Date: January 7th, 2009
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: In Win
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
…the rear of the steel chassis with its four expansion card slots and bottom mounted SFF power supply. The other side panel is unremarkable with only the gray In Win logo accenting the white plastic panel. To open the case further, we'll need to consult the complete and well-illustrated manual.
After a careful read of the instructions, the side and front panels come off easily. Note that there is no wiring connected to the front panel, a real plus when working on a case, regardless of size.
Here's that PSU power cord I was telling you about. It has a right-angle plug and is constructed with 18 AWG stranded wire, more than sufficient for this 300W power supply.
The Matrix will have to be stripped essentially bare to get everything installed. Again, this is a very small case and interior room is at a premium. Careful planning will make things a lot easier when it comes time to fit all your goodies in the case.
While almost all of the internal stuff can be removed, the floppy bay cannot. In Win has included a plastic tab to secure a floppy (or similarly sized bay device,) with only a single screw from the opposite side. There is no need to remove the right side (or bottom, depending how you look at it) panel to complete the installation.