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In Win to launch mirrored glass Tou case

In Win to launch mirrored glass Tou case

The In Win Tou uses mirrored glass to create a stunning visual effect.

In Win has announced that the mirrored glass 'Tou' concept case that it was showing off at Computex 2013 will actually go into production.

The chassis uses 3mm mirrored tempered glass panels mounted on an aluminium frame. The mirror effect on the glass means that when the case's internals aren't illuminated the glass is completely reflective but when lighting is added the internals becomes visible. It was easily the most stunning case we saw at this year's Computex.

Tou means transparency in Mandarin Chinese, leaving little doubt as to the origins of the name.

In Win has a history of creating high-concept cases and doing limited production runs of them - in the region of 1,000-2,000 - and it's likely this launch will be in similarly low numbers, though we can but hope it produces more this time.

Hinting at the fact this will be a rare and expensive case, In Win hasn't yet announced pricing or a release date.

The full specs, though, are listed below:

In Win to launch mirrored glass Tou case

  • Metal Structure: 2-4mm Aluminium
  • Case Panels: 3mm Tempered Glass
  • External Drive Bay: 5.25 " x 1
  • Internal Drive Bay: 2.5" x2 and 3.5" x 3
  • M/B Form Factor: ATX and smaller
  • Power Supply: ATX 12V, PSII Size (Up to 220mm)
  • I/O Port: USB 3.0 x 2, HD Audio
  • I/O Expansion Slot: PCI-E/PCI/AGP Slot x 7
  • Graphic Card Size: Up to 380mm
  • Thermal Solution: 120mm Top Fan x 3 and 120mm Front Fan x 1

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MrDomRocks 4th September 2013, 16:29 Quote
I got a close look at this at i49 it is a stunning looking case but expensive for what it is. £600 afaik. To bad the rep was pushing the cheapo plastic cases rather than this to be honest.
ev1lm1nd666 4th September 2013, 16:59 Quote
I'd love to see a larger version of this with a stunningly simple/elegant water cooling loop installed
Spraduke 4th September 2013, 17:20 Quote
Also saw this at i49 and definitely is the most interesting case I have seen in years (probably since the level 10). It had the "I want one" factor but also a complete finger print magnet. The touch controls on the front for lighting and fans where a nice touch to.
Baz 4th September 2013, 17:35 Quote
All these people at i49. We should have had a bit-tech meet-up.
Meanmotion 4th September 2013, 17:41 Quote
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Originally Posted by Baz
All these people at i49. We should have had a bit-tech meet-up.

Next time will organise something. Was busy this year unfortunately.
Cthippo 5th September 2013, 00:34 Quote
Cool concept, but I'm not that thrilled with the execution. The angular, bolted together parts at the front are a real turnoff for me, unfortunately. I think the glass treatment to something more understated like a Lian Li A75x / A76x would have come off better.

Awesome concept for a modder though
Meanmotion 5th September 2013, 09:09 Quote
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Originally Posted by Cthippo
Cool concept, but I'm not that thrilled with the execution. The angular, bolted together parts at the front are a real turnoff for me, unfortunately. I think the glass treatment to something more understated like a Lian Li A75x / A76x would have come off better.

Awesome concept for a modder though

I think you need the additional angles to create the right effect. Just flat vertical and horizontal panels would look too much like an actual mirror. I agree that the front is a little busy, though, with its handles and drive openings.
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