The Cooler Master Elite 342 conforms to the Micro-ATX form factor and so can accommodate motherboards with form factors Array.
It is made of Steel and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 440mm x 180mm x 352mm.
|Release Date||28 May 2010||Maximum Graphics Card Length||363mm|
|Form Factor||Micro-ATX||Maximum CPU Cooler Size||153mm|
|Motherboard Form Factors||Front Fans||1|
|Material||Steel||Front Fans Size||120mm|
|Color||Black||Front Fans Speed||1200 RPM|
|Expansion Slots||4||Side Fans||1|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||2||Rear Fans||1|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||1||Rear Fans Size||80mm|
|2.5" Drive Bays||0||IO Display Panel||yes|
|Tool-less Rails||no||Front USB 2.0 Slots||2|
|Length||440mm||Front USB 3.0 Slots||0|
The Cooler Master Elite 342 has a the Micro-ATX form factor. Micro-ATX is a smaller version of the ATX standard which is designed to make your case and the system therein lightweight and portable. Using the Micro-ATX standard, the case can house motherboards and power supplies with form factors Array. The dimensions of the case itself (LxWxH) are 440mm x 180mm x 352mm.
The Cooler Master Elite 342 has four expansion slots, so there is some 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 two 5.25" drive bays, which There are no 5.25" drive bays, but there are one 3.5" drive bay, which is quite a small amount of space, and there are no 2.5" drive bays to make up for it.
Made primarily of Steel, the Cooler Master Elite 342 is built to be strong and well-ventilated. Steel cases are generally fairly cheap and sturdy, but also tend to be quite heavy. Whatever your case's material, it is important to keep a consistent airflow so that heat doesn't build up inside. It is therefore advised that you make use of the available built-in case fans and fan installation sections.