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Silverstone TJ09
7.4 out of 10

Silverstone TJ09

The Temjin TJ09 is the first SilverStone chassis designed with Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Good Case

James F., Newegg
17 July 2011
  • Summary: The large size does mean you need long cables to the drives. I currently have 2x2TB, 2x1TB WD drives and one 300GB raptor drive. I added a fan for the drives and one topside. Ran ASUS P5E64 WS motherboard doing Adobe Premiere, VMware... Everything cool. Currently upgraded to Asus P6X58D_E.
  • Pros: I purchsed this case in 2008 and have enjoyed it. Great airflow with added fans. Love the black finish.
  • Cons: I had problems with top popup firewire port cutting out uploading video files. I thought it was the MOB and just ran cable to back. After changing MOB have the same problem so it must be bad top aux port on the case. I would still get the case. A dust filter for the middle air intake fan would be...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great case but not so great value

Jeffrey C., Newegg
15 August 2008
  • Summary: It's a very functional case. Lots of room to work with. Clever features that make getting parts in and out easier than other cases. But for the money you pay, the case has surprisingly thin and flimsy sidepanels. Prone to denting.
  • Pros: Lots of room, easy access to components, clever and aesthetically pleasing case design, provisions for USB, firewire, and audio (intel HD/AC97 and mic) headers, attention to detail in design.
  • Cons: Flimsy side panels, thin alunimum sheets used for top and bottom, inconsistent construction quality, high price for what you get.
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Overall 8
8.0

Cooling Info

Doug A., Newegg
13 March 2008
  • Summary: After several months of operation, I hooked-up SpeedFan and found two important facts: - The front fan is blowing at 1,300 RPM while the rear fan is blowing at 800 RPM. This is NOT according to spec (1,200 RPM for both), but this isn't too big a deal because the extra intake just gets blown out the...
  • Pros: Addendum to my prior review: Cooling options are worthwhile!
  • Cons: Cooling options aren't obvious! For this much money, Silverstone should really have done a better job working out the details on the cooling!
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Quality, Few Issues

David S., Newegg
28 February 2008
  • Summary: Yes, there are only two fans included with the case. These are 120mm/1200rpm and are probably adequate for most non-OC purposes, but it's cheap and easy to add three more 120s, two for the top vents and one for the HD bay
  • Pros: Outstanding build quality, excellent parts fit, heavy-gage aluminum with no sharp edges. Good cooling arrangement...except possibly for hard drives.
  • Cons: The two removeable HD bay racks are semi-isolated from the rest of the case, walled off from the excellent airflow pattern through the main case volume. There is a 120mm fan mount in this HD bay (you'll have to buy this fan separately), and it has a vent at the bottom, but there is no correspondi...
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Mykola G., Newegg
21 June 2007
  • Pros: Roomy, seems to have high build quality and impressive looks.
  • Cons: Minor issues: you can cut yourself easily (some edges are sharp); If you try to use screws on both sides of HDD, HDD case will not fit back into the slot; HDDs positioned vertically; HDD area vents right out: more noise than your regular case and I am not sure about temperature since there's no d...
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Mr. U., Newegg
9 June 2007
  • Summary: The review below makes no sense, no power supply would be pushing air out of the bottom. The airflow desing used is rather standard in current hi-end cases and alot better than old atx types.
  • Pros: Decent desing and excellent build quality.
  • Cons: Expensive compered to comptetition.
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Overall 8
8.0

$$$

Doug A., Newegg
1 June 2007
  • Summary: Great case, but too expensive.
  • Pros: Excellent finish, easy to work with, great looks.
  • Cons: Doesn't seem worth the huge price difference. Airflow seems strange: power supply mounts at the bottom of the case and blows warm air out the bottom... into the carpet 1/4" below. Chassis fans are cut-off from the area where the disk drives mount, so the drives rely only on ambient airflow (unles...
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Overall 8
8.0

Good but not great

Anonymous, Newegg
3 April 2007
  • Summary: Overall, I am happy with this purchase. The case has flaws but is still worth the money due to its roominess, strength and scratch-resistant finish.
  • Pros: 1. Very roomy 2. Very sturdy 3. Exterior finish resistant to scratching 4. Slide-out motherboard tray 5. Plenty of screws and standoffs
  • Cons: 1. Not tool-free--for a case this expensive, you should have to dig out a screwdriver? 2. Access to expansion card screws is through a small hole which will not admit a screwdriver with interchangeable bits as the shaft is too large to fit into that hole. 3. WARNING--The covers for the expansion ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Not as great as expected

Anonymous, Newegg
11 March 2007
  • Summary: I was expecting to be WOW'd, but that never happened. It's a very nice product, but not as nice as I thought it would be.
  • Pros: Nice big, plenty of room. Quality finish, subtle low-key design.
  • Cons: Not the easiest chassis to cleanly route cables. Recommend righ-angle SATA cables if possible.
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