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CeBIT Hannover 2005 (Part 4)
By CPU-zilla
Category : Events
Published by Vijay Anand on Wednesday, 16th March, 2005


Cooler Master's Booth - Part2


The new Centurion 530 casing looks a little like the CM Stacker with its fully meshed front panel designed for airflow. It comes with a 120mm fan for the front and rear. The top two faceplates are designed for optical drives and they can flip open for the optical drive's tray. This design gives the casing a fully uniform design and color and you do not need to look for optical drives with matching faceplate colors. An eject button is located on the right side of each of the bay.


The new Centurion 531 is an all aluminum design, also with 120mm fans at the front and rear ends of the chassis. The Centurion 531 employs a screwless locking mechanism for its internal media devices.


The next generation of the famous CM Stacker, now known as the CM Stacker 830. It now comes with a front door with a hinge that can be customized – for the door to swing either to the left, or to the right. It supports up to nine 5.25-inch disk drives and it's compatible with E-ATX, ATX, micro-ATX, BTX, micro-BTX and pico-BTX motherboards. The front portion can support up to three 120mm fans, with another 120mm fan located on the top. The fan bracket on the side can be upgraded to support various fan sizes, with a maximum of four system fans. Similar to the first generation CM Stacker, any three 5.25-inch bays can be converted to support four 3.5-inch hard disk drives using a bracket designed for the CM Stacker.


The new Praetorian 730 is yet another one of Cooler Master's latest designs with a swinging front door.


The Praetorian 731 looks similar to the Centurion 531, but with a slightly different configuration of four 5.25-inch and two 3.5-inch external bays. There are four 80mm chassis fans in total, two at the front and another two the rear. The top of the case houses an I/O bay which can be converted into an additional exhaust to allow the installation of yet another 80mm fan if what's already provided isn't enough.


A new micro-BTX casing design.


There's a gaming station at Cooler Master's booth for those who want to chill out.

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