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Corsair Announces First Mini-ITX Case, the Obsidian Series 250D

Corsair, a world leader in high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the immediate availability of the Obsidian Series 250D performance Mini-ITX PC case. Bringing the sophisticated and minimalist design of the Obsidian series to a new smaller size, the 250D is Corsair's first chassis built exclusively for the increasingly popular Mini-ITX form factor. Brushed aluminum and solid steel construction combine with a compact frame that refuses to settle between size, looks or flexibility.

Corsair's smallest case to date, the Obsidian 250D means your PC no longer needs to dominate your desk, instead easily fitting on a book case, sitting beside your HDTV or carried away to a LAN party or dorm. Despite its diminutive size 250D supports not only many of the more popular performance Mini ITX motherboards, but also a wide range of full-size high-performance components, including many of Corsair's Hydro Series liquid CPU coolers, allowing users to push their PC to the limit. The 250D also continues the elegant aesthetic legacy of the Obsidian series, combining a brushed aluminum fascia and sleek panels with a roof-mounted window to reveal the hardware inside.

Velocity Micro Announces SmallBlock Desktops

Velocity Micro, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, gaming PCs, laptops, and peripherals announces the immediate availability of the SmallBlock, a revolutionary new line of Mini ITX desktops for all customers. Inspired by the compact, envy-inducing V8 engines of classic muscle cars, SmallBlock desktops embody the ideals of ultra performance, expert craftsmanship, and stunning industrial design that Velocity Micro was founded on. Fully customizable configurations start at just $749, shipping immediately.

"We wanted to create something truly special with this launch and would accept nothing less than perfection," said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. "The SmallBlock platform is the culmination of six months of obsessive development and constant refinement from our team. I believe this footprint is the future vision of desktop computing. Fitting full sized graphics card options and a real ATX power supply in an extremely compact package is a tremendous engineering accomplishment for a boutique manufacturer. I'm extremely happy with the finished product, and I'm sure our customers will be as well."

Cooltek Readies the W1 Mini-ITX PC Case

Sometime next month German company PC-Cooling is set to introduce a new Cooltek-branded PC chassis, the W1. Pictured below, the upcoming HTPC-ready case measures 356 x 242 x 362 mm and features a steel structure with aluminum panels, a I/O panel with dual USB 3.0 ports, Mini-ITX motherboard support, one slim 5.25-inch drive slot, plus four 3.5-inch and two 2.5-inch bays.

The W1 can house graphics cards up to 320 mm long, it has pre-drilled holes on the back panel (for water-cooling tubing), and includes two pre-installed 140 mm fans (front and back). The case will come in two versions - W1 and W1 Window, the latter packing a side window.

Lian Li Releases the PC-Q33 Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces a new brushed aluminum Mini-ITX chassis - PC-Q33 - with a flip-open design and space-efficient hardware support. The PC-Q33 provides plenty of working space for DIY builders. Builders can swing open the top and front panel of this brushed aluminum chassis providing easy access to the internal components.

At 18L, the PC-Q33 supports a tremendous amount of hardware for its size. Taking advantage of every available space Lian Li's latest brushed aluminum chassis accommodates CPU coolers up to 180mm (7.0") in height and ATX power supplies up to 200mm in length. The latest powerful low-profile graphics cards up to 220mm (8.6") easily fit inside the chassis.

Alkeron Rolls Out Class-E 211 Mini-ITX enclosure

Alkeron Hardware announced its new Class-E 211 Mini-ITX enclosure - a minimalist enclosure for low powered Mini-ITX boards intended primarily for multimedia use. The case features sleek design with brushed aluminum front panel. An internal power supply eliminates need for external "brick" reducing a wiring mess. The PSU delivers 65W of power, enough to power an Intel Atom or AMD APU based Mini-ITX board and a single 3.5" or 2.5" hard drive.

A built-in USB IR receiver works out of the box with majority remote controls and operating systems. The case was designed with Hi-Fi component form factor in mind and it fits nicely in Audio/Video rack. The case works well in fanless configuration delivering sufficient airflow through openings at the top and the rear - big plus for multimedia application. There an opening for optional 40mm exhaust fan at the real for extra cooling if required. The case was safety certified for US and Canada by UL labs. The case is currently available from manufacturer's online store as well as on Amazon and eBay. It will be arriving at retailers in early 2014 with MSRP US$179.

SilverStone Readies the ML06 Mini-ITX HTPC Chassis

SilverStone is currently preparing the release of a new HTPC case, the Milo Series ML06. The chassis measures 350 (W) x 99 (H) x 205 (D) mm, it weighs 2.4 kg, and features a steel structure, an aluminum front panel, a I/O panel with two USB 3.0 ports, Mini-ITX motherboard support, one slim optical drive slot, four 2.5-inch bays, and a single PCI slot.

The ML06 can be equipped with a total of three fans - two 80 mm on the right side and one 120 mm on top, and supports CPU coolers up to 70 mm tall. The case's price tag and release date have yet to be revealed.

Lian Li Unveils the PC-Q35 Mini-ITX PC Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces the brushed aluminum PC-Q35 chassis. Designed for users who want to build their own NAS as well as system integrators, the compact PC-Q35 supports Mini-ITX and Mini-DTX motherboards.

Small Chassis with Big Hardware Support
With a volume around 29.2L, the PC-Q35 supports an outstanding amount of hardware for its size. Up to seven hard drives can be installed: five 3.5" and two 2.5" drives. Expansion cards up to 300 mm and ATX power supplies up to 200 mm are also supported.

Antec Introduces New ISK600 Enclosure for Mini-ITX Builders

Antec, a global leader in high-performance computer enclosures, power supplies, and mobile accessories today announced the ISK600 Performance Mini ITX PC case. The ISK600 presents a price conscious solution for builders looking for solid construction in a small form factor.

The ISK600 is the newest addition to Antec's award-winning ISK line of mini-ITX cases. It is a versatile enclosure that matches any CEO's desk, designer's office, or family living room. It is designed exclusively for Mini-ITX motherboards and barely takes up desk space at 260mm (10.2 inches) by 191mm (7.5 inches). In addition to continuing Antec's tradition of solid construction by using 0.8mm SECC steel, the ISK600 features elegantly designed brushed aluminum top and side panels. It will last for builds to come with space for 12.5"graphics cards, 2 expansion slots, and six drive bays (3x 3,5",2x 2,5" and 1xODD Slim).

MSI to Release the H87I AC Mini-ITX Motherboard

In addition to the Z87I GAMING AC model seen last week, MSI is set introduce another mini ITX LGA1150 motherboard, the H87I AC. Seen below, this H87-based board features two DDR3-1600 memory slots, four SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, one PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, 7.1 channel audio, four USB 3.0 ports, DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs, plus Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11ac WiFi.

The H87I AC makes use of Military Class 4 components and is available for pre-order at €102.

MSI Shows Off Gaming Series Mini-ITX Z87 Motherboard and GeForce GTX 760 Card

Courtesy of MSI's Facebook page we can now have a pretty good look at two of the company's upcoming Gaming Series products, two compact components known as the Z87I GAMING AC and GTX 760 GAMING OC ITX.

The Z87I GAMING AC is a mini-ITX motherboard that's powered by the Intel Z87 chip and features Military Class 4 components, two DDR3 memory slots, five SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, one PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot, Killer E2200 NIC Ethernet, 7.1-channel audio (with Audio Boost technology), and even 802.11ac WiFi support.

BitFenix Announces the Colossus M Series PC Cases

Today, BitFenix presents two members of the new Colossus M Series: Colossus Mini-ITX and Colossus Micro-ATX. They are the latest creations from the BitFenix Design Lab, a continuation of the original Colossus line that delivers a premium compact housing with a futuristic yet clean style.

The Future is Bright
One look at this chassis makes it instantly recognizable as a member of the Colossus line. The bold lines and angles create an unmistakably futuristic look that's tempered by our signature luxurious SofTouch Surface Treatment.

Advantech Debuts the AIMB-274 Haswell-Supporting Mini-ITX Motherboard

Advantech, the embedded platform and integration services provider introduces AIMB-274, a new industrial-grade Mini-ITX motherboard based on the Intel Q87 chipset and the latest 4th generation Intel Core i processor, with the remote management power of SUSIAccess and iManager 2.0 intelligent system management tool.

AIMB-274 is an ideal platform for a multitude of applications such as medical equipment, automation, gaming machines, ATM/Kiosks and much more. The blend of Advantech hardware and value added smart software now brings the benefits of cloud computing within reach of many embedded applications.

iBUYPOWER Unveils M8 Mini-ITX Gaming PCs

Sometimes it's not a matter of what you have, but what you do with it. The ideal situation is when you can do what you want in style. Introducing a new line of iBUYPOWER gaming systems designed with performance, aggressiveness, and an all-around dash of awesome.

Designed by BMW Group Designworks USA and manufactured by Asrock, the new M8 Chassis at iBUYPOWER brings aggressive yet sophisticated design to PC gaming enthusiasts. Best of all, it comes equipped with nearly all necessary parts on tow. Each M8 system built by iBUYPOWER is ready for the CPU, GPU and storage options of your choosing. Everything else is built into the system. This means that quality and consistency are maintained from the factory. Every component is thoroughly tested and validated - all you have to do is determine how fast you want to go!

Xigmatek Nebula Mini-ITX Chassis Available Now

Xigmatek announced availability of its Nebula cubical mini-ITX chassis. Unlike other monolithic cubical cases with bluntly rounded edges, the Nebula features a few interesting design bits. You'll find the case seated on a chrome bottom-tier, and an equally suspended top-tier. The black panels feature a piano-black finish. One of its edges is sliced into with the case's power LED glowing in amber/orange. Front panel connectivity includes a pair of USB 3.0 ports (standard header) and HDA front-panel jacks.

Under the hood, the Xigmatek Nebula features room for a normal-sized mini-ITX motherboard, with room for up to 200 mm long dual-slot graphics cards (an ASUS DirectCU Mini will make it). There's also room for CPU coolers that are up to 80 mm tall. Its storage area has room for two 3.5/2.5-inch drives, with no optical drive slots on offer. There's room for a standard ATX/EPS power supply. The case passively draws in air from bottom vents, a 120 mm Xigmatek XOF PWM-controlled fan pushes hot air out from the rear.

ECS Unveils Bay-Trail-Powered Mini-ITX Motherboards

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) today reveals its latest Mini-ITX motherboard line - BAT-I- featuring the new Intel System-on-a-Chip (SoC) processor family, formerly codenamed "Bay-Trail".

Energy Efficiency
Based on the new low-power consumption microarchitecture "Silvermont", ECS BAT-I is the ideal solution for small-form-factor PCs and AIO systems. With a maximum power consumption of 10W, BAT-I delivers power efficiency and features a fan-less heatsink design. The Bay Trail-D processor line is the first Intel SoC platform and is also the smallest-ever package for desktop processors. Three SKUs are available: Intel Pentium J2850, Intel Celeron J1850 and Intel Celeron J1750. ECS BAT-I also has electrostatic discharge protection (ESD) and 100% solid capacitors around the CPU and memory in order to maximize reliability and longevity.

CyberPowerPC Announces mini ITX Hadron AIR Gaming PC

CyberPower Inc., a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, today announced a mini ITX-based gaming rig that packs all the hardware enthusiasts crave in a chassis that measures just 6.6 wide x 12 high x 12.1 inches deep.

The CYBERPOWERPC Hadron AIR Gaming Rig makes no compromises. It has been designed for the PC enthusiast with the power and headroom to accommodate the latest PC gaming hardware and titles including support for Intel Core i7 Haswell processors and full size GeForce GTX Titan or AMD R9 290X graphics cards.

Lian Li Readies the PC-V358 Mini Tower PC Case

Lian Li is currently preparing the release of a new, all-aluminum chassis, a mini tower with the model number PC-V358. Pictured below, this case measures 324 (W) x 286 (H) x 390 (D) mm, it weighs 4.2 kg, and features support for Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards, a side I/O panel with USB 3.0 (x 2) and HD audio ports, one slim 5.25-inch drive bay, two 2.5-inch and six 3.5-inch drive bays, four PCI slots, and three 120 mm fans - two in front and one at the rear.

The PC-V358 comes in two color versions - black and silver, and is listed on pre-order at €137.

AxiomTek Announces MANO830 Mini-ITX Motherboard

Axiomtek is pleased to announce the arrival of the MANO830 mini ITX motherboard supports Intel Atom processor D2550 1.86 GHz or N2600 1.6GHz with the Intel NM10 Express chipset. The MANO830 provides high-density yet low-power solutions. One DDR3 SO-DIMM slot on board implements maximum up to 4 GB of system memory. The industrial-grade mini ITX motherboard featuring Intel Graphics Media Accelerator core engine support HD-rich content and provide VGA, HDMI, and LVDS display outputs. Considering to the various demands in the embedded field, it comes with both PCIe x1 slot and PCI Express Mini Card slot and also shared with mSATA. This typical embedded motherboard is a great choice for medical healthcare, in-vehicle infotainment, mobile kiosk, mobile gaming, digital entertainment, digital signage, portable POS and much more.

"Early on in the planning phase, easy maintenance, compact size, good availability and future end-of-life support were carefully considered to ensure MANO830's sustainability for high quality operation in medical healthcare, in-vehicle infotainment, mobile kiosk, gaming, digital entertainment, signage, portable POS and much more applications. The super compact MANO830 offers improved processing and graphics performance and is designed to operate at a very low-power consumption. It equips with multiple display outputs: VGA, HDMI, LVDS and has a wide range for storage, I/O and expansion connectivity. In addition to Intel Atom Processor D2550, the embedded board supports Intel Atom N2600 which is energy efficient and provids very completive price. This mini ITX SBC is ideal for embedded and industrial applications." said David Chiu, PM of Product Planning Division at Axiomtek.

NZXT Presents Source 530 Gaming PC Case

NZXT is well known manufacturer, specializing in computer cases for real gamers with nice unique and stylish design. Today they release new model with codename Source 530 which has black exterior/interior and a chic NZXT logo, highlighted in white. Next to it we can find two fast USB 3.0 ports and also audio in and out. Front panel is made from special mesh, which helps to keep quiet and efficient airflow inside your PC. As one of the first models on the market, the Source 530 has place to install inside extra fan with pivot feature, which can be rotated manually towards CPU more or on graphic cards, depending on the needs.

At the front cover there are three external 5.25" bays, which can be used to install for example Blu-Ray burner and dual water cooling reservoir. Below them we can find six bays in cages for 3.5" HDDs, where we can install also 2.5" SSD. All the cages all fully modular, what gives the possibility to install even four two-slot graphic cards with maximum length of 444mm. In this situation we can still use one 2.5" slot behind mainboard tray. NZXT Source 530 is not big tower type, but it can still fit all the latest motherboards like E-ATX, ATX, microATX and Mini-ITX. Like it would not be enough, there is also a space to mount water cooling radiators, including the biggest 360mm at the top.

Zalman Debuts the ZM-T4 Mini Tower PC Case

Korean company Zalman has just introduced a new, compact PC chassis, a model called ZM-T4 that features support for Micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboards. The case measures 189 x 427.5 x 364 mm, is painted black inside and out, and has a top-placed I/O panel (with audio, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports), one 5.25-inch bay, two 3.5-inch and three 2.5-inch drive bays, one 120 mm fan in front and a 92 mm fan at the rear. Moreover, it comes with four PCI slots and can house graphics cards up to 300 mm long.

The ZM-T4 can be found listed on pre-order at €15.99.

BIOSTAR Announces the Hi-Fi B85N 3D Mini ITX Motherboard

To cover the full range of motherboard form factors with the latest in chipset and motherboard technology, BIOSTAR has released their newest mini-ITX motherboard based on the Intel B85 chipset, the "Hi-Fi B85N 3D". Perfect for small form factor (SFF) computer systems, mini-ITX boards can often be passively cooled due to their low power consumption architecture, which makes them useful for home theater PC systems, for example.

The "Hi-Fi B85N 3D" supports the Intel 4th generation Core i7 and Core i5 processors in the 1150 package using the Intel B85 single chip architecture. It has 2-DIMM DDR3-1600/1333 slots for up to 16 GB maximum RAM capacities. The on board DVI+VGA+HDMI supports 4K/2K resolution for a high-definition image display.

ASRock and BMW Group DesignworksUSA Announce the M8 SFF Gaming PC

If you're on the hunt for a computer that is not merely capable of running all of the latest hardcore PC games on maximum performance, but also decorated in such sophisticated appearance that it constitutes your right to be a gamer no matter how old you get, then ASRock and BMW Group DesignworksUSA has the perfect answer for you! Gamers beware, the long anticipated Intel 8 Series gaming rig M8 is hitting the markets!

"Our goal was to create desirability and iconic differentiation in a small Gaming-PC," said Sonja Schiefer, Director, Munich Studio, BMW Group DesignworksUSA. "To enhance the perception of pure power we created a design language focused on superlative and a design solution that is very much an exaggerated mode of expression."

MSI Unveils the MS-98D3 Ultra Low-Profile Embedded Board

MSI, the leading brand of embedded computers recently released a new Mini-ITX embedded board that focuses on advanced POS application. Powered by the 4th Gen Intel Core processor, MS-98D3 brings the POS system to a new level with the capability of multiple processing covering front-end retailing to back-end management at the same time, while keeps the system active and prompt at both ends.

The fast growth of information technology and network communication has made POS no longer in the stereotype of a stand-alone cash register in a store or restaurant, processing simple ordering and checkout works. With increasing POS system connected to network, wireless, or cellular communication to form a networked or even cloud-based POS system, high-end POS host is required by the market. The MS-98D3 is an embedded board designed in response to this demand.

BitFenix Introduces the Phenom PC Chassis

Today, BitFenix is proud to officially announce Phenom, the newest creation from the BitFenix Design Lab. Featuring clean, uncluttered styling and tremendous build flexibility, Phenom represents the perfect marriage of advanced functionality with next-level SFF design for a case that's sure to be an instant classic.

Engineered to be a sleek modern cube design that suits any environment, fans of clean and elegant chassis are going to feel right at home with Phenom. The mesh accents along the sides of the case perfectly complement the smooth surfaces of the SofTouch-coated top and front panels. In the center is a highly-polished BitFenix logo that contrasts the subtle matte contours perfectly, creating a design that is ideal for any modern décor. And because different systems have different requirements, Phenom comes in both mini-ITX and micro-ATX variants to meet the needs of an even larger group of users.

Acrosser Technology Announces New, Atom-Equipped Mini-ITX Mainboard

Acrosser Technology Co. Ltd, a global professional industrial and embedded computer provider, announces the new Mini-ITX mainboard, AMB-D255T3, which carries the Intel dual- core 1.86 GHz Atom Processor D2550. AMB-D255T3 features onboard graphics via VGA and HDMI, DDR3 SO-DIMM support, PCI slot, mSATA socket with SATA & USB signals, and ATX connector for easy power in. AMB-D255T3 also provides complete I/O such as 6 x COM ports, 6 x USB2.0 ports, 2 x GbE RJ-45 ports, and 2 x SATA port.

AMB-D255T3 can support dual displays via VGA, HDMI or 18-bit LVDS. AMB-D255T3 has one MiniPCIe type slot and one PCI for customer's expansion. The MiniPCIe slot works with SATA and USB signals that can be equipped with mSATA storage module.
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