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Sharkoon T28 review: a colourful computer case

An inexpensive, but feature-packed PC chassis

The affordable price tag of the Sharkoon T28 places it in the lower mid-range price bracket for a PC case, but for that range it has an uncharacteristically full set of features with the three fans, a USB 3.0 port and a side-window. It's not a very large cabinet with measurements of 44 x 20 x 48 cm and a volume of 44 litres. It makes it one of the smaller chassis we've tested, and its slightly more than 6.5 kg weight is pretty light for a steel case. See all: Components reviews.

Typically when you buy a computer chassis in the lower price range you’re looking at pretty standard fare, a black and bland computer case that’s not very easy on the eyes with a minimum of features. So when a manufacturer attempts to do something different while keeping the affordable price, Hardware.Info of course wants to get to the bottom of it. Sharkoon recently sent them a red version of the T28 chassis, also available in green and blue. Visit: Upgrade Advisor.

The affordable price tag of the T28 places it in the lower mid-range bracket, but for that range it has an uncharacteristically full set of features with the three fans, a USB 3.0 port and a side-window. It's not a very large cabinet with measurements of 44 x 20 x 48 cm and a volume of 44 litres. It makes it one of the smaller chassis Hardware.Info has tested, and its slightly more than 6.5 kg weight is pretty light for a steel case.

The Sharkoon T28 is pretty compact for a case that houses a full-size ATX motherboard. The front largely consists of mesh built into a plastic panel. On each side there are the power and reset buttons. At the top you will find one USB 3.0 port, three USB 2.0 ports and audio jacks.

On paper the Sharkoon T28 has a lot to offer, especially if you want something nicer than just a plain black case for a good price. It has a window, bright colours, a USB 3.0 port, decent finish, reasonable cable management options, and largely a screw-less mounting system. Go to Hardware.Info to find out how the new Sharkoon T28 chassis compares against other very good (but more boring) chassis in the same price range.

Sharkoon T28

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