Thoughts on the TU150?

Discussion in 'Small Form Factor Systems' started by HardLiner, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. HardLiner

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    Very sharp looking. One of the best looking ITX cases I have seen. Looks reasonably functional as well.

    Since I only want air cooling, it's nice that this supports full height air coolers.

    My only knock would be intakes don't appear filtered. We can never win against dust build up, but I prefer to at least put up a fight.
     
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  3. obs

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    A little on the large side but looks like a solid case for air cooling.
     
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    Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, huh Necere?
     
  5. rfarmer

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    It is on the big size for my taste and is definitely a Ncase clone, one thing that is an improvement is the front intake which will help exhaust the GPU heat out the back.
     
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    I would purchase one if it had a vented side panel instead of glass.
     
  7. DogsofJune

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    Meh, when it's available, maybe it'll be cool.
     
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    I could see this being the 'BitFenix Prodigy' of entry 'premium-level' mini-itx PC cases. I am curious how well a Noctua NH-U12A with 2 Noctua 120mm Sterrox fans (1 front, 1 back) does with a 3900X / i9 9900K and 2080 TI setup.
     
  9. kirbyrj

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    Didn't LianLi make those cases for Ncase?
     
  10. DogsofJune

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    Lian Li has some nice cases, but unless they are out in the wild for purchase, it doesn't matter how cool they are.


    This is a nice looking case tho
     
  11. rfarmer

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    Lian Li manufacturers both the Ncase and Dan A4.
     
  12. Engr62

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    Lian Li manufactures the NCASE M1 as well as the Dan A4 as rfarmer points out. However, NCASE owns the design.
     
  13. Necere

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    It wouldn't be the first time someone's borrowed design cues and layout from the M1.
     
  14. HardLiner

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    Anyone know the price? I think they said $110 back at CES?
     
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    I was excited by this with the CES coverage ..one of the techtubers was bashing the handle as 'flimsy' and kept pulling the handle out of the recess and then letting it drop back in to demonstrate - what a tard

    What I like so far is that its made of aluminum , shipping in aluminum as well as black colors & of course it has tempered glass window without being the size of a bigger case like nzxt h210 .

    Also I heard it has micro usb c latest rev in the front io to match up with the Asus ROG Strix X570-I Gaming board which is also DTX .

    I don't like that it is SFX PS only ..I think the top area is wasted with the recess for the handle, not vented or accommodating a fan .. so extra volume like a tophat but no real benefit .

    Kenny
     
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    I think this case looks great, and has good cooling potential.