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SilverStone Launches the Argon AR05 and AR06 Low-Profile CPU Coolers

SilverStone Technology has now introduces two new CPU coolers in the Argon Series, the AR05 and AR06. Both models feature a low-profile (the AR05 is 36.7 mm tall while the AR06 stands at 58 mm), they are equipped with a 92 mm Rifle Bearing fan working at 1200 to 2500 RPM, and feature support for Intel Socket LGA1155/1156/1150 and AMD Socket AM2/AM3/FM1/FM2.

The Argon AR05 has two 6 mm copper heatpipes and costs 27 Euro, while the Argon AR06 packs four heatpipes and is priced at 30.50 Euro. Both coolers are expected to become available next week.

SilverStone Launches the Grandia GD10 PC Case

The Grandia GD10, along with GD09, is a culmination of SilverStone's decade-long experience in HTPC case design and manufacturing into a product that every PC enthusiast can enjoy. The incredible efficiency in which it utilizes all available space results in a case that is close in size externally to Micro-ATX based GD04 and GD05, yet capable of fitting most important full size standard components including wider ATX motherboards (SSI-CEB) such as ROG or other gaming-centric models.

All drive cages have been designed similarly to those from the popular ML03 case to provide maximum flexibility in drive configuration without the need for additional adapters. For cooling, all positive pressure and smooth airflow designs were retained from previous Grandia models while improvements were made to filter access for even easier maintenance. With the addition of a lockable front door, the GD10 offers an attractively sized case that is capable and user-friendly for those interested in building a system with extra security and application that exceeds typical PC or HTPC environments.

SilverStone to Release the Grandia GD10 HTPC Case

SilverStone Technology is just about ready to ship a new Grandia Series PC chassis, the ATX and micro ATX-supporting Grandia GD10 (SST-GD10B). Pictured below, SilverStone's case measures 442 (W) mm x 171 (H) mm x 362 (D) mm, it weighs 4.8 kg and has a steel body, an aluminum front door, two front-facing USB 3.0 ports, one 2.5-inch and two 3.5-inch internal drive bays, one 5.25-inch slot, and three 120 mm fans (two on the right panel and one on the left) working at 900 RPM.

The Grandia GD10 can house graphics cards up to 12.2 inches long and can be equipped with a standard ATX power supply. The case can be found on pre-order priced at 89.90 Euro.

Dirac Launches Tesla Cube Series 550W and 650W SFX Power Supplies

Japanese PC hardware maker Dirac launched its Tesla Cube line of high-wattage PSUs in the SFX form-factor. The series includes 550W and 650W models, which should splash your build with enough juice to run single high-end or two performance-segment graphics cards. The two feature single +12V rail designs, efficiency that meets 80 Plus Gold standards, and a fully modular cabling design. The two also come with adapters that let you install them on standard ATX cases. Cables for both models include 24-pin ATX, 4+4 pin EPS, two 6+2 pin PCIe, six SATA, and one Berg. The 650W Tesla Cube displaces Silverstone's SX600-G in being the most powerful SFX power supply. Silverstone's unit was showed off at Computex 2014, and is headed for launch later this month.

SilverStone RAVEN RV05 PC Case Coming In July

The RAVEN RV05, the fifth edition in the exciting RAVEN enthusiasts chassis series continues the tradition of breaking and evolving the standards of desktop PC design. With a bold move that sees the removal of all 5.25" drive bays, the RAVEN team engineers again saw the opportunity to re-utilize the 90 degree rotated design. Previous RAVEN models with 90 degree layout often had to compromise on space efficiency due to fixed length of the motherboard in rotated orientation.

The elimination of 5.25" bays solves this issue naturally and enables RV05 to be even more balanced in terms of design than if the same were done to a traditionally-layout case. With most of the wasted space eliminated from RV05, engineers were thus able to better optimize the case for the most important performance-affecting components such as CPU and GPUs.

SilverStone Shows off Tundra TD04 "Pump-less" Liquid CPU Cooler

Among the swarm of all-in-one liquid CPU cooling solutions SilverStone, the one that stood out is its Tundra TD04. It's what the company claims is a "pump-less" liquid CPU cooler. It features a high-performance CPU water block that looks more like the DIY blocks you'd find in expensive liquid cooling setups; plumbed directly to the 240 x 120 mm radiator+reservoir assembly. We're not quite sure how circulation happens, or whether it's convectional of some sort. SilverStone claims the cooler can handle thermal loads of up to 200W.

SilverStone Tundra TD03 Slim and TD02 Slim CPU Coolers Pictured

SilverStone unveiled its Tundra TD03 Slim and TD02 Slim, an all-in-one liquid CPU coolers. The cooler takes advantage of higher air-flow and air-flow to noise ratio of the included fans, to slim down the radiator. Both coolers are based on a common base-block design that's innovated by SilverStone; featuring a silvery tubing. The TD03 Slim features a 120 mm x 120 mm radiator; while the TD02 Slim features a 240 mm x 120 mm radiator. We also spied an unnamed cooler with a super-slim 140 mm x 140 mm radiator.

SilverStone Temjin TJ12 Monstrosity Detailed

SilverStone Temjin TJ12 was the elephant in the room at its Computex booth. This jumbo cubical case is huge - perhaps bigger than Lian Li PC-D600. Unlike the PC-D600, and Corsair's smaller Carbide Air 540, the TJ12 isn't a vertically-partitioned two-compartment case. Its motherboard tray (supports ATX, E-ATX, XL-ATX, and HPTX) is oriented along the plane of its front panel, with rear-I/O facing upwards. Add-on cards can easily be as long and tall as they make them. At the bottom of the case, are four large fans, with a mesh, onto which you can latch on radiators of all shapes and sizes. The drive cage and PSU bay are suspended along a sloping panel, in a way that they don't obstruct anything near the motherboard tray. The actual "front-panel" is located at the top. So the TJ12 is essentially a case you put on your floor. and access its goods from the top.

SilverStone Unveils White Milo ML07 Chassis

SilverStone rolled out a sexy matte-white variant of its Milo ML07 compact chassis, pictured below, next to its standard sibling. The case features mostly matte-white surfaces, with a black highlight running along. Under its skin, the ML07 is essentially a Raven RVZ01, a mini-ITX chassis with room for an SFX power supply, a modern 33 cm long graphics card using PCIe risers (a GTX TITAN Black should fit just fine), leaving you still with room for a 240 mm x 120 mm radiator, a slot-in slimline optical drive, a 3.5-inch internal bay, and three 2.5-inch internal bays. Ventilation includes a 120 mm vent over the motherboard tray, and two 120 mm vents at the bottom.

SilverStone Unveils a 600W, Fully-modular SFX Power Supply

SilverStone may have solved the single biggest hiccup for compact gaming PC builders, that of quality, high-wattage PSUs in the SFX form-factor, to drive high-end graphics cards, with the SX600-G power supply. Built in the SFX form-factor, this unit can supply 600 Watts of power, letting you drive high-end graphics cards, 2-way multi-GPU configurations using performance-segment ones, and perhaps even gluttonous ones such as the GTX TITAN-Z (NVIDIA rates its typical power consumption at 375W). The unit features a single 50A +12V rail design, and boasts of 80 Plus Gold efficiency rating. Other features include active PFC, and most common protection mechanisms. The best part? It features 100% modular cabling, so you can keep out cables you don't need from your compact build.

SilverStone Milo ML07 Now Available

SilverStone launched the Milo ML07 slim mini-ITX chassis, with room for conventional (full-height, double-slot) graphics cards. Measuring 382 mm x 350 mm x 105 mm (WxDxH), it weighs about 3.71 kg. The ML07 chassis may look like something to build a media PC around, but it can actually hold gaming-grade hardware. The case features two add-on slots bays along the plane of the motherboard tray, featuring a PCI-Express x16 riser. There's enough room for full-height, double-slot graphics cards as long as 330 mm. That's enough to squeeze in a GeForce GTX TITAN Black (which is 266 mm long), all that's left would be finding a PSU in the SFX form-factor, which can safely power it. The motherboard tray seats conventional mini-ITX boards. Its storage area includes room for a slot-loading slimline optical drive, a 3.5-inch internal bay, and three 2.5-inch internal bays. Ventilation includes a 120 mm vent over the motherboard tray, and two 120 mm vents at the bottom, which should let you squeeze in a 240 mm x 120 mm radiator. Front connectivity includes two USB 3.0 ports (standard header), and HDA front-panel jacks.

SilverStone Unveils NightJar 520W Power Supply

SilverStone unveiled a 520W model of its NightJar line of silent power supplies (model: SST-NJ520). The fully modular, and fan-less power supply boasts of 80 Plus Platinum efficiency rating, and features a single +12V rail design, with a single 43A +12V rail. Cabling includes a 24-pin ATX, 4+4-pin EPS, two 6+2-pin PCIe, six SATA, five Molex, and one Berg. On offer are flat (ribbon) cables that are easier to bend around tight corners in your case. The PSU passively cools all its hot components using chunky heatsinks, and a highly perforated body, which measures 150 mm x 160 mm x 86 mm (WxDxH). SilverStone didn't reveal pricing.

SilverStone Announces Strider Essential Gold Series PSUs

SilverStone announced the Strider Essential Gold line of PSUs that are 80 Plus Gold certified, offering a great bang for buck to mid-range gaming PC builders. Available in 500W, 600W, and 700W variants, the units feature fixed cabling, single +12V rail innards, active PFC, 90V~264V AC input range, modern PSU protection mechanisms (OVP, OCP, OLP, and SCP), and a unique new 140 mm fan that incorporates hybrid ceramic bearings, with normal noise output as low as 18 dBA. The three should occupy competitive price points.

Source: Expreview

ORIGIN PC Launches New CHRONOS Micro-Tower Desktop Chassis

ORIGIN PC announced today a new micro-tower chassis on their award-winning line of CHRONOS desktops for gamers, artists, enthusiasts, and professionals. Featuring support for 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK graphics card, and ORIGIN PC's FROSTBYTE 120 sealed liquid cooling solution with professional overclocking; the new ORIGIN CHRONOS micro-tower is one of the most customizable and powerful micro-towers in its class.

Designed to be placed horizontally or vertically, the new ORIGIN CHRONOS micro-tower can also fit practically anywhere making it the perfect solution for gamers or professionals looking for a small, slim, and powerful PC inside their living room, bedroom, or office setting. Customize your own ORIGIN PC CHRONOS micro-tower today, starting at only $1,199.

SilverStone Rolls Out Precision PS10 Mid-tower Case

SilverStone rolled out the Precision PS10 ATX mid-tower case. Designed for silent gaming PC builds, the case features noise-absorbing and vibration-dampening panels. The case offers its silent credentials without compromising on the number of fan-vents today's mid-towers are expected to offer. To begin with, it measures 219.9 mm (W) x 480mm (H) x 521.5mm (D), dry-weighing in at 6.2 kg. Its motherboard tray offers room for graphics cards as long as 292 mm, and CPU coolers as tall as 169 mm.

Drive bays in the Precision PS10 include four 5.25-inch, and five 3.5-inch. The 3.5-inch trays each feature mount holes for 2.5-inch drives. Ventilation includes a 120 mm front fan with side intakes, an additional 120 mm front fan slot, a rear 120 mm exhaust, and two 140 mm top exhausts. Front panel connectivity includes two USB 3.0 ports (standard header), and HD audio front-panel jacks. SilverStone didn't announce pricing details.

SilverStone Rolls Out Sugo SG08-LITE Case

SilverStone rolled out the Sugo SG08-LITE cube-type mini-ITX case. Featuring the same dimensions as the original Sugo SG08, its Lite variant features a slimline, slot-in optical drive bay. It measures 222 mm x 351 mm x 190 mm (WxDxH), featuring a 10 mm-thick brushed aluminium facade. Its motherboard tray offers room of up to 31 cm long graphics cards.

A 180 mm fan vent is located dead above the motherboard tray, covering its whole board area. This can be used to latch on a large fan, or even a moderately slim single-fan radiator. In addition to the slimline optical drive bay, it offers room for either one 3.5-inch drive, or two 2.5-inch ones. Below the drive cage is a PSU bay with room for a standard ATX PSU, provided it's under 160 mm long. A rear AC receptacle and cable relay AC power to the PSU bay. Front panel connectivity includes two USB 3.0 ports, and HDA front-panel jacks. SilverStone didn't reveal pricing or availability information.

SilverStone to Release the DS380 Mini ITX-Supporting 8-Bay NAS Chassis

SilverStone is just about ready to roll out the DS380, a NAS server case that has room for a mini ITX motherboard and includes eight hot-swappable 3.5-inch/2.5-inch drive bays, plus four 'fixed' 2.5-inch drive bays.

The enclosure measures 211 (W) x 285 (H) x 360 (D) mm, it has a steel structure and an aluminum front door, and it includes two front-placed USB 3.0 ports, two PCI expansion slots, three pre-installed 120 mm fans (one at the rear and two on the left panel), and supports one SFX power supply, CPU coolers up to 57 mm tall, and graphics cards up to 11 inches long. The DS380 can be found on pre-order @ 149.90 Euro.

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.

SilverStone Debuts the Nitrogon NT07-115X Low-Profile CPU Cooler

SilverStone is this week rolling out a new, super slim profile CPU cooler, the NT07-115X model part of the Nitrogon Series. The incoming cooler measures 90 (W) x 23 (H) x 90 (D) mm and features a copper base, extruded aluminum fins, and a 80 mm fan operating at 1200 to 3400 RPM (maximum sound output is 26 dBA).

The Nitrogon NT07-115X supports Intel Socket LGA1156/1155/1150 processors and can be found listed (pre-order) with a price tag of £14.83 (~ 24 USD).

SilverStone Raven RVZ01 Pictured Some More

Ahead of its launch, SilverStone posted pictures of the new Raven RVZ01 mini-ITX gaming case. Built in the flat-bed design, the RVZ01 makes use of PCIe risers to orient the graphics card along the plane of its base. There's enough room for a sub-15 cm dual-slot graphics card, such as ASUS GTX 760 DirectCU Mini or the MSI GTX 760 Gaming-ITX it inspired; a standard ATX power supply; a slot-in slimline optical drive; and a number of 2.5/3.5-inch drives. SilverStone didn't reveal availability information, but we're still hopeful of a 2013 launch.

SilverStone Introduces the Argon AR04 Low-Profile CPU Cooler

SilverStone Technology has now announced the AR04, a new CPU cooler part of the Argon Series that is only 23 mm tall. This HTPC-friendly cooler features two 6 mm direct-touch copper heatpipes, aluminum fins, and an 80 mm Sleeve Bearing fan that can operate at 1500 to 3400 RPM (maximum sound output is 26 dBA), and supports Intel LGA 115X processors with a TDP of up to 65 W.

The Argon AR04 can be found at Amazon.com (it's out of stock at the time of writing) bearing a price tag of $26.99.

SilverStone Readies New SFX Power Supply

SilverStone Releases New SFX Power Supply

SilverStone has introduced the ST30SF, a 300 W power supply with a SFX form factor that's suited for small form factor PCs. The PSU measures 125 (W) x 63.5 (H) x 100 (D) mm and features a non-modular design, an efficiency of up to 85% (it's 80 PLUS Bronze certified), Active PFC, a single 12V rail, a single 80 mm fan and a MTBF of 100,000 hours.

The ST30SF is available in the US for $54.99 and is listed on pre-order in Europe for €47.89.

SilverStone Readies Two More Strider Gold S Series Power Supplies

SilverStone is currently preparing the release of two new power supplies part of the Strider Gold S Series, the 750 W SST-ST75F-GS and 850 W SST-ST85F-GS. Both models measure 150 (W) x 86 (H) x 150 (D) mm and feature a fully modular design, active PFC, a MTBF of 100,000 hours, an 80 PLUS Gold certification (up to 90% efficiency), a single 12V rail, and a low-noise 120 mm fan. Moreover, they have over current, over power, over voltage, over temperature, under voltage and short circuit protection. At 750 W and 850 W, these are the smallest "full modular" power supplies on the market right now for their respective power levels. Most power supplies with the same specs are at least 180 mm deep (ST75F-GS and ST85F-GS are only 150 mm).

The SST-ST75F-GS and SST-ST85F-GS are expected to become available later this month.

SilverStone Raven RV05 Prototype Pictured

SilverStone's Raven RV04 already has its successor in the works, barely four months after its launch. The first prototype of the Raven RV05 was shown to the Japanese press, who wasted no time in taking it apart. The RV05 is everything fans of the SilverStone Raven series wanted, be it a slick new design, or the classic rear-top oriented motherboard tray, which positions the I/O ports and add-on card connectors on the top, making them both accessible, and optimal for hot air venting.

To begin with, the Raven RV05 appears much smaller than the original Raven RV01, which the company mentions is significantly so, at 55 liters (volume), compared to 114 liters on the RV01. Yet the case supports most common PC motherboard types, including ATX, SSI-CEB, and micro-ATX. The company assures that most of the bigger motherboards, that are broader than ATX (eg: ASUS ROG Maximus V Extreme), should seat comfortably into its tray, despite the overall compact dimensions of the case. This is made possible because SilverStone chucked the 5.25-inch drive cage completely. There are seven expansion slot bays oriented on the top, alongside the top-oriented PSU bay.

SilverStone Fortress FT04 Detailed, Goes On Sale

SilverStone's next-generation Fortress chassis, the FT04, is now available from Newegg for US $229. Attempting to warrant that price, this swanky new ATX full-tower from SilverStone comes in two variants, windowed and solid side-panel, each in two color trims - black and silver. The FT04 features the same inward-curved design scheme introduced by Raven RV04, and followed up by the new Raven Mini-ITX. Measuring 219mm (W) x 546mm (H) x 482mm (D), it weighs 11.5 kg. Steel makes up its framework, rear- and side-panels; while aluminum makes up its front door, and top-panel. The windowed variants use clear acrylic.

True to its lineage, Fortress FT04 keeps a focus on noise-dampening, features, and an odd motherboard orientation. In its case, the motherboard tray is oriented bottomside up (BTX-like). In addition to common ATX motherboard types, the tray can seat EATX, SSI-EEB, and SSI-CEB motherboards, which will come handy if you opt for a dual-socket workstation motherboard. The case has enough volume for add-on cards 33.7 cm long, and 17 cm tall; and CPU coolers 16.5 cm tall. A stabilizing beam works to minimize PCB bending of add-on cards. The case offers room for two 5.25-inch drives, seven 3.5-inch ones (from which two are hot-swap capable), and four 2.5-inch ones. Ventilation includes a pair of SilverStone AP182 (180 mm) front intakes building positive air-pressure inside, and provision for a 120 mm rear exhaust.

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