Gelid Darkforce

  • Gelid Darkforce
78
Based on 5 scores, 12 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Sturdy frame construction, Hotswap docking station in top, Includes two fans, Dust filter on all intake areas, Plastic hard drive trays that hide drives nicely, Single 5.25 to 3.5 inch adapter included, 8 1 motherboard expansion slots, Good mix of I/O, Plenty of cable management possibilities, Modular hard drive bays, Two fan header PCBs, Silent fans, Velcro strip to secure PSU, More than enough...

Cons:

  • A bit pricey, Additional USB 3.0 instead of eSATA would have been more useful, Other cases of this price point include three fans, Screwless system for optical bays does not hold well, Does not feel as good as other chassis of this price range due to materials of front/top, Looks may not be for everyone...

Expert reviews and ratings

By goldfries.com on -

It's a great casing, prices hovers around 80 USD, around RM 250 – 300 range which I think is a good price for a casing of such build and space. #splitpages{text-align:center;margin:auto;width:490px;} ...

By LanOC Reviews on -

Without the luxury of spare parts to test the chassis out, I transplanted my current rig into the DarkForce so I could experience the chassis from installation to the satisfaction of the end result, and I won't be going back. Aside from being lazy, the...

By Overclock3D on 70

Once built into and fired up the Gelid Darkforce is actually a very quiet and elegant looking piece of kit to have sitting on the desk beside you. The 3 inclusive Gelid branded fans appear to be an all black version of the Gelid "Silent" range. ...

By techPowerUp! on 80

Gelid is obviously trying to diversify their product range and has chosen the case market to do so. While the DarkForce has the same very sturdy frame as certain anidées or Enermax or Nexus chassis, this is nothing new, as many cases share the same...

By Legit Reviews on -

Gelid Solution makes its first PC case and any PC builder who reads about it should rejoice! The DARKFORCE enters as one of the best in its class and will make any PC builder hungry for what is next from the innovative minds at Gelid Solutions! ...

By VR-Zone on 85

Quality (30% of the total score) Gelid’s first attempt to design and manufacture a quality case has been a success, with the Darkforce being a well made and versatile gaming case without any manufacturing imperfections, aesthetic or otherwise. Even...

By Fudzilla on -

Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions revealed the first tower case from its GAMER product line. We got the case and tested it, so today we will share our experience with our readers. Dark Force measures 207mm in width, which means the...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

Rather than start with a high end model Gelid have chosen to enter the case market with a mainstream product, packed with features which will appeal to enthusiasts on a budget. Overall we would have to say that they have succeeded in this goal and...

International Review By overclockers.ru on -

У Gelid получился вполне добротный корпус. Да, средний ценовой сегмент накладывает некоторые ограничения, но DarkForce выдает максимум возможного. Это не удивительно, поскольку внешний вид и компоновка практически полностью скопированы с Cooler Master...

International Review By Clubic on 63

Gelid est une marque qui a fait sa renommée dans les solutions de refroidissement, des ventilateurs aux ventirads. Mais il y a un peu plus d'un an, la marque a tenté de se diversifier en proposant le Darkforce, son premier boîtier moyen tour.Hélas...

International Review By Hardware.Info on -

Gelid heeft met de DarkForce een interessante behuizing afgeleverd met een prijs van rond de 95 euro. Qua design kunnen we het niet een heel vooruitstrevend ontwerp noemen, daarvoor lijkt hij teveel op eerder besproken concurrerende modellen. Het zou...

International Review By ExtraHardware on -

Společnost Gelid, známý výrobce chladičů procesorů a grafických karet, nám na recenzi zaslala svou první skříň s označením DarkForce. Prostorný middle tower je určen především pro hráče a měl by se vyznačovat kvalitním zpracováním a bohatou výbavou....