- Plastic bezel with mesh, steel case body MicroATX, Mini -ITX
- USB 3.0 x 1, USB 2.0 x 2, Audio in and out Front Ports
- ATX PS2 (Max. length: 180mm / 7.1inch) Power Supply
- 1 External 5.25" Drive Bay
- $49.99 –
- $0.99 Shipping (restrictions apply)
Small size, excellent airflow, understated. White power LED is elegant. Easily fit a large GPU, with room to upgrade to a large CPU HSF in the future. Removable drive cages and decent cable management options.
The rolled bezel of the top PCI slot interferes with the HDMI port of my MSI 270X GPU. The cable baaarrrrely makes a connection - I'll probably have to take a dremel to it at some point. I eventually found a sweet spot between wiggling the card in its slot and angling the cable - not an ideal solution, but it works.
Not worth knocking off an egg, as I'm pretty sure that this is a somewhat unique problem with this specific case/GPU combo, but it's worth mentioning.
Intel i5-3350P Ivy Bridge
ASRock Z77M mATX Motherboard
Kingston HyperX Black 8GB DDR3 1600
MSI Twin Frozr Radeon R9 270X 2GB
Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD
CM Silent Pro M2 620W
CM N200 mATX Mini Tower
Running Tomb Raider 2013 at 1360x766 (HDMI -> older Samsung 32" 720p/1080i HDTV) with everything completely maxed, full anti-aliasing, tesselation, etc... No noticeable slowdown at any point thus far - this machine is a beast.
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