Antec Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, has launched the Antec X1 cabinet, the latest addition to the Gaming Series in the India market. This sleek chassis is designed to handle today’s and tomorrow’s high-performance systems that are custom built for gamers from the inside-out. X1 cabinet is perfect for gamers, system integrators and casual builders alike because of its extensive cooling advantages and expandability.
Thermaltake, being the industry pioneer brand in PC chassis, power supply and thermal solution, introduces the Mini-ITX Chassis SD101, a case designed exclusively for Mini-ITX motherboards. Unlike any other recent PC chassis Thermaltake has introduced, the Mini Case is reaching new combinations of stylish design with maximum functionality which is ideally for space saving. From petite desktop option to home theatre enjoyment, the minimalistic proportions, yet sleek front panel creates an exquisite lifestyle.
Zalman’s Z11 Plus MId Tower is their upgrade to the Z9 Plus, which we took a look at about a year ago. Zalman takes some of the features of the Z9 Plus and adds to it and gives it a little bit of a make over. The new Z11 plus features a futuristic look, 5 included fans with room for up to 7, USB 3.0 support, and support for 2.5-inch hard drives. The case is selling for only $84.99, so is it a steal? Will this case put Zalman back on the map when it comes to PC cases? Read on to find out!
About a year ago we saw the Zalman Z9 Plus, while it was a good case it had some faults. This year Zalman is back with the Z11 Plus. This new case take all of the great features of the Z9 Plus and builds on it. You have 5 included fans, room for up to 7, room for long video cards, 2.5-inch hard drive support and much more. Did I mention it has a “3D” window on the side panel? Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
Cases are typically composed of aluminum or steel, but today we get to take a look at one of the first cases we’ve seen to have an aluminum-magnesium mix. These two metals create a very lightweight case, weighing in at only 7.7lbs! It also has a unique brushed finish, both inside and out, to make it stand out from the crowd of cases. Read on further to see if fits up to today’s standards.
Fractal Design isn’t a company known by many, but has been becoming more popular over the past year or so. This Swedish company offers a wide variety of cases, ranging from $30 to $170. Today we’ll be looking at one of the lower end models, the Core 3000. The Core 3000 comes equipped with three fans and room for many more as well as a very simple tool-free installation. Read on further to see what else this case has in store.
Not that long ago we took a look at our first case from Fractal Design, the Arc Midi Tower and were very impressed. It seems the Swedish case maker has really been making great headlines over the past few months and we are excited to take a look at our second case from them the Define Mini, which is a mATX case. This case combines stylish, contemporary design with maximum functionality and noise absorbing features. Let’s take a look and see if Fractal Design has another winner here.
Today we’ll be checking out one of Corsairs latest cases, the Carbide 400R. Most people know Corsair for their memory products, but in recent years they have converted over to Cases and other products. Today I’ll be checking out my first Corsair case. It includes support of up to 10 fans, future technologies and large components. Its sleek design not only looks good, but is functional as well, which is great for cable management and cooling. Read on further to see what else this case has in store for under $100.
I know many of you probably have heard of ATX, mATX and even E-ATX motherboards, but what about XL-ATX? XL-ATX is a newer motherboard form factor that is mainly used on gaming motherboards. The G1 Assassin from Gigabyte is actually an XL-ATX motherboard. XL-ATX boards are just a tad bit larger than normal motherboards and there are not that many cases that can house them. Well the Cubitek Tank XL-ATX case is one such case. This all aluminum case not only will house your XL-ATX motherboard, but large video cards up to 310mm and longer power supplies 220+mm. The Tank also features 4 included cooling fans, tool-free hard drive installation, USB 3.0 connectivity, a VGA card holder and is water-cooling ready. Let’s drive right in and take a look.
Fractal Design is a newer company that not a lot of people of heard about, including me. Their main focus is on cases and power supplies, but they also make their own fans. Today we’ll be looking at their mid-priced case, the Arc Midi, which features room for 8 fans, support of long graphics cards, and just an overall roomy interior. Read on further to see if this case will give this relatively unknown company good or bad expectations.