EVGA is entering the case market in a “small” way by introducing a unique Micro ITX chassis with integrated water cooling, among other features.
With a strong selection of micro ITX motherboards, it was only a matter of time until EVGA started designing a case to house their miniature creations. Details are still coming in but it looks like they’ve designed a compact chassis which incorporates a front mounted, slot loaded DVD / Blu-Ray drive and diminutive exterior dimensions. The real difference between this and other solutions is an embedded water cooling setup that features a side-mounted fill port for the included reservoir. Supposedly a less expensive air cooled option will also be available.
As you can see from the interior image posted below, there seems to be a surprising amount of space within this small case. It incorporates a 500W power supply and even has enough horizontal clearance to fit a 11″ long video card.
This sounds like the perfect HTPC companion but the system housed within it could feature some serious muscle should an overclocker choose the fully utilize the water cooled version.
The (so far) nameless case will be released in Q2 2013 and will be available in silver and black finishes. As the release date approaches, expect a review here on Hardware Canucks.