LONDON, ENGLAND, December 2020 – High-end processors such as the Intel® Core™ i9-10900
usually requires a hefty cooler, usually equipped with high-speed fans, but Akasa’s new Maxwell Pro fanless mini-ITX case can tame the beast, all whilst producing nothing but silence. The Comet Lake Core™ i9 comes with ten cores and twenty threads; and a max turbo frequency of 5.20GHz, making it one of the most powerful processors on the market. Our tests have shown its impressive benchmark scores whilst being passively cooled in the Maxwell Pro, making it perfect for assisting the processor in activities such as content creation and 4K video. The case is a high-performance fanless case that can handle up to 65W TDP, and can adequately maintain temperatures around 80°C.

In Cinebench R20, a multi-core stress test program, we achieved exceptional multithreaded scores of 4010, with an average core frequency of 3.1GHz. Temperatures averaged at a cool 78°C, and never went over 91°C. These results show the excellent cooling power of the passive case, able to tame the mighty Core™ i9 10900. Starting at £437.99 in the UK, €455.99 in Europe and $469 in USA, the i9 can power through intensive tasks, such as rendering, with ease, all whilst keeping well below temperature limits in the Maxwell Pro.

TEST SPECIFICATIONS
Processor Intel® Core™ i9-10900 Processor, 2.80GHz base frequency, power limits set to 65W
Motherboard Asus ROG STRIX B460-I Motherboard
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3200MHz C16 RAM
Storage Samsung Evo Plus 970 NVME M.2 SSD
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cooler Akasa Maxwell Pro A-ITX48-M1B
Power Supplies AK-PD150-02K 150W AC-to-DC Power Adapter
AK-PE150-05 150W DC-to-DC Power Adapter

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
• The Maxwell Pro starts at £129.99 in the UK/ €149.90 in Europe / $206.50 in the USA
(prices may vary by reseller)
• The Maxwell Pro is available to order throughout the UK, Europe and the US. Contact
[email protected] to find a reseller near you.

ABOUT AKASA
Akasa is a global computer hardware and electronics company which fuses innovative design with cutting-edge technology and engineering to deliver exceptional products for our customers. With over 20 years of experience, Akasa has extensive expertise to provide quality solutions to suit your needs. We offer passive and active case solutions, coolers, fans, PC lighting and a vast array of card readers, cables and adapters.

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