The Kolink Rocket Mini-ITX Case at a Glance:
Extremely compact dimensions (12,5 x 23,5 x 32,8 cm) with 9,6 litre volume
Brushed- and anodised aluminium exterior
Includes system fans
Supports dual-slot gaming graphics cards up to 31 cm
Riser modules with full PCI-Express 3.0 x16 speeds
Accepts Mini-ITX motherboards (all sockets from AMD & Intel)
Space for powerful SFX- or SFX-L power supplies & two 2,5" storage drives
Ingeniuous Use of Space & Smart Design
Measuring in at an extremely compact 125 by 235 by 328 mm (W x H x D) the volume of the chassis amounts to just 9,6 litres - roughly the size of a shoebox. In spite of its proportions, it is possible to build a complete gaming PC inside it thanks to its smart design: The graphics card is installed behind the Mini-ITX motherboard in a separate chamber, meaning that every last centimetre of this case gets put to good use. This stands in stark contrast to standard tower designs that frequently leave plenty of space unused. You just can't squeeze much more gaming power into a case with these proportions!
Premium Aluminium Case
The exterior of this tiny miracle impresses with its minimalist design and its flawless titanium-grey anodised aluminium The aluminium of the case is 1,5 mm thick and comes with that unmistakably premium look that only comes with hairline-finished metal. Following on from the fairly ascetic front panel of the Rocket, apart from the power button there are just two USB 3.0 ports. The interior also continues this approach, purposefully minimising space so as to focus on the essential hardware.
This spartan theme also manifests itself in the clever cooling design of the case, arriving from the factory with a single pre-installed case fan and relying on the integrated cooling of the installed hardware for airflow - thereby saving yet more precious space. To ensure that all components are kept supplied with sufficient fresh air, and equally importantly, that heat is effectively dissipated, both sides of the Rocket are equipped with round air vents.
Supporting High-End Graphics Cards Thanks to the Riser Module
The right-hand side of the interior can hold a Mini-ITX motherboard which can then support a CPU cooler with a max height of 5,4 cm. Flat top-blower coolers are, nowadays, entirely sufficient due to the ever decreasing TDPs of modern processors. The riser adapter alters the location of the PCI-Express x16slot of the motherboard to the left side of the case, allowing gaming graphics cards up to 310 mm long and 40 mm thick to be installed.
The Proportions of a Games Console with More Performance
The power supply of this tiny gaming system must be in either the compact SFX- or the slightly longer SFX-L standard which sucks in cold air from outside and blows warm air out the right side. Two 2,5" drives can also be installed. Motherboards with M.2 slots are also ideal for this case as they take up a minimum of space while adding significant amounts of storage space.
Dimensions: 125 x 235 x 328 mm (W x H x D)
Material: Aluminium (anodised, brushed)
Thickness: 1,5 mm
Weight: 3,5 kg
Volume: 9,6 l
Colour: Titanium Grey
Form Factor: Mini-ITX
Total Possible Fans:
1x 80mm fan (pre-installed, 4-Pin PWM, FDB bearings)
Drive Bay: 2x 2,5 Zoll
PSU: SFX or SFX-L (optional)
Expansion Slots: 2 (Dual-Slot)
2x USB 3.0 (internal connection)
Special Feature: PCIe 3.0 x16 riser module for GPU installation
Maximum CPU cooler height: 54 mm
Maximum GPU length: 310 mm
Maximum GPU height: 40 mm (dual-slot)
Maximum PSU length: 130 mm
Note: Please ensure to check whether PCIe connectors are situated either on the rear or top of the installed graphics card!