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I am using this case for a media server in my lounge. it looks good, all the cables fit well and the heat sinking appears to be adequate too. IE the unit is not running hot and crashing although the case is quite warm to touch.
Well, yes, this is probably the best looking case for a Pi. Unfortunately it has 2 problems:
1. The plastic elements are covered with a soft touch surface. Looks very good until you touch it - it absorb the grease on your fingers and it's hard to remove it. Also all products I had with this kind of "premium" surface got it degraded in 2-3 years - it became some kind of rubber adhesive getting dirty and bad looking. With high temperature, this may happen faster. 2. Even if they say this was thermally designed for Pi 4, it's not. They just took the old case and redesigned the holes in it so it can fit the 4. They even removed the backplate holes used for ventilation. So, this gets very hot. Luckily there is now a new Pi firmware who help it cooling. Don't forget to update. The entire case act as a cooler, but due to design only the external laterals are useful. By removing the plastic top the temperature will fall about 2-3 degrees very fast - more useful surface and the holes who keep the cover in place now can evacuate some hot air from inside - there is no ventilation inside - the internal surface also act as a radiator heating the air inside - which is not good. I believe it needs a second iteration with holes in the backplate - as the old Pi 3 case, but also some holes in the top of the aluminium body ( in the power area and in the memory/controllers area ) and for cover some aluminium mesh - like the one used in some radio receivers on the speakers. This will help a lot with passive cooling.
The Raspberry Pi 4 version of the FLIRC Case, there's a slight change with slightly different port openings. One niggle I have with it is the lack of access to the GPIO, Camera, and Display ports.
The FLIRC Raspberry Pi 4 Case is designed in a way that makes the whole metal body of the FLIRC Case into a big heatsink for the Raspberry Pi 4. This really a great design idea from FLIRC as this design seems to work great at passively cooling the Raspberry Pi.
Not much more to say than the headline. It's just great overall. It cools my Raspberry Pi 4 under full load extremely well without making any noise at all. Not to mention it looks quite nice and it feels sturdy. All the cutouts are in the right place and it's easy as pi to assemble.
Put a little double sided velcro on it, stick it under your table or behind your monitor and you're golden. I wouldn't consider any other case. Just buy it.
It works, it keeps the pi 4 Cool. It looks very good. When the pi 4 is driven hard it does get warmer than I would like. It does not work as well as a fan shim but it is a lot quieter and a lot better looking. If looks matter this is the case that I would recommend. If your use is nt too heavy this is the case I would recommend. If you are not bothered about looks and you drive your pi 4 hard try a case with a fan, just be aware that there will be w hum. For me the Flirc is the best I have tried.