Streacom DB4 Fanless Chassis
* In stock. (Titanium not currently available.)
With the DB4 we set out to not only redefine what a PC case could look like, but the performance and compatibility achievable from a fanless solution. Every element of this case subtly screams premium, from the 13mm thick extruded aluminum side panels to the precision CNC’d internal frame, all perfectly blended together with the Streacom characteristically understated design tone.
- An elegant and sophisticated all aluminum chassis
- Compatible with mini-ITX motherboards
- Passively cooled CPU and power supply
- Designed for efficient fanless cooling
The identical sides of the case serve both as the striking monolithic exterior and the convection surface (or heat sink) for component cooling and is the basis of its fanless operation. The challenge was to create an efficient heat sink that didn’t look industrial, one that would actually be integral to the sleek exterior, and the result speaks for itself. Each side can handle 65W of heat dissipation and can be coupled to provide 110W of total CPU cooling.
DB4 options to consider
- For CPU's with a TDP above 65W the Streacom ST-LH6 CPU Heatpipe Kit is recommended and this kit increases the TDP to 110W.
- For passive cooling your GPU consider the Streacom ST-DB4 GPU Cooling Kit.
- If building your system with an optical drive the Streacom ST-ODD Kit is available. The DB4 as standard does not have an optical drive slot.
Beyond simply looking impressive, the DB4 solves one of the biggest complexities of building a fanless case. Traditionally motherboard choice is limited and alternative heat pipes might be required depending on layout, but the DB4 rewrites the rules. With both the motherboard and side panels being parallel, the heat pipes run perpendicular, away from any components and in combination with the flexibility of the universal bracket, means that virtually all ITX motherboard are compatible with the case.
Our existing CPU mount has also been re-engineered to be adjustable and universally compatible with any socket. It now features a copper shim interface between the IHS and heat pipes which creates a more efficient all copper thermal path to the heat sink, greatly improving cooling performance. To make assembly easier, all the side panels are removable, as is the motherboard tray, leaving an open frame with plenty of accessibility.
Building on the innovation of our F12C, components are fitted using a universal bracket system that supports, drives, heat sink mounts and the ZF240, allowing components to be mounted anywhere along the frame of the case, delivering a truly modular and flexible layout.
The DB4 measures 260 x 260 x 270mm but still manages to accommodate an ITX motherboard, a dual slot full height PCI card (max 200mm), up to 5 x 3.5” or 12 x 2.5” drives (lots of combinations in between), and can be powered by our Nano or ZeroFlex PSU solutions.
Premium Grade (6063) All Aluminum, 4mm Thick Extruded Panels
Silver, Black, Titanium - Sandblast Finish
Maximum 5 x 3.5" or 12 x 2.5" *
|Optical Drive Bays||
Optical Kit for slim slot loading drive
2 x USB3.0, Bottom Facing
2 x Full Height Slots (MAX 200mm Length, 110mm Height)
4 x 6mm Heatpipes with 65W / Side Panel, Expandable to 110W**
260 x 260 x 270mm (W x D x H)
7.5kg - 9.7lbs
* Many different combinations of both
** Additional LH6 heatpipes required. As with any passive cooling solution, environmental conditions will have an impact on the performance. A location with adequate air flow and moderate ambient room temperature is required.
DB4 – Unicorn Reviews
"For me just the build quality and attention to detail on the side panels alone would be a reason to buy this case." – watch the video review
DB4 – MW Technology Review
"...probably the most interesting computer case I’ve had the pleasure of using …… half modern art and half pc case." – watch the video review
DB4 – Hardware Canucks
"Its totally different approach is the brilliance behind its success ….. its a beautiful merge between design and engineering." – watch the video review
DB4 – HardOCP
"Simply put, Streacom has done it again. If you want to build a HTPC, or small form factor PC, that is as much a showpiece as it is a computer case, it would be hard to find a better case than the DB4." – read the full review
DB4 – TechPowerUp
"The Streacom DB4 is not just an engineering and design marvel. It also works, does so well, and offers nearly perfect construction quality." – read the full review
DB4 – HWT.dk
"Here I have to give the top grade as the case is packed with innovative solutions botheration inside and outside..." – read the full review
If you are a reseller or a system builder we offer special pricing on bulk orders of this product. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Toll Free (877) 205-2020 for more information.