Raijintek Paean Open Frame Bench Table
PAEAN, an Aluminum dual chamber Open frame/Bench table ATX chassis, is designed by 4mm hair-silk Alu. dense base plate. How do you like to present and display your PC System with water-cooling elements nowadays? Modern and outstanding design, extreme features such as dual chamber (MB, CPU and VGA at the front with water cooling elements, rest nicely installed on the backside), best possible Cable Management, and dual side tempered glass where you can see the complete interior – PAEAN is the only choice. More than one way of placement is possible upon your convenience, on your desk or as a bench table. RAIJINTEK's first bench table for high-end water cooling systems. PAEAN supports 240/280/360mm radiators and six HDD's / SSD's. Superior features included such as tool-free installations for a fast setup and changeable hardware, a max VGA length up to 310mm, even in a SLI / CROSS FIRE setup and a max PSU length up to 200mm. What an awesome enthusiast chassis – PAEAN
4.0mm Alu. reliable base plate and 5.0mm Tempered glass
Dual chamber Open frame/Bench table
Aluminum color hair-silk anodized appearance design
Entire Coating black design
Compatible with max. 200mm length ATX/EPS Power Supply
Supports SLI CROSS FIRE VGA card
Compatible with 310mm VGA card
Supports to install 400mm VGA card (w/o vertical reservoir)
Supports to max. 140mm height CPU cooler
Accommodate an internal 240/280/360mm radiator
8pcs Aluminum cylinder with Rubber tube
Supports to install 3×3.5"HDD and 3×2.5"HDD
Anti-vibration rubber for HDD installation
Modern design with much options of radiator system
Sturdy and reliable chassis body Chassis body, 4.0mm aluminum+1.0mm SPCC
High quality 5.0mm tempered glass side panels
Dimension [W×D×H] 286×587×417 mm
Weight 10.8 kg [N.W.] 12.8 kg [G.W.]
Material Aluminum 4.0mm; SPCC 1.0mm
Color Black; Hair-silk Anodized
M/B Support ATX/MICRO ATX/MINI ITX
Drive Bay Internal 3.5"×3 [Tool-Free]; Internal 2.5"×3 [Tool-Free]
Expansion Slot PCI Slots ×8
I/O Panel USB3.0×4, HD Audio×1
Power Supply PS/2 [Internal Bottom-mount]
Cooling System 120/140/240/280/360mm Radiator [Option]
CPU Cooler Height 140mm [Max.]
Graphic Card Length 310mm [Max.]
Side Panel Style 5mm Tempered Glass
- Material quality
- Flexible setup
- V/H use
- Hardware support
- Tempered glass panels
- Unique look
- Dust collection
- Cooling limitations
Raijintek’s first bench table/open frame case is ready. Users can modify it easily thanks to the modular design. It is possible to place it vertically or horizontally. Another option is using with or without glass panels.
Modular design means many parts are separate similar to the LEGO toys. It might look complicated at first but we will show you a step-by-step installation. All parts are protected very well within sponge layers.
Top level contains multi language installation guide, installation screws, rubber feet, cable ties and a wrench.
This long metal bar carries multiple installation holes for HDDs. 3 pieces of 3.5/2.5″ HDD/SSD can be installed without any tools. All you need are the anti-vibration rubber feet.
Next comes the I/O panel which it is designed as a small box of connectors. Four USB 3.0 ports, headphone output, mic input and power button are visible.
The following parts are responsible for PSU and expansion cards installation. Although they look extremely thin, 1 mm SPCC steel is more than enough and not different from the ones come in standard ATX cases.
The rubber coated bars are necessary for the frame. You can assume those are similar to the legs we install under mainboard, the only difference being is that they are much bigger and stable.
The last part in the product box is the 4mm thick aluminum mainboard plate: the main part of the frame. The black brushed aluminum looks very nice. E-ATX and smaller mainboards are supported without any problem. The slots for cables and CPU cooler installation are present. The bigger slots are for a radiator and/or fan installation.
On the bottom of the box are 5 mm thick tempered glass side panels. Those are tinted and look like the ones as seen in some cars.
The very first step of the installation is screwing the eight bars to the main plate. As you can see, the longer ones are on the mainboard side. It is already clear to imagine how it will look when ready.
Next step is mounting expansion cards holder plate with just the two included thumb screws. This makes a stable platform and ensures stability. In total up to eight cards can be installed.
The other area just on the other side of the panel, is for the PSU mounting plate, and similarly only two thumb screws are necessary to mount it. The other plate which is visible behind is to stabilize PSU in place and prevent unwanted movement. The holder should be placed after PSU is in place. Max depth allowed for PSU is 200 mm.
The area on top of PSU is dedicated to HDD/SSD storage. th ededicated holder plate is mounted by four thumb screws and can carry multiple disks with anti-vibration grommets.
Depending on where the case will finally stand after installation, you can install I/O panel on top. It is enough to use two thumb screws.
Another possibility is placing the front panel at the front and using other installation holes. Rubber coated feet help with the reduction of any kind of vibration and noise.
Each tempered glass side panel uses four thumb screws. The max CPU cooler height is limited to 140 mm. With the dimensions of 286 x 587 x 417 mm, this case is really huge and takes a lot of space on desk. It weights 10.8 kg even before installing your own hardware. The longest VGA can be 310 mm, and if you won’t install a reservoir, that limit increases to 400 mm.
Priced around 180 Euro, that special bench/open frame case exceeds expectations easily and comes with many features but of course the user base will be limited. Gamers might find it interesting, too, since it supports the latest high-end hardware. We would like to thank Raijintek for the review sample.