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Pros: Good sturdy housing, and nice integrated graphics, space for 2 laptop hard drives and a pci slot.
Other Thoughts: I know a lot of people are complaining it doesn't come with a heatsink but I bought the retail Regor 240 boxed that came with the perfect heatsink. This thing only has a 120watt power supply so you should really limit yourself to the 65watt CPUs anyway. The same people who say it's loud are probably running 80watt CPUs. I would not put anything but a 65 watt into it.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: In the picture, it looks like it's 2 tone black and grey, but it is just glossy piano black once you remove the protective plastic covering they ship it in.
Other Thoughts: I would recommend you don't remove the plastic until after you build it because the gloss black is beautiful and you don't want to scratch it.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Fastest mini system around. This will take a quadcore, mine is running with a q9100 with no heat issues. The fan does kick up once in a while but it never exceeds 70C wich is fine since mobile CPUs are rated at 100C. This is the exact same size and hardware as a MAC mini and it can run OS X. The slot load DVD is nice (not included). This is very good looking, silent, and powerfull.
Cons: Since it's so small, it's hard to put the cover on and connect the short cables to the front panel.
This is not for the novice.
Other Thoughts: The ION graphics rock and this is confirmed to support up to a qx9300 CPU. There are no heat issues. The power brick stays cool and the only fan is a laptop style blower that cools the cpu and ion chipset. The case has a rubber end to stand up like a book or small rubber dots to sit flat. Good airflow either way with exhaust out the back. I'm using an X-25m drive and this thing instant boots Win 7. I found a slot load bluray Sony BC5600S works great. Like I said, this is exactly a MAC mini but upgradeable.READ FULL REVIEW