At this stage, you might still be wondering – why on earth is the case so big? I think Thermaltake is pitching for the dual PCs in one case idea. However, out of the box, this isn’t possible (as mentioned earlier with the PSU problem). So you spend a little bit more money and you have a Mini-ITX motherboard and a full sized ATX motherboard. This could be handy, as you could set up the Mini-ITX PC as a file server, and then have the main PC access this data across the network. The benefit of this is that you can keep the file server on 24/7 and chewing a lot less power than your SLI 3D Powerhouse next door.
Nice idea. But why keep the whole lot in one box? This seems needless and inflexible. The whole Mini-ITX idea feels like a botch job that has been poorly executed and not properly thought through. If you want a file server, build one, or buy a NAS box.
I’m sure that some people will love this case. Many people just want the biggest case they can get, for fitting watercooling kits, masses of hard drives, and enough case fans to cause a temporal rip in the space time continuum.
However, at £148.04, not only does the case seem cheaply constructed, but the 7in display seems like a waste of money and a poor idea – nothing more than a gimmick, especially for an extra £200.
If you like the look of this case, the chances are you don’t care what I have to say about it. And by all means go for it. However, I feel this is a case with no real target market, and has little benefit over a decent midi sized solution.