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EVGA Debuts the Hadron Air Mini-ITX PC Case

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  1. Cristian_25H

    Cristian_25H News Poster

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    EVGA has today launched the Hadron Air, a compact PC chassis that can house one Mini ITX motherboard and comes equipped with an 80Plus Gold-rated 500 W power supply. EVGA's case measures 169 (W) x 305 (H) x 308 (D) mm, it weighs 6 kg, and features two USB 3.0 ports, a side window, two 2.5-/3.5-inch drive bays, two (top-placed) 120 mm fans, plus support for one slim slot load optical drive and for one dual-slot graphics card up to 267 mm long.

    The Hadron Air is backed by a three-year warranty and costs $189.99.

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    misread title as Hardon, no regrets.
     
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    Looks somewhat pricey compared to competition, even with the 500w gold included.
     
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    that psu fan appears to be the noisy type
    and i dont mean regular noisy, .... i mean 1U rack noisy :shadedshu
     
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    Is this EVGA's first chassis?
     
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    Yup.
     
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    Kinda looks like the Bitfenix Prodigy from the outside, except it's double the cost, has a noisy PSU, and no airflow over the video card.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    In other news, EVGA introduces a new 500W Gold rated PSU?
     
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    I think this thing would have been pretty stylish a couple of years ago.
     
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    I don't like the look of that 40mm Delta PSU fan. Seems like it could make more noise than the rest of the system put together.
     
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    You know, I would have been far happier with that same design, but a full size PSU spot at the bottom instead of that tiny proprietary thing, even if it did make the case slightly taller.

    Granted, 500w and 80+ Gold in that small of a unit is impressive, but with cases this small I want modular and a nice big 120mm fan to help with airflow.

    Also, did anyone notice that the slot load DVD drive ejects out of the side of the case? That's just stupid.
     
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    I really don't get why the case is tilted. A case should be horizontal.
     
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    The rounded corners and front foot arch scream out "Somebody please mistake me for a Prodigy and not realize their screw-up until it's too late". Price is way too high, and that PSU fan is sure to be a screamer. The Hardon Air looks limp to me...
     
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    Its just your eyes playing tricks on you. Or their table isn't straight. Well some people might be OCD about horizontal things. I dunno
     
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    The front bar feet thingy tilts it. Take a look on the side view on the website.
     
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    While I agree I'd rather have a standard ATX psu, I don't think this one is proprietary. It looks like a 1U server psu.
     

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