Benchmarks & Conclusion
The Metis Plus’ single exhaust fan along with its compact size put it at a bit of a disadvantage compared to some of the other larger or better equipped cases in our comparison. However, its well-placed top and side vents do allow it to regain some ground and even help it achieve the lowest GPU temperature of all the cases listed.
The same vent that keeps the GPU nice and cool also seems to do little in the way of noise reduction, making the Metis Plus the loudest case in today’s test.
Marginal temperature results coupled with poor noise results lead to overall poor performance in our efficiency benchmark.
Even with its inefficient performance, the Metis Plus price tag gives it a massive performance-per-dollar advantage over its more expensive rivals. Fractal Design’s Define Nano S only manages to maintain the lead due its combination stellar performance and low price.
Even though there’s the possibility of it being a bit noisy under some workloads, the Metis Plus is still an excellent value for its price. For $65 you’re getting a well made aluminum case that’s very compact and portable and yet is still capable of handling mid or even high-end gaming hardware. The Metis Plus has enough value and building potential to earn our seal of approval.
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