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Thermaltake Chassis Has Top-Mounted HDD Dock

Monday Thermaltake announced the all-black DOKKER, an affordable PC mid-tower case sporting a top-mounted HDD single bay docking station. This dock allows the end-user to hot-swap a 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch SATA drive without the need for additional hardware and software. How cool is that?

Featuring a stylish metal-mesh front, the DOKKER chassis supports up to 7 installed fans and up to 10 HDDs using anti-vibration drive bays. The chassis comes packed with a 1300 RPM, 120-cm blue LED fan located at the rear top, however five more optional fans can be mounted on the top and back, and another fan can be mounted on the left side for additional graphics card cooling.

According to Thermaltake, there's also enough room inside the mid-tower to house monster graphics cards such as AMD's Radeon HD 5970 (up to 12.5-inches) and radiators for water-cooled systems.

"For those who prefer even more powerful cooling, the DOKKER is ready for liquid cooling setups with two holes for 1/2-inch, 1/8-inch and 1/4-inch water tubes in back," the company said. "Also reserved liquid cooling hole supports high-performance 24-cm, 12-cm water cooling radiator."

Thermaltake's DOKKER measures 18.5 x 7.9 x 19.1-inches and weighs 13.4lb. It also provides three 5.25-inch and one 3.5-inch accessible drive bays, and five 5.25-inch and one 2.5-inch hidden device bays. Other features include slots for USB 2.0 and HD audio, tool-free installation of PC cards and storage drives, pre-installed dust filters for fan, PSU and 5.25-inch drive bays, and more.

The DOKKER is currently available on Thermaltake's store for $64.99, however it's listed as "out of stock."

  • rand_79
    Featuring a stylish metal-mesh front, the DOKKER chassis supports up to 7 installed fans and up to 10 HDDs using anti-vibration drive bays. The chassis comes packed with a 1300 RPM, 120-cm blue LED fan located at the rear top, however five more optional fans can be mounted on the top and back, and another fan can be mounted on the left side for additional graphics card cooling.



    120CM? thats one big fan...
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  • Randomacts
    Me like
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  • violentlyhappy91
    Is it just me or is this Thermaltake Case looking dangerously close to the design of the Coolermaster CM-690?
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  • The Cooler Master 690 II is better than this and it too has a hard drive dock.
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  • gulmat
    There's a dock station on the TT v6 also, been using this case for a month and it's a realy nice feature!
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  • dEAne
    It looks like more of Cooler Master design to me than Thermaltake.
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  • crotunno
    Looks like it is available at NewEgg, in stock, just not called DOKKER. http://www.neweggbusiness.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133180&cm_re=thermaltake-_-11-133-180-_-Product

    And looks like they have a variation that allows 2 to dock at once, along with up front usb 3.0. not bad.

    http://www.neweggbusiness.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133182&cm_re=thermaltake-_-11-133-182-_-Product
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  • the_krasno
    DO WANT. And the price, it's a steal!!!
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  • wotan31
    Seems pretty pointless. Just another gimmick. Hot-swap drive bay sleds have been available for more than 20 years, since the mid 1980's at least. They consume one 5.25" drive bay, but so what, a full tower case has 6 or more such bays. Further, the only reason you'd need to hot-swap a drive, is when you're replacing members of a RAID set, but with only a single hot-swap bay on this new case, RAID isn't even an option. Lastly, if your needs call for only a single removable drive, why not just use an external? Firewire 800 or eSata? Sorry, but case just screams of marketing gimmick to me.
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  • theshonen8899
    I still remember my very first build had a Thermaltake Tsunami. That was a great case...back when they actually had removable hard drive bays to fit larger graphics cards -_-"
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