Aerocool DS230 Mid-Tower Chassis Review




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A Closer Look – Exterior


Since this is a silence focused chassis, the left side panel is solid and features no window. However, it’s a very thick panel and comes with a deep layer of noise dampening material to help minimise any noise and vibrations from within the chassis.

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Another thick and noise dampened panel on the right side of the chassis, nothing fancy to look at, but the matte black finish means it looks smart and tidy.

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The front panel has a really nice design to it, with a brushed aluminum effect front face, two tall cut-outs for airflow to the front fans, and a pair of LED lighting strips; one near the top, the other near the bottom.

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Around the back, you’ll find plenty of ventilation, with a height adjustable 120mm fan/radiator mount, seven ventilated expansion slots and the PSU mount.

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The PSU mount has a slide out dust filter, allowing for clean airflow to the PSU from underneath the chassis.

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Finally, all of the expansion slots are fitted with reusable ventilated covers.

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The top panel looks nice and smart and comes fitted with a heavy-duty magnetically mounted plate.

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Remove this place, and you’ll find plenty of additional fan/radiator mounting options. Of course, using these will ruin the acoustic properties of the chassis, but it’s nice to have the option for future upgrades or to just let your system breathe a little more if things are too hot in the middle of summer.

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The front panel is nicely equipped too, with HD audio jacks, four USB ports, lighting controls, and the master power controls.

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You may have noticed that the main part of the chassis looks to be floating above the base, where you’ll find it suspended on a plinth, with a cool Dead Silence logo just on the underside, as well as all-round LED lighting, which we’ll see in action shortly.

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On the underside, there’s a large base for added stability, as well as four durable rubber pads that should protect harder surfaces.

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