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Next Generation Adds to Its Stylish Line of HTPC Casings

Mid Size Unit Features Two 5.25O and Four 3.5O Drive Bays

City of Industry, CA D November 14, 2007 D X-Gene, the brand name for Next Generation Tech, Inc. products, announces the introduction of a new home theater PC case to its product line. The mid-size PN-01009 offers the ability to custom-build your HTPC. It comes in a stylish brushed silver finish that will complement many of the existing home entertainment set-top boxes.

The new unit joins the mid-size black PN-01007, already in the companyOs product line. All X-Gene HTPC cases feature six drive bays and multi expansion slots, providing superior flexibility. These high quality horizontal cases are constructed of sturdy SECC metal and come with aluminum front panels. Strategically placed air vents provide excellent airflow. Likewise, the unitsO internal design offers ample room for air circulation.
OBeside offering superb functionality, our entire line of home theater PC casings also delivers very smart styling,O stated Joseph Shih, president of Next Generation. OAll units blend perfectly with virtually any high-end home theater or media center setup. Do-it-yourselfers, along with technophiles, will not only love their appearance, but also will enjoy how easy the units are to work with.O

Mid-Size X-Gene HTPC Cases
X-GeneOs mid-size HTPC cases PN-01007 (black) and PN-01009 (silver) are designed to accommodate both ATX and micro ATX motherboards. The included rear-mounted 80mm x 80mm fan helps disperse any heat before damage can be done to internal components. For extra-cooling capability, space is provided for optional side fans. X-Gene mid-size home theater cases include two exposed 5.25O drive bays, and two each 3.5O exposed and hidden drive bays. It has seven expansion slots, and front I/O ports. An ATX (PS2) power supply unit, such as offered by X-Gene, is recommended. The units measure 6O x 15O x 17O (whd) and weigh approximately 11 pounds.

X-Gene High-Wattage Power Supply
X-Gene also markets three power supply units that are 100% compatible with its HTPC cases. Available in 650W, 750W, and 850W sizes, each comes with a 5.3O silent fan with large blades that provide exceptional heat dissipation. X-Gene power supply products support Intel AMD platforms 20+4 BTX; and offer overheating, over-voltage, over-current, and short-circuit protection.

All X-Gene HTPC cases are available at and other online retailers. PN-01007 and PN-01009 have a MSRP of $109.45. X-Gene power supply units are also available at

About Next Generation Tech, Inc.
Using Onext generationO technology, Next Generation Tech, Inc. produces and markets quality, high-end computer peripherals, including wireless keyboards, assorted input/output products, PC power supply systems, notebook bags as well as home theater casings. Products are sold under the X-Gene brand name. Over a decade of award winning research and development experience ensures a steady stream of innovative products. Next Generation is headquartered in City of Industry, CA. For more information, visit its website at

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Susan van Barneveld
Antarra Communications
Work: (714) 891-3660
Cell: (526) 688-8621

All products/services and trademarks mentioned in this release are the properties of their respective companies.
© 2007 Next Generation, Inc. All rights reserved.

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