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PC Building Simulator Features Open Benchtable

In the latest update of PC Building Simulator you can now put together and use the best computer test bench in the virtual world

Building PCs is a Game?

Officially released in January 2019, the ultimate PC Building Simulator (PCBS) challenges computer enthusiasts to build their own PC empire from scratch. The game allows you to build incredible PC systems with the world’s best and most prominent hardware. You can build anything! From simple repair to amazing boutique creations, you’re only limited by your own imagination. The game offers an expansive marketplace full of real-world components.

PCBS also offers a career mode which puts you in charge of your own PC building business. From your own cozy workshop, you must rely on all your technical skills to complete the various jobs that come your way. The game is widely recognized by enthusiasts as an ideal first stepping stone to building your own PC.

Virtual Open Benchtable

Thanks to the kind effort of the developers over at The Irregular Corporation, the developers of PCBS, the Open Benchtable is now available in-game. You can use any of three available varieties of the original ATX-size Open Benchtable in black, red or silver. Use the virtual Open Benchtable to test a new configuration before installing it in the chassis or as the basis for a sleek and compact open-air build. We gave the virtual benchtable a try a couple of days ago and can tell you it’s almost as good as the real deal!

Check out some in-game screenshots below. In case you’re looking for the real-world equivalent of the virtual Open Benchtable, head over to the webshop. You can find the Open Benchtable also in the retail channel by Streacom as the BC1 Open Benchtable.

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If you like to try out building your very own virtual Open Benchtable, check out the game on your favorite platform :

First steps with the Open Benchtable in PC Building Simulator

Introducing Open Benchtable v1.1: Unified Support Bracket, Upgraded Rubber Feet, Added Security Lock

In this blog post we want to introduce you to the Open Benchtable v1.1. The evolution an updated and upgraded version of the successful Open Benchtable launched almost two years ago. This upgraded version features the unified support bracket, unified rubber feets and a Kensington Security Slot.

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A New Mini Member of the Family: OBT BC1-Mini

The Open Benchtable family is about to add a new sibling; the OBT-Mini is taking shape and here is what you need to know about it.

About two years ago the idea to create a lightweight, versatile and portable bench bed took place with the collaboration of Streacom, HWBOT and OverClocking-TV. The following year at Computex the project got a release date; before the end of the summer. After a fast sell out of the first batch of limited Community Edition tables, we recently announced that a new batch is now shipping in silver, black and red colors.

The team is not stopping there and is working on a Mini-ITX sized version based on the successful design of the OBT (also known as BC1). Requests came from user groups in the Small Form Factor Community (SFF) for a small sized bench bed and open air solution. This triggered the creativity of the Open Benchtable design team.

This is our current vision of a Mini-ITX bench bed :

A Mini-ITX Open Benchtable – Tell Us What You Think

These are early pictures of the OBT Mini (BC1 Mini) prototype, which means it is the best time for you to give your feedback on the forum. As of now release date and pricing are unknown.

Want the Open Benchtable for your Micro-ATX, Full-size ATX and big motherboard ? The new batch in red, silver and black are shipping right now (while supply last)!

Open Benchtable Now Available in Silver, Red and Black!


Today we’d like to bring you a quick update regarding the Open Benchtable project and a forthcoming second batch of Open Benchtable Edition products available in just a few weeks time. Building on the success of the first production run, we are pleased to now offer a limited quantity of new and unique benchtables available directly from the OBT Project – the great news is we have expanded our portfolio to include red and black versions.

Sold simply as the Open Benchtable Edition, the new batch of silver, red and black benchtables will feature the same lightweight, portable and fully integrated benchtable design with each model sporting a Open Benchtable engraving. This batch will include a limited quantity of red and black Open Benchtables as a way to test the waters and assess the reaction of users.

Each OBT Edition product also ships with a custom traveler sleeve – ensuring it remains undamaged regardless of where your travels may take you.

The Open Benchtable Edition is available for order directly from us now. The original silver version retails for $159 USD (excluding shipping), while red and black versions of the Open Benchtable will cost $199 USD (shipping included). Prices include a traveler sleeve. Shipping is expected to commence in the first week of May.

Red and Black Open Benchtables – Tell Us What You Think

Let us know your thoughts on this initial batch of red and black Open Benchtables by visiting this forum thread on HWBOT.org: http://forum.hwbot.org/showthread.php?t=168024