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Cooler Master Announces Global Launch of Silencio 550 Silent PC Case

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With the introduction of the Silencio 550, Cooler Master ushers in a new era of silent towers by creatively combining smooth styling, strength, and stealth. A true marvel enveloped in a sleek black steel case, it holds the capacity to support the most elaborate computing configurations. The front panel adorns a mirrored high-gloss finish which speaks to the class and elegance only embraced by Cooler Master products.

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Reminds me of the Cosmos. It has a similar front door and those foam parts on the panels. The effectiveness of the foam is questionable though, It just made my case hotter on the inside.
 
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Fractal R3
NZXT H2

&

now Silencio 550

I see no similarities lol
 
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Silencio is spanish for silence; I know is pretty obvious but just in case.
 

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Somehow reminds me of the Antec Sonata series in looks.
 
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Plain and simple. I like that. No stupid and ugly side windows, no glowy LED's all over. Just black with piano gloss finish in the front.
 
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Not enough changes for me to warrant a change to this version of the Silencio, though, i do like the idea of the hole for the backplate of the cpu. I dont really like the idea of having a door on the front again though.
 
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Its a Antec P-180 knock off
 

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Wee, more stylish cases. :D
 
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Betcha all the gloss means its mostly cheap plastic for doors/etc. Looks nice n all but I'd question cooling ability.
 
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Hate it. Plastic, gloss, and a big ass logo. nough said
 
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Silencio is spanish for silence; I know is pretty obvious but just in case.
The film Mulholland Drive came into my mind when I hear the word silencio

In anycase, I noticed something weird with these cm chassis.. I have this as well on my cm690.. the expansion cards are somewhat not aligned? Its kind of not straight.. youl notice it on the pic.. 6990 is somewhat bent. Heavy card?.. I have an 8800gt before as well.. those were significantly lighter and they were not aligned also on the cm690
 
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plastic + gloss = finger print heaven
Gloss is only on the front door so don't rub on it like you want to have its children and you should be ok.
 
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Promo pic with no mobo backplate......:shadedshu
 
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The film Mulholland Drive came into my mind when I hear the word silencio
Hehe, I thought about the same thing. Though I hope that the case is not as complicated to fit parts in as the movie was! :laugh:
 
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Hehe, I thought about the same thing. Though I hope that the case is not as complicated to fit parts in as the movie was! :laugh:
Yeah lol. That film was mindf*ck