Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

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Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by Invisiblemoose » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:38 am

These are Jonsbo cases with a Roswell badge. They come in two other sizes as well.

http://jonsbo.com/en/products_U_series.html

They are also available under the Cooltek label, and probably others.

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Post by Xyvotha » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:10 am

Thanks for the great article!
I've been wondering about those Jonsbo cases for a while, but never found a proper review until now.

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Post by xan_user » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:58 am

thanks for the review, any plans to review any of the slightly smaller v3 or v4 cases from jenbro/rosewill ?
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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by Inehmo » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:19 am

I have a Cooltek branded version of this very case. I would've bought it without the window but it was not in stock at the time of purchace.

If only there would be place to mount 120mm fan in the bottom of the case and dustfilters on intakes, it would be damn near perfect case for me. I only need one GPU and one SSD so I don't give a flying rat about HDD-mounting options.

3cm more for the length would improve GPU compatibility enourmosly as well but Asus makes GTX760 that's only 21cm and has decent cooling so here's hoping they will make short enough Strix version of either GTX970 or GTX960.

One great thing about this case is that you can remove the fangrill without any hassle.

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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by quest_for_silence » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:54 am

Invisiblemoose wrote:These are Jonsbo cases with a Roswell badge. They come in two other sizes as well.

http://jonsbo.com/en/products_U_series.html

They are also available under the Cooltek label, and probably others.

In North America, Rosewill is the exclusive Jonsbo distributor, selling their products under its own brand, while, with a similar arrangement, Cooltek is the exclusive Jonsbo distributor in EU.
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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by b3nbranch » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:05 pm

+1 for a V3 review.
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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by Olaf van der Spek » Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:54 pm

Interesting case! I'd love to see a less expensive steel variant.
PSU at bottom would be nice too.

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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by Invisiblemoose » Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:37 pm

quest_for_silence wrote:
Invisiblemoose wrote:These are Jonsbo cases with a Roswell badge. They come in two other sizes as well.

http://jonsbo.com/en/products_U_series.html

They are also available under the Cooltek label, and probably others.

In North America, Rosewill is the exclusive Jonsbo distributor, selling their products under its own brand, while, with a similar arrangement, Cooltek is the exclusive Jonsbo distributor in EU.
Ah, thanks for the clarification.

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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by N-K » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:53 pm

Inehmo wrote: If only there would be place to mount 120mm fan in the bottom of the case and dustfilters on intakes, it would be damn near perfect case for me.
It's quite easy to do it yourself. I did it with my Jonsbo V2 / Cooltek coolcube mini.
Just use a Dremel, drill the screw holes and place a dust filter and fan with rubber fan screws. It shouldn't be too hard since it's aluminum.

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Re: Rosewill Legacy U3 Aluminum MicroATX Tower

Post by endeavour1934 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 4:16 am

This is my current case :D

I ended up removing the side HDD cage (it was bad for airflow), and instead of a 3.5" I'm using a 2.5" drive, placed on the bottom on the front side, leaving the bottom back side to let fresh air cool the video card.

For my current video card that wasn't enough so I placed a 120mm fan on the floor of the case, and it made a huge difference. I used rubber gromets to attach the fan to the bottom using the ventilation holes, which are aligned perfectly to do this. (I also placed some filters sticked to the case with acoustic pads)

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Two more photos: SSD firmly placed between the USB circuit board and the case & Whole thing

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