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Gigabyte Essence Desktop Case Pictured

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Here are some of the first pictures of Gigabyte's Essence mini-ITX case. Designed for entry-level mini-ITX desktops that can be fan-less, the Essence measures 300 mm x 234 mm x 74 mm; and is made of SECC steel and plastic. Its design involves a main cubicle inclined onto a stand, which encloses its power supply. A 120W external power brick supplies 12V, which it then gives out as various ATX standard power connectors. The case can hold a full-height mini-ITX motherboard, and a 2.5-inch drive. The case is beginning to sell in Japan, priced at the equivalent of $130. The source doesn't expect it to be priced above $100 in western markets.



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This is actually pretty nice, but why tilted?
 
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USB ports are in the wrong place. the chassis might block some larger thumbdrives. other than that the case is really good.
 
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USB wont be blocked. As they are angled on base the frame is angled.
Overall great design so far.
 
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wow, they should put hdd mounting below that ssd too
but anyway its a nice stuff
 
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I wonder if I could somehow mount a Raspberry Pi in there...