The Silentium T2 is a rather compact case, mini-tower would be an apt term to describe this enclosure.
When we compare it to the other cases we reviewed in the past, you’ll see that its width is on par because of the large base on the T2; however in height it’s considerably smaller:
The depth of a case can give you an indication of what you’ll be able to fit inside, large graphics cards prefer a lengthy enclosure:
The Silentium T2 is slightly shorter than the Antec 900 which barely fitted a 8800 GTX; it will be a close call.Look Outside
The T2 features a dark grey finishing with steel side panels and chassis construction, to make it look less uniform Arctic Cooling added some black plastic details in the front panel and at the bottom of the case.
The top part of the front panel opens up to the right, behind it you can find the 5.25”/3.5” bays. The lower part has the power/reset button as well as the front I/O.
You get 2xUSB, audio in/out, and a place holder for un-used firewire… wonder why they didn’t add it as well.
Behind the plastic front door you can see 2x5.25” and 2x3.5” drive bays
A view from the rear reveals already a bit of the unordinary orientation of the case internals;
There doesn’t seem to be any room for the PSU at the back. The bottom of the case is enclosed inside a plastic duct with ventilation holes.
There are no soft rubber feet under the case; but AC took other measures to reduce vibration noise, let's open the T2 and find out ->