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With the marketing tagline boasting superior thermodynamics and construction, Silverstone has set the bar high for its new Fortress series FTZ01 slim form factor chassis.
Featuring a slim slot-loading optical drive slot, space for two 2.5" SSDs, one 2.5" HDD slot, an aluminum unibody frame and support for video cards up to 13 inches in length, this case can be cooled by two 120mm bottom and one 120mm rear fan.
Measuring in at 376mm (W) x 107mm (H) x 351mm (D) coupled with a 14 liter capacity, this case also contains two USB 3.0 front ports and two front audio jacks. Supporting Mini-ITX and Mini-DTX motherboards, the FTZ01 is suitable for a HTPC or home mini-server project.
Don't be put off by the codename-like product naming scheme, Noctua has been known for quite a while now as one of the biggest players in the air cooling game - there was a time where you couldn't head to a LAN party and see less than 40 DH-14 coolers humming away atop Intel i5 and i7 CPUs.
In order to increase its range, Noctua has just announced the NH-D15S and NH-C14S, both featuring an asymmetrical design and 140mm fans, said to be designed this way so they will "avoid blocking the top PCIe slot" as seen in their latest press release.
Both coolers are complete with Noctua's pro-grade SecuFirm2 multi-socket mounting system, six years' manufacturer's warranty and some NT-H1 thermal compound.
If you're wanting to throw in a shiny new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 or three into your system, German power supply manufacturer Be quiet! now has you sorted.
Recently announcing some new inclusions to the Dark Power Pro 11 series, Be quiet! has added an 850W, 1000W and 1200W variant. Coupled with an 80PLUS Platinum certification boasting efficiency of up to 94 percent, a recently issues press release further stated "On top of this, its lower design makes room for better ventilation on the side of the power supply."
Still looking for more? The release continued, "the capacity of the 4 output capacitors on the 12V-rails has been increased from 2,200 to 3,300 microfarads. With a total of 39 Solid Caps and a new PFC capacitor, any noise that could be induced by the extreme load charges that a video card might place on the power supply, is minimized."
If you're looking for something a little different, it seems that DEEPCOOL has you covered with its new TRISTELLAR case as part of the GAMER STORM ITX chassis series.
Caps lock aside, this case is seriously something unique in the way that it looks and accommodates your internals. Utilizing three of what it calls 'cabins', your technology is stored within a video card cabin, motherboard cabin and finally the power supply section.
With the ability to support mini-ITX motherboards, CPU coolers up to 80mm in height, 120mm AIO liquid coolers, a power supply up to 160mm long and full length video cards, DEEPCOOL has designed this case with the enthusiast in mind.
Love it or hate it, the DEEPCOOL TRISTELLAR is currently available globally.
Case, cooler, PSU and peripheral manufacturer COUGAR has just claimed in their latest press release to have settled the "Console vs PC Debate."
A bold claim I know, so how do they justify this? Their QBX Mini-ITX gaming case (pictured) has just gathered an award in the Computex d&i 2015 rounds, explaining that this is due to its innovative design.
The self-proclaimed "revolutionary gaming case" offers users the ability to pack in several SSDs, video cards up to 350mm long and more into this small Mini-ITX chassis.
We reported about the new Intel Core i7-6700K not too long ago, but a refresher has hit: the upcoming Skylake-S processors will have at least five processors in their family, and will be direct replacements for the current Haswell-powered CPUs from Intel.
The new Core i7-6700K will replace the i7-4790K which finds itself in enthusiast and high-end gamers' LGA 1150 sockets, but we should also see the i5-6600K which will also be popular, too. Then there's the news of a possible speed improvement coming in Q1 2016, which should see Intel twisting the pain on AMD just that little bit more.
In Q1 2016, we should also see Intel introduce its Broadwell-E platform, which will result in the replacement of the current Haswell-E based Core i7-5960X.
If you're looking to stand out a little from the crowd, XIGMATEK has just released its Nebula C mini-ITX case in pastel pink, purple, yellow and two types of green.
These cubes are reportedly clad with the same material that Apple and Nokia use on their colorful phone models and feature strong SECC steel frames.
Suitable for CPU coolers up to 80mm tall and full-height video cards up to 230mm long, these 3.5kg cases provide you with a 120mm rear fan, front USB 3.0 ports and a sizing of 260 mm (L) x 260 mm (W) x 305 mm (H).
If you've been to any large LAN party over the past few years it's extremely likely you've come across a NZXT case in your time. The Phantom series is described by many as the 'Stormtrooper case' and it's hard to miss as it was a big hit in many markets across the globe.
In a bid to futher their design prowess and technology, NZXT's recent press release has showcased a new mid-tower case called the Noctis 450. This chassis features NZXT signature I/O LED's, an upgraded lighting switch to feature multi-step adjusted lighting and a floating panel design said to provide 10 times more ventilation surface area than their H440 model.
Now available for pre-order on the NZXT Armory Store, the Noctis 450 will set you back $139.99. More information can be gathered from their official product page.
Fractal Design has expanded its chassis lineup with the new Define S, which is a slight detour from previous products in Fractal's chassis product range. We have a chassis that is built for watercooling builds, making it easier for enthusiasts and power users to liquid cool their PCs in the Define S.
The Swedish company has placed its ATX motherboard and PSU sections in the same place, as are the fans and radiators. Where the HDDs and optical drives are normally found, has been replaced with more room. This is where your cylindrical reservoir will be placed, with the Define S featuring brackets that allow for the mounting of your reservoir.
Behind this cylindrical reservoir, Fractal Design has provided three 3.5-inch HDDs. Behind the motherboard tray, we have room for an additional two 2.5-inch SSDs. The Define S is an optical bay-less chassis, since we're moving into the digital age, this shouldn't be too surprising. When it comes to VGA cards, the Define S is capable of taking a video card that is up to 450mm long.
Fractal has placed the Define S pricing at $79.99, with the side window version of the chassis available for $89.
Looking for a stylish addition to your new PC project? Check out these amazing Thermaltake Riing fans in white, red, green and blue.
Released in 120mm and 140mm sizes and featuring hydraulic bearings, these LED-laden fans will suit perfectly with some LUMI color strips for your next PC build.