Microcool Banchetto 101

  • Microcool Banchetto 101
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  • Easy to assemble, Completely modular, Flexible design to allow for reconfiguration of components, Durable Methacrylate and Aluminum design, Thumbscrew fastening system, Support for radiator with up to three fans, Built in tray for water cooling pump mount
  • Great open design, Watercooling ready.


  • Not everyone is a fan of Acrylic, A bit pricey, Small scratches, Rather bulky with water cooling installed, Larger power supplies may not fit, Awkward power supply orientation, No mounting for 2.5 inch drives such as SSDs, Thumbscrews required persuasion
  • Price, Cannot use 2 video cards and have power connected to both of them, No installation instructions included

Expert reviews and ratings

By LanOC Reviews on 100

So when I started, I asked if this case was for everyone. As much as I want to say yes, the open air design will always be a major issue in households who have kids or cats, not to mention the idea of taking your rig to a LAN and having someone with...

By Legit Reviews on

The Banchetto 101 is a sharp looking chassis, easy to work with and configurable to my needs. If you swap out parts a lot then the Banchetto 101 should be on your short list....

By Overclockers Online on

Shattering the mould for typical cases, the Banchetto 101 shines as an open air chassis or tech station. Its performance is nothing short of stellar, and has been exquisitely crafted. Upon delivery, I knew that this case would be stunning. Honestly,...

By TechwareLabs on

So, is this case worth getting? Before I answer that, let’s run down a quick list of the pros and cons I encountered while testing it out: Pros The open design makes it very easy to get components in and out of, no space constraints at all. The...

By techPowerUp! on 83

The Banchetto is a well thought out bench station, and is very versatile thanks to its easy to use modular design and the thumbscrew fastener system, which let you quickly build your PC and swap out parts when needed. There is plenty of room to mount...

By Viperlair on

Microcool Banchetto 101 Looking for that little something that puts your computer in a class all by itself? The Banchetto 101 just might be that missing item you desire. Manufacturer: MicrocoolPrice: CheckWhile I have reviewed many cases, only two...

By ThinkComputers on 70

We have seen a few cases like the Banchetto 101 before. These “test bench” cases are great for reviewers like us who are constantly changing out parts and testing new components all the time. The open design also is great for cooling and...

By Overclockers Club on

The Banchetto 101 was designed with PC professionals and the modding community in mind and for these two groups, this case can be a huge improvement over a more conventional chassis. The unlimited access to each specific compartment within the case...

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on

Microcool has obviously gone to great lengths to produce a benching case that is as attractive and stylish as it is functional. Just like the automobiles and motorcycles that come from Italy, the Benchetto 101 offers lots of performance and sex...

By Pro-Clockers on

The Microcool Banchetto 101 is one beautiful test bench. The combination of acrylic, black metal pieces and chrome accents make it arguable the best looking test benches on the market. So pretty that you almost don’t want to mount anything to it....

By High Tech Reviews on

The Micro Cool Banchetto 101 might not be for everyone, but if you are a modder and do a look of testing say of motherboards this device is something you really should look into. This includes reviews, technicians that are working on motherboards or...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

A few user-performed modifications would make the Banchetto 101 an excellent test stand, but its best function as-sold is as a display rack for motherboard, graphics card, RAM, and CPU cooler marketing...

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

Ci capita di rado di avere delle difficoltà nello stilare le conclusioni di una recensione e questo è uno dei casi in cui veramente vorremmo assegnare il massimo dei voti al prodotto lasciando in questa pagina soltanto dei puntini di...