Xigmatek Elysium Case Review

Xigmatek is a European manufacturer of computer related products, mostly focused on cases, power supplies and cooling solutions. Most of their cases are designed for the mainstream market, offering good features and usability at a low price. Xigmatek also offers one single computer case at the time of this review which is nothing like that. Today we are going to examine and review the Elysium, a massive tower case of gigantic proportions and one of the very few cases ever able to support XL-ATX and HPTX motherboards.

Xigmatek is a European manufacturer of computer related products, mostly focused on cases, power supplies and cooling solutions. Most of their cases are designed for the mainstream market, offering good features and usability at a low price. Xigmatek also offers one single computer case at the time of this review which is nothing like that. Today we are going to examine and review the Elysium, a massive tower case of gigantic proportions and one of the very few cases ever able to support XL-ATX and HPTX motherboards.

 

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

  • Support HPTX super big M/B and 10 PCI slots for four graphic cards.
  • Hot-swappable 2.5/3.5” SATA HDD docking on top panel.
  • Two USB3.0 super-speed ports on top panel with dust-proof cover.
  • Both side screw-less ODD holders.
  • Dual PSU possible on the top and bottom.
  • 360/420mm water cooling radiator possible.
  • Fully external twelve 5.25” bays with two “4 in 3 HDD cage”.
  • 3.5” HDD anti-vibration rubbers inside of 4 in 3 cages.
  • Anti-vibration rubbers and bottom dust filter for PSU.
  • Aluminum on the front mesh panel with removable dust filters

 

Product Name

ELYSIUM

Product Number

CCC-HSA0DS-U01~04

Dimension

(W)230 x (H)618 x (D)663 mm (9.06*24.33*26.10 inches)

Drive Bay

5.25" External x 12 with tool-free holders. 
(Including two external 3.5" device adapter and one 4 in 3 3.5" HDD adapter.)

Expansion Slot

10 slots, 440mm free add-on card length.

Motherboard Support

HPTX, XL-ATX, E-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, ITX (with backside hole for CPU cooler)

Power Supply

Standard P/S2 ATX/EPS power supply unit 
1. Two PSU space on the top and bottom.
2. Intake airflow hole with dust filter. 
3. Available for face upward and downward installation. 
4. Within anti-vibration rubber.

Cooling System

Air-cooling
Front Fan : Pre-installed 120mm white LED with black blades x 2 
                    (On the 4 in 3 HDD cages.) 
Rear Fan : Pre-installed 140mm white LED with black blades x 1 
                    (120mm fan is available) 
Side Fan : Pre-installed 200mm white LED with black blades x 1
CPU Fan : 80/120mm fan x 1 available
Bottom Fan : 
 *If PSU was installed on bottom space: 120/140mm fan x2 or 200mm fan x 1n
 **If PSU was installed on top space: 120/140mm fan x3 or 200mm fan x 2n
Top Fan : 
 *If PSU was installed on bottom space: 120/140mm fan x3 or 200mm fan x 2n
 **If PSU was installed on top space: 120/140mm fan x2 or 200mm fan x 1n

 

The clearance of CPU cooler height is 185mm without 

side panel preinstalled 23cm fan interference.

 

The clearance of CPU cooler height is 155mm with side panel

preinstalled 23cm fan interference.


Side panel 23cm fan is removable to top and bottom fan space If interference.

Water-cooling 
Water pipe holes x 7 (with rubber cover) 
Available for 360/420mm radiator

I/O Panel

Top Panel: Power On/Off switch, USB3.0 x 2, USB2.0 x 2, e-SATA x 1, 
Audio in/out x 1 (HD Audio).