Deepcool recently announced its new products for the market and one of them is this case. The Deepcool CH510 is their newest sleek and minimalistic mid-tower ATX case. Let’s see how the latest case of Deepcool stacks up in the market.
Deepcool CH510 Specs
|Mini-ITX / Micro-ATX / ATX / E-ATX
|Front I/O Ports
|3.5” Drive Bays
|2.5” Drive Bays
|2 + 1
|Front: 3×120 / 2×140mmTop: 3×120 / 2×140mmRear: 1×120 / 1×140mm
|Front: 120/140/240/280/360mmTop: 120/140/240/280/360mmRear: 120/140mm
|CPU Cooler Height Limit
|GPU Length Limit
|Power Supply Type
|ATX PS2 （maximum length: 170mm）
Here we have the Deepcool CH510 with its black color variant and they also have a white version of it. As what we have mentioned earlier, it is sleek and minimalistic. In its front panel, we got a light blue cutout color of the Deepcool logo that is illuminated in the lower center spot. Also on the upper left corner of the front panel, we can see a headphone hook that pops out when you press it.
The side panels have a quick-release mechanism for the tempered glass side panel. They did it by using strong magnets with it but you can still screw it on for security and safety purposes. And also, do take note that the side panel has foam on the inside making it not rest metal to metal and looking more premium. But on the other side, it uses captive thumb screws, which is great because you do not have to worry about losing them.
On its front panel, we got here a power and reset button, two USB 3.0 ports, a combo headphone/audio-out, a microphone jack, and an HDD LED indicator. We don’t have a power LED with this case which is fine because you can easily identify it with the HDD LED indicator or if you install RGB fans
Going on the inside of the case, it is spacious. It can easily accommodate Mini-ITX to E-ATX motherboards and support CPU coolers that are up to 175mm in height. For the GPU length, limit is 380mm. Speaking of GPU, it has built-in GPU support that is adjustable to all sizes.
For the PSU, it has a PSU shroud that is typical nowadays. It is not a PSU plate, so you need to slide it in and install it with four screws. For a standard PSU, it fits perfectly and if you want to have more room and you decide not to place an HDD, you can easily remove the HDD cage or re-adjust for extra space in the PSU area. The HDD cage can house up to two HDDs or one SSD and one HDD simultaneously. I didn’t like it much when I was putting back the HDD cage due to being too finicky to slide it back. On the other hand, besides the HDD cage, there are also two SSD slots on the back of the motherboard tray.
Tackling the cooling system in the Deepcool CH510, we can install three 120mm or two 140mm fans in the front and top, and one 120mm or 140mm fan on the rear side. Out of the box, we got a 120mm fan in the rear. For people who are planning to put a liquid cooling system into the Deepcool CH510 case, it can easily fit up to a 360mm radiator in the front and top, and a 120mm or 140mm radiator on the rear. As for the front panel, we have a solid front panel, but there are air passthroughs located on its sides.
The front and top have a magnetic mesh for easy cleaning. For the bottom, there is also a removable mesh but it is not magnetic. On the right side panel, there are square cutouts on the bottom part. It is just not for aesthetic purposes but also serves as a vent hole for the PSU area which has mesh in it but is glued.
Cable management with the Deepcool CH510 is painless as it has tons of space and cable management holes that you can zip-tie which are located on the motherboard tray. It also has premium grommet holes on the side and a hole underneath it. The motherboard CPU cutout is quite large making it easy to install the CPU bracket for the CPU Cooler.
The front panel hub cables are manageable especially when you’re using a twist tie. They are a tad bit long which makes our cable routing pretty manageable and you can easily shove it in the PSU compartment.
The Deepcool CH510 is delightful to work with. Having tons of space you can work on is making this case suited for PC builders who plan to do a lot of component swapping in addition to the fact that the motherboard compatibility is wide.
We didn’t encounter a huge problem when installing parts to the case. I just didn’t like the experience when I am installing back the HDD cage, since you need to still slide it in. It took quite a long time for me to reinstall it.
Deepcool CH510 Verdict
The Deepcool CH510 is a solid case at its price point having it priced under Php 5k. It also has a minimalist style making it a solid case if you are going to modify it. Besides that, it is also not that heavy, but it is solidly built.
They also included some additional features to the case giving it more value to it. The additional headphone hook and the built-in GPU support are a wonderful addition to the case.
Some people might find a problem with its front panel having solid metal to it, but they made an alright air hole on the sides of its front panel. Other than that, we don’t see anything wrong with recommending it.
The Deepcool CH510 is available on Lazada.
- Easy to build in
- Minimalistic Design
- It has a built-in headphone hook
- It has a built-in GPU support
- Not tool-free mounting system for storage drives
- No USB Type-C port