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ASRock Develops Mini-ITX LGA2011v3 Motherboard with Quad-Channel Memory

They've done it! After building the first LGA2011v3 motherboard in the mini-ITX form-factor, letting you cram up to 8 "Haswell" cores into a lunchbox-sized PC, albeit having to make do with just dual-channel memory; ASRock developed the first mini-ITX motherboard with not just LGA2011v3, but also its full quad-channel memory interface, called the EPC612D4I. There's just one rider, which shouldn't really be a dealbreaker - this is a server-grade motherboard, and is bound to be expensive.

The EPC612D4I achieves its quad-channel memory chops by using smaller DDR4 SO-DIMM slots instead of standard-sized DIMM slots. Availability of aftermarket DDR4 SO-DIMM memory is close to non-existent, but that could change with 6th Generation Core processor notebooks hitting the shelves by Holiday 2015. As an enterprise board, it also supports Xeon E5-1600 V3 and E5-2600 V3 processors.

Cooltek Announces the GT-05 Mini-Tower Chassis

With the GT-05 we expand our successful „Gaming Tower" series with a compact mini-tower with an exceptional design. Versatile features, such as the incredibly simple hardware installation, an integrated card reader or the ability to customize the color scheme of the case, distinguish the case. The GT-05 fulfills our requirements to offer exceptional functionality, a stylish design and outstanding quality at an attractive price.

Cover and front of the GT-05 are kept in black piano lacquer finish. One 3.5 inch and one 5.25 inch external bay are available for the installation of drives. A flip-down cover closes optical drive bay and ensures a uniform color scheme. Only the plastic elements that run through front and top, as well as the power and reset buttons are held in matte black. Without any effort, these elements can be swapped with different colored pieces (which are included) and allow an almost unique individualization of our PC-case.

MSI Launches 3 Braswell based ECO Motherboards

MSI, world leading in motherboard design, debuts the first Intel Braswell based Mini-ITX ECO motherboards; the MSI N3050I ECO, N3150I ECO and N3700I ECO. With a rich feature set and all new onboard 14nm Dual & Quad Core Intel Celeron and Pentium Processor with next generation Intel HD graphics up to 2x faster, the new passively cooled MSI Braswell ECO motherboards are the perfect solution for HTPC or industrial devices. MSI's revolutionary power-saving design featured on its new ECO series motherboards, together with Intel's newly designed ultra-low power consuming SoC using only up to 6W, make these motherboards the next step in efficiency. Featuring a fully passive cooling solution, the new Braswell based ECO motherboards run cool, silent & efficient.

MSI Announces IPC Motherboard with Embedded Broadwell Processor

As industrial applications increasingly require higher processing performance now than ever before, MSI released MS-98G5 industrial mainboard with superior processing and graphic capability in response. MS-98G5 is a Mini-ITX board based on Intel 4th Gen QM87/HM86 architecture that come support with BGA-type Haswell/Broadwell Mobile Core i7/i5/i3/Celeron Processor, multiple displays, 1 PCIe(x16), 8 USB 2.0 & 4 USB 3.0 ports, 5 COM ports, SATA 3.0 connector, and 2 mini-PCIe slots. The flexible and rich design along with the auto-switch DC 12/19V power inputs bring system integrators more possibilities of display deployment, I/O connection, and extra expansion.

MS-98G5 is also featured with its multiple displays with HDMI, DP, DVI-I, and LVDS outputs and the HD Graphics. The brilliant display capability and the high-performance Intel 4th Gen kernel make it an ideal solution for various industrial applications, such as HMI control, ATM, Kiosk, intelligent transportation system, medical, networking, and many more automation fields.

Scythe Announces the Kodati Rev. B CPU Cooler with AM1 Support

Japanese cooling expert Scythe announces a new revision of its Kodati CPU Cooler. Scythe is one of the first manufacturers to announce a special solution to the market for the socket AM1 (FS1b). Users have finally the chance to exchange the stock AM1 CPU cooler against the much more powerful Kodati Rev. B. The new revision furthermore inherits the socket support to the common sockets from AMD and Intel, which is very typical for Scythe products.

Scythe Kodati CPU Cooler aims specifically at the HTPC and Mini-ITX market, where size and weight is crucial. Thanks to its total heights of mere 34 millimeters and weight of 180 grams, Kodati Rev. B CPU cooler is able to fit to basically every compact system. This has been achieved by implementing the Stealth Fan Mounting Structure (S.F.M.S), where the pre-installed fan is located between the aluminum fin-structure and copper-baseplate. Fast heat dissipation is assured thanks to the two copper-heatpipes with 6 mm thickness. Users are able to control the supplied 80 mm fan in the range between 800 and 3.300 RPM thanks to the PWM support. The airflow varies between 10,2 and 42,2 m3/h (6,0~24,82 CFM), depending on the fan speed. The specified noise level during operation starts at inaudible 8,2 dBA and goes up to merely audible 32.5 dBA.

MSI Nightblade Now with Latest GTX 900 Series Graphics

MSI, leading gaming hardware brand, is leveling up by implementing the latest MSI 900-series graphics cards into the tiny MSI Nightblade powerhouse. The recent release of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, 970 and 960 graphics cards enables MSI to offer gamers an even more lavishing gaming experience with the MSI Nightblade, which fits an ATX-size graphics card without the need for additional adapters, despite its mini-ITX form factor.

Gamers that want a powerful, compact gaming PC that can be carried to gaming and LAN events will have an excellent pick with the MSI Nightblade. By default, the Nightblade B85 gaming systems come with Killer Game Networking technology, Audio Boost 2 and Military Class 4 components, known for its stability and power efficiency. Selected resellers will also offer the MSI Nightblade with locally preferred configurations.

Antec Officially Announces P380 Flagship Chassis

Antec, Inc., California-based manufacturer of high-performance computer cases, power supplies and mobile accessories, announced today the availability of the P380, the latest addition to Antec's award-winning Performance One series. The new Quiet Computing flagship is now commercially available from 209 € (MSRP including VAT).

The P380 is a fusion of stylish design and a sophisticated cooling system, with the proven Quiet Computing features of Antec's Performance One series. Like all models in the series, the P380 is specially equipped to dampen system noise to the point that the computer is almost inaudible when the fans spin at a higher speed.

Thermalright Introduces Macho 90 and Silver Arrow ITX CPU Coolers

Right before for Christmas Thermalright presents two new CPU coolers, which have been designed especially for fans of compact Mini-ITX or Micro-ATX systems: The Macho 90 and the Silver Arrow ITX.

The Macho 90 is the newest member of our highly successful Macho Family and rounds off the series. The layout is tailored to fit the typical limitations encountered when dealing with small sized Mini-ITX motherboards. The height of just 135 mm allows the installation of the cooler in various compact PC cases. In order to avoid incompatibilities to RAM modules or motherboard components as much as possible, the nearly square heatsink has been placed directly above the CPU-socket.

Cooltek Unveils UMX1 Plus Mini-ITX Chassis

Cooltek launched the UMX1 Plus premium mini-ITX chassis. Available in a standard and windowed (UMX1 Plus-Window) variant, the case comes in black and silver color options, with brushed aluminium panels decking it. The windowed variant features a tinted acrylic sheet entirely making up the side panel. The aluminium panels of this case are a healthy 2 mm thick, while its SGCC steel frame is 0.8 to 1 mm thick.

Internally, the case has a typical tower-type arrangement, but with a standard ATX PSU bay towards its front side. The case has room for a mini-ITX motherboard, a dual-slot graphics card up to 270 mm long, a CPU cooler up to 130 mm tall, and a PSU up to 160 mm long. Drive bays include one 3.5-inch, and two 2.5-inch. Ventilation is care of a 120 mm top exhaust, and an 80 mm rear exhaust, with passive intake vents at the bottom. Measuring 160 mm x 300 mm x 345 mm (WxDxH), the case dry-weighs about 3.2 kg. Cooltek didn't reveal pricing or availability information.

Lian Li Announces Windowed Version of PC-Q33

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces a windowed version of the PC-Q33 Mini-ITX Chassis - PC-Q33W. The PC-Q33W features the same flip-open design and space-efficient hardware support as the original PC-Q33, while also having windows on both side panels, allowing DIY builders to show off their hardware creations.

The PC-Q33W 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.

Antec Launches New Micro-ATX Case ISK600M

Antec Inc., a leading provider of high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself market, presents a new model of the ISK series, the ISK600M. The case is now commercially available from 84€ (suggested retail price including VAT) and backed by Antec's Quality 3-Year Warranty.

The ISK600M is a compact and robust Micro-ATX case. The durable frame measures 29 cm in height, 27.5 cm in width, and 34 cm in depth. The chassis is made of 0.8 mm cold-rolled steel and features an elegant brushed aluminum front panel. The sophisticated enclosure has space for graphics cards up to 12.5" in length (a total of two expansion slots), a CPU cooler with a maximum height of 17 cm, and six drive bays (three 3.5"bays, three 2.5" bays and one bay for a slim optical drive).

Be Quiet! Announces its First High-end PC Case

Be quiet!, market leader for PC power supplies in Germany for eight successive years, introduces its first chassis - the Silent Base 800. This case offers generous space and is firmly aimed at the premium segment - for customers who want high end features in a low noise systems. With its innovative design, be quiet! guarantees silent operation while delivering excellent cooling performance. True to the motto 'Form Follows Function', each component in the Silent Base 800 fulfils a specific purpose in order to increase user-friendliness and bring performance to a new level.

As usual, be quiet! puts strong emphasis on maintaining low noise level for its Silent Base800, without any reduction in performance. To achieve this goal, be quiet! has developed innovative front, top and bottom panels that provide intelligent airflow. Fresh air is deliberately drawn into the casing and transported through the interior, increasing cooling capacity compared to conventional solutions. At the same the panels prevent the sound waves from exiting the chassis.

Xigmatek Also Launches the Eris Cube-type Mini-ITX Case

In addition to the Maverick S line of PSUs, Xigmatek launched the Eris, a cube-type mini-ITX case. Dressed in matte-black steel, with faux brushed-metal front, the Eris measures 225 mm x 355 mm x 180 mm (WxDxH), dry-weighing 3.06 kg. It offers enough room for a 240 x 120 mm radiator. Its storage system includes a 5.25-inch drive bay, which can be used up to hold a 3.5-inch drive inside, and another 3.5-inch/2.5-inch discrete drive bay. The case features two expansion slots, and can hold full height graphics cards as long as 300 mm. There's room for CPU coolers as tall as 140 mm. Ventilation includes two 120 mm top exhausts, two 80 mm side exhausts, and an 80 mm rear exhaust. The case features passive intakes at several spots. Xigmatek didn't announce pricing or availability details.

Lian Li Unleashes Hell on the PC Market with the PC-D666

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today unleashes a hellish beast onto the enthusiast PC market with the dual system PC-D666 double wide brushed aluminum chassis. With a red and black aesthetic to match the number of the beast name, the PC-D666 supports a full EATX/ATX "workhorse" system on one side of the chassis, and a Micro-ATX/Mini-ITX "gaming" system in the other.

Separating the two systems into two compartments, the PC-D666 allows DIY enthusiasts to show off high end and intricate setups through oversized windows on both sides of the chassis. The latest high-end hardware is supported in the PC-D666 as well as extensive watercooling setups.

Thermaltake Core V41 Window Mid-Tower Chassis

Thermaltake, an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units, is pleased to introduce the new Thermaltake Core V41 Window mid-tower chassis with exclusive Tt LCS certification. It is the latest addition to the Core series, and follows the launch of Core V71, V1, V51 and V31. While retaining the series' curved metal mesh appearance, it delivers outstanding cooling performance, with compatibility for the extensive DIY/AIO liquid cooling systems and air cooling units that the series is renowned for. The Core V41 is an enthusiast-grade mid-tower chassis that provides unprecedented space for high-end hardware and liquid cooling expansion, supporting the latest ATX, Micro ATX, and Mini-ITX motherboards, and all high-end GPU cards.

Designed for gamers, the perforated top panel, with its magnetic dust filter, and the bottom panel allow easy heat dissipation and rapid air intake for maximum ventilation. The heightened case-stands help to enhance airflow and overall stability during operation. The Core V41 also features a transparent side window to offer a direct view of the chassis's interior. Innovative 5.25" and 3.5" tool-free drive bay design minimizes the hassle of installing and removing "2 + 3 + 3" drive bays with modular drive racks, offering ease and flexibility when setting up storage solutions.

Lian Li Announces the Brushed Aluminum PC-Q26 Mini-ITX Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces the brushed aluminum PC-Q26 mini-ITX chassis. Ideal for users who want to build their own NAS as well as system integrators, with its support of up to ten 3.5" drives, the PC-Q26 packs a lot of storage in a compact package. With a volume around 32.3L, the PC-Q26 supports a vast amount of storage for its size. Up to eleven hard drives can be installed: ten 3.5" and one 2.5" drive. A hot-swap backplane for two 3.5" drives is included. Additional backplanes can be easily added. With the ever-expanding storage capacity of mechanical drives, this small and lightweight aluminum chassis provides vast storage potential for the home or small office.

The PC-Q26 has pop-off side panels for simplified installations, upgrades and maintenance. Hard drives, 3.5" and 2.5", can be tool-lessly mountedwith thumbscrews with rubber suspensions. Additionally, the expansion slots are secured by a single thumbscrew. Three front 120mm fans bring cool air into the chassis through side ventilation. Filters with magnets prevent dust and debris from entering the PC-Q26. A top 120mmm exhaust fan with a removable filter pulls hot, hardware damaging air out of the chassis.

Gigabyte Launches GeForce GTX 970 Mini-ITX Graphics Card

A time-traveler from two years ago would see the graphics card below to be a $100-ish mainstream fare, but looks can be extremely deceptive. This puppy packs more bite than a Radeon R9 290X. Gigabyte's latest creation puts a GeForce GTX 970 into a compact board that should play well with mini-ITX builds. The GTX 970 ITX card (model: N970IX-OC) features a full-height PCB that's about as long as a mini-ITX motherboard (17 cm), and a dense WindForce cooling solution that uses a single 100 mm fan to ventilate a dense aluminium fin heatsink, to which heat is fed by two 8 mm thick, and one 5 mm thick copper heat-pipes.

The card draws power from a single 8-pin PCIe power connector. Display outputs include one HDMI 2.0, two dual-link DVI, and three DisplayPort 1.2 connectors. It comes with factory-overclocked speeds of 1076 MHz core and 1216 MHz GPU Boost, compared to reference clocks of 1051/1178 MHz. The memory is left untouched at 7.00 GHz. The best part about this card is its price. Gigabyte is charging no premium, pricing it at US $329.99.


Source: Tom's Hardware

Thermaltake Core V31 Case Launched with Tt LCS Certification

Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units, introduces Core V31 window mid-tower chassis with exclusive Tt LCS Certification, a new addition to the Core Series, which has now arrived following the launch of Core V71, Core V1, and Core V51, while retaining the curved metal mesh appearance, it delivers an outstanding cooling performance with the compatibility for the extensive DIY/AIO LCS, and the air cooling units that the series has become renowned for. Core V31 is an enthusiast's grade mid-tower chassis creating unprecedented space for high-end hardware and liquid cooling expansion, supporting the latest ATX, Micro ATX, Mini-ITX motherboards, and all high-end GPU cards.

Enthusiast Design: Designed for gamers, the perforated top and bottom panel with magnetic dust filters allows easy heat dissipation and rapid air intake for maximum ventilation. The heightened case-stands help to enhance the airflow and overall stability during operation. Featuring a transparent side window to offer a direct view of the inner system. Innovative Tool-free Design: Innovative 5.25" & 3.5" tool-free drive bay design has minimized the hassles of installing/removing "2 + 3" drive bays with modular drive racks, granting ease and flexibility on setting up the best storage solution.

Biostar Announces J1900NH2 Mini-ITX Motherboard

With BIOSTAR's recently announced J1900NH2 motherboard with the on-board Intel Dual-Core Celeron J1900 processor, using a mini ITX form factor with a size of 17x17cm, builders are able to make creative designs for many different uses. The J1900NH2 boards come with the Intel Celeron J1900 Dual-Core processor already installed and it supports two DDR3L 1333/1066MHz memory slots for a maximum of 16GB of memory. With the integrated GPU, watching HD content and playing games is no sweat.

Indeed, the J1900NH2 board is ready for building all kinds of multimedia systems with its HDMI and analog VGA-out, and high definition audio with the Realtek ALC662 5.1 Channel HD Audio chip. LAN networking is covered by the Realtek RTL8111G - 10/100/1000 controller and being a BIOSTAR board it has the Smart Speed LAN feature. SmartSpeedLAN is a free software application which monitors and manages your PC's network behavior. With user-friendly GUI, it allows you to select and prioritize different types of network traffic, including gaming, media streaming, communications or web surfing. You can also set any specific applications, choosing to prioritize or block accordingly. SmartSpeedLAN can feature automatic management options that use adaptive networking intelligence to ensure that you are getting the best online experience possible.

ECS Announces the Z97I-DRONE and H97I-DRONE Mini-ITX Motherboards

ECS launched the Z97I-DRONE and H97I-DRONE mini-ITX, socket LGA1150 motherboards, which it first unveiled at Computex 2014. The two are identical to each other, with the only difference being the chipset. The Z97I-DRONE supports CPU and memory overclocking. Drawing power from a combination of 24-pin ATX and 8-pin EPS power connectors, the board features a 5-phase CPU VRM. The CPU socket is wired to a lone PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot, and two full-length DDR3 DIMM slots. The only other expansion slot is an mPCIe 2.0 x1. Storage connectivity includes five SATA 6 Gb/s. Display connectivity includes one each of dual-link DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort. Six USB 3.0 ports (four on the rear panel, two by headers), 8-channel HD audio with TOSLINK SPDIF output, and gigabit Ethernet make for the rest of them.

Raijintek Announces Metis Mini-ITX Cube Case

Introducing the brand new range of Raijintek Metis Mini-ITX Cube cases in a superb choice of colours, with attractive variants of a closed side panel and window side panel. Raijintek is continuously growing it's inventory, providing cases and coolers within the IT market, with high compatibility, extreme engineering, remarkable performance and amazing design. The Metis is available in a range of colours including Black, Red, Silver, Blue and Gold, with an entirely brushed aluminium anodised design. The outer design is anodised in the range of elegant colours for the customer to choose from, whilst the inner design is anodised entirely black ensuring the external and internal design is astonishing with a minimalistic style.

This Mini-ITX cube from Raijintek is small and compact, yet not limited due to the size, allowing support for a full ATX power supply unit, a graphics card with a maximum length of 170mm suitable CPU cooler mounting capacities can support a strong cooler up to 160mm. The cooling for the power supply unit has a clever ventilation design due to the layout of the unit being based at the front of the case with a pre-installed 120mm fan at the rear.

ID-Cooling Announces T60-SFX Mini Gaming Case

ID-COOLING releases the second Mini Case T60-SFX in the Mini-ITX Series. As an old manufacturer of cooling products, ID-COOLING developed V.C.V.P. technology for CPU Coolers. Silencer-ITX is their first compact case in the form of passive solution for silence lovers.

The new Mini Case T60-SFX is also featuring compact design. Although small, this case is able to accommodate one SFX power supply, Mini-ITX motherboard, tower CPU cooler height less than 124mm, and dual-slot VGA card up to 260mm. As to hard disk, you can mount one 3.5" HDD and two 2.5" HDD/SSD at most. There's one 92mm fan included on the rear as a pull-out fan.

Sharkoon Releases the CA-I and CA-M PC Cases

Sharkoon Technologies today announced the availability of its CA-I and CA-M aluminum PC cases. The CA-I measures 213 x 225 x 259 mm and features support for mini-ITX motherboards, two top-placed USB 3.0 ports and two front-facing USB 2.0 connectors, one 3.5-inch and one 2.5-inch drive bay, and one 120 mm fan installed on the top panel.

The CA-M is 270 by 225 by 285 mm and has the same four USB ports as the CA-I and a 120 mm top-placed fan but it can house a larger (micro ATX) motherboard and includes two 3.5-inch drive bays (that can be fitted with three 2.5-inch drives). The CA-I and CA-M come in two color versions (black and silver) and cost 41.99 Euro and 44.99 Euro, respectively.

MSI Announces MS-9A6 Series Panel IPCs

The MS-9A61/9A62/9A63 is a powerful all-in-one HMI panel PC with Intel mainstream Mobile processor. The built-in 15"/17"/19" TFT LCD with 5-wire resistive touch panel make the MS-9A61/9A62/9A63 an optimal HMI platform for automation, kiosk, POI, ATM, digital signage, etc. Designed for diverse HMI applications with high integration flexibility in mind, the MS-9A61/9A62/9A63 allows system integrators to flexibly choose from MSI's Mini-ITX embedded mainboards (under 35W models) according to different application requirements. The rich options of HDD, SSD, mSATA, and/or SATA DOM also satisfy different storage demand of high-capacity or stability. In addition to the built-in display, the 2nd display is also supported for your application demand. Moreover, the IP65 industrial standard front panel and the lockable power jack ensure the reliability of MS-9A61/9A62/9A63's operating in some critical environments.

ASRock Announces H81TM-ITX R2.0 Thin Mini-ITX Motherboard

ASRock rolled out the H81TM-ITX R2.0 thin mini-ITX motherboard for SFF PCs and AIO desktops. The socket LGA1150 motherboard is based on Intel's entry-level H81 Express chipset, and draws power from an external 2-pin DC power source. It features a 3-phase CPU VRM, a PCI-Express 2.0 x4 slot, apart from an mPCIe; two SATA 3 Gb/s ports, and two DDR3 SO-DIMM slots. Connectivity includes DVI and HDMI display outputs; two USB 3.0 ports, gigabit Ethernet, stereo HD audio, and a couple of USB 2.0/1.1 ports.
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