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Old September 1, 2009, 05:44 AM
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Designed by Thermaltake in collaboration with the BMW Group DesignWorks USA, the Level 10 Extreme Gaming Station has turned a lot of heads in various trade shows and even won the IDEAŽ2009 Bronze Award but unfortunately, six months after it was first revealed, it's still not available for purchase. Worry not though as Thermaltake will rectify this situation in Q4.

Seen below, the Level 10 measures 666.3 x 318 x 614 mm and features an Open Compartment Architecture which sees all the components being individually enclosed for better organization and faster installation.

The new chassis also has a Smart-lock Security System which enables users to secure the PC's hardware under 'lock and key', a front I/O panel with one audio, one eSATA and four USB 2.0 ports, and four fans - a 140mm one working at 1000 RPM in front, a 120mm spinner @ 1000 RPM at the back and two 60mm @ 2500 RPM for the HDDs.

The Level 10 Extreme Gaming Station is set to be released in October and cost $690.


Pros: I like the look

Cons : Too expensive/ Cooling?!?
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Old September 1, 2009, 06:18 AM
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I can't see how they will manage the cooling on this thing without using a fan on every compartment.
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The price tag alone is going to kill it ioff.
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Old September 1, 2009, 06:48 AM
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I like the look too but I don't see how their claim of 'faster to install' works with all the separate compartments to deal with.

I think you would have to try some watercooling with SSD drives in that thing for cooling.
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Old September 1, 2009, 06:53 AM
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the whole thing is a cooling tower ( giant heat sink ) BMW-Designed Thermaltake Level 10 Chassis Comes in October - Unique design for computer enthusiasts - Softpedia
Not worth it in my opinion
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Eeewwwww..... 2x 60mms for hard drive cooling? Thats just stupid. Why not make each hard drive "bay" have a tight enough fit to make the whole enclosure a passive heatsink for that one hard drive.
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$690USD? Ouch.
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R.I.P Thermaltake..
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R.I.P Thermaltake..
Did anyone even buy their new "amazing" Spedo case? It seemed like a good concept... but who really wants to be associated in any way with a Speedo or the wearing of one... bleh. lol
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That thing is so ugly....
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