SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review :: Exterior

11-30-2009 · Category: Hardware - Cases

By Benjamin Sun

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Handle

Handle

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Handle side

Handle side

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Front

Front

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Doors open

Doors open


Starting from the top of the case we see a prominent feature in the form of the handle. The handle is made out of die cast aluminum, which is a strong lightweight material. Lifting the case by the handle shows how strong it is, able to support a fully loaded SG04-FH case with all computer components installed already.


SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Power Button

Power Button

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review FP I/O

FP I/O

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Reset button

Reset button

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Fan

Fan


The front of the case is rather Spartan compared to full tower cases. There is a drive bay for the optical drive which can be a full-height 3.5 optical drive. Below that is a two-part door. The left side opens and right side opens revealing the front cooling solution. This consists of two 120mm fans, providing adequate airflow for this sized case.


SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Left side  view

Left side view

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Left side

Left side

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Right side  view

Right side view

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Right side

Right side


The Power button is on the right side of the case front, making for easy access. Opening the left side door we find the Reset button on the left side of the two fans. Below that is the FP I/O consisting of two USB 2.0 ports and the Mic and Headphone jacks for the Front Panel Audio. Interesting is the lack of Firewire support, however, with the advent of USB 3.0 and SATA 3.0 here Firewire has taken a back seat to it.


SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Rear

Rear

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Feet

Feet

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Fan enclosure

Fan enclosure

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review Fan

Fan


The left side of the case has a mesh window design right where the PSU and graphics card would be installed. Four PCI slots are visible through the mesh, meaning if you want to show off your shiny new HD 5970 in this case you can. The PSU is installed on the left side of the case, meaning you will see instead of the motherboard itself. The right side of the case has the standard black blank side which is to be expected.

The rear of the case has the openings for the PSU and Back panel of the case. Below that are the aerated openings for the four PCI slots. If a card is not installed here the openings serve to provide airflow through the case. There are numerous openings around the rear of the case to improve airflow. The top of the back of the case has a Serial number sticker.