IN WIN GT1 Mid-Tower ATX Case Review

We here at HardOCP have used IN WIN cases for well over a decade now. IN WIN cases certainly look a lot different than those used to, and IN WIN is making a lot of big claims about its new budget-minded mid-tower case. We put the new GT1 to the test and see how it works out for those looking for value and utility.


IN WIN, founded in 1985, has produced cases popular with enthusiast and modders for well over a decade. In addition to producing cases for corporate clients, over the last few years IN WIN has developed a successful line of gaming cases that are popular with consumers in need of a gaming chassis on a budget.

From the company's about us section:

IN WIN Development Inc., an ISO 9001 manufacturer of professional computer chassis, power supplies and digital storage devices, is the leading provider of enclosure solutions to system integrators worldwide. Founded in 1985, IN WIN provides high quality chassis that conform to all safety regulations, as well as unsurpassed customer service.

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In Win has become a leading, top-notch manufacturer of core technology in order to meet market and consumer needs and demands. Our company’s management team has laid a strong foundation in terms of eight major elements: Innovation, Service, Speed, Value, Safety, Warmth, Faithfulness, and Diligence. These elements help In Win to remain a leader in the business realm and also help differentiate us from our competition.

The subject of today's evaluation is the budget friendly IN WIN GT1 case, one of the newest members of the company's mid-tower ATX line of computer cases. (Editor’s note: Please excuse us for having to link what is an atrocious website.) IN WIN states that the GT1 is an "affordable PC chassis designed for gamers, who still demand a strong, unique identity, great features and incredible cooling performance. While there is no doubt the case has a bold, distinctive look, it is our job to put the "great features and incredible cooling" portion of that statement to the test today.

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Product Packaging

The IN WIN GT1 was shipped in its bare product packaging and, aside from a few minor scrapes to the packaging from the shipping process, the case arrived in fantastic shape. The box itself is constructed of double-walled corrugated cardboard that is glued along the seams. The overall measurements are 22"H x 20.5"L x 10"W.

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The front of the box prominently features a black and white graphic of a race car with a GT1 logo along the fender and a partial image of the case with product information and feature list on the back. The case itself is wrapped in a plastic bag and held in place by thick Styrofoam inserts.

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