Product on Review: MasterBox 5T
Manufacturer & Sponsor: Cooler Master
Street Price: £75.99 GBP / $100 USD
Cooler Master are veterans in the world of computer chassis design, having been one of the forerunners stretching back as far as 1999 with their renowned all-aluminium designs courtesy of the ATC-100. Over the years, we’ve seen some expertly crafted enclosures come and go – the HAF Series, the COSMOS lineup and more. The computer case has changed quite significantly in recent years with many new brands stepping up to the plate, the arena is fiercely competitive and today Cooler Master are back with another release which seeks to steal the limelight by way of the MasterBox 5T.
The MasterBox 5T is a mid-tower chassis which delivers a two-tone design with support for the latest PC components. Inside, there is a spacious layout which lends itself to being able to host flagship air CPU coolers and high-performance graphics cards. Cooler Master also include two 120mm fans which utilise a two-speed fan controller.
About Cooler Master
Cooler Master has done its utmost to build not only tangible incentives for innovation, but also a corporate culture that embraces change and creativity. The company rewards successful risk-taking by employees, regardless of whether it is rationalization of an administrative task that speeds up workflow, or a design improvement that enhances the functionality of device product. Innovation is also encouraged in the process of finding new applications for technological breakthroughs in products and services for Cooler Master customers. In fact, the ultimate aim of innovation at Cooler Master is always aims to enable technology to actually benefit customers. To provide this level of innovation, Cooler Master has built up elite R& teams composed of outstanding engineers, many with advanced degrees, and including thermal, mechanical and materials engineers to provide specialized expertise in each of these fields. These superb teams take advantage of a sophisticated design process workflow that ensures efficiency and provides scope for innovations that are reflected in real-world enhancements. Strict process controls ensure maximum efficiency and quality at each step, beginning with thermal simulations, and proceeding to mechanical design, evaluation of mock-up samples, and on to experimental production runs, process testing, thermal and reliability testing, and finally pilot runs and mass production.