Remember five years ago when everyone thought Thermaltake was nutso with the Level 10 Full Tower Chassis? The company has never been shy about trying something new and different. Over at Computex 2016 in Taipei, they've done it again, unveiling a completed prototype of what's being called "Project The Tower."
The original creator of the case mod, WaterMOD France co-owner Mathieu Heredia, collaborated with Thermaltake to work toward a working prototype that could then be sent into mass production. The basis for Project The Tower started with a Core X9, but it's been completely rethought to create a "practical yet extraordinary chassis."
Easily the most eye-catching aspect of Project The Tower is its completely open front design, giving you the perfect perspective into the open chassis within. They continued with this line of thought by including open viewing on the left and right sides too, letting passers-by check out the fully vertical arrangement (with liquid cooling) from any angle.
A few more pictures plus the full release can be found below with further information.
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Thermaltake New Project The Tower at COMPUTEX Taipei 2016
TT Premium Modder Edition Chassis
Thermaltake and Watermod France Design Collaboration
Taipei, Taiwan－May 31st, 2016－Thermaltake, a leading brand in the Case MOD market, chassis, power supply units, and thermal solutions, today officially unveiled the completed prototype of Project The Tower at the COMPUTEX opening ceremony. Project The Tower is a casemod collaboration between Thermaltake and original creator Mathieu Heredia and co-owner of WaterMOD France. Mathieu Heredia who is also the runner-up in the 2015 Thermaltake CaseMOD Invitational Season 2, was invited to give a speech on the collaboration.
“Every time I mod, I try to do something different from my other friends and modders. When I was invited to the Thermaltake’s CaseMOD competition, I completely rethought the Core X9. I wanted to build fully functional case with a unique design, and in the end I created Project The Tower. I was surprised when Thermaltake recognized the spirit of this project, and was even more shocked when they decided to mass produce it. Thank you Thermaltake for making my dreams come true. I hope that this design collaboration will be a great success!” expressed Mathieu Heredia.
Project The Tower and the Core Series have a similar product value, of creating a practical yet extraordinary chassis. Embracing the Casemod movement and Mathieu’s modding spirit, Thermaltake is determined to turn Project The Tower from a concept to a commodity where everyone can enjoy. This collaboration sets a new milestone for Thermaltake.
Commenting on the joint project, Kenny Lin, President and CEO of Thermaltake said, “At Thermaltake, we have positioned ourselves as a key player in the Casemod market. We are always on the lookout for modding enthusiasts whose spirit is consistent with our company values. It is a great honor for us to announce our strategic cooperation with Mathieu and Watermod France. We complement each other, and share the same values of Excellent Quality, Unique Design, Diverse Combinations and Boundless Creativity, to provide a high performance PC product for every enthusiast.”
Mathieu will come to Thermaltake Booth (Booth No. M110) at COMPUTEX and demonstrate his modding skills on stage at 10 am on the June 1st. Thermaltake Project the Tower will be be available soon, and is on display at the COMPUTEX Taipei 2016, during May 31st (Tue) – June 4th (Sat) 2016 in TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall (4th floor, booth number M110); we look forward to your visit!
Further information about Thermaltake at COMPUTEX Taipei 2016 is available online: http://computex2016.thermaltake.com/
To continue achieving the corporate mission of delivering the perfect user experience, Thermaltake developed “TT Premium” with the essence of combining supreme quality products with a new logo design. TT Premium is far more than just a guarantee of quality. Behind the name, it represents the passion in DIY, Modding and Thermaltake’s desire to be the most innovative brand in the PC hardware market. To satisfy the demand of the high-end PC users, TT Premium follows its core values of Excellent Quality, Unique Design, Diverse Combinations and Boundless Creativity to provide a high performance PC product for every enthusiast.
Exclusively “Tt LCS Certified”
Tt LCS Certified is a Thermaltake exclusive certification applied to products that pass the design and rigorous hardcore enthusiast standards that only the world’s best LCS chassis are held to. The Tt LCS certification was created so that we at Thermaltake can clearly convey to power users and enthusiasts which chassis are built and tested to be best compatible under extreme liquid cooling configurations. This ensures you get the best performance, compatibility and features.
Main Features of Project The Tower:
Integrated with the Design Ideas from Mathieu Heredia
Thermaltake modified the original design to create a balance between functionality and aesthetics. With slick lines in a streamlined style, Project The Tower has the kind of design that is most popular among current consumers. The original design features an open front design. To avoid dust collection issues, Thermaltake added a transparent acrylic panel to its front to create an aesthetically pleasing and dust-proof chassis. In addition, to ensure that the case is of both style and functionality, Thermaltake modified the design to offer ample space for cable management and system expansion.
Project The Tower has a highly unique appearance with its rare vertical arrangement and open frame design. Users are able to admire the entire liquid cooling system from either the front, left or right sides. In addition to fully displaying all the water cooling components, users can also exhibit their extraordinary taste.
To improve storage capacity and storage presentation, Project The Tower is designed with two modular drive cages and two 3.5”/2.5” compatible drive trays each hidden in the back panel, plus two 3.5”/2.5” and two 2.5” visible drive trays located in the center of the case. In addition, it supports up to three dual expansion slots graphic card of up to 400mm in length, a tower CPU cooler as high as 260mm and a high-wattage PSU stretching up to 220mm in length, while still leaving plenty of space available for cable management.
Unparalleled Cooling Ability
The Tower offers various mounting points and brackets to support any type of gaming or cooling system. The fan brackets are ideal for DIY/AIO liquid-cooling systems and air-cooling units which support 120mm or 140mm in fan sizes. Users can easily utilize the fan brackets and install up to four 120/140mm fans or equivalent radiators on the side panel, and a dual liquid cooling system could be applied with the aid of water pump brackets,.
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