SilverStone Redline RL05

SilverStone RL05 is the latest arrival in the Redline series made to be affordable and at the same time providing punchy styling and features reserved often for more expensive models.

The product itself is designed as a middle tower case with dimensions of 210mm (W) x 465mm (H) x 450mm (D) and weight of 5.9kg. It is manufactured with a steel body, plastic panels and a detachable front filter mesh. The RL05 itself is entirely painted in black and that includes the interior to boost the overall appearance of the product.

RL05 is made to be compatible with motherboards according to the ATX (up to 12″ x 10.2″) , Micro-ATX standards, Standard PS2(ATX) power supply with maximum length of 220mm and is offering 1 x external 5.25″ bay and 2 x internal 2.5″ or 3.5″ hard disk drives or 2 x 2.5″ solid state drives. The case is also capable to be a home for up to 7 expansion cards, graphics card with length of up to 14.7″ and width restriction of 6.4″ and CPU cooler with maximum height of 165mm.

Also all of the 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A, 1 x Type-C (SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1) requires total cable length to be 1 meter (1000mm) or shorter. So SilverStone recommends using external USB Type-C cable with length of 400mm or less due to RL05’s internal USB Type-C cable already taking up 600mm of the total length requirement), 1 x Audio, 1 x MIC ports are located on the front panel.


In addition the overall appearance of the case is boosted with the PSU and drive bay cover, which is entirely in black.


The cooling setup for this product is meant to feature:

  • 2 x 120/140mm fan slots on the front panel. The case itself is provided with 2 x 140mm LED fans. Also there is additional 1 x 80mm slot
  • 1 x 120mm fan slot on the rear panel, but no fan is included in the package
  • 2 x 120/140mm fan slots located on the top panel, but no fans are included in the package.

In addition, RL05 is made to support one 120mm, 140mm, or 280mm radiator only and is equipped with quick access filters for easy cleaning

Dobrin Krastev is the owner, reviewer and newsman of with more than 15 years' experience in personal computers, server and storage systems, UPS, peripheral devices and software. Passionate about testing and reviewing, AMD overclocking using AM3 990FXA and AMD FM2 A85X test systems and building modding projects.
1 Comment
  1. Reply PepiX 18.05.2016 at 20:50

    Looks nice, but rather cheaply.. Wonder whether the appearance would look cheap when seen in person..

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