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Rated 4 out of 5 by Andic Nice looking HTPC
I really like Silverstone products, even since my first one 15 years ago. Strong, built to last & the style is still current even now a days !
This case has a great look to it, I wanted it to cover the ugly Disk drive & the blue USB header's & this does the job with the flip down front. The USB's still can house a small Bluetooth adaptor so don't worry about room for it, they have covered that !
The inside case is well though out but be careful on your PSU as the hotswap bay does come back quite far into the case, so much so I couldn't get the Be quiet semi modular power supply in ! The spec sheet stats upto 150mm PSU & the Be quiet is 150mm but it still wasn't enough. I've seen site reviews on this GD06 that was sent with a Silverstone PSU & it fit so if you are buying this case maybe buy a Silverstone PSU !
Over all I really liked the case but my PSU was more than the case & I had to sent it back for a GD05 (the same but with no flip down front & hotswap bays).
18 November 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by polyfid Great Case
I think this is one of the best cases you can get for an HTPC
it fits into the HiFi rack & looks good.
There is enough space inside for most users & the layout is well thought out.
the case comes with three fans, all intake. they run virtually silently which is an important consideration for a device that will sit in the living area.
24 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BlueTornado Really like this case, fits in my stereo cabinet a treat.
This is a good quality case. The only downside when using a modular power supply is its a very tight fit unless all the cables come out the base of the power supply unit due to the hard drive bays. I managed (just) with a modular Cosair unit but you do need to force things a little.
The hard drive bays are excellent if not a little bit fiddly. You have two drive bays that allow you to swap out drives without taking the case apart.
I used a solid state drive with mine so had to adapt the mounting of this a bit but with a couple of felt pads it all fitted together fine.
There is plenty of room for a standard installation of CPU and standard fan but if you want an oversized heat sink and fan the optical drive (which sits above) may get in the way.
The fans are reasonably quiet on full throttle but I would suggest if you motherboard (like mine) that only allows the control of one case fan to get a couple of fan controllers and stick them in the spare expansion ports in the back of the case and turn them to minimum then you can hardly hear the fans, its whisper quiet. I got mine from eBay for about £3 each.
Overall very pleased with the looks of this and it makes an excellent HTPC cabinet. Its size is about that of a decent amplifier and the case depth is perfect to fit in with HiFi components.
05 January 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by neo4572 Well constructed HTPC case
This is a nice HTPC case with a shallower depth than most cases, making it easier to fit into most TV cabinets. The shallowness does impede on space a bit, but there is some flexibility in locating the hard drives / SSDs which helps. I couldn't fit my Corsair H60 into it which was frustrating as the design of the case doesn't allow for the fitment of Corsair Hydro style coolers. The case is well built and reasonably priced
20 November 2013