[wpsm_toplist] SUPPLIER If you like your mini-ITX cases to be barely any bigger than the hardware they house, with your graphics card sitting end-to-end in a shoebox-sized enclosure, look away now. Large cases aren’t unusual for Thermaltake, as its oversized behemoths stretch from its mini-ITX offerings all the way up to its full towers. … Read more

Fractal Design Define 7 Review

ATX CASE FRACTAL DESIGN DEFINE 7 Following the launch of the Fractal Design Define 7 Compact last month, we’ve finally got our mitts on its bigger sibling, the Define 7, which unfortunately got lost in the post a few months ago. The extra cash buys you a bigger case, of course, with the depth stretching … Read more

Corsair iCUE 465X RGB Review

If you want to maximise your level of RGB this month then the Corsair iCUE 465X RGB is one of a couple of cases that will need to be on your shortlist. With a trio of LL120 RGB fans up front, the case can put on a dazzling light show, made even more snazzy by … Read more

Be Quiet! 500DX Review

While it’s better known for coolers and PSUs, be quiet! has been releasing a slow trickle of PC cases over recent years and the 500DX is the latest from a company that usually tries to be a little different with its case designs. The 500DX is maybe not as unique as some of its predecessors, … Read more

NZXT H1 Review

When it comes to PC cases. NZXT usually comes fairly close to nailing it, but for a lengthy period, the company completely lacked a mini-ITX case. Read our NZXT H1 Review. [wpsm_toplist] It had small form factor designs years ago, such as the Rogue case, but until the H200 landed much more recently, its been … Read more

Lian Li Lancool II Review

There haven’t been many sub-£ PC cases that have wowed us as much as Lian Li’s Lancool One recently. It offered good cooling, plenty of features, RGB lighting, decent water-cooling support and a unique, head­turning design. Lian Li has recently stepped up to claim the sub-£ case crown again, though, with an updated version of … Read more


SUPPLIER he Era ITX is the product of Fractal Design collaborating with Intel to create a new mini- ITX case, and it demands a serious premium. This does make it noticeably more affordable than NZXT’s H1 (see p24), but that case also includes an SFX PSU and a 140mm liquid-cooling system as standard. So … Read more