Xigmatek Octans Mini-ITX Case Review

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Introduction

Today we take a look at an interesting ITX case, the Xigmatek Octans. Xigmatek is a well-known company that have created some interesting products, from coolers to cases, these guys have been in the game for some time. The Xigmatek Octans is a case aimed at the shuttle mini-itx market, a section in the PC market that I feel lot’s of competition is brewing, we have got some great contenders from Silverstone, and so many companies that have created awesome shuttle cases. So what does the Xigamatech Octans Mini ITX bring to the game? Well for roughly £40 you should probably read on to find out what Play3r thought of this case!

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Specifications

Product Name: Octans
Material: SECC with black coating, ABS, Steel mesh
Dimension: 397 mm (L) x 284 mm (W) x 220 mm (H)
Drive Bay 2.5″ Internal 1 compatible with 3.5” 3.5″ Internal 1 + 1 compatible with 2.5”
Motherboard Support: Mini-ITX
Power Supply Standard: PS/2(ATX) or EPS
Cooling System: Rear) Pre-installed 80mm x 1 (Top) Optional 120mm x 1 or 1x 120mm water cooling
I/O Panel: USB 3.0 x 2 and HD Audio in/out jacks
Max Graphic card Length: 300mm
Max CPU Cooler Height: 140mm
Weight:  3.44 kg

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From the specifications of this case, you can see it’s a pretty large case. It’s not particularly light, but it has an impressive max capacity which enables a tall CPU cooler (or 120mm AIO) cooler to be fitted with ease. You can also fit a large GPU in the Octans, although for our SFF reviews we use an XFX 7770.

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