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Maingear X-Cube Z170

Maingear X-Cube Z170
alaScore 92

3 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Maingear X-Cube Z170. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Maingear X-Cube Z170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Ben Radding, Joel Santo Domingo (

Maingear X-Cube Z170


A powerful gaming desktop in a unique form factor, the Maingear X-Cube Z170 delivers superb graphics performance and solid value.

Powerful processing and graphics performance. Unique, box-like design. Plenty of cooling. Fast SSD.

Not a lot of room for expansion. No wireless or Bluetooth connectivity.

Conclusion The Maingear X-Cube Z170 offers plenty of processing power with its Intel Core i7 processor and sports a unique, boxy design. And though it's packed with plenty of great components and cooling, it doesn't leave a whole lot of room for...

May, 2016

Expert review by: Matt Smith (

Maingear X-Cube Z170 review


Maingear's deceptively bulky X-Cube is still a top performer and a great value.

Maingear’s X-Cube is difficult to evaluate. Our review system’s as-tested price of $3,650 is reasonable for the hardware. In our recent Skylake desktop shoot-out, which pit four mid-towers against each other, the average price was $4,065 – despite the...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Housen Maratouk (

Maingear X-Cube Z170 Review and Ratings


Maingear's squat X-Cube Z170 gaming box looks good and performs well, but its "compact" Corsair chassis actually has a larger footprint than most mid-tower cases.

Attractive design ; 4K-ready gaming performance ; No bloatware

Surprisingly large footprint for a “compact” system ; Limited expandability options ; A bit spendy for the components you get

There’s a lot to like about the Maingear X-Cube Z170. It’s an attractive system, sporting a squat-but-interesting design that helps it stand out from the competition. And it comes equipped with components that will allow gamers to enjoy some of today's...

Jan, 2016