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RAIDON Launches External 3.5" SATA6G + UASP Ready RAID Storage

The GR3660-B3 is a full-featured simple and easy dual bay storage device, along with RAID 0 (Striping), RAID 1 (Mirroring), and JBOD three application modes, with Super Speed USB3.0 transmission interface, not only with fast transmission performance but also easily content data safety with 8TB large storage capacity or information exchange requirement.

GR3660-B3 is compatible with all brands of 4TB SATA hard drives. Install two 4TB hard drives under RAID 0 mode and the system will provide 8TB of access. Independent JBOD mode can offer independent storage areas even if the hard drives are of different capacities.

OWC Launches the ThunderBay 4 Thunderbolt 2-Enabled Storage Solution

OWC expanded its Thunderbolt interface product line with the new ThunderBay 4 professional-grade, 4-bay enclosure with dual Thunderbolt 2 ports and RAID-ready capabilities, perfect for meeting the creative and demanding workflows of users.

Redefining High-Performance & Power in a 4-Bay Enclosure
OWC's ThunderBay 4 offers incredible storage capacity, throughput, and data-redundancy to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port. Enhance any application, such as A/V post-production, music, graphics, data management and photography, including Time Machine backups by accessing information with sustained data rates up to 1,342 MB/s and capacities up to 20 TB.

Icy Dock Unveils IcyCube MB561U3S-4S Enclosure

Introducing the ICYCube MB561U3S-4S 4-Bay external 2.5" & 3.5" HDD enclosure with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (UASP mode supported) and eSATA interface. The MB561U3S-4S is designed for those in need of large data storage with a small footprint and supreme build quality. The USB 3.0 interface allows you to access up to four drives and is backward compatible with USB 2.0. In addition, if your motherboard has a UASP enabled port then you can significantly increase the transfer speeds using the MB561U3S-4S. The eSATA interface delivers fast SATA III speed, supports eSATA port-multiplier function and is compatible with most of RAID controller card with eSATA port-multiplier interface. The 4 bay capacities give you enough room to optimize your data storage system with efficiency.

The ICYCube MB561U3S-4S supports both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA SSD/HDD with our new EZ-Tray design, allowing you to mix your 2.5" and 3.5" HDD within a single enclosure to save desktop space, power consumption and cost. The detachable 80mm cooling fan provides excellent cooling to the drives, and the 3 speed fan switch gives you full control over noise and temperature. The built-in power supply removes any requirement for an overly large power brick which helps you save space.

In Win D-Frame Mini Pictured, Designed for High-End ITX

Ahead of its formal unveiling in the sidelines of Computex 2014, In Win showed us the compact version of its iconic D-Frame chassis, the D-Frame Mini. Designed for mini-ITX motherboards, the case is practically open-air, with smoked acrylic panels lining two of its sides, and the various enclosures clinging on to its rod-frame. Unlike the original, the D-Frame Mini features a black main frame, and doesn't end up looking like construction scaffolding. The case has enough room for a high-end ITX build, complete with liquid cooling, a high-end PSU, multiple 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives; and so on. We'll get you the specifics soon.

HighPoint Shipping World's Lowest-Cost eSATA and Mini-SAS Thunderbolt II Adapter

HighPoint Technologies, a pioneering force in the storage industry for the past 19 years, is now shipping the industry's most affordable Thunderbolt 2 SATA Adapters - the RocketStor 6324L and RocketStor 6328L, to their global distribution and retail partners.

RocketStor 632xLseries Thunderbolt 2 SATA Adapter design is based on our proven SATA 6Gb/s technology, support industry standard AHCI devices, and utilize Thunderbolt 2 connectivity to maximize transfer performance. The RocketStor 6324L delivers Thunderbolt 2 speeds for up to 4 SATA devices via a single external Mini-SAS port. The RocketStor 6328L dual external Mini-SAS ports allows up to 8 SATA devices to share Thunderbolt 2 transfer bandwidth. Each external Mini-SAS ports can support any industry standard Mini-SAS and eSATA storage enclosure, including those with integrated RAID capability, or those hosting arrays created with Mac OS X's Disk Utility, via industry standard Mini-SAS and eSATA data cables, such as HighPoint's EXT-MS-1MEJ (external Mini-SAS to 4x eSATA) and EXT-MS-1MMS (External Mini-SAS to External-Mini-SAS).

Inter-Tech Readies New USB 3.0 HDD/SSD Enclosure

Inter-Tech has today unveiled a new storage drive enclosure in the SinanPower series, a model codenamed GD25621-S3 which features USB 3.0 connectivity. Pictured below, the 2.5-inch enclosure measures 130 x 78 x 13 mm, it has an aluminum construction, and supports SATA drives with a thickness of up to 9.5 mm and a capacity of up to 4 TB.

The SinanPower GD25621-S3 is backed by a two-year warranty and should become available next month. No word on pricing yet.

VisionTek Releases mSATA SSD Enclosure

VisionTek Products LLC, (VisionTek), a leading manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories for PC and Apple Macintosh computers, today announced the immediately availability of the VisionTek mSATA mini Enclosure. The USB 3.0 bus-powered enclosure is a Plug and Play solution for re-tasking an existing mSATA Solid State Drive after upgrading the SSD in an ultra-slim notebook or for adding a new mSATA SSD to create a high-performance ultra-portable external drive.

The Pocket-Sized Portable Storage Powerhouse
Sized smaller than a business card and weighing 0.30 ounces empty, the mSATA mini Enclosure features the SuperSpeed USB 3.0/2.0 interface to offer data rates up to 600 MB/s and a bus-powered design so an AC adapter is not required. To complement its performance and portability attributes, the mSATA mini's sleek, scratch-resistant aluminum housing provides rugged durability to safeguard a drive's data and comes complete with everything needed to start using and sharing HD movies, music, photos, and important documents wherever desired.

StarTech.com Releases Dual-Drive Thunderbolt Enclosure

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts has announced the availability of their new 2-Bay Thunderbolt Hard Drive Enclosure (SKU: S252SMTB3), which lets users add reliable, high-speed external storage to a Mac or PC computer through a Thunderbolt port. The Thunderbolt enclosure is the first external drive enclosure from StarTech.com to feature a Thunderbolt host connection, and features two drive bays which allows users to maximize external storage capacity while ensuring the best possible data transfer rates with the host system.

The Thunderbolt enclosure offers features to help prevent heat build-up within the case, for a cooler operating environment, including a built-in fan and a solid aluminum chassis for maximum airflow and heat dissipation. The enclosure also includes a 1-meter Thunderbolt cable that provides an out-of-the-box storage solution and saves users the added expense of a cable to connect their external drives to the host computer.

Cougar Launches New Rugged Gaming Case: The MX300

COUGAR, maker of well designed and stylish computer peripherals, has launched a new mid-tower chassis that features a combination of rugged elements consisting of honeycomb and mesh intake designs with sufficient flexibility for multiple graphics solutions up to 310mm. The new MX300 is designed to bring in a new spirit of gaming case. The MX300 features an enlarged cable management space for easy routing and the hiding of cables to provide better airflow and ensure the neatness of system building. It also has superior expandability with up to two ODDs (Tool-less), three 3.5"HDDs and three 2.5" SSD spaces. There is also the Tool-less design for the 5.25" devices.

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.

Spire Introduces the Senna Micro ATX Enclosure

Introducing the new arrival Micro ATX chassis codenamed: Senna. This cool meshed and contemporary Micro ATX case is bold and packed with all the quality features you're looking for in a Micro ATX chassis. The front design whispers coolness and simplicity, with easy access to four USB ports, 3 * USB2.0 and 1 * USB3.0. parallel positioned are the HD/AC97 Audio ports for high quality audio.

Full main-board tray with large surface area and cut-out mainboard tray that gives PC builders the room they need to assemble and install the CPU Cooler. Top and front re-enforced drive bay rack, for secure mounting of Optical-Drives and Data-Drives. Thermally advanced, by the support of three (3) fan mount locations, in the rear, front and side. Quality and efficiency guaranteed, backed by our solid 2 year warranty and service program. Powered by Innovation from Spire.

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.

FirmTek Debuts the ThunderTek/PX-Q6G eSATA to Thunderbolt Adapter

FirmTek, LLC, a world-leading developer of external storage solutions, today is announcing and shipping the ThunderTek/PX-Q6G. Offering four high-speed 6-Gig eSATA ports using just a single Thunderbolt link, the ThunderTek/PX-Q6G supports both direct-connect and port-multiplier eSATA enclosures.

"Thunderbolt delivers unparalleled performance, flexibility and simplicity to personal computing," said Jason Ziller, Intel's director of Thunderbolt Marketing, "Products like FirmTek's ThunderTek/PX-Q6G help highlight what Thunderbolt makes possible." Thunderbolt technology is the fastest connection possible to your Mac at 10 Gbps in each direction at the same time. Transfer HD movies in less than 30 seconds or backup a terabyte of content in less than 5 minutes. All of this is possible with Thunderbolt.

Antec Announces the Nineteen Hundred Gaming Case

Antec, a global leader in high-performance computer enclosures, power supplies, and mobile accessories announces today the Nineteen Hundred; a case engineered for performance and built to enclose the ultimate PC. The Nineteen Hundred is an unbeatable enclosure that delivers a combination of cooling, performance, and convenience and stands head and shoulders above the competition. Its aesthetics will appeal to gamers and enthusiasts who prefer a stylish, functional appearance. The exceptional gaming chassis will soon reach store shelves and online retail outlets in Europe with a MSRP of 284,- Euros.

The Nineteen Hundred features an exceptionally robust cooling system, designed to accommodate even the most demanding Gaming PCs. This system is composed of three 120 mm Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) front-intake fans, two 120 mm FDB top-exhaust fans and one 120mm FDB rear-exhaust fan. Two additional 120mm HDD fan mounts give builders the option to provide extra cooling to the graphic cards and the CPU. Furthermore, the Nineteen Hundred features 17 drive bays and nine expansion slots, accommodating graphic cards up to 330 mm (13.0 inches) in length. Additional features include an advanced GPU cooling system, dual-layer panel construction to minimize noise, and pre-installed silicone grommets to reduce vibration noise. The case is constructed of durable SECC steel that lasts for builds to come.

Tranquil PC Next-Generation NUC Cases Now Available

Experience the 'Next Unit of Computing' with the power of Haswell and a Tranquil PC passive enclosure. Silent, svelte and now compatible with the 4th Generation Haswell Processors, the all new Tranquil PC NUC case is a brilliant opportunity for the discerning buyer to build their own small form factor PC, capable to support a wide range of purposes, the new NUC packs quite a punch for it's size.

Antec Announces the P100 ATX Case

Antec Inc., a global leader in high-performance computer enclosures, power supplies, and mobile accessories today announces the P100, a case engineered for quiet computing.

The P100 is an ATX case that epitomizes cool, quiet, and sophistication. It features Antec's award-winning Performance One series design and Quiet Computing technologies that minimize system noise. In addition to 7 expansion slots, the P100 also supports two tool-less 5.25" drives and seven tool-less 3.5"/ 2.5" drives. With a great price-to-feature ratio, the P100 is the only economical case that delivers silence. A balance of price and features is achieved by combining Antec design standards with superior build quality. Together with the Smart Cooling Solution (S.C.S.) and Quiet Computing Technology, the P100 is truly in a class all its own.

Orico Outs SDK25-U3 Colorful 2.5-inch USB 3.0 Drive Enclosures

Peripherals maker Orico rolled out the SDK25-U3 line of colorful 2.5-inch USB 3.0 drive enclosures. The enclosures are characterized by matte-black on five sides, and metallic matte color options on one - black, silver, bright-yellow, blue, and red. The enclosure slides open as shown in the picture, and can house a 9 mm-thick SATA drive (HDD or SSD). While there's no word on whether the internal SATA link runs at 6 Gb/s or caps out at 3 Gb/s, the host connectivity is 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 SuperSpeed. The enclosure is designed to use a single connection (USB) for both power and host-connectivity. Orico plans to sell the enclosure both dry (add your own drive), and with a 1 TB HDD pre-installed (SDK25-U31T).

Source: Expreview

RAID Storage Goes Portable with OWC's Mercury Elite Pro Dual Mini

Other World Computing (OWC) www.macsales.com, the world's leading destination for cutting-edge and easy-to-install Mac and PC upgrades and accessories, has expanded its Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini portable hardware-RAID storage product line with two new 3.0 TB models, available as 3.0 TB RAID-1 (for robust data protection) or 3.0 TB RAID-0 (for maximum performance).

What it does: This bus-powered (no AC adapter is required) unit stores a tremendous amount of data safely using RAID technology, or even more data with super-fast access. Featuring hardware RAID-1 (mirrored) redundancy for data protection or RAID-0 (striped) for maximum throughput, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini contains two 2.5" hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSDs for up to 3.0 TB of capacity. A "quad interface" of FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA connections delivers data transfer speeds of up to 300 MB/s with Mac and PC computers.

Chenbro Debuts New Intel NUC Enclosure at IDF

Leading enclosure solution provider Chenbro will debut its new Cubicom200, which supports the Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing) commercial series motherboard, at the Intel Developer Forum 2013.

Intelligent, affordable and ultra-compact -- Intel's NUC is forging ahead as the new standard for small-form-factor PCs. Offering big-time performance with a small footprint, Intel's NUC is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors technologies on a 4" x 4" x 1.5" inch motherboard. Chenbro will also be supporting the new Intel NUC based on 4th generation Intel Core processors.

Latest WD Red drives compatible with Thecus NAS

So you're planning on building a NAS system. You've already selected your NAS unit (a Thecus, of course), but you're wondering what drives to put inside. SSDs? Nah, too pricey and a little small. So HDDs it is. But which ones do you buy? Are they all made the same? What speed RPM and what buffer size would be best for a NAS environment? If only HDD manufacturers would start building custom drives for network storage!

It just so happens, dear user, that today is your day. Western Digital has officially announced the release of its latest NAS-specific Red HDDs: the RD1000M and the RM500M. Designed specifically for Network Attached Storage systems, these latest members of the Red family feature 4TB of storage in a 3.5" enclosure (RD1000M) and 1TB or 750GB of storage in a 2.5" enclosure (RM500M).

Enthusiast Mini-ITX Case From NCASE Successfully Funded

NCASE Design today announced the complete success of its crowdfunding campaign to mass produce the innovative all-aluminum "M1" mini-ITX PC enclosure.
The campaign was created on IndieGoGo and launched on August 10th. The original goal of $67,500 was reached within 24 hours. Six hundred units of the case were made available for purchase. Within seven days all enclosures were claimed and over $135,000 was raised.

Due to high demand and accidental duplicate orders, a limited amount of additional M1 cases are immediately available for preorder via NCASE's website. Preorders will be accepted until midnight September 1st, 2013. The NCASE team is a two-man, grassroots effort born out of a shared appreciation for quality design and a desire to push the envelope for small form-factor enthusiast PCs.

Be Quiet! Releases Premium Sleeved Power Cable

Be Quiet!, the market leader of power supplies in Germany for seven consecutive years*, introduces its brand new premium sleeved power cables, with custom lengths and various connector options. By covering every single wire of the cable with a sleeve, be quiet! again offers a unique premium look inside the PC.

Regular power supply cables are generally medium in length to fit most PC enclosures. However, to set up a very small Home Theater PC or a very large desktop PC most power supplies will be fitted with an unsuitable cable length. But even in the normal cable length some users often do not have the desired connectors on the cable. To solve this problem, be quiet! produces premium power cables with many different connector and length variations. Whether you want a compact 30 cm power cable with only one connector or need a meter-long cable with connectors for three SATA drives and a HDD connector, be quiet! now offers all these possibilities.

Icy Dock Announces ToughArmor 2.5-inch Drive Racks

Introducing the Icy Dock ToughArmor MB991SK-B 2.5" SATA Mobile Rack solution for use in 3.5" device bays (Floppy bay). It is a smaller form factor device built specifically for systems with small real estate to work with. Using a heavy duty metal construction, it is capable to withstand the harshest enterprise type environments. The drive is fully secured by our proven technologies such as, the Eagle-Hook lock system and metal 2-segment safeguard key. Our full metal EZ Slide Mini Tray allows interchangeability of data between multiple systems with other ToughArmor products. Suggested applications in Medical & Military systems, Media servers, and IPCs, approved by Tier 1 companies.

The MB991SK-B is perfect for use in industrial PCs, SMB SFF servers, mobile DVR systems, or even home servers. These systems tend to use components that provide the needed features, in the smallest form factor available. The ability to house one SATA SSD or HDD in a single 3.5" bay makes it a valuable asset in specific applications such as, integration into an industrial imaging or medical device.

Cougar Archon Sleek Gaming Chassis Now Available

COUGAR, leading PC case and power supply maker has introduced their latest PC case, the Archon. With an elegant look and support for longer high-end graphics cards up to 310 mm, this case is the latest iteration from COUGAR's line of sleek gaming cases. The ARCHON delivers expansion capability in a subdued enclosure with windows, grills and an orange highlighted interior. It comes with three 2.5" HDD/SSD trays and three 3.5" HDD trays and features easily cleanable detachable air filters on the front and bottom covers. Like many of their other cases, there is a transparent acrylic side cover so that you can see the internals of the build.

The case will be kept cool with support for up to five fans: one rear 120 mm fan (pre-installed), two optional front side 120 mm fans, and two optional side 120 mm fans along with seven PCI vented slots that provide flexibility and ventilation performance for multiple graphics cards solutions. If you need to kick it up a notch with water cooling, you can do that too with two holes (with rubber protection) on the rear panel.

Orico Intros 10-, 8-, and 5-bay 3.5-inch HDD Enclosures

Chinese peripherals company Orico introduced a trio of external multi-bay 3.5-inch HDD enclosures. These include a gigantic 10-bay stacker (model: 1088USJ3), and its 8-bay (8988USJ3), and 5-bay (5988SUSJ3) siblings. The three use standard ATX PSUs to power the drives. The three feature matte black SECC steel bodies, with brushed metal front. The three internally use SATA 6 Gb/s interface, and lockable caddies. The 10- and 8-bay models only feature USB 3.0, while the 5-bay gives you both USB 3.0 and eSATA host connectivity options. The enclosures lack RAID support, so each disk is visible to the host as an independent mass storage device, with partitions showing up as volumes. The 10-, 8-, and 5-bay enclosures are priced at RMB 2399¥ ($390), 1999¥ ($325), and 1399¥ ($227), respectively.

Source: Expreview
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