Both received the honorable "red dot design award: product design 2011" which is recognized as the Oscar Award of the designing field.
By Michael Siggins
August 18, 2011
Thermaltake Technology continues to fulfill the corporate mission of “delivering the perfect user experience”, and regard “building Thermaltake Technology into a cultural brand for the enjoyment of entertainment, e-Sports, technology and lifestyle” as a vision. The products “Level 10 GT professional gaming chassis” and “Toughpower Grand PSU” of Thermaltake stood out of 4,433 products, both received the honorable “red dot design award : product design 2011” which is recognized as the Oscar Award of the designing field.
Thermaltake Technology regards “perfect user experience” as the center of corporate philosophy Thermaltake inherits the passion to technological craft and application of life entertaining culture, endeavors in providing the highest service standard by strict self-discipline, and realizing the promise of making all products to reach the highest standards in terms of quality, performance and reliability. This year, the 2 awarded products both reached the high specifications of the red dot design award, including the degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics, self-explanatory quality, formal quality, ecological compatibility, durability, symbolic and emotional content and product periphery. With the ultimate productivity to fulfill users’ different needs, Thermaltake Technology managed to show its leadership in the entertainment and technology industry.
“Level 10 GT professional gaming chassis” - delivering a different taste Since the collaboration with BMW DesignworksUSA for the creation of “Level 10” and got awarded with “red dot design award : product design 2010”, the “Level 10 GT”, especially built for e-Sports gamers and DIY enthusiasts, deriving from the concepts of Thermaltake and BMW DesignworksUSA, has also got the award this year, breaking an impressive record!
“Level 10 GT” emphasizes on the interior space, and has 5 sets of hot swappable hard drive trays for convenience and upgradeability; up to 3 large 20cm fans can be installed for maximum ventilation; a quick-release top lid facilitates easy installation of additional liquid cooling solutions; side panels and hard drives are secured by an advanced lock system to keep data and hardware safe and secure; it also has adjustable fan speed and fan LED lights to meet usersâ€™ individual preferences combining the applications of gaming and multimedia entertaining. For the exterior design, concepts of architecture have been applied, with an asymmetrical look which does not compromise with general sturdiness and stability. The black color increases captivation, delivering layers of aesthetic vision and the clear usage of angles in clean style to express the individual attribute of Level 10 GT.
“Toughpower Grand PSU” - the smart energy saving application that cherishes the Earth The design objective of the Toughpower Grand series is to create a sportive, exquisite, unique and stylish power supply for high-end gamers. Its tough matt surface and red decorative line shows the distinguishing feature of sportiveness, and the large air intake area with honeycomb design makes it look like a sports car with infinite energy.
Furthermore, the 80 PLUS Gold certified Toughpower Grand series provides 87-93% high efficiency at 20-100% loading which will cut down the cost of electricity, and with its unique 3 oz. circuit board design, the production of wasted heat could be reduced and thus increasing the efficiency to fit in the living trend of reducing carbon emissions. The aesthetic appearance of the brand new dual ball bearing 14cm flower-shaped fan enables longer lifespan and lowers overall noise output by dramatically reducing bearing frictions. Taking the gamers needs into consideration, Toughpower Grand supports Multi-GPU and has 8 sets of PCI-E 6?? connectors to support 4 high class AMD CrossFire X and NVIDIA SLI graphic cards, becoming the first choice PSU for high-end gamers.
The most honorable products of Thermaltake Technology have received numerous awards Thermaltake’s enduring technological breakthrough and design craftsmanship have broken many records; the CPU coolers of “V1”, “SpinQ” and “DuOrb” have been awarded “red dot design award : product design” in 2008 and 2009 respectively; the “Level 10 Gaming Station” have received the Golden Pin Design Award in 2009, which is the most honorable design award in Taiwan; the “Level 10 Gaming Station” has also achieved global recognition in international designing fields, including the “IDEA award 2009” ,“GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2009”, “iF product design award 2010” and “red dot design award : product design 2010”, fully revealing the innovation spirits of Thermaltakes’ brands.
The creation of a new realm containing elements of entertainment, technology and lifestyle by Thermaltake Technology In the year 2011, Thermaltake Technology will fulfill the mission of becoming “a cultural brand for the enjoyment of entertainment, e-Sports, technology and lifestyle”, and regard this as the main target to seek for another breakthrough, exceeding the passion and expectations of worldwide consumers who cherish the brands of Thermaltake Technology.