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Reviewed by: Carl Nelson [05.01.06]
Manufactured by: Thermaltake


External Features

The Eureka, an all-aluminum case, features a 120mm exhaust fan (with blue LED's of course). The rest of the rear bares nothing unusual, except for the pre-drilled holes you can see in the bottom right, for the purpose of watercooling. Thumb screws are provided for one side only (not that you'll likely need to remove the other side, since the Eureka features a removable motherboard tray).

The front and side panel are both key-protected - by the same key, of course. When unlocked, the door is held close by a pair of strong magnets. Below the keyhole, you can see a gap to be used as a handle to open the door (be careful, I've been pinched by the door a couple times already!) There are also a pair of USB ports, a FireWire port, and headphone/mic ports. All of the internal wiring is clearly labeled.

Opening the aluminum door reveals an ugly plastic face. Luckily, you won't be looking at this very much, as the door will remain closed most of the time. You can also feel free to install any combination of hideous beige or black├é drives and memory card readers ;)

Behind the plastic is another 120mm fan (this one is orange, and does not light up) with a removable filter. This is good, because the air intake is on the very bottom of the door, and I can imagine a lot of dust will get sucked into it. Unfortunately the filter is hard to get to - you need to remove the entire face, door and all, to get to it.

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