Date: November 8th, 2010
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Xigmatek
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
First of all, Xigmatek lists three different part numbers for the Utgard case, with the difference being the side panel treatment. The CPC-T90DB-U01 has a plain side panel with a couple of ventilation areas, the CPC-T90DB-U02 with clear acrylic window and the model we have for review, the CPC-T90DB-U03 that features an X-shaped mesh panel with fan mounts. The raised mesh panel adds about ½-inch to the width dimension compared to the original and window models. According to the Xigmatek website, all three models are also available with a 500 Watt power supply, but our example doesn't include a PSU.
With that bit of business out of the way, we can see from the specs that the Utgard will support both ATX and mATX boards and ATX/EPS power supplies. It ships with three large cooling fans and room for several more, and the watercooling crowd gets the nod with tubing access holes and useful information regarding radiator size limitations. There are several other nice features listed like tool-free solutions and fan speed controllers that we'll go over a bit later, but I like what I see so far.