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AOpen AOpen HX45A Mini Tower case review
Date Posted: Oct 5 2000
Author: Joe
Posting Type: Review
Category: Case Reviews
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AOpen HX45A Mini Tower case review By: Joe

Review - AOpen HX45A Case

Well in the Theme of getting ProCooling back as active as ever, hardware reviews are inevitable, and are a much requested part of ProCooling. This time we got a nice donation from the peeps at AOpen.  We are not new to AOpen hardware, we did a lil review of their ProGOLD Mobo a few months ago.   Back then we were impressed, and we were very interested to see how their quality carries onto other hardware.

Lil Background info on AOpen

 AOpen is an Acer subsidiary that makes OEM PC Components and many Retail PC Components. AOpen makes a huge variety of items, everything from PC133 SDRAM,  to Full tower ATX cases, and Top of the line and world known Motherboards.  They have been in business for 23 years, and are the BIGGEST OEM PC Parts supplier in the world. So for those of you who thought they only made motherboards, you thought very wrong :)   Well, enough of this, you are here to see a case not a stock report.

The AOpen HX45A Mid Tower Case

At First glance and feel, it gives a feeling that its solid and sturdy.  the Front plastic face is a nice design, and the bays are well located.  The next thing you notice is a OC'rs requirement, removable sides! The goodness just starts there

The Sides removed

Lets Dive into this Bad Boy

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