Mini-ITX Hot Swap Home Server Case

When I firstly saw this case I decided that i must write about it. It has been introduced by people from and it looks for great choice for building mini home storage server (NAS) with huge capacity for all your media. This case will let you to build a storage server based on 4 Hot Swap 3.5″ SATA drive bays. Moreover there is one internal 2.5″ drive bay too for your OS. As you can see on the photos it looks like a professional server case that is different from its big cousins only by size.

According to LinITX – CFI A7879 Mini NAS Server Case brings you great functionality combined with quiet, low power performance. Case has been designed to work well with AHCI (NCQ) and RAID functions from your Mini-ITX motherboard. 4 HDD bays are hidden behind front panel that makes it look more like a black cube with some leds.

The case looks to be really good and functional choice for people looking for a huge captivity and/or other RAID benefits (instant backup). If I would be looking for case for my personal storage it would definitely be worth considering.


  • Case Dimensions: 7.88″(W) x 9.85″(H) x 11.82″(D)
  • Power Supply:
    • 200W Internal FlexATX Power Supply w/US Power Cord
    • 20/24-pin ATX Power Connector
    • 4-pin 12V-P4 Power Connector
    • 2 x Molex Power connectors for SATA Backplane
  • Chassis Cooling: 1 x 120mm Rear Cooling Fan
  • Expansion Slot: 1 x Standard Height PCI Expansion Slot
  • Drive Bays:
    • 4 x 3.5″ Removable SATA-II Drive Trays w/backplane – Backplane supports AHCI (NCQ) and RAID function
    • 1 x Internal 2.5″ HDD Mounting Bracket
  • Front Panel:
    • 2 x USB 2.0 Ports
    • Power On/Off Button
    • Power and HDD Activities LED

CFI A7879 is available via and


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