Two trends dominate currently in enclosures the price range above 100 euros: The extensive use of real glass and a lighting with colorful RGB LEDs. Both combined Corsair for around 150 US dollars in Crystal 460X RGB.
Externally, as obvious similarities for anidées AI Crystal eye: Both sides and front are made of real glass, which is secured with four screws on the chassis. The fresh air supply to ensure lateral openings at the front, which is lit by three 120 mm fans of the new SP120-RGB series in 16.7 million colors.
The control of color and speed via the accompanying “RGB Fan Controller” with attached RGB hub, find on the LED cable from three other fans place. Fans can be retrofitted also in the rear and top of the housing. Dust filter, however, are only intended for front and power supply; the top of the 460X is only closed when not in use with a cover which must be removed when installing fans.
The body Crystal 460X RGB is however well known: He came from the Carbide 400Q. PSU and two 3.5 “HDDs therefore continue to disappear behind a screen that separates the lower part of the housing, three 2.5” drives are mounted on the back of the motherboard tray. Processor coolers are through the clutter inside 170 mm, 370 mm expansion card space available.
The Crystal 460X RGB will be available in September at a price of around 140 US dollars in trade.