Here’s our picks of the best Mini-ITX PC cases to buy in 2022. These cases are all under 20L and considered Small Form Factor. This is not a definitive list, so please leave your suggested cases in the comments.
GEEEK G4 is 4.7L in volume and is arguably the best HTPC available, thanks to its compact size, price and availability. The G4 is designed for APU / iGPU builds and does not support dedicated graphics cards.
DAN C4-SFX is an aluminium Mini-ITX case and the bigger sibling of the popular A4-SFX. This case is 11.9L in volume and comes equipped with PCIe 4.0 riser cable as standard. The C4-SFX supports two hardware layouts: traditional and sandwich style.
FormD T1 is a modular Mini-ITX case under 10L in volume. The FormD T1 v2 is made of aluminium with mesh panels and comes in two variants, T1 Reference & T1 Sandwich Kit.
The A4 H2O is water cooling focused Mini-ITX case created through collaboration between Lian-Li and DAN Cases. The case is 11L in volume and features an all aluminium design including the interior frame.
Meshlicious from SSUPD (Lian-Li), is 14.6L airflow focuced Mini-ITX case. This case can be purchased with an included PCIe 4.0 riser cable and either mesh or tempered glass side panels.
IQUNIX ZX-1 is an aluminium Mini-ITX case which comes in two variants, the 9.2L air cooling only version and 10.6L water cooling version. This is quite easily the most premium case on this list in terms of build quality.
Velka 7 is a premium Mini-ITX case at 5.9L in volume. The case is made of aluminium and stainless steel and is the smallest vertical SFF case.
Velka 3 is a premium Mini-ITX case at 3.9L in volume. The case is made of aluminium and stainless steel and is considered to be the best sub 4L SFF case.
The ZS A4 is a compact CNC aluminium Mini-ITX case at 8.4L in volume for the base version. The case features additional top hat modules for water cooling support, similarly to the Louqe GHOST S1 (purchased separately).