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[Frontpage News]Gigabyte 3D Mercury Case - Get Into Liquid
« on: July 29, 2007, 11:59:06 AM »
Gigabyte 3D Mercury Case - Get Into Liquid

We took the Gigabyte 3D Mercury Pro case from a spin and tested out the latest case to come off the line at Gigabyte.  This case is aluminum all around and features an integrated Liquid Cooling System.  Gigabyte has included virtually everything you need to get started with watercooling and things couldn't get much simpler and better looking when it come to watercooling your computer.  Take a look for all the details.


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This case from Gigabyte is currently their flagship case.  Not only is it a very fine quality case, it also incorporates a decent liquid cooling system to provide better performance, cooler temperatures, less noise and a "l33t" factor that can only come from having water inside your rig.  The case itself is very functional, roomy and well built, not only that, it's one of the sleekest cases I've seen in a while. . .

Please feel free to post your comments, questions and any feedback you have about this review right here in this thread!

Enjoy! ;)
« Last Edit: July 29, 2007, 11:59:53 AM by Zeus »

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Re: [Frontpage News]Gigabyte 3D Mercury Case - Get Into Liquid
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2007, 09:31:58 PM »
Looks to be a nice case...Lots of room. Might be to expensive for most ppl. I would like to have this case and get rid of my "tower of power" lol as I heard it called at the last lan party..... Maybe Gigabyte should let you auction it off... kinda thing.    ::) Looks like the "hand model" did a great job!!! So this case is able to be used for AMD and Intel solutions? Can you add fans if needed? Could you upgrade the water cooling to bigger tubing or what is the stock size?? The water cooling system I got now works good but I want to keep up with it and this case looks ok compared to the others that I have looked at. The only thing holding me back seems to be the price... Great review!!! Maybe they have a non water cooled edition that I can hack up... :D :D :D
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Re: [Frontpage News]Gigabyte 3D Mercury Case - Get Into Liquid
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2007, 09:47:30 PM »
Yes, this case can be used for either AMD or Intel platforms.  I believe I mentioned that AMD processors are supported.  The case comes with 1 front intake 120mm fan (HDD Cooling), 2 120mm exhaust fans and 2 120mm Radiator fans.  I would assume that 5 - 120mm fans would be enough - if not you can mod.  I did fail to mention that the tubing is standard 3/8" tubing.  With a pump flow rate of 400L/Hour, 3/8 tubing should be ample.

The 3D Mercury only comes with a LCS system installed.  If you want something that is water-cooling ready from Gigabyte, check out the 3D Aurora 570, the Triton 180, the 3D Aurora, or the Poseidon.  They all support water-cooling via port holes to run tubing and a place to mount an external 120mm radiator.