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Tom's Hardware Ask Me Anything - Cooler Master

UPDATE: The Cooler Master Ask Me Anything is now live and underway on Tom’s Hardware!  Dive in immediately for your chance to ask the official representatives from Cooler Master anything!

Hit the jump here for the AMA thread on the Tom’s Hardware Community.

Hot on the heels of our last successful AMA last week, this is the second in a series of Ask Me Anythings with the hardware and software companies you've been asking for.  Why'd they do that?  Where'd the idea come from for that product? What's next in store? Ask the question's you've been dying to ask!
 
Tom’s Hardware is proud to announce the second in a series of our brand new community feature – ASK ME ANYTHING.
 
On Tuesday, July 2nd, we’ll be hosting the second of a series of Tom’s Hardware Ask Me Anythings, and our guests will be official representatives from Cooler Master!
 
This thread will be unlocked, open and live for 24 hours starting at 12:00 noon eastern on July 2nd, and questions will be moderated and supervised by Tom’s Community Manager, Joe Pishgar, and a full team of Senior Moderators.
 
Only registered users will be able to ask questions, so if you haven’t yet, be sure to register now for your chance to participate!
 
The official representatives will reply periodically over the time the AMA is active using a recognized and verified account.
 
Please join us on this date to throw your questions into the mix and ask Cooler Master what you’ve always wanted to ask.
 
What: Ask Me Anything – Cooler Master
When: Tuesday, July 2nd, 12:00 p.m. Noon EDT
Where:Tom's Hardware Community Forum: Components
Who: Jon_CM, Product Manager and assorted other Cooler Master spokespeople and reps.
 
Here's the link to the thread! Be sure to bookmark for easy access when the AMA opens for questions.
 
See you on the forums!

~The Tom's Hardware Community Team

  • vmem
    CM, why you no make fans like Noctua? enough said :P
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  • quicksilver98
    Cooler Master - I've been buying your products for years and have been pretty happy. Recently I've purchased a Hyper 212+ heatsink and also a pack of fans for a computer build. After initial power on I noticed that the fans had a growly tone to them. Have you considered putting some extra R&D into your fans?
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  • BulkZerker
    Reading comprehension on the site is pretty low today.

    Hope i get the time tomorrow to ask my question(s)
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  • aonor
    Your logo prevents me from buying your product. And your fans suck.
    Reply
  • ojas
    Tom's, could you post the time in GMT? Much easier for the rest of us to calculate! Thanks.
    Reply
  • ojas
    BulkZerker: lol i noticed that too :D
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  • belardo
    Need some nice looking smaller cases.... SLI is possible with mATX boards. Not everyone needs full towers these days.
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  • dgingeri
    I have a question I'd like to ask:

    I love my HAF XB, but it's not quite perfect. Do you have any plans for any further horizontal cases like it, but with more drive bays, hot swap 2.5" bays, or an easier to work with lower level?
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  • Jon_CM
    11073781 said:
    Cooler Master - I've been buying your products for years and have been pretty happy. Recently I've purchased a Hyper 212+ heatsink and also a pack of fans for a computer build. After initial power on I noticed that the fans had a growly tone to them. Have you considered putting some extra R&D into your fans?

    Hi quicksilver98,

    Thanks for the kind words on Hyper 212+. Cooler Master has constantly been developing new fans, even though we have not been releasing new ones to the retail market so frequently. Take the new Jetflo 120 for example. We've taken the POM (Polyoxymethylene) material known in other formulations as Delrin™ and built a fan bearing out of it. With a tested 95 CFM at 2200 RPM, we still have a useful life of 160K hours. This is 4 times the standard lifetime of most fans out there and should ensure your cooling for many years to come.

    For more information on Jetflo 120: http://www.coolermaster.com/product/Detail/cooling/case-fan/jetflo-120.html
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  • Jon_CM
    11079576 said:
    I have a question I'd like to ask:

    I love my HAF XB, but it's not quite perfect. Do you have any plans for any further horizontal cases like it, but with more drive bays, hot swap 2.5" bays, or an easier to work with lower level?

    Hi dgingeri,

    When I designed the HAF XB I had two goals, building an awsome LANbox and building an excellent test bench. Cooler Master never expected thousands of fans would be using the HAF XB to install all their components from their full tower systems and never leaving the house. In hindsight the amount of 2.5" and 3.5" HDD bays was always correct for either LANboxes or test benches, but was not enough for most people's main system.

    HAF Xb is the best mass production horizontal chassis available. We have many new products planned for this segment in 2014.
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