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Pros: - very compact case for what it can house
- great build quality. Panel gap was very consistent and finish was smooth
- amazing for a high-end custom loop
- airflow that cannot be beat by any other ITX case
Cons: - basically no room for cable management
- no availability for the tempered glass option with PCIE 4.0 riser
Overall Review: overall an amazing case if you're looking to build a mid-high end system with a small footprint. Cable management is very tricky, but it can be done with some patience. I'm running a 5900x and a 3080 in here very comfortably. Would recommend.
Pros: - small form factor
- includes riser cable
- quality mesh panels
- lots of options
- fits decent size radiator
Cons: - wish it came with tempered glass and mesh panel
- could be even smaller, but it is nice to have options like ATX PSU
Overall Review: This case is stunning! Clearly great airflow and one of the best small form factor cases you can get. Great quality and very sturdy.
Pros: -Tons of airflow with low temps (it's all mesh).
-Lots of space to build with plenty of room to work.
-Very small footprint.
-Fits huge FTW3 GPU, 280mm AIO, ASUS's Mini DTX motherboard, 2x 2.5" SSDs
-Great build quality. Solid construction. Looks more expensive than it is.
-Price is right.
-Looks great to me, very understated and minimalistic, no visible branding, minimal front IO (could be seen as a con).
Cons: -Case feet are too short for most display cables to fit when using GPU in vertical orientation (which most people are doing). I added 25mm 3rd party 3D printed feet to solve this issue.
-Included PCIe 3.0 cable is too short for use with GPU in horizontal orientation (not a problem for me, just pointing it out).
Overall Review: This is my new favorite PC case to build in and use daily. It's SFF, but can still fit most regular size components. All of the mesh panels fit securely but pop off easily when needed. Motherboard IO is at the rear, not at the top or bottom. ASUS mini-DTX motherboard fits with zero clearance issues, even with the M.2 expansion card. I can confirm that the Louqe Cobalt PCIe 4.0 riser cable is a perfect replacement for the included PCIe 3.0 cable. I also installed a 92mm fan as additional exhaust at the top of the case (on a simple 3D printed bracket) which reduced system temps even more!
Pros: The modulatory is amazing. Such great foresight to all kinds of different builds.
Overall Review: I managed to pack a Gigabyte z690i, 12600k, 3080, 32gb ram, 980 Pro, and 750w power supply in this little thing, along with a 280mm AIO (H115I)! All that while keeping temps super low!
Pros: Small footprint
Optimal airflow as the name suggest, even with glass panel on
240/280 rad support (which brings me to a con)
Cons: Cable management.. there is none. I have a evga PSU which has the worst cable ever. So re sleeved to add some flexibility. Turned out well. However the 24 pin is Soo close to the fan it nearly touches, time to time.
I used a 25mm stand offs (female to female ) for the riser bracket to feed the wires behind.
Cooler master just dropped this aio. Looks great, however is too tall when you move the tray forward for more clearance. **tempered glass owners beware your Panel may not shut all the way due to this.**
Other then that thats all I can find wrong with this case.
Overall Review: Id buy it again no questions asked. Was tedious to build in and work around the cable management issue. But I prevailed 🤘🏻
Pros: Great HW compatibility
Fits 280mm AIO
With the standoff mod or 4 slots gpu mode, works great with FE cards
Easy to build in with the right sequence of components going in
Cons: limited air cooler height
Cpu pump block height limited to ~53mm w/ 4 slot gpu mode
L-shape DP cable needed
Overall Review: Would highly recommend this case for SFF build.
Pros: Excellent airflow
multi slot long GPU support
enough clearance for a quality top-down style air cooler
Cons: Included GPU bracket blocks one port on the GPU.
Initial Riser positioning causes issue with mounting some GPUs.
Overall Review: The ability to remove all panels is a blessing for installing your system and setting everything up exactly as you want it. You end up with a subtle clean PC capable of housing high end components.
Re: Con #1 - the community for this case is fantastic and there is a STL file available that is a replacement GPU bracket that does not block the ports. Had it printed for $5 before the case arrived because I knew I needed all 4 slots.
Pros: Got this case because I needed to split my dual system PC. Didn't think that a EVGA 3090 would fit but it fit perfectly with a little room to spare. The build quality is awesome. I got the one that's white and full mesh and for my system using a 240mm AIO using negative pressure the idle temps are around 42° and GPU around 38°. under load the temps are CPU 78° GPU 70°.
I'm gonna try changing it to positive pressure and adding a 120x15mm top fan for exhaust (it's not designed for a top fan). The top, front, and side mesh are strong and takes a good amount of force to even bend it a little. Overall great product.
Cons: If you have small children with some effort they can take off the side panels.
I didn't have a short GPU so I wasn't able to use the top GPU mount but from what I hear the PCIE riser is not long enough.
you'll have a hard time using an ATX PSU and any AIO so use SFX PSU for the extra room.
If you put the radiator facing the front with the fans between the MB and the radiator the wires might be to close to the fans. The way to fix this is put the fans facing the front and the radiator is between the fans and the wire so it's not a problem. Or get some fan grills.
wire management is not the greatest but if you use some longer standoffs you can make room behind the MB tray and the MB to route some of the wires. If you put your SFX PSU closer to the side panel it gives you room behind it to cable manage.
If your MB has a rear M.2 and you use it it will have the GPU throwing a bit of heat on it. Again, use some longer standoffs to add some space to get better air flow to it or to put a heat sink. But keep in mind the space between the CPU cooler/AIO pump and the side panel.
Only included a angled HDMI.
the feet of the case are very low so if you're trying to use a regular HDMI or DP wire it will be uncomfortably bent and might even elevate the back of the case a bit. A fix for this is getting some turntable feet. I got 4 20mm aluminum feet from AMZN and they worked perfect and now the wires don't bend as much and it adds more airflow. You can also lay the case on a desk from the MB side (only if you're using an AIO) if that works for you.
Overall Review: This is a great case even tho it has it's it's quirks. I would recommend it if you're planning on an ITX build. Has great airflow and a clean look that would not have to much of a footprint on your desk. I like that most of the size is vertical. It would be better if it came with a DP wire but with the feet i got i can use the one i have.
No regrets with this case. I thought it would be annoying trying to fit everything but I was pleasantly surprised. Worth every penny but I wish I spend a little more for the PCIE 4.0 if it was available even tho the 3.0 works fine.