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MAINGEAR Intros New Vertical Heat Dissipation Desktop, Upgrades the Rest

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MAINGEAR, a PC innovator and award-winning PC system builder offering custom desktops, notebooks, and workstations introduces 2 new desktops with vertical heat dissipation chassis design (VRTX Cooling Technology) and updates all desktops and notebooks with the new 3rd generation Intel Core processors.

The MAINGEAR SHIFT was the first in the industry to offer a custom PC that rotates the internal components of the PC to leverage the natural tendency of hot air to rise. As it exhausts through the top vents, cool air is drawn in from the bottom of the chassis, keeping components cooler, limiting noise, and increasing overclocking and stability potential. This vertical heat dissipation design has won MAINGEAR a 2011 CES Design and Innovations award as well as numerous editors' choice awards. MAINGEAR is proud to offer two more desktops to create a family of desktops that offer vertical heat dissipation design with different chassis and performance selection grades.

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A lot of cases have already implemented this. This case is good if you have reference blower type graphics.
 
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I like this a lot :)
 
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silverstone style?
 
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Really good job. I'd love to get my hands on the "Potenza" rig. Mini-Silverstone case - niiice- any day hands down. I start to like this proprietary attempts to break it up a little bit. The PC Case industry is so over-licensed in my opinion. You can't release a case without being accused of "borrowing/stealing" MB orientation or screw-less brackets or something else. It's obvious they paid fees to Silverstone, but still, better than nothing.
 
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So... it's just a Fortress 3 and a Fortress 3 Mini. So much for "innovation".


/movealong
 
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copyright alert

I like how the article NEVER ONCE mentioned the name "Silverstone"

considering this is a exact ripoff of their FT03 and FT03 Mini cases

 
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They also never mentioned corsair and nvidia etc.

They are system builders not case manufacturers.
your logic is flawed

they also didn't replace a maingear logo onto the nvidia and corsair products

Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??
 
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your logic is flawed

they also didn't replace a maingear logo onto the nvidia and corsair products

Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??
So all those PSU sellers which buy OEM produced units, slap on their logo and sell them are doing "copyright infringement" because they don't mention "made by X" on the box ?

The only logic flawed here is yours: Silverstone serves as an OEM for MAINGEAR. Maingear is not stealing the design and producing their own copy, they are paying Silverstone to manufacture units for them.

What "copyright infringement" are you talking about?
 
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your logic is flawed

they also didn't replace a maingear logo onto the nvidia and corsair products

Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??
You probably don't know how non-disclosure agreements work, nor don't you understand how OEMs operate.
 

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I thought it was common knowledge that Maingear has a partnership with Silverstone...
The Full size tower is custom made by Silverstone just for Maingear.
 
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your logic is flawed


Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??


It's completely fine, people sell their products to be re-branded all the time .

For example the Corsair AIO water cooler in that system is actually produced by Asetek.
 
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I like how they didn't forget about cooling the VRM's around the CPU.
 
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I thought it was common knowledge that Maingear has a partnership with Silverstone...
The Full size tower is custom made by Silverstone just for Maingear.
Actually, it's just an RV01 with a custom front panel.
 

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Any of these available with a side window?
yes at a cost. For instance I know its like $129 on the SHIFT.

@ deleted, the whole exterior is Maingear's, nothing there resembles the original RV01.
 

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@ deleted, the whole exterior is Maingear's, nothing there resembles the original RV01.
All of the plastic is different. Everything on the inside is still clearly an RV01.
 

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I didn't say the inside wasn't an RV01, I said the exterior, and its aluminum by the way, is all Maingear Specific.