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Cougar shows its MX500 mid-tower

Posted on Tuesday, November 05 2013 @ 11:58:28 CET by


Cougar introduces the MX500, a new mid-tower that promises superior capacity and cooling capabilities. The case features three 5.25" bays, seven 3.5" bays, seven 2.5" bays (4 converted from 3.5" bays), seven expansion slot and room for up to seven 120/140mm fans (2 are preinstalled).
COUGAR, leading PC case and power supply maker has introduced a PC case with great cooling potential and superior capacity, the MX500. With a European style panel design, the MX500 exudes a classic and minimalistic presence. The sleek modernistic look with a hair-lined surfaced front panel design especially makes for a more detailed and delicate elegance. The MX500 mid-tower case is perfect for users demanding a large upgradeability capacity, with optimal airflow and ventilation characteristics.

The COUGAR MX500 offers ample space for powerful graphics cards of up to 410mm in length. This is achieved by a unique 3-Mode drive cage concept. In standard mode there is 300mm of space, by using a special HDD track mechanism you can relocate the drive cage to gain another 30mm for a space of 330mm, and when removing it entirely you get the maximum clearance of 410mm.

Innovative air filters on the bottom PSU cover and the side panel prevents dust from entering the inside and accumulating there. Additionally, these filters are now attached on the outside with a magnetic mechanism, allowing for easiest assembly and disassembly. It is very easy to take the dust filters off at any given time, without the need to open the case. A large 20 cm intake fan in the front (with LED lights), and a 12 cm rear Turbine exhaust fan, come pre-installed and therefore provide excellent ventilation characteristics, right out of the box.

To always have easy and clean access to the entire system, the COUGAR MX500 comes with a huge cutout on the motherboard backplate, allowing for spacious room to install or exchange CPU coolers. Additionally, the newly designed cable management system keeps cables away from the setup and tunnels them in a way so users can easily keep track of their hardware lifelines and change them conveniently. This is also a precondition for optimized ventilation characteristics of the overall setup.

The cooling fans of the MX 500 that come pre-installed are two 120mm COUGAR Ultra fans, one in the front and the other in the rear. Not only that, on the top cover, which is the most preferable cooling location that gamers choose, the MX 500 also have a maximum fan size of 200mm as an optional installation.

Features:
  • Sleek modernistic look with hair-lined surface front panel design
  • Superior capacity for longer high-end graphics cards up to 300mm, 330mm & 410mm. (depending on varies graphics cards requirement to change position with HDD bracket)
  • Best ventilation solution and support for 7 fans:
  • front 120mm fans x 2 / 140mm fans x 2
  • top 120mm fans x 2 / 140mm fans x 2 / 180mm fan x 1 / 200mm fan x 1
  • bottom 120mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 1
  • rear 120mm fan x 1
  • side 120mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 1
  • Lots of room for cable feedthrough on the MB tray for easy routing and hiding cables, and provide a better airflow and neatness of system building
  • Advanced dual USB3.0 for maximum data transfer speed
  • 7 PCI slots provide flexibility for multiple graphics cards solutions
  • Screw-less mechanisms on 5.25’’devices
  • 3.5’’HDD trays x 7 (compatible for installing 2.5’’HDDs/SSDs x 7)
  • Provide 2.5’’HDD trays x 3 (depending on the graphics cards length)
  • Installation opening in the MB tray for easy upgrade CPU cooler
  • Vented slot bezels for better cooling performance
  • Removable air filters on the bottom cover & side cover to prevent dust from entering the enclosure. (magnet filters are easy to remove and clean)
  • High quality and game-style interior black coating
  • Cougar MX500





     



     

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