Deepcool CK560 review
This time, we’re checking out the Deepcool CK560, an airflow-oriented mid-sized ATX tower PC chassis. I had an almost instant deja-vu when I saw the first materials about it. Why’s that? It looks almost exactly the same as the other Deepcool (previously also named GamerStorm) product, I mean the CG560, which I had in my hands for a review. Well, the front panel looks a tiny bit different, but that’s not a significant change. Let’s check the other things as well. Again, it’s a mid-tower chassis with around 49 l of volume. It’s 4 mm longer and 1 mm higher this time, so it’s hard to notice. The looks are classic, definitely not extravagant. We’ll find the three 120 mm front RGB fans and the 140 mm non-RGB at the back of the chassis. This time there’s also a white version, not only the (traditional) black. Luckily, there’s a USB Type-C port, so the omission from the CG560 has been … patched.
The exact dimensions are 456×230×471 (L×W×H) in total; it’s 49.4 l of volume, so a bit over half a liter more than the CG560. The CK560 supports up to E-ATX (and, of course, ATX, uATX, and mini-ITX) motherboards. Again – you get here a built-in ARGB controller. The weight is 8 kg (one kg more than the predecessor) with a one-tempered glass panel. According to the specs, there are two 3.5” (which can also handle 2.5”) and two 2.5” drive brackets. On the front, you will find the following ports:
- USB 3.0 x 2,
- USB 3.2 Type-C x 1
- HD audio ports
- Power and LED buttons
The Deepcool CK560 provides many cooling options, supporting radiators up to 360 mm at the front, 360 mm at the top (previously 280 mm), and 140 mm at the back. You also get seven expansion slots. It’s possible to mount up to three 120 or two 140 mm fans at the front (3 x 120 mm ARGB come pre-installed), two 120 or 140 mm fans at the top (so no change here, opposed to the radiator compatibility at this place), and one 120/140 mm fan at the back (and it’s included as well, and even it’s a bigger one). There are also three fan filters (front, top, and this time also at the bottom). You can use CPU air coolers with a max height of 175 mm (enough to fit all models) and GPUs up to 380 mm in length. The PSU shouldn’t be longer than 160 mm (and that’s not much). The price is 99.99 USD (or 104.99 USD for the white edition). That’s 10 USD more than the CG560. Will it be worth the higher price? Now, let’s check out the specs and features of this chassis, shall we?