Streams of water cooling

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 29, 2005 - 06:39 PM |
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3dGameMan does video reviews, so those on dial-up; consider yourself warned.  On the other hand, if you are all about speed, then stream away, because the Swiftech H2O-Apex "Extreme Duty" liquid cooling setup is built for speed freaks.  If you are finding that most watercooling just can't give you the cooling you need, watch the review before you start playing with liquid nitrogen.

"There's a reason they call this product "Extreme Duty"!

Source: 3dGameMan

Extreme Air Cooling

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 28, 2005 - 06:15 PM |
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ClubOC has a look at the AeroCool AeroEngine II, a case with turbine enhanced cooling.  If you aren't getting the cooling you need, and don't want to get your feet wet with liquid cooling, this might be the solution.

"For those who think they need something close to a jet engine to force enough air through their

case to keep their cool, but don't want their machine to look like Frankenstein's monster in the

process, AeroCool presents the AeroEngine II."


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Source: Club OC

A case of design clarity

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 25, 2005 - 03:49 PM |
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MODTHEBOX has a review of the& Mountain Mods Bob Slay Acrylic Cube Case, one of the most unique pre-made cases I have sen recently.  Not only does it have the looks, the setup allows for very efficient cooling.

"The Bob Slay is an American made laser cut 1/4" cast acrylic custom case. It features a stainless

steel carry handle for portability, and has ample room for all your full size components.

Source: MODTHEBOX

A DVD that will be hard to fill

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 25, 2005 - 11:44 AM |
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Imagine being able to do a 1:1 backup of your main computer onto one DVD.  The Inquirer has found that Ricoh is developing a 200GB disk, which won't be ready for a few years, but will certainly make backing things up much easier.

"Japanese firm Ricoh believes it will be able to release a 200GB optical drive by 2008, according to today's Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

The technology will use eight layers rather than the two promised by Sony's Blu-ray and Toshiba's HD tech."


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Source: The Inquirer

Prebuilt SFF with watercooling

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 24, 2005 - 01:46 PM |
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GruntvillE has posted a review of VoyeurMods' PrimoChill X-Qpack H2O.  It's an SFF case, which comes with one of several different options of wtercooling setups.  If you are looking for a box that will be very quiet, and not take up a lot of real estate, consider this for your next build, unless you were going to use SLI, then you might have some space issues.

"When you order the X-QPack H2O from VoyeurMods you have the option of adding blocks, a different

radiator and many other things.

Source: GruntvillE

Sounds like Lego, cools like crazy

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 22, 2005 - 03:05 PM |
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OC Labs is not one of the main names in watercooling, though they have been in the business for almost 5 years now.  Insanetek has posted a review of their Monoblock 6, a powerful performer overall.

"Great watercooling is not always limited to Swiftech, Asetek, and Danger Den. OCLabs makes a

great appearance with their latest CPU waterblock.

Source: InsaneTek

Intel Computer Clubhouse Opens At Boys & Girls Club Valley Of The Moon

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 21, 2005 - 01:38 PM |
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SONOMA, Calif. Nov. 19, 2005 — The Intel Computer Clubhouse, a unique after-school learning center for children ages 10 to 18, opened today at the Boys & Girls Club Valley of the Moon in Sonoma, Calif. This program is sponsored by Intel Corporation with additional funding from the Vadasz Family Foundation.


'The Intel Computer Clubhouse gives children access to the latest technology, connecting them with the world and stimulating their minds and imagination,' said Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini.

Micron And Intel Create New Company To Manufacture NAND Flash Memory

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 21, 2005 - 01:37 PM |
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BOISE, Idaho, and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2005 — Micron Technology, Inc., and Intel Corporation today announced they have agreed to form a new company to manufacture NAND flash memory for use in consumer electronics, removable storage and handheld communications devices. The new company will exclusively manufacture product for Micron and Intel.

Brian Harrison To Lead Intel Flash Memory Group

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 21, 2005 - 01:36 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2005 — Intel Corporation today announced that Brian Harrison has been named vice president and general manager of the company's newly formed Flash Memory Group. Harrison will oversee all flash memory businesses for Intel, including its interest in the recently created NAND flash memory manufacturing company, IM Flash Memory Technologies, LLC, as well as Intel's long-standing NOR flash memory businesses.

Getting it all out of your notebook

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 21, 2005 - 01:14 PM |
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If you buy a newer notebook, it is worth considering all the options that are on it, and making sure you get to use them.  Not just the 3 various LAN ports and so on, but hyperthreading and dual channel memory might be available on the motherboard,but as in this article from 3D Velocity, without 2 DIMMs, you are letting it go to waste.

"As I pondered my final decision, one of the factors I took into consideration was memory, and it

dawned on me that several of the notebooks I'd looked at were guilty of havi

Source: 3DVelocity