Cooling System: 1x 120mm/90mm/80mm Rear Fan(Optional); Side Air Duct(Optional)
Side Windows: No
Front I/O Panel: 2x USB 2.0 Ports; 1x Speaker; 1x Microphone
Power Supply: 400W Power Supply, w/ 1x 24pin connector & 2x SATA Connectors
Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.08 x 15.5 x 16.5 inch
Weight: 10.5 lbs
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Reviewed by Randall L Swingle from Portland, OR on 12/26/11
PSU - Has around 70-78% efficiency (which is really good), 2 SATA connectors, 1 4-pin for floppy drives and 4 molex connectors for older hardware and adapters. Don't try to reach the 400 watt capacity because all these kinds of PSU can only handle around 200-250 watts of electricity on average. A 65-100watt processor and a 60-75watt video card is the most you should use when using the PSU. No PCI-E connectors if you want to try and use a fancy Graphics Card. I used an APU to limit the amount of (continued...)
The PSU - PSU seat was bent when it arrived and had to unseat the PSU and readjust it to work properly. It's purly cosmetic damage and didn't affect the PSU at all.
SATA Connectors are on the same line. Because of that, your SATA items need to be close to each other to use both plugs. You might need to buy a molex to SATA adapter (which is also very cheap).
The Case - weighs like 5-6 lbs. Very light metal used so don't expect it to take a beating. It's very easy to move around if need be, (continued...)
Because it's lightweight, use low rpm to reduce vibration. Anything below 1200 rpms will be enough to not cause vibrations and you'll be fine in that regard. Try and use 120mm fans when you can since they provide some of the greatest fan flow to noise ratio for a good price.
Would truly buy this again for the PSU alone, then for the easy to carry case when I want to travel with it to a friend's house.
I had been wanting to upgrade a media server at home for quite some time and finally reached the means to do so. I was still having to piece it together as funds became available and had only the cas... (more)