Summary: I've had good experience with SilverStone power supplies so I gave this a try and I'm not disappointed. The PSU has enough juice for a small system and the airflow in the case is very good. The fans seem quiet to me. There is a lot of room inside and it is a bit larger (taller) than I had thought.
Summary: So many points others have made, there is slight flex in the case but no more then what I would expected from most cases. So I didn't see that as a con. Personally was great case for a long time, I would not consider this a HTPC case IMO but to each there own.
Pros: 450W 80+ PSU thats actually good lots of options for such a small unit. 2 HDD locations,120MM fan,up to a 8" graphics card. Light weight and of course really is a small case And like many had said free USB 3.0 upgrade!
Cons: tight fit for water cooling If you do use water cooling your GPU options shorten cable management is understandably hard. PSU does not include mini sata connections
Summary: Would like to see an additional dual 2.5" HD tray added. Perhaps the motherboard and the case fan mounted to the bottom of the case. Would also like to see ventilation holes punched in the fan side of the 3.5" HD tray to provide additional cooling to the HD.
Pros: Well designed, sturdy, and allows for a neat, clean install Room for a double width full length video card. USB3.0 up front. Superior cooling. With the right Motherboard will provide a small compact system package suitable for 95% of users.
Pros: Plenty of room to work with inside. All of the wires from the front panel connectors and power supply are long enough to reach anywhere in the case. PSU seems to be quiet. Lots of space between the PSU and motherboard, although not enough for a tower cooler. Being able to remove the optical drive...
Cons: Could have used some fan mounting holes along the side or top to allow the installation of extra fans. Power button feels really cheap. Bright blue LEDs are annoying.
Summary: If the rating was 1-10 I would probably give it a 10. Very nice for it's price point. they arranged it well by putting the HDD caddy offset leaving more room for discreet graphics cards. I have not installed a graphics card yet, but according to my measurements 10~10.25" should fit if very careful.
Pros: I ordered this from another vendor which prived me the same item with free shipping. I found the construction better than I expected. Case seems solidly built, the front panel is the only part that is plastic. Has two small plastic inserts to prevent cable from cutting. Mine arrived with USB3 on ...
Cons: Only con would be that it uses a non standard power supply footprint, but so does every other mini-ITX case I looked at.
Summary: I am running my GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti on the 450W PSU that came with it with no problems so far, but I am also only running a SSD and an optical drive.
Pros: The size of this case is amazing. Due to the layout of the box and the front fan, air flow is great. You will only be able to use a stock CPU cooler with this box, but with most Mini-ITX boards that is all that will fit anyway. Again, this case is amazingly small, but will fit everything you need...
Cons: The power button is centered on the power LED, not on the switch, so pressing it causes the bottom of the button to get stuck down (the switch lines up with the top of the button). It still works, but its such an obvious mistake in the design that it is frustrating. The biggest problem is that no...
Summary: This was my first ITX build. I wanted to do one for years but the cases always where just a bit too big to justify. Silverstone fixed it with the SG05. I used mostly spare parts to put together a very good 720P gaming rig. The build was pretty easy, but you do need to follow the instructions.
Pros: Small, easy to build, and inexpensive.
Cons: Virtually none. I only wish that it had a slightly more powerful Power Supply that was modular.
Pros: This case was exactly what I was looking for. It's not flashy, it's not showy, and it can fit a couple of full-size cards. The power supply and included case fan are slim and quiet. Couldn't be happier.
Cons: Although this case fits full-size (9 inch) cards, it does so just barely. This means that if you have a full-size PCIe card with power connectors on the _end_, you won't be able to fit it.