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Requires planning and some modding
This review is from: SILVERSTONE Black Aluminum Lascala Series LC12B Mini-ITX Media Center / HTPC Case
Pros: Very small case with an external power supply and a long cord, allowing you to stash the box almost anywhere you need it. Has slim optical drive bay (pro for those who have one). Extremely light!!
Cons: Despite being all aluminum with "logically" placed vent holes, the lack of airflow causes heat to build up quickly. I installed an N330 Ion board into it, and even at idle, in an air conditioned room, the temps were reaching the low-mid 60s (C). Simply removing the cover dropped it back into 38-40(C) range.
Other Thoughts: The cooling problem can be remedied by mounting a 40mm fan to the side vent. Also, using a 2.5" hard drive (mounting bracket has holes for it) takes care of the space problem.
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