Summary: Great case. Good design for ventilation and cooling. My one gripe is the optical bay sits right on top of the proc. So if you put a massive cooler in your computer then forget about shoving a BD drive in there. There is a spot for two 120mm fans, but im PRETTY sure it wouldn't accommodate a 240mm radiator. Maybe if you put the fans on the outside of the case you could put the radiator on the inside, but that would look tacky.
... HTPC case for a long time and couldn't be happier that I went with this case
N. Faue, Amazon
24 October 2014
Summary: I've been wanting to put my HTPC into an actual HTPC case for a long time and couldn't be happier that I went with this case. Its big enough to fit everything, but not too big. It has a great build quality and I like the fake aluminum brushed front. My power supply is not modular, but had no problem storing my extra cables in the case. You need to be careful with the length of a 5.25 drive as it could run into your heatsink.
Great build quality, a couple of irritating oversights...
30 July 2014
Summary: Giving this four stars because of the stupid location for mounting ssd's and the silliness that is the sub 1/8" it would take to make fitting graphics cards easier. The case is well built, cools well and is pretty quiet even with fans at full speed. Plenty of room for power supplies and great looking. The issue I had was with the SSD Mounting locations. They mount on a raised area under the drive cage which is fine depending on the type of power supply you have.
ok quality, Missing 19 pin usb 3.0 to usb 2.0 9 pin connector
Kiran Kodali "kk", Amazon
24 June 2014
Summary: I purchased 2 ml03b cases previously and they came with 19 pin usb 3.0 to usb 2.0 9 pin connectors, this one didnt have it. fans are too noisy for htpc Aluminium front is flimsy. not worth the price. dvd drive blocks the cpu fan ventilation on a88gm deluxe mother board.
Summary: All in all, I love this case. If you are looking to do a mATX HTPC build, I sincerely recommend this case. Internals: 1x ASUS P8H61-M LE/CSM R2.0 1x Intel Core i3 3rd Gen (Can't remember specifics) 2x ADATA USA XPG V1.0 OC Series 4GB DDR3 1600MHZ RAM (8GB Ram Total) 1x Thermaltake 500W ATX PSU 1x ASUS 12x BD/DVD Drive 1x 2.5 Inch 120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 1x 2.5 Inch 500 GB 7200 RPM HDD 1x 3.5 Inch 2 TB 7200 RPM HDD 1x Galaxy GeForce 650TI Boost PCIe 3.0 x16 2GB GDDR5...
Summary: Overall I really like this product. The front panel power/reset/power LED/HDD Led block is cheap. Poor construction found the switches non-functional and, finally, three of the four wires just fell off. I have contacted the company to to see if they have a solution that does not mean giving up my new computer for weeks. The documentation is, well, terse if not incomplete.
Summary: Awesome build quality and specs for an HTPC case. Unless you're planning on a Mini ITX with PicoPSU, I don't think you can get much better for this price. Using with a Sandy Bridge Core i3 build and functioning perfectly. Be aware that if your motherboard does not have USB 3.0 headers, you'll need to purchase a ($9) adapter.
Summary: I jumped into the HTPC build after a successful gaming rig build. I wanted a case that would look good in my open media center, and had the room for all the parts I wanted. I used an Asrock H87 mobo, Rosewill Capstone 450w modular PSU, LG Blu-ray writer, Samsung 120G ssd for OS, WD green 3TB HDD(room for 1 more) for storage, and a GTX650C GPU. First things first, I had to remove one of the fans for my PSU to fit, not a big deal.