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Silverstone LC20 Case Review
By: Rich Smith
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    Table of Contents:
  • Silverstone LC20 Case Review
  • Opening the box
  • The outside of the case
  • The inside of the case
  • Installing hardware
  • Final thoughts

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    Silverstone LC20 Case Review - Final thoughts

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    I've got to tell you, this case has PLENTY of room for hardware and drives and STILL looks plenty sexy sitting in your entertainment center with your other home theatre components.

    In addition to everything we installed, there were three additional fan slots on the back and side of the case, as well as two fan brackets on the front of the two hard drive caddies. There is also a grill on the side of the case where a normal PSU would be mounted, to allow better ventilation for the PSU itself. Basically, this case is not only roomy, but provides many options for enhancing the cooling of the case.

    It is worth noting that this case did not come with a remote control or any kind of readout on the front of the case. Those additional bells and whistles are available in the LC20's big brother, the LC20M.

    Here are the highs and lows for this case:


    • Looks very sleek
    • Takes a standard ATX motherboard
    • Tons of drive bays
    • Excellent fan options
    • Front Panel USB, Firewire, and Audio jacks


    • Had to re-run cables so they would reach sockets on the board
    • Power supply placement can be inconvenient for some boards
    • Somewhat pricey ($120 at the time of this writing)

    Overall, the biggest problem with this case was the wiring.  It was easily remedied with a little work, but I'm quite surprised it left the factory wired that way. Most of the motherboards I've worked with feature USB headers in a similar location on the board, so none of them would have fit in this case.

    As far as price, if you want a sleek HTPC case, then this is the price you have to pay.  Sure, you could pay less than half the price for a computer case that would do the trick, but it wouldn't look as good with your entertainment center.

    Overall, I give this case an 8 out of 10, and the Dev Hardware recommended award.  If you are looking for a sleek case to use as a base for a HTPC, then this might just be what the doctor ordered.

    I'd like to thank Silverstone for sending us the LC20 to review.  If you would like more information about this case, or any of Silverstone's other products, please visit their website at

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