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Pros: Very easy to build in. I threw in my motherboard, graphics card, and SSD in 20 minutes and I really like the lift-able cage for the hard drives. Solid design and the build is very good. No issues with my power supply yet either ways.
Cons: Maybe sharp edges? I don't know but there could be some close calls?
Pretty dense for a case but at least it's not flimsy.
Other Thoughts: A must have if you want to have a solid portable gaming case but want to use a micro-ATX board. And the cooling is fairly good. I don't recommend high profile CPU coolers due to the lack of width here.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Very compact and lightweight; ideal for a very small media server. It fits extremely easily under my desk.
I got this case to fit all of my leftover PC components using an old Sapphire Radeon 4870 and an Athlon II 235e processor with a Biostar DDR2 motherboard. And it works to play SWTOR and Battlefield 3 very well.
Cons: Cable management is very hard in this case. Also long graphics card such as my Radeon 4870 will probably hit the back end of the 3.5" hard drive. However most people would not use more than 2 hard drives in this very compact build. Also this case is very low end Silverstone so don't expect Temjin style.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Probably the most portable micro-ATX case ever. Fits perfectly on top of my rather small computer desk at home. I was considering building a mini-ITX gaming rig in a Bitfenix Prodigy but that ended up being much heavier and too big for my liking (wonderful design however). So I went with this case.
I had moved everything from my huge Antec 900 case and am grateful to have slimmed down my rig. Now can I fit this gaming rig into the trunk of my wife's Fiat 500 which could hardly fit my peripherals and Dell 24" monitor.
LAN gaming party ready now. Very excited to try it out again in this format...
Cons: Rather cramped, cannot install long graphics card where the power connectors (PCI 6/8-pin) are on top due to blockage by the 5.25" drive mounting panel. Plastic handle seems to be very fragile and not good for holding up rig by itself. Default Apevia power supply a piece of junk to be replaced with a much higher quality power supply. Default blue fan (120mm) very noisy and should be replaced at some point. Cooling may be difficult and tight fit for any water cooled system (probably 120mm radiator I suspect)?
Other Thoughts: My rig is as follows:
-APEVIA X-QPACK-BL/420 Black/Blue Aluminum MicroATX Desktop Computer
Case 420W Power Supply
-GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P AM3+ AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
-AMD Phenom II X4 B93 - HDXB93WFK4DGI (business version of AMD Phenom
II X4 830 Deneb 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
HDX830WFK4DGM - OEM)
-Thermaltake TR2 TR-600 600W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply
-CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3
12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B
-Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G310 2.5" 80GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid
State Drive (SSD) - OEM
-ARCTIC Alpine 64 GT Rev. 2 CPU Cooler - AMD, Supports Multiple
Sockets, 80mm PWM Fan at 22dBA