Interior and Build Process

The Titan is a fairly large enclosure, with plenty of room to work within a mostly open interior.

The metal panel at the bottom of the case covers the power supply and 3.5-inch storage bays, but there is enough of a gap between it and the front fan mounts to fit most 240 mm liquid coolers (but push-pull won't be possible unless you're using a very slim rad with slim fans).

There are a pair of 120 mm fans (with blue LEDs) pre-installed up front, positioned as intake, which should provide positive pressure. And these are connected to a fan speed control (3-position: high, low, and off) on top of the enclosure, which is an unexpected feature that adds to the value of the case.

In the rear of the case we have a pre-installed 120 mm exhaust fan, also routed through the fan controller. This one isn't LED lit, but has blue fan blades to compliment the aesthetic.

Around back we have our first look at the storage options, which include a 2.5-inch SSD mount behind the motherboard tray, and a pair of 3.5/2.5 inch slide-out drive trays (bottom left). To add additional SSDs beyond the white mount behind the motherboard tray, a pair of mounts are located on the left side, above the 3.5-inch storage bays.

This is a pretty limited offering for a mid-tower, but is consistent with similar designs we've seen of late.

Build Process

The Titan supports standard ATX motherboards or smaller (I have a micro-ATX board installed here), and as you can see there are plenty of cable openings around the board. As I would have expected from a more 'budget' case there are no rubber grommets, which always add to the appearance of the build, but add cost.

Mounting a cooler was my next step, and while I test enclosures using both an air cooler and liquid solution, I'll focus on mounting a liquid cooler here. The top mounts are both open, and easily accessed, so I started there with my Corsair H105 (a 240 mm design).

While it fit just fine up top, this has a thicker than average radiator, and I was unable to finish the installation when I noticed that the rad was blocking part of the 12V connector on the motherboard.

A thinner radiator would have worked, but I use an H105 when I test fit to see if there are clearance issues (though something as massive as the EKWB Predator 240 would be a more difficult test – and would certainly not fit here).

Moving up front I tested out the radiator thickness against the installed intake fans, and there was plenty of room to mount the H105 up front.

I ended up with my 120 mm Corsair H75 (which is used for all case benchmarks) on the rear mount, which fit easily of course.

Moving on to storage, where I tested out the 3.5-inch hard drive trays first.

These are a little stiff, but flexing them onto my hard drive wasn't too bad, and it slides easily into place without tools.

Mounting an SSD is as simple as screwing it into the included tray behind the motherboard, though as stated previously there are a pair of additional 2.5-inch SSD mounts inside the case (to the left of the motherboard, flush with the interior).

As you can see from these photos I'd already installed my PSU at this point, which is a 160 mm deep SilverStone model that fit without any issue. There's plenty of room for larger power supplies with this case, and I was able to use some of the extra room to tuck away excess PSU cables.

Next we'll review the test setup and enclosure testing methodology, or you can simply skip to the last page to see the finished build and find out how the Titan performed.

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