The Cooler Master Elite 343 conforms to the Micro-ATX form factor and so can accommodate motherboards with form factors Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX.
It is made of Steel and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 183mm x 356mm x 445mm.
|Release Date||17 Mar 2011||Maximum CPU Cooler Size||148mm|
|Form Factor||Micro-ATX||Front Fans||1|
|Motherboard Form Factors||Front Fans Size||120mm|
|Material||Steel||Front Fans Speed||1200 RPM|
|Expansion Slots||4||Side Fans Size||80mm|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||2||Rear Fans||1|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||0||Rear Fans Size||80mm|
|2.5" Drive Bays||0||IO Display Panel||yes|
|Tool-less Rails||no||Front USB 2.0 Slots||2|
|Length||183mm||Front USB 3.0 Slots||0|
|Maximum Graphics Card Length||250mm|
The Cooler Master Elite 343 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 Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX. The dimensions of the case itself (LxWxH) are 183mm x 356mm x 445mm.
The Cooler Master Elite 343 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, and no recorded 3.5" drive bays. This may be a data discrepancy, but otherwise we would highly recommend you look elsewhere for a case.
Made primarily of Steel, the Cooler Master Elite 343 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.