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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.

Many Thanks to Norton for the tip.

SilverStone Rolling Out The Milo ML05 HTPC Case

First seen back in January, at CES, SilverStone Technology's latest Milo Series PC chassis, the slim, HTPC-friendly ML05 is now finally ready for prime time. The case measures 350 mm (W) x 99 mm (H) x 204 mm (D), it weighs 2.1 kg, and features a steel body, an acrylic front panel, support for one mini-ITX motherboard and up to four 2.5-inch drives, and, a 4-in-1 bracket that can hold either a slim optical drive, one 3.5-inch or two 2.5-inch HDD/SSDs, or a 120 mm fan. Users can also install two 80 mm fans on one side panel.

The Milo ML05 has a recommended price tag of €37.50 (without VAT).

SilverStone Miniaturizes Raven to Mini-ITX, Gaming Build Worthy

SilverStone unveiled Raven Mini-ITX, a new compact SFF case fit for mini-ITX gaming PC builds. The case feature signature Raven series styling, and bears design elements from its recently launched sibling, the Raven RV-04. The case is designed to look great in both tower-type (vertical) and rack (horizontal) orientations, with its slot-in slimline optical drive bay, discrete-looking air vents, USB and audio jacks.

Internally, the case is nothing short of an engineering marvel, you can install a high-end, dual-slot, full-height graphics card, and a 240 x 120 mm radiator for your liquid cooling loop. It works using a PCI-Express x16 riser that lets you install the graphics card along the plane of the motherboard, with enough room to spare underneath for the radiator. On the storage front, you get a slimline slot-in optical drive bay, and a number of 3.5/2.5-inch drive bays. An SFF PSU bay appears to be located towards the front. The Raven mini-ITX is still under development, SilverStone will formally announce the case later.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

ORIGIN PC Launches Small Form-factor SLI Desktop

ORIGIN PC has officially launched their most powerful small form factor (SFF) chassis yet, the Silverstone SG10, to their award-winning desktops. Designed as the ultimate SFF with full support of standard size components such as ATX power supplies, full tower CPU coolers and up to DUAL NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690's in QUAD-SLI, the SG10 has the ability toplay any PC Game, including popular AAA titles CRYSIS 3 and METRO: Last Light at a visually stunning 2560x1600 resolution with buttery smooth frame rates.Who says power can't be achieved with at small footprint? With the new SG10 you can now experience the performance of a full-size desktop, but at a fraction of the size.

SilverStone Revives Tundra with TD02 and TD03

SilverStone gave its Tundra line of liquid-cooling products a new lease of life with two new closed-loop CPU coolers, the TD02 and TD03 (pictured in that order). The two feature design and fans by SilverStone. The TD02 features a radiator assembly that measures 278 x 124 x 33.5 mm (LxWxH, excluding fans), and can latch on to four 120 mm fans. The TD03, on the other hand, uses a radiator assembly close to half the size of its sibling, measuring 124 x 159 x 45 mm. The base+pump assembly is the same for both, measuring 55 x 60 x 33.5 mm, which features a polished copper base. The two will reach stores later this week.

SilverStone Intros FP56 Front-Panel

SilverStone introduced the multi-utility FP56 front-panel. Built for 5.25-inch drive bays, the panel gives you room for two 2.5-inch drives, a multi-format card reader, three USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports, and a high-current USB 3.0 port for quickly charging your gadgets. The FP56 draws power from a standard 4-pin Molex plug, and connectivity from a standard USB 3.0 front-panel header. The card reader supports various generations and form-factors of SD, MemoryStick, xD, and CompactFlash cards. Its rear portion has mount-holes for two 2.5-inch drives stacked alongside each other. To blend with your case, you can use any of the black, white, and silver bezels included. SilverStone didn't announce pricing or availability.

SilverStone Raven RV04 Chassis Detailed

Here are some of the first pictures of SilverStone's upcoming flagship chassis, the Raven RV04. Its styling is clearly evolutionary to the Raven RV03, with no chrome highlights, and a more curvy, "concave" front. The biggest change is on the inside, while the RV03 features a 90° clockwise-tilted motherboard tray, the RV04 uses an upside-down BTX-esque motherboard tray. Perhaps the new trend of detachable drive-bays to make room for long graphics cards caught up with SilverStone. The case supports ATX, E-ATX, and SSI-CEB motherboard form-factors.

The Raven RV04 features two 5.25-inch drive bays, seven internal 3.5-inch ones, of which two feature back-planes to enable hot-swapping; and four 2.5-inch bays. It features room for CPU coolers as tall as 165 mm, PSUs as long as 180 mm, and add-on cards as long as 337 mm, and as tall as 170 mm. Its front-panel includes two USB 3.0 ports (standard header), and audio jacks. Ventilation includes two gargantuan 180 mm front intake fans (up to 1200 RPM, up to 34 dBA), and a 120 mm rear fan. Measuring 219mm (W) x 581mm (H) x 497mm (D), the RV04 weighs about 11 kg. It's largely made of SECC steel and ABS plastic. It's available in two variants, one with the opaque side-panel (SST-RV04B), and one with an acrylic window (SST-RV04B-W). Pricing and availability will be announced on May 11.

SilverStone Sugo SG10 Packs Enough Room for a Serious Gaming Kick

Responding to the market's newfound love for gaming-grade micro-ATX cases, SilverStone rolled out the Sugo SG10. Don't be fooled by its looks - a HTPC-esque front panel, with a slot-in slimline optical drive bay, this case packs a punch. Its SECC steel frame can hold on to a micro-ATX motherboard, a double-slot graphics card that's 33.7 cm long (a GTX 680 should fit just fine), a forward-located PSU bay (a large 1200W PSU should fit), CPU coolers over 160 mm tall, and a combination of 180 mm top and 120 mm rear exhausts, and a 120 mm front intake.

SilverStone Mammoth MMO1 EATX Case Detailed, Too

SilverStone also exhibited a strange new case that supports longer EATX motherboard (useful for dual-socket workstation boards), but not XL-ATX (up to 10 add-on cards). Pictured below, the Silverstone Mammoth MMO1 is wider and longer than most ATX full-towers, and features two large 180 mm front intake fans that draw air through an air-filter. It forms part of the lower-front panel. The upper portion reveals a couple of 5.25-inch bays, and front-panel ports, such as USB 3.0 and HD audio.

SilverStone Milo ML05 HTPC Case Unveiled

SilverStone unveiled the Milo ML05 mini-ITX case for HTPCs. Slightly smaller, and more polished than the ML03, the new case features a crafted ABS front-fascia, with SECC steel frame. Most of its ports and jacks are relocated to its sides, while leaving room for a slimline optical drive in the front. The case seats mini-ITX motherboards with room for half-height add-on cards. In addition to the slimline bay, it features four internal 2.5-inch drive bays. Measuring 350 x 99 x 204 mm (WxDxH), it packs a total volume of 7 liters.

SilverStone RL04 Mid-Tower Chassis Revealed

SilverStone is now preparing a new Redline series PC case, a mid-tower called RL04 which is painted black both inside and out and offers support for ATX and micro ATX motherboards, and for graphics cards up to 11.5 inches long.

The RL04 measures 220 (W) x 480 (H) x 523 (D) mm, it weights 6.2 kg and has two side-placed USB 3.0 ports, four 5.25-inch and five 3.5/2.5-inch drive bays, seven PCI slots, and one 120 mm front intake fan. No word yet on the case's price tag.

SilverStone Unveils FHP141 High-Flow 140 mm Fan

Hot on the heels of the NT06-PRO and NT01-PRO CPU cooler launches, SilverStone unveiled the SST-FHP141, a 140 mm high-flow fan. Measuring 140 x 140 x 38 mm, with mount-hole spacing of 120 mm, the fan features a 7-blade high-flow impeller, with rotational speeds ranging between 500 and 2,000 RPM. The fan supports PWM control, and features a 4-pin power connector. A small switch on the fan lets you select between two speed-ranges, P (performance) and Q (quiet). The Q (quiet) mode limits the fan's speed to 1,200 RPM.

SilverStone Precision PS08 Micro-ATX Chassis to Reach Europe Next Week

SilverStone has just announced that its Precision PS08 compact PC case will be reaching European stores on November 19. Pictured below, the chassis 168 (W) x 355 (H) x 400 (D) mm, it weights 3.46 kg, and has a black coating (both inside and out), two front-placed USB 3.0 ports, two 5.25-inch, one 2.5-inch and four 3.5-inch bays, and two pre-installed fans – 120 mm in front, 80 mm at the back.

The PS08 can hold micro ATX and mini-ITX motherboards, it supports graphics cards up to 14.1 inches long and CPU coolers up to 140 mm tall, and it has a recommended price tag of €30 (VAT not included).

SilverStone Also Releases the NT01-PRO CPU Cooler

SilverStone has just introduced yet another Nitrogon Series CPU cooler, the NT01-PRO. Designed to be used in HTPCs, the cooler measures 140 (W) x 97 (H) x 120 (D) mm, it weights 470 grams and has a copper base, aluminum fins, and six soldered 6 mm copper heatpipes. No fans are included but SilverStone's creation can be equipped with up to two (70 mm or 80 mm) fans.

The NT01-PRO supports Intel Socket LGA775/1155/1156/1366/2011 and AMD Socket AM2/AM3/FM1/FM2 CPUs and has a price tag of €50.90.

SilverStone Debuts the NT06-PRO CPU Cooler

SilverStone has this week introduced the NT06-PRO, a SFF-friendly CPU cooler that promises 'superior silence and performance'. Part of the Nitrogon Series and based on the NT06-E model, this new cooler measures 140(W) x 82(H) x 139 (D) mm and features a copper base, six soldered 6 mm heatpipes, and a 120 mm Sleeve Bearing fan operating at 1,000 to 2,200 RPM.

The NT06-PRO supports Intel Socket LGA775/1155/1156/1366/2011 and AMD Socket AM2/AM3/FM1/FM2 processors and has a recommended price tag of €50.90.

SilverStone Readies the Zeus ZM1350 1,350 W Power Supply

Already seen at several trade shows, SilverStone's 1,350 W Zeus Series power supply is now (finally) preparing its retail arrival. Codenamed ZM1350, this unit measures 150 (W) x 86 (H) x 230 (D) mm and features a peak power output of 1,500 W (1,350 W continuous), a fully-modular design, an 80 Plus Silver efficiency rating, Active PFC, six 12V rails (there's also a single rail mode), an 80 mm dual ball bearing fan, and a MTBF of 100,000 hours.

Unfortunately SilverStone hasn't announced a price tag for the Zeus ZM1350.

SilverStone Readies a New, 500 W Strider Essential Power Supply

Next week SilverStone will add a new power supply to its Strider Essential Series, a model called ST50F-ES230 that features an all-white coating and a continuous power output of 500 W. This unit measures 150 (W) × 86 (H) × 140 (D) mm and has an efficiency of over 80%, Active PFC, a single 12V (34A) rail, multiple protection circuitry, a MTBF of 100,000 hours, and a low noise 120 mm fan.

The ST50F-ES230 will cost €49.

Silverstone SST-PS08B Micro-ATX Case Detailed

Silverstone released an entry-level micro-ATX case, the Precision Series PS08B. Built primarily of SECC-steel and ABS plastic, the case measures 168mm (W) x 355mm (H) x 400mm (D), weighing about 3.5 kg. The PS08B includes a handy innovation - the 3.5-inch drive cage is shifted towards the left-hand side facing front, which allows graphics cards to pass right through. As a result, cards as long as 14.1-inch (35.8 cm) can be installed, provided they're less than 5.7-inch (14.47 cm) tall. The case features a total of two 5.25-inch, four 3.5-inch, and two 2.5-inch drive bays.

The motherboard tray of the PS08B supports micro-ATX and mini-ITX form-factors. A large cutout decks the CPU socket area, for easy access to CPU coolers with back-plates. Ventilation includes one 120 mm front intake, and one 80 mm rear exhaust. The utility panel includes USB 3.0 (standard header) and audio jack (HD audio header). Slated for market release in late-October, the PS08B is priced at 3,980¥ (US $50).

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

SilverStone Readies the Strider ST60F-PS 600 W Power Supply

At the end of this month SilverStone is set to introduce a new Strider Series power supply, a model called ST60F-PS which delivers 600 W and features an 80 PLUS Silver certification (80 Plus Gold at 230Vac). SilverStone's PSU measures 150 (W) x 86 (H) x 140 (D) mm and also has a fully-modular design, a single 12V (49A) rail, a 120 mm fan, and a MTBF of 100,000 hours.

The ST60F-PS is expected to cost about $120.

SilverStone Unveils the Sugo SG09 SFF PC Chassis

SilverStone is now preparing the release of a new PC case, a SFF (small form factor) model called Sugo SG09 that supports micro ATX, mini ITX and DTX motherboards. Set to become available in about two weeks, the chassis measures 220 (W) x 295 (H) x 354 (D) mm, it weights 5.3 kg, and features two front-placed USB 3.0 ports, one (slim) 5.25-inch bay, two 3.5-inch and four 2.5-inch bays, and three pre-installed fans (one 120 mm spinner at the rear, one on the side and a 180 mm Air Penetrator on top).

The Sugo SG09 supports CPU coolers up to 165 mm tall and graphics cards up to 13.3-inch long, and is set to cost 90 Euro.

SilverStone Launches the Heligon HE02 CPU Cooler

Taiwanese company SilverStone Technology has just announced the (upcoming) European arrival of its latest high-end CPU cooler, the Heligon HE02. This new cooler, which can take on chips with a TDP of up to 150 W, measures 170 (W) x 130 (D) x 160 (H) mm, features a double cross-shaped heatsink with six 6 mm heatpipes and can be equipped with two 120 mm fans.

The Heligon HE02 supports Intel LGA775/1155/1156/1366/2011 and AMD Socket AM2/AM3/FM1/FM2 processors, and will become available this month priced at about 65 Euro.

SilverStone Debuts the FN121-P and FN121-P-L 120 mm Case Fans

SilverStone Technology has just announced a couple of new, high-performance case fans, the FN121-P with an all-black coating and the transparent, LED-equipped FN121-P-L series. These 120 mm fans are built on the design of the FN121 and FM121 models and feature 9 blades and a frame geometry that's claimed to improve performance and reduce noise level.

The FN121-P and FN121-P-L operate at 1200 RPM (+/-200 RPM), they have a sound output of up to 25.15 dBA, and an airflow of 58.47 CFM. Both will become available at the end of this month. The FN121-P will cost 4.20 Euro while the FN121-P-L models (FN121-P-BL with blue LEDs, FN121-P-RL with red LEDs, FN121-P-GL with green LEDs, FN121-P-WL with white LEDs) will go for 7.10 Euro (not including taxes).

SilverStone Also Shows Off Asymmetric Dual-Tower SST-NT08 CPU Cooler

SilverStone also displayed its own take on asymmetric dual-tower heatsinks, with the SST-NT08 (not to be confused with another heatsink of the same model, first unveiled at Computex 2008). While most other asymmetric dual-tower heatsinks have variations in aluminum fin count or positions of the fin towers, the NT08 has two completely dissimilar fin towers. The thicker fin tower is close to double the thickness of the slimmer one, although the heatsink still has U-shaped heat pipes that pass through both fin towers, with the base in between. The NT08 uses six 6 mm-thick nickel-plated copper heat pipes, and deploys a 120 mm fan between the two fin stacks to ventilate it. The fan pulls air through the slimmer tower, and pushes it through the thicker one.
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