• Manufacturer Deepcool
• Requirements: ATX PSU, ATX, micro, mini-ATX motherboards
The Deepcool Landking v2 measures 512 x 218 x 515mm and is made up from a mixture of plastic and steel, with 0.5mm thick panels. There are eight PCI expansion slots available (with support for four GPUs in SLI/CrossFire mode), a bottom-mounted PSU and ten drive bays (broken down to three 5.25″, five 3.5″ and two 2.5″ bays).
Internally, there’s plenty of room available, with 280mm clearance for longer graphics cards and clearance for 168mm CPU coolers. And as a good addition, there are also a number of cable management channels and exit points placed behind the motherboard backplate and feeding out to various sections of the case.
The design is quite imposing, with a futuristic, gun-metal grey colouring throughout. The front of the case is made up of the three 5.25″ drive bay panels, with a mesh section at the bottom, which hides one of the preinstalled 120mm fans.
The design works well, and there’s some scope for upgrading.
Along the top there are USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, along with the front audio ports. In addition to the ports and this is the bit we really like about the Deepcool Landking: there’s a slide away section at the front/top, which reveals a further two USB 2.0 ports and a SATA hard drive hot plug port. This section is angled too, so the drive sits comfortably against the angle of the bay and slots perfectly into the port located at the base of the section. It’s quite an ingenious design.
The built-in SATA port is a stroke of genius.
The side panel has a large windowed section to show off the internal specification of the build, including the single pre-installed rear 120mm blue LED fan. Further to the rear fan, Deepcool has also opted to pre-install a single 120mm front fan and a pair of 120mm top-mounted fans. That’s quite an impressive number of default fans.
Despite the size of the chassis, the Deepcool Landking v2 feels surprisingly compact. There are plenty of great features in this case, and while it may look a little different to the usual mid-tower design, it works really well.
We quite liked the Deepcool Landking v2. It looks good, there are plenty of cooling options, the design works well, and there’s some scope for upgrading, especially in terms of the multiple graphics cards. And we simply can’t get enough of that SATA hot-swap port.
What’s more, the Deepcool Landking v2, which is pretty impressive considering what you get.