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Antec Minuet 350 Slim

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Overall 8
8.0

A good choice for an HTPC

Oscar "CypressO", Amazon
21 April 2014
  • Summary: Very good choice for the intended, HTPC application. Fits a basic PC within the power supply limits. The reason for not giving it a 5 stars is that it is not very quiet (the included fan)
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Overall 8
8.0

Great HTPC Case

Billy Miller, Amazon
29 December 2013
  • Summary: Pros: Solid construction The swivel design for the ODD and HDDs is fantastic Fits five 2.5" hard drives (with purchase of a couple 2.5 to 3.5 adapters) Included power supply Fan is quiet even on high setting Two USB 3,0 ports, eSATA port, and audio ports on front panel Cons: The blue led power light is very bright (ended up disconnecting it) The drive bay covers arent the same color as rest of chassis, so if not using the 3.5 bay for an external drive it looks odd (spray...
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Overall 10
10

Great Case & now with USB3

Steve C. Michalski "Stevix©", Amazon
31 January 2013
  • Summary: Looks great! Perfect for a living room media PC, that is what I use if for . Converted all my DVD Movies to MP4 format and they play great , just one idea for a having a PC in your Living Room , attached to that huge lcd or plasma.
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Overall 10
10

Cramped but solid; cool enough for a fine HTPC

Norman Ramsey, Amazon
10 August 2012
  • Summary: I've been using this case for an HTPC for about four years. I use it almost exclusively for watching high-definition video---mostly terrestrial broadcasts recorded on a PC. With that in mind I bought a low-power Sempron 140 designed to use only 45W, and an Nvidia GeForce 210 low-profile, fanless GPU with a maximum draw of 30W. (Were I building the same system today I could undoubtedly get motherboard graphics that could handle MPEG-2 and H.264 video.
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Overall 10
10

Phenomenal Small Case

David, Amazon
11 June 2012
  • Summary: I have zero complaints about this case. Vent and fan placement are great, the case looks attractive, it's sturdy, and the pullout tray for the external peripherals is easy to use and install, the fan is fairly quiet (could use an upgrade for some systems). It even came with every piece of hardware I needed (screws, etc). The only thing it was short was a single SATA power connector.
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Overall 10
10

Simply the best out there for MATX. Power and quiet.

DWARFBUG, Amazon
6 May 2012
  • Summary: This case is about the best I've ever used for a build. I like it so much, I used it to build my updated server and HTPC. The updated one has eSATA and USB on the front panel. Very quiet and plenty of power for a small build. My 2 builds: HTPC (recent): Antec Minuet 350 MicroATX Slim Case Computer Case 350 Watt 80 PLUS Power Supply Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST2000DL003 ASRock LGA1155/ Intel H67 B3/ DDR3/ SATA3&USB3.0/...
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Overall 10
10

Awesome Case - I am blown away

DHandyman, Amazon
31 January 2012
  • Summary: I have built many PCs in past & I like to keep things compact but functional & stable/reliable. It has 350W power supply which is more than enough for 95W AMD Phenom x2 + couple of hard drives. I was blown away looking at how many drive bays it had (more than what spec said): 3.5" - 2, 2.5" - 1 & 5.25" - 1 & with all these, there is neat space to run cables. Full ATX cases get cluttered with multiple drives, not his one.
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Overall 10
10

great case, excellent front panel features.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
12 January 2012
  • Summary: quiet and compact. clean install. a very sturdy case. Directions for installation very easy to follow. The removable drive cage made installation of the hard drive and dvd rw easy to install. all in all a great case.
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Overall 10
10

A bit tight to work in, but overall very nice.

Robert, Amazon
28 December 2011
  • Summary: I bought this to replace a cheaper case when I couldn't get the noise levels down. I have no regrets, the price is a bit high but you get what you pay for. The construction is solid, the fan on lower speed settings is still a bit louder than I like in a media center but does not detract from what we are watching. Installing the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and hard drive was not difficult but with these smaller cases it isn't always easy.
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Overall 6
6.0

Average HTPC Case

Rodger Premeau, Amazon
17 December 2011
  • Summary: I have custom built 4 different PC's using cases from other Manufacturers. This was the case the I chose for my first HTPC build. Its smaller size makes it suitable for an HTPC. However, it is still as long as a traditional case, so I have to be careful with how I position in in my Home Theater Cabinet. The power supply is adequate for my needs, but the air flow in the case could use some work.
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