Raijintek has just released two new small form factor cases the Ophion and Ophion Evo gaming computer cases. Both cases are both Micro ITX compatible and perfect for the mini-PC builder. Each is packed full of features not typically found in other small form factor PC cases.
Both the Ophion and Ophion EVO are able to support full size graphics cards up to 330mm long and supports detached mounting with an already included PCIE 16x riser mount and cable. In addition to the full sized GPU support, the Ophion cases also support standard sized power supplies which is mounted in the front of the case. Power is routed by an internal power cable which extends from the inside to the outside rear of the case.
Liquid cooling is also supported by the Ophion cases with the ability to mount a 240mm fan on the top. Both sides of the cases are equipped with tool-less tempered glass side panels.
The Ophion EVO has a few additional options over the Ophion case. First, it has room for an extra 2.5″ SSD, and can accommodate and extra 120mm cooling fan. It also has a bit more headroom for a CPU cooler (90mm).
The Raijintek Ophion at a glance:
- Brushed Aluminum and tempered glass construction
- Front I/O includes USB 3.0, USB Type C Connector and LED power button
- M-ITX Motherboard support
- Can accomodate a full size 330mm graphics card and standard ATX power supply
- Storage options for 1 x 3.5″ HDD or up to 3 x 2.5″ SSD
- Air cooling 2 x 120mm top mounted fans (25mm) and 1 x 120mm bottom mounted fan (15mm only)
- CPU Cooler Clearance 85mm
Ophion EVO Additional Features
- Storage options 1 x 3.5 HDD or up to 4 x 2.5 SSD
- Air cooling 2 x 120mm top mounted fans (25mm) and 1 x 120mm bottom mounted fan (25mm).
- Water cooling support 1 x 240mm AIO
- CPU Cooler Clearance 90mm
Easy to access, install and upgrade components
The Raijintek Ophion and Ophion Evo both come with tool-less, tempered glass side panels to give access to the internal components. The case itself supports a Mini-ITX size motherboard, located on the left hand side next to the ATX power supply mount complete with kettle lead extension.
On the right hand side of the case is the GPU mount, which can hold up to a 330mm full size card, with a 250mm PCIe 16x Gen 3 Riser cable included as standard.
In terms of air cooling, the Raijintek Ophion comes with space for up to 3 x 120mm fans. 2 x 120mm fans (25mm) are located in the top of the case and an additional 120mm (Ophion 15mm/Ophion EVO 15/25mm) at the bottom located directly below the motherboard mount.
Ophion EVO Water-cooling
Unlike the Ophion, the slightly larger Ophion EVO supports a top mounted 240mm AIO cooler, perfect for cooling overclocked components.
Ophion Storage Options
The Ophion has support for a single 3.5″ HDD drive, which can be mounted in place of one of the top 120mm fans. In terms of 2.5″ drives, the Ophion can mount a single 2.5″ SSD mounted to the front panel, with room for an additional 2 x 2.5″ drives in place of one of the top 120mm fans.
Ophion EVO Storage Options
The Ophion Evo has support for a single 3.5″ HDD or 2 x 2.5″ SSDs, by removing the bottom 120mm fan. The front panel also has an additional 2 x 2.5″ SSD mounts.
Connetivity on the front I/O Panel
The Ophion and Ophion Evo both have a aingle USB 3.0 and USB type C connector alongside an LED power button.