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  • SilverStone Fara H1M Pro Case Review
  • SilverStone Fara H1M Pro Case Review


    Case Layout and Features

    Silverstone refers to the H1M design as a classic, multi-purpose enclosure targeted at both multimedia and gaming builds.  It safe to say any small high performance build could find a home in a case like this.

    Probably the most prominent feature is the beautiful lightly tinted tempered glass side panel on the left side. This panel is held in place by two thumb screws at the back of the case makig them hidden and easily removed. The front panel consists of an open honeycomb mesh front panel that accents the Silverstone logo nicely.

    The back layout is very much what you would expect in a case this size. There Is not much room for any extras beyond the 120mm fan and a set of four external slots.

    Across the front of the case we find power and reset buttons with drive activity lights along with a row of I/O ports. The included ports are: one USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, a single audio output and a MIC port. Sadly, no USB C port included or combined analog audio jack.

    Also on the top surface is a matching black dust filter held in place by magnets.  I am looking forward to the day these removable dust filters are an industry standard!

    With the side panels removed, you can see that the H1M has a pretty traditional mini-ATX layout a nicely oversized CPU cutout.   Silverstone has included plenty of nice gaps to route cabling around the motherboard though I wish there were some rubber grommets.

    The back side shows two mounting locations for 2.5” drives to the front of the case (under the cables in this shot). A set of two simple cable tie slots are provided on each side of the motherboard for a total of 8.