Our usual beat covers the technology that goes inside a PC. I've probably stated this ad nauseam, but the lack of genuinely new products at a major trade show such as Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a worrying sign, though the triumvirate of Intel, NVIDIA and AMD are set to release a flurry of products in the next few months.
EVGA has been an NVIDIA stalwart for many years but realises that it needs to launch a wider range of products in order to insulate itself from any potential fallout from a poorly-received release. This is why, in recent times, it has launched high-end motherboards and power supplies.
Taking this thinking one step further is a custom-designed barebones box that's relatively small in size but big on potential. Prosaically dubbed the Mini ITX Box for now, the chassis is setup for either air or watercooling - and the latter has a built-in pump, reservoir and 240mm radiator. Both variants share a 1U PSU capable of outputting 500W and have enough space to house a surprisingly powerful build.
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Here's EVGA's Jacob Freeman explaining the Mini ITX Box in a little more detail.
It certainly looks like a tidy project and may well appeal to the user who wants a high-end PC in a chassis that looks different from the norm. No firm word on pricing or availability thus far. What are your thoughts on it, readers?