ASUS Prime AP201 in review: A ventilated Micro-ATX case with style

ASUS Prime AP201 in review: A ventilated Micro-ATX case with style


ASUS Prime AP201 in review

Ventilated Micro-ATX Case with Style

Innovative Micro-ATX cases are rare. ASUS model Prime AP201 is even more exciting: despite its compact dimensions, it promises flexibility and gives hope for effective cooling, thanks to a lot of mesh.

So far, ASUS has mainly attracted attention with gaming cases. Meditation also literally means – because the habitats are like this ASUS ROG Strix Helios are anything but inconspicuous. However, the Prime AP201 isn’t a ROG or TUF model and is actually so discreet in appearance that it’s by no means only interesting to gamers.

It is also suitable for more powerful gaming systems. The mini tower should be able to accommodate graphics cards up to 33.8 cm tall and CPU coolers up to 17 cm tall. And water cooling can also be used with AiO or 360mm radiator.

ASUS Prime AP201 is introduced around 91 euro and optionally in black or white.

In the Unpacked and Touched video we take a first look at the case:

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ASUS ships the Prima AP201 with mounting hardware (including separating rubber rings), black cable ties, instructions, and warranty information.

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Before we start the actual testing, here are the key data for the case in tabular form:

key data:
Post: Asus Prime AP201
material: steel, plastic
Dimensions: 205 x 350 x 460 mm (W x H x D)
form factor: Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Drive: 3x 3.5/2.5 inch (Internal), 1x 2.5 inch (Internal)
fan: 1x 120mm (rear panel, pre-installed), 3x 120/2x 140mm (top, optional), 2x 120mm (bottom, optional)
Radiator (Max as per manufacturer): Lid: 360/280 mm, Back wall: 120 mm
CPU cooler height (max according to manufacturer): 17 cm
Graphics card length (maximum according to manufacturer): 13.3″
weight: about 5.8kg
worth: around 91 euro


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