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Thoughts on Jonsbo RM3

Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 11:37 pm
by Smanci
This will likely be my next case as we start getting them in Europe. Looks like it'll do fine, or at least much better than the Jonsbo U2, in a quiet somewhat low power setup.
What really caught my eye is the overall sturdiness and materials. I don't think I've ever seen 4mm think aluminum or 5mm tempered glass being used in a case. Or glass panels on both sides. Aluminum cases with internal steel structure don't seem too common, either.
What are your thoughts, especially on those glass panels and structure in general?

Material:
Internal Structure: 1.0mm SGCC Steel Plate
Front Plate: 4.0mm Aluminum
Side Plates: 5.0mm Tempered Glass Side Plate
Back/Top/Bottom Plate: 1.5+2.0mm Aluminum

Image

http://www.jonsbo.com/en/products_32_2.html

Re: Thoughts on Jonsbo RM3

Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2016 3:09 am
by mikeb
I love the design, especially the small size for mATX and the tower form factor. I considered purchasing it, but ultimately didn't because of cost to import to USA and primarily poor airflow concerns. The glass is very pretty and I would no doubt find a way to break it.

Looking at the limited fan intakes I just don't see how this case can be cooled quietly, but would like to hear from someone who has tried with a real build.

Re: Thoughts on Jonsbo RM3

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 1:12 am
by Smanci
mikeb wrote:I considered purchasing it, but ultimately didn't because of cost to import to USA and primarily poor airflow concerns.

Well, it's definitely insufficient for something like quiet dual 980Tis but coming from a case with one exhaust fan, this is a huge upgrade :lol:
Looks like it'll perform better than for example the SPCR test system? Less restrictive and the bottom fan blows directly onto the GPU.

Re: Thoughts on Jonsbo RM3

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:37 am
by Olaf van der Spek
Does it have a window on both sides?

Re: Thoughts on Jonsbo RM3

Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:41 am
by Smanci
Olaf van der Spek wrote:
Does it have a window on both sides?
It does.