SilverStone Grandia GD04

  • SilverStone Grandia GD04
91
Based on 6 scores, 16 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Excellent build quality.
  • Sleek looking (simplicity really is better sometimes).
  • Great included cooling setup.

Cons:

  • Clearance between the CPU fan and the bottom of the optical drive bracket is tight.
  • No VCD or remote option built-in.

Expert reviews and ratings

By AnandTech on

My media center PC was far from old and decrepit, but I wound up with an opportunity to both rebuild it into something faster and cut a profit this month and went for it. Choosing a case for the new build was a difficult decision; the old...

By K.S. Studios on 90

I was amazed at the temperatures that were recorded while using this case. The fact that the parts run cooler in the GD04 than they do in the Antec Sonata case is a testament to SilverStone's great design. I had no trouble installing any of the...

By Motherboards.org on

SilverStone has taken the Micro-ATX form factor HTPC and given it the options of the bigger cases. It is an interesting case design that allows for long video cards, normal PSUs, three 120mm cooling fans and fits into an entertainment center without...

By Atomic MPC on 85

A good mid-range choice for first time...

By Phoronix on 80

While the Grandia GD04 is not as unique of a small form factor enclosure like the Sugo series, the GD04 is unique in its own right. The GD04 looks like a simplistic, small HTPC chassis from the exterior, but on the inside it offers a surprising...

By DreamWare Computers on

If you're looking for a sleek, simple and stylish M-ATX HTPC case, then the Silverstone GD04 would be a wonderful choice. The build quality and beautiful brushed aluminum front will easily help this case find a home amongst your priceless home...

By Ninjalane on 100

The main purpose behind a HTPC case is to blend in with other A/V equipment and the SilverStone GD04 does an excellent job of this. We felt the looks were just right for the intended purpose by making the media PC look like a high-end DVD or Blu-ray...

By Hardware Secrets on

SilverStone Grandia GD04 is a case targeted to users that want to build a media center with a case with the same size of home theater receivers. Here is a summary of what we found about this product.Strong PointsMatches the size and style of home...

By 3dGameMan on

Video Review: SilverStone is well known for their excellent HTPC cases and this one is no exception. This case doesn't have a large LCD on the front or is it all aluminum, but it does look elegant, has all the right features and is affordable. It...

By Metku.net on

Overall then, the GD04 manages to check most the boxes required for a HTPC case to be good. The main ingredients being nice outlooks, good design and quiet operation. Beside these features the GD04 also manages to avoid the potholes of being too...

International Review By ExtraHardware on

SilverStone Grandia GD04 je téměř ideální skříní pro levné HTPC – má silné plechy, hezký povrch, bez problému se dovnitř vejde velký ATX zdroj a dva pevné disky....

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

Quando si parla di SilverStone, diviene addirittura superfluo esaltare le caratteristiche legate al design od alla qualità dei materiali passando per l'attenzione e la cura dei particolari. Ogni prodotto della casa Taiwanese può essere...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

Wie een alles-in-één oplossing wil om TV te kijken, op te nemen en mediabestanden af te spelen van diverse bronnen, kan niet om een Home Theater PC ofwel HTPC heen. Of je nu Windows Media Center of een van de alternatieve pakketten (MythTV,...

International Review By Hardware.no on

Silverstone SST-GD04 er definitivt et helt ypperlig kabinett for de som ønsker en mellomstor maskin i stua. Kabinettet ser godt ut, etter vår mening er det mer lekkert enn lillebroren SST-GD03. Dagens testkabinett er samtidig ikke spesielt...

International Review By HomeMedia on 90

Même s'il est très loin d'être parfait, le silverstone GD04 est notre boîtier coup de coeur. Alliant design et sobriété, compacité (faible profondeur de 32cm comme un ampli A/V) et bonne compatibilité avec...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on

O SilverStone Grandia GD04 é um gabinete voltado para os usuários que querem montar um micro do tipo “media center” com um gabinete do mesmo tamanho de receivers de home theater. Aqui está um resumo do que achamos sobre este...