Cooler Master has showcased a wide variety of new case designs, as well refreshed versions of enthusiast favorites at CES 2024—the NR200P Vision was given special placement on a purple lit podium. This striking revisement of CM's original NR200P model presents itself as a futuristic concept—a crowd of attendees was drawn to this compact spectacle. Cooler Master states that NR200P Vision's feature set would normally be reserved for high-end or studio-level enclosures, but they have worked on integrating these into a space-saving profile. Support for 240 and 280 mm liquid coolers is mentioned on their interactive tablet display, as well as a provision for large GPUs (356 mm long, 160 mm high) via a vertical mounting system. An extra holder will be included to keep everything firmly in place. TPU staffers noticed that the Vision was fitted with wood (effect?) feet, suggesting that some style notes have been taken from Fractal Design's book.
The NR200P Vision features vented steel construction and striking tempered glass side panels—Cooler Master claims that this headliner has the performance to match its good looks. The Taiwanese hardware manufacturer made some room at their booth for another NR200-series refresh—a NR200P V2 model was presented in black or white options. Past feedback has been taken onboard; the chassis design team has made sure to update the front I/O panel with a much requested USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type C port (offering up to 20 Gb/s transfer speeds). It seems that the NR200P Vision has received the same front-facing connectivity treatment. Cooler Master notes that the NR200P V2 has been produced with NCORE aesthetics and performance in mind. The compact 18.25 L design can house 240 or 280 mm liquid coolers, and offers comprehensive GPU support (356 mm long, 160 mm high, 3 slots). A customized PCIe 4.0 riser cable is included in the package. Side panels can be swapped without the need for tools—choices appear to be tempered glass, mesh or vented.
Stepping away from all things small, TPU took a moment to have close-up time with Cooler Master's new TD 500 MAX case—this product is for customers that demand an easy build experience, plus MAX-series exclusive features. Cooler Master's patented 2-stage power connector is present, along with pre-routed cabling and a conveniently placed screw storage panel. A custom 360 x 38 mm Atmos radiator is fitted as standard; this cooling solution features a triple array of Mobius 120P ARGB fans. Cooler Master has selected their own GXII Gold 850 W ATX 3.0 PSU as the ideal candidate to be installed on the TD 500 MAX—ready for GeForce RTX 40-series GPUs.
The NCORE 100 MAX has emerged from Cooler Master's second generation push of the MAX line—an all-new body design and custom thermal solution have been devised following the NR200P MAX's favorable reception. The even smaller NCORE 100 MAX sports 212 mm x 155 mm dimensions, yet its design has been optimized for high-performance systems. A transforming internal mechanism is advertised as being able to accommodate GeForce RTX 4090 graphics cards.
Cooler Master's NCORE 100 MAX demo units were not filled with hardware at CES 2024, so TPU did not witness the advertised feature set in operation. The HAF 700 chassis has returned—a WHITE coated version was unveiled at this year's CES: Budget-minded system builders have the MasterBox 600 to look forward to—Cooler Master has outfitted this FineMesh-fronted case with three CF120 ARGB fans. Air cooling configurations can fit a maximum of seven 120 mm fans. The MasterBox 600 can house a 360 mm radiator (on the top), while its front panel can take on 420 mm solutions—ensuring high compatibility for liquid-cooled systems.
Cooler Master exhibited their new Vertical GPU Holder Kit VER.ARGB at CES 2024: This highly adjustable graphics card mounting platform was photographed dealing with a sizeable ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX model.