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Kolink Announces Stronghold and Observatory Mid Sized Tower Cases


Kolink have released their latest editions to the mid-tower case range, which both come with an identical core designs but each with a customized front panel. The Observatory, which features a very distinctive hexagonal design, has a front facing tempered glass panel and will be back lit with RGB fans. The Stronghold is built with an aluminum effect steel front panel, offering a classic tempered glass case design.

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Features of the Kolink Observatory at a glance:

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  • Case designed for motherboards up to E-ATX
  • 4 mm tempered glass side and front panel
  • 4x 120 mm RGB fans including controller and remote
  • I/O panel with 2x USB 2.0 / 1x USB 3.0 & HD Audio In/Out
  • Support for two 240 mm radiators
  • 2x 3.5/2.5" drive slots
  • Supports installation of graphics cards up to 38 cm long & CPU coolers up to 16 cm in height

The Observatory featuring the hexagonal design is incased with a front facing tempered glass panel and backlit with RGB fans, it has extra ventilation at the sides of the front panel for improved air intake, something I would imagine is necessary on a case like this one. It also features a I/O panel at the top of the case for easy access if you plan on putting your system on the ground.

The Observatory has a 4mm thick tempered glass side and front panel as well as a black interior coating and a power supply shroud which is all the rage now. there is also a hard drive cage with brackets for two 3.5 or 2.5 inch drives. as well as 3 120mm RGB fans installed in the front with a single exhaust fans. A 240mm radiator can be installed in the front, or the top.

Kolink Stronghold Features at a glance:

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  • 1 x Front USB 3.0 & 2 x USB2.0 with audio jacks
  • Tempered glass side panel for a complete view of your system.
  • Aluminium effect steel front panel
  • 2 x 12cm Black Fans included, with space for up to 6 x 12cm fans throughout the case.
  • Bottom PSU placement.
  • Tool free SSD, HDD side installation.
  • PSU Shroud for a clean interior.
  • Front 240mm space for radiators

The Stronghold has a tempered glass side panel on the left hand side, with an aluminium effect steel front panel for a premium look. It comes equipped with 120mm fans on the top and bottom of the front of the case.

Kolink Observatory Technical Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 201 x 435 x 435 mm (W x H x D)
  • Material: Steel, tempered glass
  • Approx: approx. 6.8 kg
  • Colour: Black
  • Form Factor: E-ATX (up to 279 mm wide), ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
  • Total Possible Fans:
  • 3x 120 mm (Front)
  • 2x 120 mm (Top)
  • 1x 120 mm (Rear)
  • Pre-Installed Fans:
  • 3x 120 mm RGB (Front)
  • 1x 120 mm RGB (Rear)
  • Radiator Mountings:
  • 1x 240 mm (Front)
  • 1x 240 mm (Top)
  • Filter: Top, underneath
  • Drive Bays:
  • 2x 3.5/2.5" (internal)
  • Power Supply: 1x Standard ATX up to 200 mm (optional)
  • Expansion Slots: 7
  • I/O Panel:
  • 2x USB 2.0 (internal connection)
  • 1x USB 3.0 (internal connection)
  • 1x Audio In/Out
  • Maximum GPU Length: 380 mm
  • Maximum CPU Cooler Height: 160 mm

Kolink Stronghold Technical Specifications:

  • Model: Stronghold Black
  • Type: Midi Tower Case
  • Colour: Matte Black with brushed aluminium effect front panel.
  • Case Material: 0.6mm Steel/Tempered Glass/ABS
  • Power Supply Orientation: Bottom
  • Motherboard Support: E-ATX/ATX/Micro-ATX/Mini-ITX
  • External 5.25" Bays: 0
  • Internal 3.5" Bays: 3
  • Internal 2.5" Bays: 3
  • Expansion Slots: 7
  • Front Ports: 1 x USB3.0, 2 x USB2.0, HD-Audio x 1, Mic x 1 - Cooling System: Front - 3 x 120mm Fans (1 x 120mm included), Rear - 1 x 120mm Fan(included), Top - 2 x 120mm (optional)
  • Radiator Support: Front - Up to 240mm
  • Dimensions: 435 x 201 x 435mm
  • Box Dimensions: 491 x 256 x 486mm
  • Clearance: VGA - 380mm, CPU Cooler - 160mm, PSU - 200mm

The Kolink Observatory is available through Overclockers.uk at £62.99, while the Koling Stronghold goes for £35.99.