Thoughts on Zalman FC-1 WSVG Fatal1ty ?

Enclosures and acoustic damping to help quiet them.

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Thoughts on Zalman FC-1 WSVG Fatal1ty ?

Post by david25 » Sun Jul 23, 2006 1:42 am

Thoughts on Zalman FC-1 WSVG Fatal1ty ?

OTA? Difficult to silence?

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Post by HammerSandwich » Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:46 am

Bad link.

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Post by Elixer » Sun Jul 23, 2006 8:52 am

Think the link you're looking for is: ... &Itemid=51

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Post by JazzJackRabbit » Sun Jul 23, 2006 3:36 pm

Hmm, seems zalman is going silverstone/coolermaster/lianli road. I don't think it will be a silent case, but it with right fans it may be quiet.

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Post by Trunks » Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:26 pm

It looks good, it has a style?

I dont know how many people will like the PSU mounting, or use some kind of thread tight product on the screws.

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Post by Krazy Kommando » Sun Jul 23, 2006 8:40 pm

the front is too open
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Post by Shadowknight » Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:40 pm

Krazy Kommando wrote:the front is too open
Strange, considering they have grills on the bottom of the case. Having air pulled from the bottom of the case would decrease noise because it's even further away from the user than side-intakes, but they have a super-open front. Go figure.
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Post by BillyBuerger » Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:40 am

I just found this review of the case. (Or maybe slightly different case as it's labeled "FATAL1TY FC-ZE1") Bling aside, the hard drive mounting looks very interesting. Soft-mounted but still "locked" in place. Don't have to worry about it falling out or banging when moving it. But it's hard to tell from the pictures exactly how it's being held in place.

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Post by nici » Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:58 am

I think it looks "cool", and the construction looks pretty damn solid :) I would however not buy it, i would want an option without the window and the warning texts. It also kind of surprises me that a case designed for gamers is so heavy, i would think they need to carry it to LANs.. I would definately want a heavy case, but not if i was to carry it around all the time.

I would imagine Zalman comes out with a model with less "features" like the window and texts at some point.

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Post by disphenoidal » Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:15 am

I think it looks cool, even if the graphics are a little bit over the top. And it looks like the drives are soft-mounted.

However, the stock LED fans look ridiculous, and at 2800 and 1800 rpm will be quite loud.
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Post by Operandi » Mon Oct 16, 2006 10:54 am

nici wrote:I would imagine Zalman comes out with a model with less "features" like the window and texts at some point.
I would hope so. If they did I would be interested in one but not as it is.

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