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Xilence Interceptor Pro

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Xilence has taken the Interceptor chassis and slapped another compartment on the already big HPTX case to add a separate ITX section. Called the Interceptor Pro, this gargantuan unit offers a surprising amount of functionality for a very good price.

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This chassis (A.K.A. NOX Blaze X2 Project or AZZA Fusion 4000) still doesn't make sense to me and feels overall pricy for what it is...
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The lower part is fine, for most people, but the top...they could have spent some more time thinking about it.
Well, I think they designed it to be everything but a place for another computer. Well, at least a powerful one (It does have the accessories to stick other stuff in there, instead).
I don't know, I kinda pictured it as a chassis for a second, smaller config, to take to LAN Parties, or just to share a tower between two computer users (to save on space). At least, that was the idea their brochure shoved into my head. The top part can house a ITX board, but only has one bracket for the expansion card and if it is a graphics card (which will be, most likely), it will become a hindrance. Unless you watercool it! But, where will you stuff the pump? Not to mention cable-management and the fact that it doesn't take ATX PSUs. See, that's where this case bothers me.
Maybe I was just expecting too much from it. Maybe I got the wrong idea. And I also keep forgetting that street price for that chassis is 200€ here.

As a whole, I think it ends up serving for single-purpose builds, where it has to match very specific characteristics to be effective.
So the top part...just one big place to install water-cooling equipment for the bottom system, imo. Not worth the premium price.
 
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haha, is that tower tall enough??
 
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The top part fits an ITX system in it. Could be used as an HTPC, some sort of server or whatever else you want to use it for.

Our high end systems built with these cases can cost up to $15,000+.

Let me tell you it takes two people to move this beast when it is fully configured! The case alone is about 40 lbs.

I work for a company that builds custom computers............
 

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someone is compensating for something...
 

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I actually like it, but it's ugly. :(
 
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I actually like it, but it's ugly. :(
The features... everything I've been looking for. Hot swap Sata internal HDD bays, room for a 360 radiator, Whoa!

Yea, the looks though, not as much.

I'm going to look up the little brother (the non-pro).
 
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Fantastic case, PC and HTPC in one case! But design not for everyone.
 
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I'd put so many radiators in there it be pointless!

BUT AWESOME.
 
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