Despite the small dimensions, the interior offers space for a dual radiator, a full-fled graphics card and an extra-wide fan on the front. Designed for an effective ventilation by fireplace effect, Asus has occurred for optimization of cooling special tricks: On the one hand, the mainboard is installed vertically and on the other angled. As a result, behind the motherboard remains more space for cool air and cable management.
The Features of the Asus Rog Z11 mini-ITX enclosures at a glance:
Elegant and compact housing in the eye-catching rog design
Suitable for mini-ITX and mini-DTX mainboards
Can be placed or lying
Vertical installation of the motherboard with additional space for cable management
Optimized air cooling thanks to fireplace effect
Place for a 240er radiator on the front
A total of up to three 120/140 mm fans and two 120 mm fans possible
Combined PWM fan / D-RGB controller included
Asus Rog Z118: For compact mini-ITX systems with high performance
The particularly compact Asus Rog Z11 offers the possibility to install a 120- / 140-millimeter fan on the ground, two 140er / 120er fans on the lid and two 120er fans on the front. Thus, air can reach the housing from below and front and is transported upwards, which is forced by the resulting negative pressure in the case. Air inlets on the right side part and before all fan slots are provided with removable dust filters.
In the small size of the housing, it is surprising that CPU coolers are supported with a height of a maximum of 130 millimeters. Who rather sets on water cooling, can install a 240-millimeter radiator at the front. On the power supply cover is also space for a pump and compensation container combination for custom loops.
Space for drives and components
On the motherboard tray, main boards can be attached to the mini-ITX or the slightly larger mini-DTX format. In this case, the mainboard is mounted vertically, the connections show the lid and are hidden by a slightly removable cover. The motherboard tray is attached to a 11 ° angle. This leads to a benefits for cooling and, on the other hand, increases the space for cable management to up to 40 mm. Also for graphics cards is available with a maximum length of 320 millimeters plenty of space. The Asus Rog Z11 is suitable for models with a height of approximately 3 slots.
Inside the housing is space for a power supply in the conventional ATX format or compact SFX standard. For media, a 2.5 / 3.5-inch mounting places and four other slots for 2.5-inch drives are available. On the left side covers ensure that power supply and cable remain hidden and remain invisible by the side part made of temperer glass. On the power supply cover, the RGB-illuminated ASUS ROG logo, which can be replaced, also exchanges, by a specially logo. Another, illuminated logo is located on the front of the housing. In the optional condition, the front to the top.
On the back of the MainBord tray is a pre-installed controller, which can be connected to the digitally addressable illumination of the two logos and three additional RGB components. The lighting can then be controlled either via a switch on the I / O panel or via a correspondingly equipped Asus mainboard via Aura Sync. The controller can also connect up to six PWM fans. In addition, there are two USB-2.0 header installed, for example, to connect the two ports installed on the I / O panel. The I / O panel also offers a combined 3.5mm jack and two USB 3.0 ports of type A and a USB 3.1 port of type C.
- Dimensions: 194 x 531 x 368 mm (W x H x D)
- Material: aluminum, steel
- Weight: 8.73 kg
- Color: black (outside) / black (inside)
- Form factor mainboard: mini-itx / mini-DTX
- Fan (possible):
- 2x 120 mm (front)
- 2x 120/140 mm (lid)
- 1x 120/140 mm (ground)
- Fan (preinstalled):
- Dust filter: floor, lid, front, right side panel
- Radiators (possible):
- 1x 240 mm (front)
- 1x 120 mm (floor)
- Drive shafts:
- 4x 2.5 inches
- 1x 2.5 / 3.5 inches
- Power supply: ATX, SFX (optional)
- Expansion slots: 3 (Triple slot, vertical)
- I / O panel:
- 2x USB 2.0
- 2x USB 3.0 Type A
- 1x USB 3.1 Type C
- 1x 3.5 mm jack (4-pole, TRRS)
- 1x RGB control
- 1x reset switch
- 1x power switch
- Maximum CPU cooler height: 130 mm
- Maximum graphics card length: 320 mm
- Maximum graphics card height: 3 slots
- Maximum power supply length: 160 mm