Although the press release hasn't been sent out as yet, we spotted the new Poseidon 310 case on Gigabyte's site today and it looks rather good. The Poseidon range is the 3DAurora's little brother and it shares many of the 3DAurora's excellent features. The design is quite appealing as well and although we're talking about a steel case here, the front is still made from brushed aluminium.
The Poseidon 310 features blue front lights, an interchangeable side panel with the option of a vented mesh or an acrylic window. It's also prepared for watercooling, especially Gigabyte's own kit. Furthermore it has a front mounted removable dust filter, anti-vibration mounts for the 120mm fans, one in the front and one in the rear, modular drive bays and tool free drive mounts.
The case measures 440x505x200mm (HxDxW) and this actually makes it deeper than it's tall, which is good if you plan to use something like an 8800 or 2900 series graphics card in it. There are five 5.25-inch drive bays, two external 3.5-inch drive bays and three internal 3.5-inch bays. It has two pre-installed fans and there are two front mounted USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire port and a pair of audio jacks for headphones and a mic. It will be available in either black or silver.
We're not sure when it's launching, the Gigabyte site is only listing it as coming soon, nor do we have any idea what it will retail for, but it should be reasonably affordable. You can find the product page here