The Cooler Master Silencio 550 conforms to the Micro-ATX form factor and so can accommodate motherboards with form factors ATX and Micro-ATX.
It is made of Steel and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 505mm x 210mm x 415.5mm.
|Form Factor||Micro-ATX||Maximum CPU Cooler Size||154mm|
|Motherboard Form Factors||Front Fans||2|
|Material||Steel||Front Fans Size||120mm|
|Color||Black||Front Fans Speed||800 RPM|
|Expansion Slots||7||Rear Fans||1|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||3||Rear Fans Size||120mm|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||7||Rear Fans Speed||800 RPM|
|2.5" Drive Bays||1||IO Display Panel||yes|
|Tool-less Rails||yes||Front USB 2.0 Slots||1|
|Length||505mm||Front USB 3.0 Slots||1|
|Maximum Graphics Card Length||427mm|
The Cooler Master Silencio 550 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 ATX and Micro-ATX. The dimensions of the case itself (LxWxH) are 505mm x 210mm x 415.5mm.
The Cooler Master Silencio 550 has seven 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 three 5.25" drive bays, which is enough to house an optical drive and a couple of hard drives, while still having space for plenty more HDDs with the seven 3.5" drive bays that are also available. You can even install an SSD or laptop-sized HDD using the one 2.5" drive bay. Installation of hard drives into these drive bays is made all the more easier by screwless rails that allow tool-less mounting.
Made primarily of Steel, the Cooler Master Silencio 550 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.