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Corsair launches Bulldog SFF chassis and Lapdog mechanical keyboards

Corsair's new Bulldog small form-factor chassis are now available, affording easy builds for living room PC gaming
By: Derek Strickland | Cases, Cooling & PSU News | Posted: May 28, 2016 9:10 am

Corsair's new Bulldog chassis are now available, offering convenient small form-factor solutions for high-performance living room gaming. The manufacturer also revealed its new Lapdog mechanical keyboard and mouse combo

 

 

Described as "a highly ventilated, stylish compact console, created for the living room," Corsair's Bulldog case won major CES innovation awards and has ample space to fit full-length 300mm video cards for 4K gaming and VR. Corsair has teamed up with MSI to make the all-in-one liquid-cooled Hydro GFX GeForce GTX 980 Ti video card exclusively for the Bulldog. The mini-ITX chassis comes outfitted with a Hydro Series H5 SF CPU liquid cooler and a SF600 600W 80 Plus Gold power supply

 

Corsair has also revealed the Lapdog, a performance-grade portable mechanical keyboard designed to compliment the Bulldog. The Lapdog has three different configurations--the base board that can slot in mechanical keyboards and mice, as well as the Lapdog K65 RGB model with Cherry MX Red switches and the K70 with Cherry MX Red/Blue switches.

 

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The Bulldog chassis is now available for $299 USD, and the complete Bulldog PC builds are coming in Q3 2016. The Lapdog is priced at $119 for the base board, and $249 for the K65 RGB and K70 MX Red and Blue variants.

 

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Check below for full details, specifications, and hardware compatibility lists of Corsair's new Bulldog chassis.

 

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Bulldog Chassis Contents and Specifications

 

Bulldog Chassis

Hydro Series H5 SF CPU Liquid Cooler

SF600 600-Watt 80 Plus Gold Power Supply

 

Compatibility

Motherboard: Mini-ITX

Power Supply: SFX12V Only (SF600 600-Watt 80 Plus Gold SFX12V power supply included)

Recommended Graphics Cards: CORSAIR Hydro GFX, AMD Radeon R9 Fury X, MSI Sea Hawk, any card equipped with CORSAIR HG10 bracket and Hydro Series H55 cooler

 

Bulldog Compatibility List

 

Motherboards

Bulldog supports Mini-ITX motherboards only.

 

Intel LGA115x

 

All motherboards should be compatible, excluding ASUS Maximus Impact boards or other boards that feature risers.

 

Recommended Motherboards

 

ASUS H110I-PLUS/CSM

ASUS Z170I PRO GAMING

GIGABYTE GA-H110N-WIFI

GIGABYTE GA-Z170N-WIFI

GIGABYTE G1 GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

MSI H170I Pro AC

MSI Z170I PRO GAMING AC

 

Memory

Bulldog CS-9000001 kits are compatible with DDR4 only. For all other kits, please refer to the included motherboard's specifications for type of memory (DDR3/DDR3L/DDR4).

 

The Hydro Series H5 SF liquid cooler imposes a limit on the height of DRAM modules. DRAM that is above half-height or standard is not compatible with Bulldog. For your reference we've provided a list of DRAM families we offer that are compatible with Bulldog.

 

DDR4

 

ValueSelect

Vengeance LPX

 

DDR3/DDR3L

 

ValueSelect

XMS3

Vengeance LP

 

CPU

Bulldog CS-9000001 kits are compatible with Intel LGA1151 CPUs only. For all other kits, please refer to the included motherboard's specifications.

 

Graphics Cards

Bulldog is compatible with PCI Express video cards only.

 

Graphics Card Dimensions

 

Length: 12" / 300mm

Height: 4.2" / 115mm

Slots: Up to two

 

Validated Liquid Cooled Graphics Cards

 

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 (any vendor)*

*Use with CPU rated for 65W or lower only.

AMD Radeon R9 Fury X (any vendor)

Corsair Hydro GFX

EVGA Hybrid GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti SEA HAWK 6GB

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK 8GB

 

Validated Liquid Cooling Solutions for Graphics Cards

 

Corsair Hydro Series HG10 brackets in combination with Corsair Hydro Series H55 liquid coolers. For bracket compatibility, please refer to the HG10 compatibility lists

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