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Old 01-04-14, 10:36 AM
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Cooler Master Silencio 452 Review



You could think of the Silencio range as the Ying to the Yang of Cooler Masters HAF series. Here we take a look at the 452


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Old 02-04-14, 08:33 AM
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Not really much to say about this review.. Although how do CM think its acceptable to not have replacaPCI covers?
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The fractal design define r4 is the same price as this case (in fact ive seen it cheaper) i see no reason why you'd go for this case over the R4 tbh.
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Old 03-04-14, 10:31 AM
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Thanks for the review Tom.
I agree on most of your concerns about this case.
Thumbscrewed PCIe-brackets...pop-outs cheapens the case quite a bit imo.
Another few mill for cable management and a cut out for the 8-pin.
When it comes to rad support up front....meeh..not for me. Unless there are other measurements in place to have a fully functional and filtered reversed airflow through the case, Id rather just go with air cooling.

The only point I miss in this review is tests to show how good of a job this case does at silencing.
I think any review of a silence optimized case should include some figures to highlight and prove this apparent feature.

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Old 03-04-14, 04:24 PM
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Thanks for the review Tom.
I agree on most of your concerns about this case.
Thumbscrewed PCIe-brackets...pop-outs cheapens the case quite a bit imo.
Another few mill for cable management and a cut out for the 8-pin.
When it comes to rad support up front....meeh..not for me. Unless there are other measurements in place to have a fully functional and filtered reversed airflow through the case, Id rather just go with air cooling.

The only point I miss in this review is tests to show how good of a job this case does at silencing.
I think any review of a silence optimized case should include some figures to highlight and prove this apparent feature.

Cheers

Gary did this matey - says at the top of the review.......
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Old 03-04-14, 09:45 PM
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Oops..My bad
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At first I was Oooh hello looks a sweet sleek little number, then let down by poor cable management (only 9mm) and come on CM no 8 pin cut out? Even at this price it should have all the basics, but all that said it has promise.
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