The CW02′s brushed aluminum finish looks classy as always, which we have come to expect from Silverstone. The front panel stands out from more conventional enclosures by dint of the two big control knobs, Function and Volume. The Function knob controls the display and software and the Volume controls… the volume. Behind the door are two USB 2.0 ports, two audio jacks, a jack for external Firewire devices, and a 52-in-1 card reader for memory cards of various formats: MS / PRO / Duo, CF / Microdrive, MMC, SD, SDHC, and SM
Above, you can see the back of the CW02 and the only fan in the case, an exhaust fan. Above (well, next to, since this case is designed to be deployed horizontally rather than vertically) this fan, there are two pre-cut holes for routing wires and tubing in and out of the case. The side of the CW02 shows off one of the ventilation areas for the case. The one pictured above will help the PSU bring in fresh air to keep its temperature under control, and the one on the opposite side, as well as the perforations above the expansion card slots, will help let cool and hot air in and out.