EVGA E1, an open chassis with the hardware suspended in the air

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evga e1, an open chassis with the hardware suspended in the air
evga e1, an open chassis with the hardware suspended in the air

The EVGA E1 is the most outrageous computer chassis available on the market. Designed for computer enthusiasts who want to differentiate themselves from the classic proposals, its manufacturer intends to redefine the concept of PC assembly .

EVGA E1, carbon frame to build a powerful PC

Well-known video card and extreme component manufacturer EVGA takes the open PC concept to the next level with the E1 reference . The company offers us a series of kits where the key is to have the hardware of the system suspended in the air .

Product characteristics

The E1 redefines computer cases by doing away with the typical EVGA case layout. The change is more than evident at a glance. The manufacturer has a 3K Plain Weave carbon fiber frame as an anchor to the internal hanging structure in which the components are mounted suspended in the air by a system of steel cables , as well as mesh-shaped supports where the cards are located . video, which keep them in place.

EVGA E1 BARE BONES

EVGA E1 BARE BONES

The structure has dimensions of 590 x 610 x 320 mm and a weight of 4.48 kg . One of the most peculiar details of the product are the three analog temperature gauges , which highlight the originality of the proposal.

More details of mounting frame

Those interested in the EVGA E1 have different configurations available on the company’s website. The starting point is a basic kit that costs $1,600 , includes the frame with the analog gauges . The next option, reference 100-E1-1002 and called KIT 1 , costs $3,700 when adding an RTX 3090 Ti video card and 1600 W power supply to the base .

EVGA E1 KIT 1

EVGA E1 KIT 1

Lastly, the EVGA E1 BARE BONES set features an MB Z690 DARK motherboard ; PowerLink 52u adapter for the RTX 3090 Ti ; and premium case . Added to all of the above, it results in a price of $5,000 . Regardless of the version chosen, users have access to EVGA software that monitors the temperature of the components from Windows and controls the RGB lighting of the system.