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Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 14, 2005 - 12:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Virtual-Hideout has a review of Innovatek's Fan-O-Matic Micro, a fairly advanced Fan Controller. Instead of guesstimating the RPM's you want in order to balance noise an temperature, you set the desired temperature, and it manages the RPM's.
"Innovatek has built a strong product that many people should find useful for either water cooled systems or air cooling. It does everything for you, the only adjustments you make are to the manual temperature knob.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 13, 2005 - 06:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Thermaltake's Silent Water Kit is incredibly easy to install, and as the name implies, very quiet. Overclocker Cafe can give you all the reasons to consider this setup for your next rig, so give them a visit.
"The Thermaltake Silent Water has lots of good points. The first of these is the absolute ease of installation. When a water cooling kit requires no more effort to install than does any higher quality air cooler, you know you really have something special. Second is the performance.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 12, 2005 - 03:20 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You've heard all about 3rd party video card cooling, or mayve just seen the reviews for heatsink add-ons to video cards that allow for better overclocking. If you are a little worried about disassembling your shiny new card, then TECHGAGE has the review for you. The Antec VCool Video Card Cooler is easily mounted into 2 PCI slots. It is a big fan that can be setup to either suck in external air and blow it onto the card, or to exhaust hot air from around the card out the back of your PC.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 11, 2005 - 05:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
- EPS of $0.18 Driven by All-Time Record Sales of $1.523 Billion -
- 44 Percent Year-on-Year Sales Growth in Microprocessors Highlighted by Accelerated Mobile Processor Sales -
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Oct. 11, 2005 - AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported sales of $1.523 billion and net income of $76 million, amounting to $0.18 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 25, 2005. Third quarter sales were up 23 percent compared to the third quarter of 2004 and increased 21 percent from the second quarter of 2005.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 11, 2005 - 11:48 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
What better contest could their be? You get inspiration to start on that mod you've been considering, in the form of prizes from SilverStone Technology, Cooler Master, Sunbeam Technology, Vantec and Ultra Products, and when you are done, you've still got your modded ... whatever ...
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 10, 2005 - 02:21 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Lexcool may not be the first name that comes to mind when you mention heatsinks, though that won't stop Overclockers Online from reviewing their newest, the Lexcool XC-801. It hasn't got a MSRP price yet, so it is unlikely you'll see it in stores, read the review and see if you want to wait for it.
"The biggest drawback from the Lexcool XC-801 is the mounting issues that I ran into but I have a very simple solution to alleviate the pressure on the motherboard and to make mounting a lot eas
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 10, 2005 - 02:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Maybe when you are looking for an MP3 player, you aren't looking to spend a lot. If that is not the case, well, CoolTechZone may have found the player for you. Head over to see what you get for the price of a Luxury sedan.
"We know how crowded the MP3 player market is. We have the king of MP3 players, the iPod from Apple and the "little" players like Sony, Creative, iRiver and many more.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 7, 2005 - 12:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Red&Blackness Mods has a comparison between the Asetech VapoChill Micro & the Zalman CNPS9500. Both are lightweight coolers, who try to provide good cooling, and be almost silent doing it. See which one you think is right for you.
"This new Vapchill Micro has been very anticiped by many since this is a part of the Vapochill technology.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 6, 2005 - 05:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Antec's Sonata 2 might not be a tool-less case, but it has been designed to reduce noise, and the black finish is a wonderful touch. It migth not be big enough to fit some of the newer ginormous heatsinks and video cards, but it certainly has enough room for most systems to fit in it. Think Computers has the full review.
'Antec, a name that pretty much anyone who is into computers knows. They make various products from top quality computer cases to lights and cables.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 5, 2005 - 01:28 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
X-bit Labs got their hands on the Zalman Reserator 1 Plus. Find out exactly what the plus will give you, and the stylish new way they have finished their waterblocks.
"We would like to introduce to you a water cooling system from Zalman — The new modification of their exclusive Reserator solution: Reserator 1 Plus.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 5, 2005 - 11:50 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
More info can be found here.
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. - Oct. 5, 2005- AMD (NYSE: AMD), a leader in developing power-efficient, environmentally-conscious innovations such as Cool'n'Quiet(tm) technology, today announced its sponsorship of The University of Texas at Austin Solar Decathlon Team (UT SolarD). The UT SolarD Team will compete in the 2005 Solar Decathlon taking place October 7-14, 2005 in Washington, D.C. Founded by the U.S.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 3, 2005 - 06:35 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Internet Archive now does moving pictures. From open sourced films to Feature Presentations that have moved into the public domain, and more ... it's all available. Brought to you by the same people that provide you with the Wayback Machine.
This collection is free and open for everyone to use. Our goal in digitizing these movies and putting them online is to provide easy access to a rich and fascinating core collection of archival films.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 3, 2005 - 01:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Don't blame me for the odd start of PimpRig's review, but if you don't recognize what it is in the first paragraph, you should buy the book. As for the review of the AquaBay M1, which I promise they do get to, not only does it give you some great info about the current state of your watercooling, it is gorgeous.
"The AquaBay M1 is actually
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 30, 2005 - 06:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The SETI League has posted instructions on how to do it! The diagram has links to pages containing specifics.
This site shows how you can set up your own SETI receiving station using nothing more than an old C-band satellite TV dish, general coverage receiver and your PC. With it, you can also do radio astronomy as well. Can't beat that!
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 30, 2005 - 06:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Maybe you won't be able to get the latest and greatest game titles the same day as your friends running Windows, but as Phoronix found out, when they do release them for Linux, Ageia PhsyX will work.
"For nearly a year Ageia has been making headlines with its innovative physics technology that they hope will revolutionize game-play not only for PC games but also console platforms such as Sony's PlayStation 3 and Microsoft's Xbox 360.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 30, 2005 - 06:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Zone has posted a guide on assembling a laptop that will game as well as full tower PC's. If you follow their advice, the only technical difficulty you might have at a LAN party would be your battery dying.
"Gone are the days when you would have been laughed at if you walked into an all-night LAN party carrying your trusty laptop and expecting to hang with the giant computer towers standing at everyone's feet.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 30, 2005 - 11:38 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
HONG KONG, Sept. 27, 2005 — Cisco SystemsÂ® and Intel Corporation today announced a collaborative effort to support EPCglobal Hong Kong's EPCnetwork initiative to bring end-to-end supply chain visibility to the Pan Pearl River Delta (PPRD) region.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 29, 2005 - 06:46 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Techspot has their own High End PC component guide up, in case you wanted a second opinion after looking at Ryan's Hardware Leaderboard. Or I suppose you could pick up one of the new offerings from Dell, and have it all together when you pick it up.
"Back like a bad RMA request, TechSpot's High-end PC builders' guide takes another stab at fabricating the finest custom PC possible.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 29, 2005 - 02:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Hi-Techreviews takes a look at the Thermalright SI-120. This is the follow up to the XP-120, and fits on almost any AMD chip, and with a LGA 775 RM you can put it into an Intel system, assuming your motherboard can fit it in.
"When the XP-120 heatsink was released it became an immediate success with people singing its praises in forums here in the states and abroad. Yet as good as it was there was one thing that made it far from perfect and that was its failure to fit on a large number of motherboards.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 28, 2005 - 06:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Want to overclock your SFF PC, or just put 2 gigs of high speed Corsair memory in it to improve performance? Shuttle and SilverStone thinks you should be able to, and so do the guys at hardCOREware!
There's no question who rules the prebuilt SFF system market. Shuttle was the first true innovator, and haven't rested since taking over.