Streacom Now Ships FC8 Alpha Chassis with New SH2 Heatpipes

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅10.10.2017 14:49:59


Streacom now ships the FC8 Alpha fanless ITX chassis with the SH2 heat pipe kit to address the current layout of ITX motherboards that have a center-right CPU socket location. With this, the FC8 Alpha chassis will now be bundled with the SH2 heatpipe kit.

Switch from SH8 to SH2 Heatpipes

For users that use the older mini-ITX motherboard with the bottom-right CPU socket layout, buyers can still opt for the SH8 heat pipe kit. The SH8 and MH1 heatpipe kits will still be available for less common CPU locations, but the switch to SH2 heatpipes will give better out-of-the-box compatibility with the current range of ITX motherboards on the market.

Streacom HT4 Thermal Riser

For improved compatibility with other components to be installed inside, Streacom also introduces the HT4 thermal riser on a separate purchase. This will minimize the number of components blocking the path of the heat pipes having the base plate and heat pipes elevated away from the motherboard and its components.

FC8 Alpha Specifications
Chassis Material: Premium Grade (6063) All Aluminium, 4mm Thick Extruded Panels
Available Colours: Silver / Black Sandblast Finish
Motherboard Support: Mini-ITX
Drive Capacity Non Optical: 2 x 2.5-inch + 2 x 3.5-inch or 5 x 2.5-inch or 3 x 2.5-inch + 1 x 3.5-inch
Drive Capacity FC8 Optical: 1 x ODD + (1 x 2.5-inch + 2 x 3.5-inch or 4 x 2.5-inch or 2 x 2.5-inch + 1 x 3.5-inch)
Optical Drive Support: 1 x Slim 12.7mm Slot Loading Drive (Optical Version Only)
Front Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 19/20 PIN
Expansion Slot: 1 x Low Profile Expansion Card
Cooling: Heatpipe Direct Touch 4 Pipes Recommended CPU TDP 65W, Max TDP 95W
External Dimensions: 240 x 250 x 100mm (W x D x H, 109mm including feet)
Internal Dimensions: 196 x 242 x 88mm (W x D x H)
Power Supply: Nano Series PSU (Not Included)
Remote Control: FLirc or IRRC Solution (Not Included)
Net Weight: 2.7KG



Pricing and Availability
The Streacom FC8 Alpha fanless chassis comes in black and silver colours. The model with an optical bay comes in at 126.79, the model with no optical bay is at 122.79 for both black and silver models.


Product Pages:
FC8 Alpha Fanless Chassis
SH8 Standard Length Heatpipes
SH2 Standard Length Heatpipes
MH1 Mini Length Heatpipes
HT4 Thermal Riser

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