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Old 14-11-12, 08:54 PM
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Caselabs Merlin SM8 Review



We take a look at the latest chassis to emerge from Caselabs in California. Its a size that will appeal to many more customers but will it still have the charm of its behemoth brothers?


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Old 14-11-12, 09:11 PM
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looks epic cant wait to see one in action.
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Old 14-11-12, 09:14 PM
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Very nice case + very nice review.
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Old 14-11-12, 09:17 PM
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I don't know what to think of these :s I like the proportions, looks and the modularity, but they just seem way too big to me. I really hope they make a small one soon, something to compete with the prodigy would be nice. but eventhough this is as small as they do at the moment, it's still huge
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Old 14-11-12, 09:34 PM
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Mhm Caselabs is special for watercooling, I don't think they will produce smaller cases soon.
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Old 14-11-12, 11:07 PM
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say hello to my new case...
c'mere honey...

this is what the 800D should have been, but missed by a couple of miles (kilometers).
Tom you are right, CaseLabs is creating fabulous persectives on cases, without
monster budgets and marketing.
reviews like this one should make large case owners think "do i really want this
mass-produced case or have options with CaseLabs?"
options cost money, but you won't really be out-of-pocket considering cost to
mod and trial-n-error.

Great Review!

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Old 14-11-12, 11:28 PM
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Abosolutely love this, I think a Caselabs is going to be my next case when I get a new build together in however many years.
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Old 15-11-12, 05:12 AM
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As expected - awesome. I'm still rocking my Caselabs T10 and don't think I will ever need to part with it.
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Old 15-11-12, 10:30 AM
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Caselabs quallity is very very high, no ultrathin alluminium modular system brackets for 5,25" slots .. removeable mainboard tray .. inovative but too large for me
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Old 15-11-12, 05:29 PM
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Ooh, I've wanted this since I fist saw it on CaseLabs site. Maybe my boss will give me a raise. I might be a able to sell a kidney. Maybe I'll just eat dust puppies for a month, would do wonders for my figure!

Over the years I've had many cases, and all of them fall short in two or three areas. And they are expensive too, CaseLabs isn't really expensive if you consider what you get.
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