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Why 8 New Miditower Cases Do Not Always Deliver

Features Table, Continued

Manufacturer/ModelIntertech SilverstarComs-Com Think TankAplus XclioCasetek CS1020-2
Chassis
Form factorMidi TowerMidi-TowerMidi-TowerMidi-Tower
Weight (kg)7.9 kg5.6 kg13.5 kg14.8 kg
Weight (pounds)17.412.329.832.6
Dimensions (mm)430 x 200 x 490 mm470 x 198 x 405 mm545 x 205 x 560 mm546 x 213 x 575 mm
Dimensions (inches)16.9 x 7.9 x 19.318.5 x 7.8 x 15.921.5 x 8.1 x 22.021.5 x 8.4 x 22.6
Closeablenonoyesyes
Materialmetalmetalmetalmetal
Can be opened withstandard screwsflanged screwsflanged screwsflanged screws
Open case sensor (intrusion)nononoyes
Appropriate motherboardsATX, µATXATX, µATXATX, µATXATX, µATX
Mother board traynononono
Sidesclosedclosedclosedclosed
Lighting effectsnononono
Drive bays
5.25"2 x + 2 x4 x5 x5 x
3.5", external access1 x1 x2 x2 x
3.5", internal access5 x3 x6 x3 x
HDD mountfixedfixedfixedfixed
HD cage rotated to 90°nonoyesyes
Mounting rails for drivesnonoyesyes
Expansion slots for AGP/PCI7 x7 x7 x7 x
Front connections
USB 2.02 x Typ A2 x Typ A2 x Typ A2 x Typ A
Firewire 1394a1 x1 x1 x1 x
Audio1x Out, 1x In1 x Outno1x Out, 1x In
Othernocell phone chargernono
LEDs
Powernoyesyesyes
HDDnonoyesyes
Display info
Timeyesnonoyes
Temperature monitoringyesyesyesyes
Fan controlnoyes, manualyes, automaticyes
Otherdatenonodate
System fans
Drill holes/ mounts for2 x 80 mmoccupiedoccupied3 x 92mm, 1 x 80 mm
Pre-installedno1 x 80 mm1 x 120 mmno
Speed signal cablenononono
ManufacturernoMartechJust Coolerno
Dust filternononono
Fixed drive fans
Drill holes/ mounts for2 x 80 mm1 x 80 mm1 x 120 mm1 x 80 mm
Pre-installednononono
Speed signal cablenononono
Manufacturernononono
Dust filternononoyes
Accessories included
Screwsyesyesyesyes
Spacersyesyesyesyes
User manualyesyesyesyes
Mounting rails for drivesnonoyesyes
Speakernonoyesno
Cable tiesnonoyesno
Accessories boxnonoyesno
Toolsnononono
Othermouting railsHub Boxintegrated fan controlno