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HDPLEX unveils its 8kg crazy-adaptive fanless chassis

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Sep 15, 2015 11:28 am

Described as "the world's first 16 heat pipes fanless case" in an exclusive unveiling of the HDPLEX H5 chassis over at FanlessTech, this crazy silent case offers up eight heat pipes for the CPU and eight for the GPU in order to overate without any noise.

 

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Suitable for ATX, mATX and mITX motherboards, you're able to throw basically any power supply into this beast, ranging from nanoATX to ATX size options. With two 2.5" drive bays and a single 3.5", other internal options include a 5.25" optical bay and a 12.7mm optical rack.

 

The exterior is full brushed aluminum and offers impressive fanless cooling up to 95W TDP for your CPU with room for a dual-slot PCIE card and an exterior touch sensitive power button.

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EK Water Blocks releases its full-cover GIGABYTE GTX 980 Ti waterblock

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Sep 15, 2015 8:32 am

Designed for GIGABYTE non-reference NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti video cards, this full-cover waterblock by EK Water Blocks will efficiently cool your CPU, RAM and VRM with this single unit.

 

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Made with overclocking in mind, this water block further covers the whole PCB and back plate, aiming for a sleek and sexy style in your next modding or extreme overclocker project. Featuring EK's own "unique central inlet split-flow cooling engine design," this new product comes from the store with an nickel-plated electrolytic copper base and either a POM Acetal or acrylic top.

 

To buy one for yourself, head over to the EK Webshop.

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Lian Li reveals new compact PC-Q21 mini-ITX cases

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Sep 9, 2015 4:34 pm

Lian Li's new PC-Q21 chassis provides a formidable case in a compact form factor that's ideal for Mini-ITX PC builds.

 

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Although the PC-Q21 Mini Tower Chassis has a small size and footprint, it can fit everything needed to run a performance mini-ITX build. The case sports 2x PCIe slots and has extra room to accommodate thicker GPUs while affording flexible placement and improved air flow. As far as storage solutions, the case can fit two 2.5'' or 3.5'' drives and the slot-load slim ODD bay doubles as an SSD tray. For even more cooling a 120mm fan can be attached to the floor of the chassis.

 

On the outside, Lian Li's Mini-ITX shell has a stylish and sleek metallic flair that comes in silver and black. The PC-Q21 Mini Tower Chassis will be available early this month for a price point of $74.99.

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Can you hear that? Be Quiet adds to its Dark Power Pro 11 series

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Sep 9, 2015 8:29 am

With a major focus on whisper-quiet operation through self-designed fans, Be quiet! has added to its Dark Power Pro 11 series of power supplies. These new additions come in the form of 550W, 650W and 750W units, adding to the current 850W, 1000W and 1200W models available.

 

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With the original series being announced in May, this September update further carries the 94% 80PLUS Platinum efficiency rating and once again utilizes Be quiet! SilentWings 3 135mm fans for cooling. Also included are high-quality Japanese capacitors and a five-year warranty.

 

Available in stores today, expect to pay $149, $164 or $179 for the 550W, 650W and 750W models respectively.

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Razer and NZXT show off the S340 PC case, in unique collaboration

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 25, 2015 6:09 pm

Gaming hardware and peripheral company Razer has announced the NZXT S340, a collaboration with NZXT following Razer's offer to work with case manufacturers in 2014.

 

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The case features 360 degrees of steel casing surrounding the all-steel chassis, full 280mm front radiator support, compact form factor, integrated PSU should, fully filtered intakes, and 2x 120mm FN V2 fans on the top and rear of the case.

 

Razer included a front panel with a back-lit triple-headed snake logo, cable management bar with the Razer triple-headed snake logo, green power LED, green underglow LED with rear-located switch, PCI slot base cover, tinted window panel, and Razer signature green USB 3.0 ports.

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In Win announces their new gaming chassis, the 805 Mid Tower

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 22, 2015 7:35 am

In Win has just announced their new 805 Mid Tower, which continues the "element of aluminum and tempered glass", with the new 805 Mid Tower also featuring a USB 3.1 Type-C port.

 

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It has a very unique look with a 'skeleton structure' that is completely see through, allowing a huge 270-degree wide-angle look inside of the case. So for case modders and gamers who want to show off the insides of their gaming PCs, the new In Win 805 Mid Tower is going to be quite the unique chassis.

 

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Better yet, it comes in a few different versions with a 'white LED light' in the gold and black editions, while the red LED will light up on the red version of the 805 Mid Tower. The inclusion of a USB 3.1 Type-C port allows owners of the In Win 805 Mid Tower to use 10Gbps speeds, transferring files to and from their external drives at over 1GB/sec.

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Lian Li and ASUS ROG team up with the Mini-ITX PC-Q17 chassis

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 20, 2015 12:26 pm

Co-branded with ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), the Lian Li PC-Q17 is a mini-ITX chassis designed to neatly house the ASUS ROG Maximus impact line of miniature motherboards.

 

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Complete with a sloped brushed aluminum front panel and large acrylic window in order to show off the tech within, this case is interestingly trapezoid in shape when viewed from the side. Further exterior features include a large LED ROG logo sitting on the storage cage, helping tie together a nice looking product.

 

Complete with 2-slot expansion support and clearance for video cards up to 27cm in length, there is further support for CPU coolers up to 14cm in height, power supplies up to 15cm in length and support for a 240mm x 120mm radiator up top. Last up are two front panel USB 3.0 ports and a weigh in at 2.7kg.

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Fans getting out of control? NZXT launches the GRID+ V2 fan controller

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 14, 2015 10:32 am

Claiming to be "the future of digital fan control," NZXT's new GRID+ V2 controller utilizes a handy interface and easy installation combination to enable full control over your system's fans, as seen in a recently issued press release.

 

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With 30 watts of total output across six individually controlled channels, this product enables users to control the speeds of each fan individually or diagnose faults and issues through included "smart notifications."

 

Available now for $29.99, this device can be mounted on the interior of your chassis, removing any 5.25" bay issues as seen with competing products. Further included in the package is support for both 3 and 4-pin PWM fans alongside two fan extension cables.

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EK Water Blocks launches high-end EK Predator AIO cpu cooler

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 14, 2015 9:28 am

Moving away from a solely custom cooling lineup, EK has recently announced via a press release that it will be now fielding high-end AIO coolers. The first product off the production line is the EK Predator, an expandable AIO CPU cooler.

 

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This cooler comes pre-filled and pre-assembled across both 240mm and 360mm versions. Utilizing "EK-Vardar high static pressure fans in combination with PWM," this inclusion is said to ensure quiet operation which has been pinpointed as an issue with competing brands.

 

Further featuring Quick Disconnects (QDC), this will allow for tool-less expansion of your cooling, enabling an addition of GPU water blocks, for example.

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Crono Labs is working on a monitor-mounted PC case

By: Chris Smith | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 8, 2015 3:21 am

Many people use their monitor VESA mount in order to attach it to an arm, but what about screwing in a case instead? Marketed as an easily manageable and upgradable all-in-one type solution, even a case carry handle is included in order to help you transport your whole system around the office, to LAN parties or to a friends place.

 

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Set to be released on Indiegogo soon as a finance campaign, we have been contacted by Crono Labs with some pre-release renders of exactly what the final product should look like.

 

The Crono Labs C1 case doesn't have much public information available just yet, but it looks like a Mini-ITX sized chassis and we know that it comes complete with the IO ports pointing towards your desk in order to increase cable management from your monitor to the components. Crono Labs further stated that you should expect around 80% less dust in your system too, this is due to the case being raised off the ground.

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