The amount of new releases which Thermaltake is displaying at this year's CeBIT is unbelievable. If we were to list them all here, it would take half a page. Just a few of the highlights: limited edition SwordM case, 1500W ToughPower PSU, the Power Express dedicated graphic card power supplies make a comeback and an entire new line-up of HTPC cases is shown off. This is just the tip of the ice berg, click to find out more.
Albatron is showing off the AMD 690G ITX board up and running at their booth. You will also find an Intel P33 based mainboard with two 24 pin power connectors and a full size G35 based ATX board. The company is also letting visitors take a close look at their newest addition - DDR2 memory modules with golden chip heat spreaders.
Sapphire's latest motherboard is based on AMD's RS690 chipset which features integrated VGA and HDMI output onboard. The board is an excellent choice for media PC systems since it is MicroATX and supports audio via HDMI. Performance is almost equal to much more expensive RD580 motherboards, the BIOS also has a load of overclocking options.
ASUS has a huge booth at CeBIT. They are showing off the entire line-up of Notebooks, as well as the brand new Xonar D2 & D2x soundcards. On top of that, you will be able to take a look at the Lamborghini notebook and the first LED back-lit sub-notebook from ASUS. New CPU coolers, fans and computer cases, as well as a 22 inch 2 ms gaming LCD with built in subwoofer round up the mix.
Coolermaster is showing off new models of the Mars series as well as additions to the Hyper CPU cooler line-up. There is a completely new case, design to be completely silent on display. The Elite series receives some reinforcement with four new mid tower cases. There is a six rail 1000W power supply and a few modded cases to take a look at.
Cool IT Systems is showing off their three TEC based liquid cooling systems. These are pre-assembled, pre-filled, maintenance free & high performance liquid cooling systems. This must be the most interesting cooling solution at CeBIT this year. They have teamed up with Silverstone and are showing up a large TEC based cooler which can handle anything you could throw at it.
Origen AE is redefining the type of cases used for HTPC. The company is showing off the flag ship S21T, but not only in silver but black as well. They are even stuffing the cases with hardware and have them up and running. A new prototype of an external touch screen LCD screen can also be tried out. The complete lineup of the S, H and X series can be found at their booth.
We may not have heard a lot about In Win in recent times, but they are back. Their new line-up of cases is incredibly original and available in a variety of colors. In Win even displays two concept mATX cases not yet in production. Gamers also have reason to rejoice - the company has a few new gamer cases: a red one with an immaculate paint job and a B2 bomber case!
A-DATA has the most diverse USB memory stick line-up on display at CeBIT. You will find memory sticks from 2 GB to an amazing 16 GB at their booth. They also display various SD cards with very innovative USB adapters as well as SDHC devices. A DDR3 demo unit is actually running the upcoming memory modules to round up their display.
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Hiper is known for their great power supplies and they are presenting their newest 770W and 830W PSUs, which feature USB 2.0 hubs and charging over USB capability. Their high quality slim keyboards as well as incredibly slim HTPC cases are on display. Two beautiful Penthouse models are also at the booth to present the Hiper products in the best way possible.
EVGA is one of the few manufacturers showing off a custom GeForce 8800 GTX using an Innovatec water block. They also have a completely water cooled nForce 680i motherboard running with two of these 8800 GTX in SLI on display. They have teamed up with Innovatec to present their newest products.
OCZ's "Mind Control" has been one of the most debated products of this year's CeBIT. It lets you control your games with just your thoughts and a mouse. You can do actions like walk, jump, shoot or weapon changes. The demonstration has been working exceptionally well, people who tried it said you can learn it in a matter of minutes. Also on display was a very promising self-contained liquid CPU cooler and flash drives that connects to FireWire.
Forsa is a graphic card manufacturer, selling NVIDIA based cards. The offer all the GeForce 8800 series cards as well as the complete GeForce 7 generation. All of the Series 7 cards feature silent cooling and you will not find any with reference coolers at their booth.
Just like at CES, Zalman was showing off their 3D displays which lead to a lot of public interest. Since Zalman decided to no longer work with Fatal1ty, their high-end case line is now called ZMachines, which are also available in metal grey instead of black only. Several new coolers for CPU and GPU have been released that are designed to offer maximum performance while keeping noise down.
Biostar had a number of new motherboards on display. For example an AMD RS690 board that has HDMI, DVI and VGA all directly on the motherboard. Also you could see running demos of DDR3 on Intel's Bearlake P35 and the Intel G33. As direct competition to the AMD RS690 board the NVIDIA based TF7050-M2 was released.
3RSystem is showing off a large number of cases, ranging from their top of the line M-Station with seven inch LCD to an incredibly tiny and feature packed R310. They are also showing off their brand new iCE AGE CPU cooler and the huge Poseidon water cooling system, with gold plated CPU block and a dissipation of up to 400W.
Sharkoon has a small but jam packed booth. They have managed to stuff their entire case line-up, including two new full size cases - the S-Dream and Rebel 12, as well as new mid tower cases into it. There is even enough room to display the new wireless media keyboard, the complete line-up of Silent Eagle fans, Rush gaming keyboards and a total of four 5.1 surround sound headsets. All their power supplies up to 700W and accessories can also be viewed up close - including the silver Twin Drive!
At the Razer booth you could take a good look at their revolutionary speaker system - the Mako. It has been developed together with the engineers of THX to deliver optimum audio performance, without redecorating your whole room. The DSP output is monitored, so you can never overload the system. Also on display was the Razer Pro|Solutions keyboard which is a white styled keyboard with integrated iPod docking station.
Zotac may not be a brand everyone has heard of, but they offer a great line-up of graphic cards. The company is showing off the latest GeForce 8800 based graphic cards as well as different, passively cooled GeForce 7 Series cards. On top of that an nForce 570 and nForce 405 mATX board can be found at their booth.
Soundgraph is showing off their complete line-up of available displays, iMON control devices and remote controls. They also have two cases, from Moneual and Silverstone, which incorporate their newest products: the iMON touch LCD and the Ultra Bay.
You may know Point Of View as they have been producing graphic cards for quite some time now. Their entire line-up features a lot more. The company booth shows off their complete line-up of cases, a slew of accessories like mouse pads, gaming and bluetooth headsets, speakers and digital picture frames. To top things off, Point Of View is displaying factory overclocked cards under the EXO brand.
Akasa has expanded their case line-up to include aluminum ITX cases, as well as mATX designer enclosures. There are a few new power supplies, notebook cooling pads for every budget and a very interesting, closed loop, all in one, liquid cooling HSF in two different colors.
Antec is giving the visitors a look at what is to come in the P series. The P180 will be succeeded by the P182 and the P190 comes with two power supplies with Neo-Link for a combined output of 1200W. The new P series has holes for water cooling and fan speed control switches. Besides that, the company is showing a limited edition of the P182, new HTPC & budget cases, as well as a 1000W power supply.
Aerocool has their completely new case series, which is produced by Lian-Li on display. These all aluminum enclosures come in multiple colors, feature different LCDs and even have touch sensitive buttons. They also have a new drive bay card reader with flip-up LCD up and running.