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Antec Launches P183 and P193 Performance One Mid-Tower Cases

Two new cases from Antec come today to show what the latest PC chassis design should look like. The Antec P183 and P193, both members of Antec's award-winning Performance One Series, build on the popular designs of the P182 and P190 series, respectively, while introducing improved cooling and airflow features, advanced noise control and compatibility with Antec's exclusive CP Series power supply.
The P183 mid-tower case measures 54 cm (H) x 20.5 cm (W) x 50.7 cm (D) and utilizes a dual chamber design; the power supply resides in a separate chamber to isolate heat and reduce system noise. Two TriCool 120x120x25 mm fans - one rear, one top - ensure optimal cooling, while three optional 120 mm fans provide additional cooling capabilities. Added vents designed in the front door also improve airflow into the P183. The double-hinged front door, which swings open to 270 degrees, allows for easy installation and customization.

The P193 Extended mid-tower ATX case is designed to provide system builders with increased flexibility. The spacious interior of the P193 ( 51.4 cm (H) x 20.5 cm (W) x 59 cm (D) ) supports a variety of hardware, with 11 drive bays, seven expansion slots, Mini-ITX to Extended ATX motherboard compatibility, and room for multiple graphics cards and dual CPUs. Four 120 mm TriCool fans - one rear, two top, and one side Big Boy 200 mm - ensure maximum air circulation. Like the P183, the P193 allows for an additional three 120 mm fans to be installed. It also features a dual chamber design to isolate heat and noise, added vents in the front door to improve airflow, and a double-hinged front door for easy installation.
The P183 and P193 are available at an estimated price of $179.95 and $209.95, respectively, through major retailers, e-tailers and distributors. Both cases are backed by Antec's Quality 3-Year Warranty. For additional product information and full technical specifications click here.

Source: Antec

Corsair Venturing Into Cases

Starting off as an ambitious memory products manufacturer in a highly competitive market, Corsair diversified its product lineup at a great pace: liquid cooling, SSDs, power supplies and now PC cases. That's right, Corsair is here to take on market heavyweights in the high-end PC case category, such as SilverStone, Lian Li, and Antec. This is suggested by a photoshoot of an upcoming Corsair PC case, sourced by Hexus.net, which shows a black, compatmentalized, aluminum full-ATX tower.

The pictures show the case to sport a typical design when it comes to placing the various components in the case, that till you find out that a front-door opens up the hard-drive enclosure to give the case hot-swap capabilities. Corsair's yet to be named case might get the spotlight at CeBIT.

Source: Hexus.net

Lian Li to Preview Dragon Lord Series Cases at CeBIT

Just a reminder for all of you why it is worthwhile to pass by the Lian Li booth during CeBIT. Lian Li will show an exclusive preview of the new Lancool Dragon Lord series to be released this summer. The new Dragon Lord Series is now on show to stir up the market at an extraordinary price/performance level. For the many budget conscious users out there, the Lian Li brand was often unobtainable and only something to dream of.

Recently the Lancool brand from Lian Li emerged and is showing a preview of their new cases that will offer the quality for which Lian Li is famous for at a price level that will make the competition shiver. Pass by the booth E16, Hall 24 to be one of the first to see it! The official announcement will only surface sometime in Q2 so get in early and see what all the fuss is about!

Lian Li Launches PC-XB01: the Xbox 360 Chassis Replacement

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd will launch the PC-XB01 chassis for the Xbox 360 today. The XB01 is a chassis replacement for the XBox 360 chassis, which alleviates heating issues from hot components and reduces noise from vibrating optical drives in the original case design. The PC-XB01 requires DIY knowledge for the transfer of components, but once completed, heat will no longer be a factor in dampening your XBox 360 gaming experience.

Chieftec Introduces Hi-Fi Series of HTPC Cases

3 new models are going to extend CHIEFTEC’s HTPC spectrum and add more variety and selection in order to meet the ascending demand for multimedia-based applications. "You name IT – CHIEFTEC got IT!"

CHIETEC’s Hi-Fi series have clearly more to offer than the conventional HTPC chassis. 3 different stack types in combination with brushed and anodized aluminum in black or silver are provided in an exquisite packaging. Operating Timelessly and luxuriously with its already equipped components like a complete hi-fi system.

Akasa Announces infinity and infinity ZOR Cases

Akasa announced today they are shipping the new Infiniti and infiniti Zor – professional and gaming PC case designed for pro-gaming systems and high performance work stations. infiniti’s distinctive 11 bay design was created by Akasa’s Hong Kong based industrial design team. Akasa is targeting the ZOR at the gaming market and infiniti at those who want top performance with thermal efficiency and require low noise levels from the chassis. The infiniti case has a totally ventilated aluminium and mesh front panel with two 12cm fans, a top panel mesh window providing a watercooling facility for bay fitting radiators and fixings for 2 x 12cm fans.

Lian-Li Launches the all new Tyr X500 HTPC/Gaming Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd has launched the Tyr X500 chassis designed as a stylish midi-tower HTPC/Gaming chassis. Combining the usual toned down profile of HTPC cases with the arresting larger profile of traditional Lian Li chassis; the Tyr X500 stands out in style. Similar to the X2000 Chassis, there is no hiding of this case as it proudly resembles multimedia speakers, and boldly displays your tasteful style. The Tyr X500 is destined to become your next HTPC/Gaming Chassis allowing unprecedented high performance components to be encompassed in the home theatre environment without compromising on looks and appeal. Not as big as the full tower X2000, the X500 is ideally suited to smaller environments, while catering for bigger PC components than traditional HTPC systems.

Lian-Li launches the all new Tyr X2000 HTPC/Gaming Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd has launched the Tyr X2000 chassis designed to stand out in your living room in absolute Lian Li style. Taking the original concept of low profile and slim designs and turning it completely around; there is no hiding of this case as it proudly resembles multimedia speakers, and emblazons your fashion sense in style. The Tyr X2000 is aligned to become the most unique HTPC/Gaming Chassis on the market today allowing unprecedented high performance components to be encompassed in the home theatre environment without compromising on looks and appeal. The stylish and unique side panels accept 2x 5.25” Optical Device Drives and one 3.5” drive, which are accessible from either the left or right side, while the front face is for ergonomics and airflow. The 6x hot swap RAID SATA HDD bays can contain terabytes of multimedia for your viewing pleasure while the spaciously zoned interior can accommodate virtually any system you can think of.

NZXT Unveils Tempest - Mid-tower Steel Chassis

NZXT, a company specialized in PC enthusiasts and gamers chassis, is proud to announce the NZXT Tempest. Tempest is a mid-tower steel case which weights 11.2kg without the optional 500W ATX 2.0 PSU and comes with 6 fans included: dual intake (120mm), dual exhaust (140mm) with additional side and rear fans (120mm). With Tempest you'll also get cable managment system inside the case, pre-drilled holes at the back of the case for external watercooling, and support for the E-ATX standard. “With the Tempest’s 6 120mm fans, we’ve created the Airflow King of cases. Combining the cooling capabilities with the space and storage features, the Tempest is designed to be the best enthusiast and gaming chassis in its class.” Retailing for $99, the new Tempest case will be available from the first week of April from NZXT.

Source: NZXT

ASUS Launches VENTO TA-B1 Case

Reflecting a level of top-notch functionality and life-style aesthetics, ASUS has today released the new VENTO TA-B1 Series Chassis. The TA-B1 is compliant with Intel's Thermally Advantaged Chassis (TAC) standard that promises superb thermal efficiency while minimizing acoustic noise levels generated from the cooling fan running at higher speeds. In addition, the aesthetically clean design brings in a higher level of taste and life-aesthetics.

TILON Presents Its HTPC Case For Trinion L7

Good news for people who think about buying an HTPC for home use come from Korea. TILON Technology presented its HTPC case for ‘Trinion L7’. Its main feature is an touchscreen LCD while it also supports Trinion service that includes various content such as 8-channel music thousands of movies, online game and news. Featuring aluminum finish, the case also offers RF remote control.

Source: Aving

Thermaltake introduces LANBOX HT

Thermaltake today announced the latest addition to their popular Small Form Factor chassis, LANBOX HT. Based on the proven structural design of LANBOX Series chassis, LANBOX HT exhibits a more contemporary and sophisticated aluminum front bezel design that can be easily integrated into today’s home theater environment.

Raktron Turbo PC: A 'turbocharged' PC with an actual turbocharger

For several years, people have used the cliche "Turbocharge your PC" when referring to upgrading it. Raktron Inc., which has both PC and car enthusiasts, had enough of this nonsense and decided to literally turbocharge their PC. They took a turbocharger out of a 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse, and hooked what would be the intake manifold to the front of the case, and set the turbocharger fan to run at 3500rpm. Raktron then proceeded to put headlights on the case, gave it an incredible paint job, and licensed it through Ohio (could just be a novelty plate, though).

For more details of this project, please see the source link below.Source: Raktron

PC Industry Rallying Behind DTX Specification to Enable Small Form Factor Adoption

Further demonstrating its commitment to lead the world to energy-efficient computing, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced strong ecosystem support for DTX, the open standard specification driven by AMD to enable the broad development of small form factor (SFF) PCs. DTX has been developed to empower industry stakeholders to deliver innovative, energy-efficient small form factor solutions that are smaller, quieter, and desktop-friendly, all while delivering rich visual experiences. Companies including Akasa, Albatron, ASUS, Asetek, Compucase, ECS, Founder, FSP, Gigabyte, Hedy, NVIDIA, Shuttle, SilverStone Technology, Thermaltake, and Tongfang have expressed support for DTX, as well as their intent to develop and bring innovative solutions to market designed that benefit both businesses and consumers.

Arctic Cooling Silentium T Pro Series


Swiss cooling solution manufacturer ARCTIC COOLING launched today a new line of thermodynamic Silentium T Pro PC cases. As its predecessor (Silentium), the new Silentium T Pro’s revolutionary design introduces a radical thermodynamic concept which does not follow the traditional ATX standard. Air flow directions in the Silentium T Pro have been completely rearranged. Two pre-installed 80mm and one 120mm temperature controlled Arctic Fans together with a rearranged PSU position dramatically enhances the ventilation and lower the noise level of the PC case. Also hard disk noise and vibration are eliminated by encapsulating them into specially designed absorbers. The Silentium T Pro series is available now in 5 different front panel configurations equipped with AX-500F ATX 12V 2.0 power supply which has excellent efficiency of up to 80%. The MSRP is USD 149 and Euro 119 (excl VAT).Source: VR-Zone

Origen AE introduces the S21T

There are a lot of different HTPC cases out there, but this one takes the top spot. The Origen AE may be larger than the usual HTPC case, but it has space for 10 hard drives, is made out of aluminum and has a 12.1 inch screen with a resolution of 1920x1200. Yes 1080p on a 12.1 inch screen. It comes with a removable mainboard tray and 3 fans.

Source: Origen AE

CES 2007: Ultra Debuts the First Carbon Fiber Computer Case


Ultra plans to debut unique new carbon fiber case, in this year's CES 2007. The carbon fiber is light weight material, which has been used in aircraft and race cars for years, but the Ultra case is about to be the first computer part to use it. The Ultra case has 5x 5.25 bays, 5x 3.5" internal bays for hard drives, and 2x 3.5" bays for floppy or small baybus controllers. The Ultra Carbon Fiber Case measures 20 ½” (height) x 19 ¾” (depth) x 8 ¼” (wide). It has a two 120mm fans, one in the front and one in the rear for exhaust. The frame is actually made from aluminum while the panels are from carbon fiber. The new Ultra Carbon Fiber case will be available with Ultra’s new line of gaming PCs and available for individual purchase later this month. Ultra Products will also offer a clear-window version. Also coming later this month Ultra will announce a custom-paint program for users who wish to customize their own DIY rig with original artwork or designs.Source: Legit Reviews

AOpen announces new XC Cube EU965 64-bit

AOpen Inc. has extended its XC Cube range to include the new XC Cube EU965. The EU965 uses Intel's latest G965 chipset and has been purpose-designed to offer 64-bit processing power in a compact package, provide outstanding thermal performance and allow the use of low-noise technology. This chipset's ability to support Core™ 2 Duo desktop 64-bit processors and Microsoft® Windows Vista™ promises users a whole new computing experience!

Shuttle Introduces 1337 and 1337 SDXi Gaming Systems


Shuttle announced the launch of its newest lineup of gaming PCs—1337 and 1337 SDXi system. Just imagine: Intel Core 2 Extreme Edition X6800 or QX6700 processor, 2x AMD ATI Radeon X1950 XTX CrossFire video cards, 2GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800, Western Digital Raptor 150GB and fully internal liquid-cooling system all squeezed in a small form factor barebone case. The Shuttle 1337 SDXi is the result. You'll also recieve unique paint job for the case, the Razer Copperhead mouse and the Saitek Eclipse keyboard. The liquid-cooling system employed in 1337 systems is completely self-contained, maintenance free and guaranteed not to leak. Shuttle 1337 SDXi systems will be available late December starting at $4999. For more information, please click here.Source: Shuttle

Swiftech Introduces the Quiet Power P180 Liquid Cooled Computer Chassis


Swiftech has recently released the new Quiet Power line of Liquid Cooled barebones. The Quiet Power P180 is a computer chassis including an improved pre-assembled Swiftech H20-120 Premium liquid cooling system destined to facilitate consumer access to high-end cooling solutions. The product was specifically engineered for maintenance-free and ultra-quiet operations and it is based on the Antec P180 chassis. The Quiet Power P180 is available now through the Swiftech online store. The modified Antec chassis, including pre-assembled H20-120 Premium liquid cooling system, Apogee CPU water-block and retention hardware, plus Hydrx concentrated coolant will cost you $429 MSRP.Source: Swiftech

Thermaltake Kandalf Adopts AMD Quad FX Platform


Thermaltake Technology today announced the world’s first AMD Quad FX platform ready chassis series, Armor Extreme Edition and Kandalf Extreme Edition series. These two chassis series are co-developed by AMD and Thermaltake to support AMD’s latest and technologically advanced AMD Quad FX platform. Thermaltake has worked with AMD during the development phase of this high-performance gaming chassis, which is reengineered specifically to support AMD Quad FX platform. All cases come with two 120mm and two 90mm ultra-quiet fans for maximum cooling. Complete details of Thermaltake's Kandalf series cases can be found here.Source: Thermaltake
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