Best silent micro ATX case?

    • Best silent micro ATX case?

      Hi everyone!I'm looking for a case for my NAS.The most important thing is that has to be silent and has 6 HDD's slots.Other than that I want it to be small if possible since it's a nas/media server and I already have a micro ATX motherboard.
      I found 3 cases for now:
      • Nanoxia Deep Silence 4 80€ -> not exactly the best looking case, but it's the only one with sound dampening everywhere;
      • Fractal Design node 804 100€ -> smallest one, and it also has a classic NAS form factor;
      • Coolermaster N300 45€ (since it's cheap I'll buy 2 noctua and change the fans)
      Can you suggest me other cases? As I said, I value the silence over everything else.
      Intel G4400 - Asrock H170M Pro4S - Syba SI-PEX40064 Marvell 88SE9125 - 8GB ram - Corsair VS350W - 2X6TB Seagate Ironwolf - 4x2TB WD Enterprise
      OMV 4.1.17 - Kernel 4.18 backport 3 - omvextrasorg 4.1.2
    • gderf wrote:

      Is there some reason you can't run a headless server and place it somewhere it can't be heard?

      Mine is in my gun safe.
      Sadly yes :/ My home is old and I don't have ethernet plug everywhere.
      Intel G4400 - Asrock H170M Pro4S - Syba SI-PEX40064 Marvell 88SE9125 - 8GB ram - Corsair VS350W - 2X6TB Seagate Ironwolf - 4x2TB WD Enterprise
      OMV 4.1.17 - Kernel 4.18 backport 3 - omvextrasorg 4.1.2
    • Blabla wrote:


      Can you suggest me other cases? As I said, I value the silence over everything else.
      I am using a Fractal Design Define Mini, which looks nearly as the Nanoxia ... it has the same noice dampening and it is very very silent.
      Only the (blue) LED around the Powerbutton is way to bright. But I you have the option not to connect the power led calble.