 10 maximum security mod posted on her a couple months back by SXRguyinMA. Well in the past he has done a mod where he made up louver cooling for an NZXT tempest and had it controlled by temps. Also had the door on another servo I believe, he always incorporates great motorized and electronic things in his build and seeing this case made me think of it.

I second Boinkers sentiments another great review but this time the subject was as you say not "really polished".

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:13 AM

If you remember the thermaltake level 10 maximum security mod posted on her a couple months back by SXRguyinMA. Well in the past he has done a mod where he made up louver cooling for an NZXT tempest and had it controlled by temps. Also had the door on another servo I believe, he always incorporates great motorized and electronic things in his build and seeing this case made me think of it.

I second Boinkers sentiments another great review but this time the subject was as you say not "really polished".


Thanks Stoner :)
I think i saw that build. he had an actuator on every door...that just gave me an idea...time to head down to northern hydraulics :thumbsup:
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:26 AM

Thanks Stoner :)
I think i saw that build. he had an actuator on every door...that just gave me an idea...time to head down to northern hydraulics :thumbsup:

You may need to modify the latches/magnets (whatever keeps it shut) and rely entirely on the pivoting mech to keep your doors closed.... Provided what your thinking is what I am thinking :happy:

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:32 AM

You may need to modify the latches/magnets (whatever keeps it shut) and rely entirely on the pivoting mech to keep your doors closed.... Provided what your thinking is what I am thinking :happy:


...apparently i am :cheers:
I think it will merely be the removal of the '3 point plate' behind the frame.
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:39 AM

...apparently i am :cheers:
I think it will merely be the removal of the '3 point plate' behind the frame.

Nice :D
Good luck with it :cheers: hope to see some progress some point soon.

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