NZXT Unveils Manta mini-ITX Chassis for Those Looking for Effortless & Superior Build
NZXT has unveiled their newest enclosure, called Manta, which is a mini-ITX chassis with curved steel panels.
Despite being a mini-ITX design, the curvature provides a lot of additional room for different cooling options and excellent cable management routing. In fact, the overall volume of Manta is actually more than their Source S340, an ATX design!
Enahancing the look and appeal of chassis are a curved glass side window, along with rear I/O lighting which can turned off via the I/O panel. Moving from the design, here’s a look at the specs of Manta from NZXT:
» Motherboard Support: mini-ITX
» Expansion Slots: 2
» Power Supply Support: ATX
» Cooling System:
- Front: 2x 140/120mm (2 x 120mm included)
- Top: 2x 140/120mm
- Rear: 1x 120mm (Included)
» Radiator Support:
- Front: Up to 280mm
- Top: Up to 280mm
- Rear: 120mm
» Drive Bays:
- Internal 3.5”: 2
- Internal 2.5”: 3
- CPU Clearance: 160mm
- GPU Clearance: 363mm
- PSU Length: 363mm
» I/O Panel: LED On/Off, Audio/Mic, USB 3.0
» Dimensions (WxHxD): 245 x 426 x 450 mm (9.65 x 16.77 x 17.72 inches)
» Weight: 7.2 kg (15.87 lbs)
From the specs listed above, it seems that Manta not only appeals on the design front, but could satisfy the requirements of many PC enthusiasts “looking for effortless and superior build,” said Johnny Hou, NZXT founder and CEO, in a statement.
As for the pricing, the NZXT Manta mini-ITX chassis is available for pre-order now at a retail of $139.99, with availability in February.
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