With high tariff war, any PC case NOT made in China?

Discussion in 'Cases & Case Modding' started by Happy Hopping, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Happy Hopping

    Happy Hopping [H]ardness Supreme

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    Is there any other out there begin to dig for PC case, among other components, not made in China? to save cost?
     
  2. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj [H]ard as it Gets

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    Have you really noticed a cost increase? I haven't when looking at cases. I look for sales.
     
  3. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

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    Does it matter if it made in china if its still the cheapest?
     
  4. Kardonxt

    Kardonxt 2[H]4U

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    The Corsair 100r silent we use for a lot of our builds hasn't budged. However the cheap ass Rosewill R521-m we use for low end builds has become hard to find. We had to return one due to damage to amazon and I think we may get stuck with a refund.

    I would have kept the case and made it work if I had known. We have a dozen plus PCs ready for the install and can't have one mismatched.
     
  5. RogueTadhg

    RogueTadhg [H]ard|Gawd

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    We already lost case-labs to tariffs. I believe it was Aluminum.

    I'm still sad about it.
     
  6. Tony Ou

    Tony Ou SilverStone Tech Representative

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    Many case companies probably still have pre-25% tariff inventory left to sell, so that's why we haven't seen price hikes reflected just yet on end-user side.

    We do have some cases built outside of China, they are usually lower volume or require parts that are not sourced from China. The CS381 we recently launched is a good example, it's made in Taiwan:
    https://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=861
     
  7. Happy Hopping

    Happy Hopping [H]ardness Supreme

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    see, for those who read books from Trump, in 1 of his book, at the very beginning, he said "Your mortgage is that little key that you need to open the front door of your house." That's his belief. Inferring on that, and also by his own words, the tariff "is that little key" that you need to do business w/ USA.

    He won't change that. So I don't know how hard it is to move facility to Taiwan, but if he got re-elect, cancel your plant in China, and move to taiwan.
     
  8. GoldenTiger

    GoldenTiger [H]ard as it Gets

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    Drunk posting again?
     
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  9. w1retap

    w1retap [H]ardForum Junkie

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    CaseLabs was bleeding money and mismanaging funds long before the tariffs were implemented. They just blamed their failures on tariffs for their stock sheet metals.
     
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