Date: November 20th, 2003
Article by: Nathan Glentworth
(Owner, Head Editor & Hardware Reviewer)
Product was donated by: DFI
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For price of US$140-$160 depending on availability and
retailer, you will receive the following.
For one, you will be amazed at the sheer size of the Lanparty
With a box almost two times the size of a standard motherboard
container, you know it has to be chocked full of toys.
First off, you will receive a case window sticker, a case
badge, extra motherboard jumpers, a quick install guide and a full multilingual
At the bottom of the box, you will also receive a software
install manual, a full copy of InterVideo WinCinema and the motherboard
and RAID drivers.
The first box you will open is the package containing
the FrontX multimedia panel for an empty 5 1/4" drive slot in your
Although the FrontX multimedia ports were a great idea
when they first were introduced, most of today's newer cases have the
front USB and multimedia ports included. It's still a great addition,
but in today's market maybe the inclusion of some UV reactive color
coordinated 80mm case fans might be more useful.