Smallest Mini ITX Cases 2018 – Buyer’s Guide

by | May 24, 2018

Smallest Mini ITX Cases 2018

We rated, reviewed, & compared 5 of the smallest Mini-ITX cases across various budgets. These cases are perfect for an HTPC or a compact gaming build.

Smallest Mini-ITX cases w/ GPU Clearance

Fractal Design NODE 202

NODE 202 smallest mini itx case

What We Loved

  • Compact and Slim
  • Horizontally and Vertically orientable
  • Great airflow
  • Elegant looks

What We Didn’t Like

  • Very expensive

SilverStone SG05

SilverStone SG05 low profile pc case

What We Loved

  • Very Affordable
  • Great space efficiency and airflow
  • High-quality authentic and very durable

What We Didn’t Like

  • Not visually appealing

SilverStone ML08

slim compact itx case ML08

What We Loved

  • Great aesthetics
  • Only 12 liters
  • Removable carrying handle

What We Didn’t Like

  • None

The size of a case is a reliable indicator of its performance, though the size factor changes quite frequently. It is very likely that ten years down the line, the smartphone will be as powerful as high-end gaming computers. The best part, We currently don't live in an ancient era, a Small sized computer is quite capable of providing exceptional performance. 5 Years ago, A case as small as Micro ITX was quite impractical as we didn't have the hardware to make it functional; Now you can build a high-end VR build in the same space.