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    Computex 2006 - Taipei : Jet turbine drives airflow in XClio chassis



    OK, we're getting a little carried away by that headline, but take a look at this Computex 2006 Headline. for more info.

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    Not a fan of the lights, but a case like that, some huge passive coolers, and silence!

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    Anyone pulled a tape measure on that side fan?

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    The black one looks fairly nice, but the big silver thing just looks horrible and tacky.

    Though this is coming from someone who owns an Antec P160 with a window and some blue LED fans, so....

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    I would imagine the side fan is 12.5cm.....the majority of new cases with side fans are using these...

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    Ah fair doos, i was just thinking of the whopping big one on the Akasa Mirage-62 prototypes

    http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=5015

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    There's a case I saw a few weeks/months back that had a mahoosive fan on the side - easily took up almost all of the side panel.

    Can't remember who made it, but I'll keep my eyes open.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whiternoise
    Ah fair doos, i was just thinking of the whopping big one on the Akasa Mirage-62 prototypes

    http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=5015
    No that was mahooosive, I was the one that saw and spoke to Akasa about them lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheVoice
    There's a case I saw a few weeks/months back that had a mahoosive fan on the side - easily took up almost all of the side panel.

    Can't remember who made it, but I'll keep my eyes open.
    Wasn't this one by any chance? http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=352344

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    Is the mirage being shown at Computex? or is it a secret?

    mind you, having a small and quite crap case , for ages, i never really realised quite how big 12cm was in terms of fans - a fan the size of a cd?! and then along comes Akasa with 25cm?!?!?
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    Well I have a 120mm in the same position on my tower & if you ask me, its a very sensible place to put a large fan - you get cool air for your graphics cards, CPU, chipsets, mosfets, everything.

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