Moneual Lab MonCaso 972 HTPC CaseMakaveli - July 20, 2008
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To get into the case, you'll need to unscrew the two screws on the back of the case and pull the lid off. I was impressed when I opened the case, because the interior is painted black, like the exterior, which makes it look really good. The front side of the case is unique, because Moneual Lab has placed the hard drive racks symmetrical to one another, allowing you to fit up to four hard drives in total. To remove the hard drive cages, you'll have to unscrew two screws at the bottom of each cage and one screw above them. In between the hard drive cages, you'll see the spot where a single optical drive fits, as well as the backside of the LCD screen.
The back side of the case has two 80mm exhaust fans included as well as a few dust screens. This HTPC case, unlike many others, is able to support standard ATX motherboards! This is a huge plus in my book. You can see where the one VGA cable for the LCD screen runs through the last expansion slot. There is a vent right by the power supply to allow cool air to get into the power supply. Also, you'll find a dust screen near the other side of the power supply vent. The more ventilation - the better.
It's time to move on and see the included accessories.