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Corsair Carbide 300R CC-9011014-WW Mid-Tower PC Case

Links International will release a new mid-tower PC case from Corsair namely the Carbide 300R CC-9011014-WW. Aimed at gamers, the case supports for both micro ATX and ATX motherboards, and is equipped with a top-placed I/O panel with 2x USB 3.0 and 2x audio ports, three 5.25-inch external drive bays, four 2.5/3.5-inch internal drive bays, seven expansion slots and has two fans (1x 140mm front, 1x 120mm rear). The Carbide 300R CC-9011014-WW will go on sale from February 4th for around 8,980 Yen (about $117). [Product Page]

Zalman Z11 And Z11 Plus Mid-Tower PC Cases

by Isaiah on February 2, 2012

Zalman Z11 Plus Mid-Tower PC Case

Zalman has come out with two new mid-tower PC cases, the Z11 and Z11 Plus. Both of these steel cases support for ATX and micro ATX motherboards, and feature 5.25-inch external drive bays, one 2.5-inch internal drive bay, five 3.5-inch internal drive trays with tool-free mounting, an acrylic side window and have four fans (1x 120mm fan with blue LEDs in front, 1x 120mm fan with blue LEDs on top, 1x 120mm fan at the back, 2x 80mm fans on the side). The Z11 ( I/O panel with four USB 2.0 ports) and Z11 Plus (I/O panel with two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports) will go on sale in about two weeks for 69.90 Euro (about $92) Euro and 79.90 Euro (about $105), respectively. [TechPowerUp]

Novak NV-HS350U External HDD Enclosure

by Isaiah on January 29, 2012

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Here we have another external HDD enclosure from Novak, the NV-HS350U. This compact enclosure has a USB 2.0 connection interface and can house one 3.5-inch SATA HDD (up to 3TB). The NV-HS350U is set to hit the market on February 3rd for 1,980 Yen (about $26). [Product Page]

Novak NV-HW351U External HDD Enclosure

by Isaiah on January 27, 2012

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Novak is set to drop their newest external HDD enclosure into the market, the NV-HW351U. This compact enclosure is equipped with a USB 2.0 connection interface, a 25mm cooling fan mounted on the back and can house one 3.5-inch SATA/IDE HDD with a total of 3TB of storage capacity. The NV-HW351U will start shipping from February 2nd for 2,980 Yen (about $38). [Product Page]

Xilence Black Hornet PC Case

by Isaiah on January 26, 2012

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Xilence has unleashed their newest PC case for the European market. Called the Black Hornet, this steel case supports for ATX motherboards and is equipped with a built-in SATA drive dock on top, a front-placed I/O panel with 2x USB 3.0, 1x eSATA and 2x audio ports, four 5.25-inch external drive bays, two 2.5-inch internal drive bays, four 3.5-inch internal drive bays, two hot-swap drive trays accessible through the front, seven expansion slots and has two fans (1x 120mm back, 1x 140mm front). The Black Hornet retails for 89.90 Euro (about $118). [Xilence]

Cougar Evolution BO PC Case

by Isaiah on January 25, 2012

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Compucase is about to release their newest PC case in Europe called the Cougar Evolution BO. Coming in a ‘Super Midi-Tower’ form factor, this steel case supports for both micro-ATX and ATX motherboards, and features a top-placed dock, a top-placed I/O panel with 2x USB 2.0 ports, 2x USB 3.0 ports and 2x audio ports, six 5.25-inch external drive bays, four 3.5-inch internal drive bays, four 2.5-inch internal drive bays, eight expansion slots and has one 120mm Vortex HDB fan at the back. The Cougar Evolution BO will become available in Europe next month for 99 Euro (about $128). [Product Page]

Antec Three Hundred Two PC Chassis

by Isaiah on January 24, 2012

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Here we have a new PC chassis from Antec, the Three Hundred Two. As part of the Gaming Series, this steel case supports for mini-ITX, micro-ATX and ATX motherboards, and is equipped with a front-placed I/O panel with 2x USB 3.0 ports and 2x audio ports, three 5.25-inch external drive bays, two 2.5-inch internal drive bays (dedicated), six 3.5-inch internal drive bays (tool-less), eight expansion slots and has two fans (1x 120mm rear, 1x 140mm top). The Three Hundred Two is available now for an MSRP of $79.95. [Antec]

BitFenix Shinobi XL Full-Tower PC Case

by Isaiah on January 22, 2012

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BitFenix is bringing you their newest full-tower PC case, the Shinobi XL. This steel case supports for mini-ITX, micro-ATX, ATX and XL-ATX motherboards, and features a top-placed I/O panel with 1x SuperCharge port, 4x USB 3.0 ports and 2x audio ports, five 5.25-inch external drive bays, seven 3.5-inch internal drive bays, nine expansion slots and has three fans (1x 230mm front, 1x 120mm rear, 1x 230mm top). The Shinobi XL will start shipping from March for a retail price of $149. [BitFenix]

SilverStone Kublai KL04 Mid-Tower PC Case

by Isaiah on January 20, 2012

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SilverStone will release a new mid-tower PC case ‘Kublai KL04′ for the mass market. Featuring an all black color coating (inside and outside), this steel case supports for both micro-ATX and ATX motherboards, and is equipped with a top-placed I/O panel with 2x USB 3.0 and 2x audio ports, four 5.25-inch external drive bays, nine 3.5-inch internal drive bays, a large side panel window, eight expansion slots and has three 120mm fans (1x right side, 1x top, 1x rear). The Kublai KL04 will go on sale on January 24th for 82.90 Euro (about $108). [SilverStone]

NZXT Switch 810 Full-Tower PC Case

by Isaiah on January 17, 2012

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Here’s the newest addition to NZXT’s full-tower PC case line-up, the Switch 810. Coming in both white and black color options, this steel case supports for mini-ITX, micro-ATX, ATX, XL-ATX and E-ATX motherboards, and features a top-placed I/O panel with a built-in card reader, 2x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0 and 2x audio ports, a hard drive dock, a large acrylic side panel window, four 5.25-inch external drive bays, six 3.5-inch internal drive bays, nine expansion slots and has four 140mm fans (1x front, 1x rear, 1x top, 1x interior). The Switch 810 retails for $169.99. [NZXT]