... of a tight fit but overall I am VERY happy with the product
Fady A Sobhy, Amazon
5 February 2015
Summary: This was a bit of a tight fit but overall I am VERY happy with the product! sleek, quiet and low power usage. Used with a GIGABYTE GA-F2A-88XN-WIFI, AMD A6-6400K, Corsair VENGEANCE 4GB DDR3-1600 and Kingston 120GB SSDNOW to make my perfect HTPC!
Summary: I was trying to build a small HTPC and discovered that I couldn't get Linux Mint 16 to work without freezing with my motherboard/CPU combination (Windows was fine, but we prefer LM for security). I finally decided to abandon my compact iStarUSA case to try a case supporting a discrete graphics card. The Antec case was the smallest reasonably-priced case I could find that supports a half-height graphics card.
Summary: i think most people's complaints about mini itx is the fact its hard to reach and connect things with normal size hands. the frame of this case comes apart in every way so that you can easly connect each facet of the motherboard without using needle nose pliers or tweezers. the optical drive mount and the hard drive mounts both sit right on top of the mobo, which would making connecting all the fans and sata ports impossible, except you can unscrew and remove the optical...