After some consideration couldn't resist any longer to the amazing Swedish stylish, simplistic and industrial like look of Fractal Design and as a lover of ITX systems decided to move away from the niche NCase M1 to something a bit more "serious" that would also give me better opportunity of expansion and also ease of use and maintenance, mainly dust cleaning that takes about 4 thumb screws and 10 minutes to clean filters and dust on the Nano S against nearly 30 minutes on the M1 for the same process.
About tasty hardware, re-used all my previous parts apart from the PSU that also stepped to all another level of Design and Engineering with the new Seasonic SFX-L and loving it! All the remaining parts will not get upgraded for a while as by my experience they are a really good balance to drive my monitor and even on recent titles like Metro Exodus, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Assetto Corsa Competizione and DiRT Rally 2.0 can run with consistent frame rates and up to the monitor spec on high settings (Ultra Wide 35" 1080p 144Hz).
Another difficult decision was if to get with Window or Solid Panel and after some consideration preferred to be deadly silent and stealth look instead of flashy and "distractive" to pass more time playing instead of looking at it... will let the "lights show" to happen where it matters the most... on the screen! Please do not get me wrong... I do love to look at all the RGB glory and I had builds like that myself, it is only a matter of personal preference this time around as I did spend more time looking at my flashy build when I had one than actually using and abusing from it!
Hope you enjoy scrolling through the pictures as much as I did with taking the shoots and the building process.