Pros: Cable routing options, solid construction, high quality materials, extra stands, rotatable logo, accepts ATX despite uATX size.
Cons: Punch-out expansion slot inserts, unpainted interior, can get cramped inside when using full-size ATX board.
Since 2007 I've owned a different, much larger Cooler Master case: a CMStacker 810. I must admit that, while it's an excellent case, its behemoth weight and dimensions have turned me off from larger cases. This ties into my reason to go for something much smaller in size. The Elite 361, despite its relative slimness, can accept a full-size ATX motherboard. This was accomplished by moving the power supply location to the front of the case. Aside from this, it also has room for a single external 5.25" drive, single external 3.5" drive, and three internal 3.5" drives - buy an adapter if you have an SSD. This raises a question though: does the power supply have adequate room to breathe?...(read more)