Cases

As part of the lead up to CES 2021, Akasa made a couple of interesting announcements related to its lineup of DIY fanless cases and a second family of RGB lighting accessories. We have covered Akasa's Turing fanless cases in detail earlier - starting off as a complete reimagination of a fanless Bean Canyon NUC (delivering excellent results in our review), Akasa also created the Turing FX based on the same design for the Frost Canyon NUC. Now, they have set their sights on one of the popular consumer-focused Ryzen-based mini-PCs in the market - the Asus PN50. The Asus PN50, based on the Ryzen 4000-series mobile APUs (Renoirs with a TDP of 15W), has a physical footprint similar to that of the NUCs (with a...

be quiet! Announces The Silent Base 802 Chassis, With USB 3.2 Type-C

Sometimes companies take a popular product and re-release it to the market with a new aesthetic, or slightly revamped design. Reputable and popular German hardware manufacturer be quiet! has...

22 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/3/2020

AZZA Announces Pyramid Mini 806, Unique Pyramid Design Goes Mini-ITX

Back at Computex, we stumbled across a uniquely-styled polyhedron-shaped chassis by AZZA, the Pyramid 804. To cater to small form factor aficionados, AZZA has announced its intention to release...

16 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/5/2020

FSP Details T-Wings CMT710 Open-Frame 2-in-1 Chassis

FSP has detailed its open-frame T-Wings CMT710 chassis, designed for hardcore gamers and professional game streamers that want maximum style, allowing for integration of to systems into one chassis...

33 by Anton Shilov on 3/6/2020

NZXT Debuts H1 Mini-ITX Case for Big Gaming Rigs & NZXT BLD H1 Mini PC

Small form-factor gaming PCs are on the rise these days, but because leading-edge components like CPUs and GPUs tend to produce a lot of heat and therefore require bulky...

32 by Anton Shilov on 2/26/2020

FSP to Demonstrate T-Wings 2-in-1 Chassis at CES: Two Semi-Open PCs in One Box

FSP is a relatively new player in the market for retail PC chassis, so it often goes to great lenghts to attract the attention of enthusiasts and build up...

10 by Anton Shilov on 12/20/2019

Antec’s Blazer GT Case: A Vertical or Horizontal Chassis

Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, both tower cases and lay flat desktop chassis were fairly common. Eventually tower cases prevailed, whereas desktops that could be used...

4 by Anton Shilov on 6/25/2019

InWin’s Alice: A Unique Chassis Made of Fabric and Plastic

Over the past few years makers of PC cases have tried virtually all materials to make their boxes: aluminum, steel, glass, various plastics, you name it. In an attempt...

53 by Anton Shilov on 6/21/2019

A Super Fanless Chassis from TureMetal: For DIY & 0 db Workstations

High-performance and DIY desktop computers use either sophisticated air or liquid cooling systems. While there are passively cooled PCs, they typically are either proprietary or work with a limited...

51 by Anton Shilov on 6/20/2019

MSI Demonstrates MEG Alchemy 700X: A Curved Gaming PC Case

Curved gaming monitors have captured a rather notable market share in the recent years, so MSI decided to build an open-air chassis for PCs that would match design of...

35 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

Akasa's Turing: A Passively-Cooled Chassis for Intel’s Bean Canyon NUC

Akasa is prepping an aftermarket chassis for Intel’s 8th Gen "Bean Canyon: NUC systems. The Turing chassis will allow Intel’s NUC 8 ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) computers to be converted...

32 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2019

CES 2019: $900 InWin 928 Chassis for Intel's 28-Core Xeon W-3175X

The emerging category of extreme workstations has brought with it a new market for larger PC cases better suited for housing this high-end equipment. To that end, at CES...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2019

AnandTech Community Giveaway: Antec Case & Power Supply Barebones Kits

Taking us through the rest of October and into November, the AnandTech Forums community team has paired up with Antec to offer a set of barebones kits for new...

17 by Ryan Smith on 10/25/2018

Hands On with Apexgaming X-Mars Case with 14 Fans: No, It Does Not Take Off

Apexgaming — a joint venture between Apextechusa and Solytech Cooperation — is a relatively new kid on the gaming block. The two aforementioned companies created the brand to address...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/22/2018

Enermax Readies Sub-$100 PC Case with Addressable RGB Lighting

Customizable RGB lighting is now featured on virtually all PC components aimed at enthusiasts. At Computex, a manufacturer told us that RGB-equipped products outsell non-RGB products 7 to 3...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2018

ASUS ROG Strix Gaming Chassis: Branding Beyond Components

To cap the range of ASUS ROG announcements today, rather than offer pre-built systems with the ROG design, users will be able to buy an ROG branded chassis and...

0 by Ian Cutress on 6/4/2018

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