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Reviewed by: Norman Tan [07.28.05]
Manufactured by: Silverstone



Truth be told, most tower cases share the same basic layout. The powersupply goes up top, hard drives and optical drives are mounted on the front and you have the PCI slots attached with some sort of retention mechanism. It's been that way for quite sometime now and though Intel has made strides towards changing that with its new BTX format, adoption has been sluggish to say the least.

Enter Silverstone. They decided that the standard way of cooling a CPU wasn't so good and set out to design a case that was radically different from what was readily available. The result of that R&D was the Tj-06.

Now looking at the case, it doesn't appear to be much different from other cases out there. It has the typical Silverstone quality finish and apart from being a little tall, it does little to set itself apart from the rest of the crowd. As we'll see later though, it has a little secret.

Taking a look at the back of the case, we notice a couple of things that are odd. First off, the PCI slots appear to be on the wrong side! We also notice a massive 120mm fan positioned oddly on the bottom of the case. Right beside that fan, we can see the motherboard backplate.

Wait a minute... on the bottom? Let's continue the tour of the outside and we'll unlock the secrets within.

Next Page: (Outside of the case)