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Many of you know that carbon fiber has been used in aircraft and race cars for years, and no I'm talking about your Honda. Though there have been a few custom cases make use CF this is the first use that I know of in a production case.

The use of Carbon Fiber may seem excessive to some, but the light weight material reduces weight, which is great for those who frequently haul their cases around the country to LAN parties. It is these individuals that Ultra is hoping to entice with their new gaming PC's. Having lugged my heavy PC's around to more LAN parties than I can remember over the last several years I have to say that I'm pretty excited about the use of lighter materials.




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Uhhhh..Excuse me while I step into the restroom.

Freakin slick!
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f'in SEXXXXXXAY
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looks realy nice
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I'm assuming carbon fiber is lighter than aluminum?
    
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And the price tag?
    
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It looks really nice, but only one thing, Unless it has really really good air flow. Its gonna be like a freaking oven, as Carbon Fiber doesn't transfer heat like steel or aluminum does. So I take that case more as a vanity item then a actual performing piece.
    
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And the price tag?
I assume it's not released yet, but hopefully it won't be too much.

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It looks really nice, but only one thing, Unless it has really really good air flow. Its gonna be like a freaking oven, as Carbon Fiber doesn't transfer heat like steel or aluminum does. So I take that case more as a vanity item then a actual performing piece.
True that. And also I don't see how anyone could need anything lighter than aluminum. My ultra full tower case is already light enough to pick it up by my pinky finger
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i may be the only one that does not like this hard drive. one being that its made by ultra, and two, its probably going to be one of the most expensive cases out because of the material.
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yeah, CF is not very cheap. and I think my TT armor is pretty light. i should weigh it sometime. probably more than 40 lbs.
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