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This review is from: LIAN LI PC-Q08B Black Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case
Pros: Bored with ATX towers, I was looking to build something different, but I wanted an ODD and a case fan. Even with two case fans, a PSU fan, and two CPU fans, this thing is pretty quiet.
Cons: The modular ATX power supply connectors are very tight to the drive cage. They said 600mm, but I suggest you look for a shorter PSU, and preferably with off-center outputs. I knocked an egg off for this and the large number of screws.
Other Thoughts: Very tight fit to get the Noctua NH-L12 in there with the ASROCK Z87E MB. I was looking for a challenge and I found it. It was very tricky to get everything crammed into that little space, but I do have room for 3 more HDDs.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Noctua NH-L12 120mm & 92mm SSO Bearing PWM Fans CPU Cooler
Pros: It fits (barely) in my Lian Li PC-Q08 case and keeps the CPU below 50 while running Prime95
Cons: Spring clips are not robust; I had to bend them to hold the fans firm. The price is a bit steep.
Other Thoughts: I was able to fit both fans in the case, but I had to use 90* connectors on the ODD, and flip the top fan around so that the tips of the heat pipes didn't it the fan.READ FULL REVIEW