Wave Master TAC-T01 Aluminum Mid-tower Case

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Several weeks ago we introduced you to one of Cooler Master’s new enclosures, the entry-level Centurion case. In this review we will take an in-depth look at another new Cooler Master case, the elegant Wave Master. For years Cooler Master has been known as the premier vendor for high quality aluminum PC enclosures, and with the Wave Master they raise the aesthetics bar even higher. The all aluminum construction exhibits typical Cooler Master quality and the sleek curved front bezel really sets it apart from the crowd.

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One of the Wave Master’s most interesting and attractive new features is the unique lighting affects produced by the concealed Power-On LEDs.


Model number:   TAC-T01


Construction:     Aluminum alloy construction

Curved front bezel

                        Hinged drive bay door

                        Removable motherboard tray

                        Removable side panels

                        (7) PCI/AGP slots


Dimensions:      198 mm x 458 mm x 540 mm (W x H x D)


Weight:             7.8 kg (17.2 lbs)


Color:                Brushed aluminum

                        Clear anodized coating


Form factor:       Standard ATX


Drive bays:        (4) 5.25” exposed

                        (1) 3.5” exposed

                        (4) 3.5” hidden


Front panel:       Pwr-On switch

                        Reset switch

                        HDD activity LED

                        Pwr-On LEDs (hidden)


Top panel:         (2) USB 2.0 ports

                        IEEE 1394 Firewire port

                        Mic in / Headphones out jacks


Cooling fans:     (2) 80 mm HDD cage (Cooler Master)

                        (1) 80 mm rear (Cooler Master)

                        (1) 80 mm top (optional – in place of I/O port panel)


Power supply:    Standard ATX (not supplied)

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