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Rosewill RS-MI-01: An Ultra Low-Cost Mini-ITX Chassis

Michael Larabel

Published on 23 April 2014
Written by Michael Larabel
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After spending $30~60 on an APU, and as low as $30 on a motherboard, you are probably looking for an ultra low-cost computer case / PSU to go with a new budget AMD AM1 build, right? If so, the Rosewill RS-MI-01 is a very cheap mini-ITX enclosure that also includes a 250 Watt power supply, but its $45 price tag may raise concerns over quality.

The Rosewill RS-MI-01 is a mini-ITX chassis with one 5.25 inch and two 3.5 drive bays, has a built-in 250 Watt ATX PSU, and is otherwise a normal run-of-the-mill chassis.

Specifications:

Color
- Black

Case Material
- Steel

Power Supply
- Top Mounted
- 250 Watts

Motherboard Compatibility
- Mini-ITX (6.7 x 6.7 inches)

Drive Bays
- 1 x 5.25-inch External Drive Bay
- 1 x 3.5-inch External Drive Bay
- 1 x 3.5-inch Internal Drive Bay

Expansion Slots
- 1 x Expansion Slot

Front Panel Ports
- 2 x USB 2.0
- 2 x Audio (AC'98 + HD Audio)

Dimensions
- 221 x 130 x 330 mm (8.7 x 5.1 x 13 inches)

Weight
- 8.5 lbs

Contents:

Included with this basic Rosewill Mini-ITX enclosure was a very simple installation guide and found within the case itself was all of the necessary mounting hardware. This case is backed by Rosewill with a one-year warranty.

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