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Silverstone SG03
8.1 out of 10

Silverstone SG03

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Overall 10
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Great case for home theater applications, no so much for high end systems.

Andrew K., Newegg
9 August 2013
  • Summary: The dust filter on my particular case could not be removed without breaking the tab that holds the front mesh onto the case. This shouldn't be a problem for others as this seemed unique to my case.
  • Pros: I'm a two year owner of this chassis and had used it for my first ever computer build. If has a wonderful, brushed aluminum finish. High quality exterior overall. The interior is more basic but has everything it needs for a basic system. Ingenious placement of the power supply allows for an extre...
  • Cons: The thermal performance of this case was not designed for high end gaming computers. My own lack of foresight taught me the hard way. Expect a loud system if you do. But for it's intended purpose, there are few bad aspects. The door magnets do not hold the front panel doors closed very well but a...
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Overall 10
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Nice Case

Michael R., Newegg
12 October 2009
  • Summary: I really love this case! I am running an Asrock P55M motherboard with a Core i5 750 overclocked to 3.2ghz (160 fsb) on that tiny stock cooler. My temps are fine with this case, ideling at 33C.
  • Pros: This case can fit full size componets in such a small space! Quite with included fan. Stealth usb ports. Power button on top. Overall looks great.
  • Cons: Weighs 21lbs assembled, HDD LED not bright enough, price, should include 2 fans. I should have got the one with the handel.
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Overall 10
10

An awesome mini monster!

Anonymous, Newegg
28 August 2009
  • Summary: Awesome case. I bought it because I wanted a small gaming rig and it suits that need perfectly. Air flow is awesome if you know how to move wires out of the way and get the right fans.
  • Pros: - Tiny. You have no idea how small this thing is until you see it. I can't believe I can fit this on my desk and it doesn't look out of place! - Mesh in front of intake fans on the front is awesome to stop unwanted dog hair from getting sucked up. - Fits everything I wanted in there! (i7 w/ Shuri...
  • Cons: - Mesh on the front gets very dusty, very fast. - As stated in other reviews the back metal is a little flimsy but I don't plan on changing stuff back there every other week so it's not a worry. - Very tight fit inside, obviously. If you don't plan out how everything is going to be installed you'...
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Overall 10
10

Great MicroATX Case - With Some Reservations

Anonymous, Newegg
5 June 2009
  • Summary: I've built numerous PCs over the last 10 years, the last two of which were MicroATX. My last build was in an Antec NSK3480, which was a great case. This one is even smaller, and can fit much more - with the exception of a large HSF for the CPU. I don't overclock, so stock is fine for me I guess.
  • Pros: Aluminum, Smallest MicroATX case I've seen, fans galore, sleek looking.
  • Cons: Relatively flimsy, but that's aluminum for you; Useless extra expansion slot in the back; Exposed front of the case allows you to hear the hard drive a bit more.
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Overall 10
10

Best microATX case EVER!!!

matthew j., Newegg
30 January 2009
  • Summary: Newegg sells a bag (SST-PA01B) that can carry this and everything else you will need for your lan party (exept monitor). it is a bit expensive, but i think it makes everything WAY EASIER. FITS ALL GRAPHICS CARDS ON THE MARKET WITH BOTH FRONT FANS IN!!!
  • Pros: NO WINDOW!!! - this helps if u have bad parts or if you don't have friends who think athalon is a type of road race is ALMOST FULLY MODULAR!!! - may have no removable motherboard tray, but thats only 5 mins of trouble. the bottom of this case folds down to show HD bays (2). For all pci items, you...
  • Cons: -No such thing as an easy fan screw... -Power button wire is barely long enough to reach its plug on Mobo... -make sure to check if your Mobo has a 1394 plug on it (or you will have a useless port on front panel) -will need low profile cooler... (BUT, the sugo pack can hold this and a zalman rese...
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Overall 10
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Great case, but if I did it again I would do it a bit differently

Michael C., Newegg
28 January 2009
  • Summary: If your running a PCIe video card and a 65w+ higher CPU then your going to need 2x 120mm case fans. I couldn't keep the ambient temperature down in the case otherwise I fitted a ATI 4870 in the case just fine, the good thing about the higher end videocard is that they take up two slots and push the...
  • Pros: -Great looking case, good size that doesn't look out of place if you place next to your TV. -Good cooling if you want to run silent or if you want to overclock, but you have to pick your components carefully. -It will fit all your core parts no problem -Easy to move due to its size and weight, gr...
  • Cons: -This will take a noticable longer time to assemble since you will have to follow the instructions carefully to get everything in the case properly the first time -making changes after the case is built will noramlly require you to remove the 3.5" Bracket and either the PSU or the hard drive moun...
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Overall 10
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Perfect Case

Sunny C., Newegg
16 January 2009
  • Summary: Perfect case for gamers that travels alot for LAN parties.
  • Pros: - small and easy to carry around - fits high end video cards - good airflow - sleek looking
  • Cons: - the front mesh's dust filter gets dusty pretty quickly and it's not easy to clean it out (had to take the mesh off in order to clean the filter inside)
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Overall 10
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Very Nice....

John D., Newegg
23 November 2008
  • Pros: This case fits most any Powersupply.... very small, light, and awsome air flow...
  • Cons: big fingers....
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Overall 10
10

Not a bad design

Nolberto P., Newegg
20 November 2008
  • Pros: This a fantastic computer case. Is also great for first time rig builders. it has a ton of useful features. I highly recommend it.
  • Cons: I sometimes gotta clean the front filter in order to keep efficiently cooling the system.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
28 October 2008
  • Summary: It was the first aluminum case I bought, and returned. The good thing is that it weights nothing. But I didn’t like it because it felt too flimsy. I felt with my fingers how back plate deforms easily, that made me worry that this case will require extra care, which I wasn’t ready to give.
  • Pros: Good service from Newegg, as always.
  • Cons: Thin metal
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