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New Corsair PC Cases Get the Cool and Silent Treatment

Corsair, a worldwide designer of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced two new mid-tower PC cases-the Carbide Series Air 540 and the Carbide Series 330R. Both cases incorporate innovative and unique features for superior cooling and quiet operation. The Carbide Series Air 540 is designed with a wider form factor with two “side-by-side” chambers and a Direct Airflow Path layout. This unique design helps the case deliver best-in-class cooling at incredibly low noise levels. The main chamber of the Carbide Series Air 540 houses the motherboard and hot-swap 3.5″ drives for superior drive cooling and quick swapping. The second chamber holds the power supply, SSDs, and 5.25″ drives behind the motherboard tray. The separate compartments make building a breeze and provide cleaner cable routing and superior cooling for system devices. In addition, layout in each chamber is optimized to limit obstructions and streamline airflow from the intake fans to the hottest PC components, resulting in lower temperatures and noise levels.   Support for Mini ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, Extended ATX motherboards and ATX power supplies o Eight tool-free expansion slots that supports cards lengths up to 12.5″ (320mm) o Mount points for six 120mm or five 140mm fans (or 240/280mm radiator on top and 360/280/240mm radiator in front) Two 5.25″, two hot-swap 3.5″, and four 2.5″ tool-free drive bays Removable front magnetic lo...

World’s Top Overclockers to Compete at Computex OC Main Event Sponsored by Corsair

Corsair and Intel Sponsor World’s First Overclocking Event with 4th Generation Intel® CoreTM Unlocked Processors and Next-Generation Corsair DDR3 Memory FREMONT, California – May 30, 2013 – Corsair®, a worldwide designer of high-perform­­­­­­ance components to the PC hardware market, is teaming up with Intel to host the Computex OC Main Event on June 3rd in Taipei, Taiwan. The event will bring the world’s best overclockers together to compete in setting the first speed records with 4th generation Intel® CoreTM processors and Corsair’s soon-to-be-announced new line of highly overclockable memory. Overclocking is a way of boosting the computer performance by increasing the clock frequency settings of components such as the CPU, memory, and motherboards. Popular with PC enthusiasts, overclocking has grown from being a hobby to a professional technical sport with competitions held in countries around the world. At this year’s Computex OC Main Event, elite overclockers from around the world will be vying for $20,000 USD in cash prizes. Competitors at the event will include some of the finest overclockers in the world including 8-Pack, Andre, Coldest, Coolice, Der8auer, Dinos22, Elmor, Hazzan, HiCookie, Lin222, lucky_n00b, Mad222, Nick Shih, Pt1t, Slamms, Smoke, Splave, tor_za, ZoLKoRn, and Zzolio. The live event broadcast by Overclocking-TV will be available at corsair.com/OCMainEvent on June 3rd from 13:00 – 18:00 GMT ...


Corsair AX1200i

The Corsair AX1200i power supply is a monster unit designed for consumers who require a high-wattage power supply that brings top performance and a price tag to match. With an entirely modular setup, 80PLUS Platinum Certification, an innovative hardware/software monitoring setup, the AX1200i looks like a high performance winner. Let's find out.

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