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Seasonic Launches ARCH Q503 Chassis with Connect Capability, and Glass Panels on Both Sides

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The Seasonic ARCH Q503 with the integrated CONNECT power supply is a mid-tower ATX chassis that features a sturdy steel body and tempered glass panels on both sides. The Seasonic ARCH Series creates an interplay and connection between two important pillars or product group integration; the Seasonic CONNECT Module and the Seasonic SYNCRO Q70 Case. Timeless appearance, modern design, and user-friendly functions make this case a logical choice for users, who want convenience, easy assembly, and hassle-free cable management with the Seasonic CONNECT.

The Seasonic ARCH Q503 with the integrated CONNECT power supply is a mid-tower ATX chassis that features a sturdy steel body and tempered glass panels on both sides. This cutting-edge chassis greatly simplifies system building and cable routing to create an unmatched user experience. The removable glass panels make it easy to install the components while offering a clear view to the system configuration. The Seasonic CONNECT Module is in essence a cable management hub, to which the components are directly connected with generally shorter cables. This new way of power supply integration significantly improves ventilation and the look of the system by reducing cable clutter.



The high-quality power supply is 80 PLUS Gold efficiency rated with the well-known, top-level Seasonic functions and features, and quiet operation. The fan control button at the back of the power supply allows users to customize their cooling needs by selecting between two stands: S2FC (fan control without Fanless Mode) and S3FC (fan control including Fanless Mode).


There are ample options for storage and cooling configurations. Three fans are pre-installed in the front and back of the case, providing optimal airflow. For extended options, the case can be outfitted with up to eight 120 mm cooling fans in total, as well as various liquid cooling solutions.

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No reason for 2 glass panels
Yep, no one wants to see the ugly side of any case. Not that you can see 99% of them anyhow but that solidifies the point.
I didn't care for the first attempt at this case/psu combo (even when it was half off) then and this version hasn't made any real improvements. It just doesn't offer anything I want or need, sorry Seasonic. Maybe the next iteration.
 
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Kinda meh, on top of that i hope it can get enough air though what looks very restrictive front.


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Unless you are one of those peole with custom, hand-made cables perfectly cut and organized.
This case has their custom cabling system that is designed to not fill the back side with cables. Not saying it's reasonable, but that's why they have two glass panels on it.
 
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Kinda meh, on top of that i hope it can get enough air though what looks very restrictive front.


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of course it can't, we have plenty of similar cases to demonstrate it
really surprised that in 2022, a company like Seasonic decided to release a new case with this non-sense "airflow" design.
 
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This case has their custom cabling system that is designed to not fill the back side with cables. Not saying it's reasonable, but that's why they have two glass panels on it.
exactly, its to show off their product - the "connect" system* - and probably why the case exists at all.

*apparently even at the expense of air flow but then again, boutique builds have different priorities mayhem's(?) VUE coolant comes to mind - horrible stuff but looked really sweet.
 
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Its too closed up in the front, and i just can't seem to understand what that connect is supposed to achieve that a simple psu shroud couldn't beforehand.
 
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Its too closed up in the front, and i just can't seem to understand what that connect is supposed to achieve that a simple psu shroud couldn't beforehand.
That's my thought as well. Shrouds do what this is trying to do very nicely and you can use your custom cables without having to have them cut to size for each case you use them in.
It's a clever idea, I just don't think they are going as far as they could with it. There are a lot of possibilities. They seem to be stuck creatively in the same simple mindset as so many other case manufacturers. Beep bop boop, must make rectangle with glass panels boop boop. Anything else overloads their creative circuits apparently. Sad.
 

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exactly, its to show off their product - the "connect" system* - and probably why the case exists at all.

*apparently even at the expense of air flow but then again, boutique builds have different priorities mayhem's(?) VUE coolant comes to mind - horrible stuff but looked really sweet.

But still they could of done a much better jobs and not release some typical bs.
 
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new product manager? :p

and thanks for replying, it caused me to find leo's review and he is always a treat. :toast:

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OOh him haha, he did a couple on the torrent but like most if not all they never max out the case. Like the one he did with the torrent case, 6 drives can fit back there and i would like to see these reviewers to actually show this done as for a lot of them have the drives hanging around anyways.

Hey might even get a idea or two from them or try what some one says in there, for example i have 6 drives in my torrent and still looking for better cables ( mainly SATA ) to get every thing a little better but it's totally do able and without having a hard or even close to a hard time putting the side back on.

They just put a nVME in now and leave it as that and i find it lacking.
 
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Two glass panels. But how will we hide our sins? Repent oh ye brother of the poor cable management!!!
 
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