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Akasa Galileo Ultra-slim Fanless Thin ITX Case

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The Galileo is an even slimmer follow up to the Akasa Euler, a passively cooled case for Intel's Thin Mini-ITX motherboards.

SilverStone Grandia GD07 & GD08 Media Center Cases

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The new SilverStone Grandia GD07 and GD08 deliver all the trappings of a typical ATX tower in a media PC case.

Fractal Design Node 605 HTPC Style Case

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Fractal Design's take on a desktop media PC case, the Node 605 is a sturdy, elegant chassis focused on limiting noise, vibration, and dust build-up. It offers ATX board compatibility in a surprisingly small footprint, but usability is far better with a mATX board.

HDPLEX H5.TODD Fanless HTPC Case

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The HDPLEX H5.TODD offers home theater or computer audio enthusiasts a completely silent passively cooled PC chassis that would look good in any high end A/V cabinet or rack. The beauty of its brushed aluminum facia is actually quite deep — a whopping 1.5cm! — and its layout and construction shows good functionality as well.

Streacom FC8 Evo Fanless Mini-ITX Chassis

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Attractive, compact, and relatively affordable, the Streacom FC8 Evo is a surprisingly well-balanced, small, mini-ITX case that offers cooling via fanless, silent, heat conduction.

Nanoxia Deep Silence 1

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The Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 is sturdily built and has an appealing feature set, including a dual channel fan controller and a unique adjustable "chimney cover". Does this ATX tower case live up to the promise of its name?

SilverStone Sugo SG09: SFF microATX Case

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The SilverStone Sugo SG09 takes elements of the landmark SG07 and the Fortress FT03 to create a compact SFF gaming case for the microATX form factor.

Akasa Euler Fanless Thin ITX Case

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A find by some UK SPCR forum enthusiasts, the Euler is a surprising entry to the fanless thin mini-ITX case arena by a brand not closely associated with either silent computing or cases. Our exclusive review of this small, passively-cooled case from Akasa.

Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Mini-ITX Case

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The Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced supports all the main elements expected in a SFF gaming PC in a fairly compact and extremely affordable $50 package.

BitFenix Ghost: Quiet ATX Chassis

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The BitFenix Ghost has many of the qualities for a good quiet case and bonus features in the form of a reversible door hinge and a hotswap hard drive dock. However, a few vital design flaws prove to be stumbling blocks.

SilverStone Temjin TJ04-E Evolution Case

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The SilverStone TJ04-E carries the same "Evolution" designation as the impressive Temjin TJ08-E micro-ATX tower, but this ATX tower fails to match the performance of its smaller predecessor. Addendum 8 Aug 2012: Manufacturer's feedback on final page.

SilverStone Precision PS07: Budget MicroATX Tower

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The SilverStone Precision PS07 is a more affordable version of the Temjin TJ08-E microATX tower case. The Temjin's enormous 18 cm intake fan has been replaced with two 12 cm models in the PS07. What difference does this make? A lot.

Lian Li PC-Q18: The Perfect Mini Server Case?

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The Lian Li PC-Q18 is a slightly slimmer PC-Q08 tweaked to focus on its usability as a mini-ITX server. The changes include a four drive SATA backplane, an improved hard drive and side panel mounting system.

Streacom FC5 OD Fanless HTPC Case

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Streacom FC5 OD is a classic, minimalist, low profile, aluminum case designed to fit neatly with other audio/video equipment and cool the CPU fanlessly without any noise.

Corsair Obsidian 550D Quiet Mid-Tower Case

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At first glance, the Corsair Obsidian 550D looks like a closed, airflow-starved, silence-oriented case. In reality, it incorporates a mix of noise reduction and performance features, giving it a hybrid nature similar to the Antec P280.
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