Hardware NZXT Launches New Manta Mini-ITX Case

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  1. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    atc95 I have the upgrade bug!

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    46L volume and classed as mini-itx, I hope some modders change that :D
     
  3. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    Yeah it is a beast. I was kinda hoping for a radical design given NZXT's out-of-the-box thinking with some of its other cases. It's different externally for sure, but the innards aren't anything spectacularly different.
     
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    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    46L volume for an ITX case. What an absolute joke when you can fit a full loop in a 15L NCase M1.
     
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    Looks nice, but my hadron air cost only a tad over £100 and that included a 500w gold PSU. I always thought the point of ITX was to be really small, cases that verge into MATX size raise build questions. For this cases size, it still has a tight GPU area and wastes masses of space on the drive area. Like the curves though.
     
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    looks a bit like the turrets from portal
     
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    Looking forward to seeing what modders come up with...
     
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    Yeah, although I'm sure this will appeal to someone, it isn't remotely what I want from an mITX case. 46l is absolutely massive, and it doesn't even look particularly spacious inside somehow! I want my mITX cases to be small, and given the number of really good mITX enclosures out there that are less than half the volume of this beast, I'll be staying well clear of this case.
     
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    It looks gorgeous, but practicality? Out of the window! I know some people want to be able to do watercooling in an ITX case, but do you really need the two 280mm rad fittings in every single one of these ITX cases that comes out?
     
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    I like the style of the case but the size isn't justifiable for an ITX for me.
    Shame as I'm looking at replacing my current case for a new one in the next couple of months, but I want something quite a bit smaller than my tower.
     
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