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Thermaltake Introduces Element Q, Fanless Mini-ITX Chassis with 200W PSU

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Thermaltake, leading DIY chassis brand, introduces the latest addition to the Element series of PC cases, the Thermaltake Element Q. This Mini-ITX case is ideal for very small systems built on Intel’s Atom and NVIDIA’s ION platforms. With its extremely small dimensions of 130 (D) x 220 (W) x 330 (H) mm and a light-weight of merely 2.7 KG the Element Q can fit on the smallest desktop or even on the shelf between your books.

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Well, I question this design. If you look carefully the power supply intake is right on the top of a CPU cooler. This means the hot air from the CPU is blown right into the power supply. There doesn't seem to be enough circulation for the good cooling effect.
 

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to me the entire point of small systems is to make them inconspicuous - neither seen nor heard.

Big bright red stripes would contradict that.
 
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what motherboards i can put in that case?
i looked at some vendor pages all i found is m-atx, is there a difference?
 
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what motherboards i can put in that case?
i looked at some vendor pages all i found is m-atx, is there a difference?
m-atx or uatx is a small form factor that the motherboard is a square of 9.6 x 9.6 inches, 9 standoff and 4 expancion slot.

mini itx is one of the smallest form factors to date which is a even smaller square and it has only one expansion slots.

this chassis uses mini itx not micro atx

in newegg you can find some mini itx cases and motherboards