The Caselabs Merlin SM8 conforms to the ATX form factor and so can accommodate motherboards with form factors ATX and Micro-ATX.
Its dimensions (LxWxH) are 570mm x 284mm x 568mm.
|Motherboard Form Factors||Width||284mm|
|Color||Black||IO Display Panel||yes|
|Expansion Slots||8||Front USB 2.0 Slots||0|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||9||Front USB 3.0 Slots||0|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||2||eSATA||yes|
|2.5" Drive Bays||2||Audio IO||yes|
The Caselabs Merlin SM8 has a the ATX form factor. ATX is the most ubiquitous of case standards, providing the largest array of compatible hardware on the market. Using the ATX standard, the case can house motherboards and power supplies with form factors ATX and Micro-ATX. The dimensions of the case itself (LxWxH) are 570mm x 284mm x 568mm.
The Caselabs Merlin SM8 has eight expansion slots, so there is plenty of room for extra components, which may be a deciding factor when planning on the longevity and build type of a PC system. The case has nine 5.25" drive bays, which is more than enough to house various drives, particularly optical drives. With two 3.5" drive bays there is also plenty of extra HDD space as well. You can even slot in an SSD or a laptop drive in one of the two specifically designed 2.5" drive baysInstallation of hard drives into these drive bays is made all the more easier by screwless rails that allow tool-less mounting.