Heat pipes and water cooling, together at last

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 5, 2006 - 12:09 PM |
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Thermaltake has introduced the Volcano Heat Exchanger, and A True Review will explain exactly what it does.  It looks much like an oversized, fanless heatsink with connectors to use with tubing for water.  Read on to see just how it performs, and how to install it.

VIA Launches First Single-Chip Embedded Chipset, the VIA CX700, at ESC 2006

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 4, 2006 - 04:01 PM |
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Fremont, California, 4th April 2006 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA CX700 digital media IGP chipset for the VIA C7® and Eden® processor platforms, the most advanced x86 embedded chipset that integrates all the cutting-edge features of a modern chipset's North and South bridges, including rich video graphics, HD audio, and DDR2 and SATA II support, into a single, compact and highly power-efficient package.

Mobile monsters from Alienware

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 3, 2006 - 06:15 PM |
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Stop by Hot Hardware for a review of the Alienware Area-51 m5500, a perfect blend of portability and power.  A 2.0 GHz Pentium M, with choice of the built IGP or a 6600 Go (either 128 or 256M), 533Mhz DDR2, and a 15" display, weighing just over 6 pounds.  Read the full review to get a feel for the newest mobile Area-51.

"As one of the pioneers of the gaming notebook, it comes as no surprise to see Alienware coming

to the table with yet another innovation.

Source: HotHardware

Cooler Master Centurion 534 Review and Giveaway!

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 3, 2006 - 05:52 PM |
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That's right, Bob Dyl has reviewed the Coolermaster Centurion 534, and now that he is done with it, it is being taken away from him, and given to a lucky PC Perspective member.


If you could do with a free, stylish case, all you need to do is head to this thread and follow the instructions!

A watercooler built for two

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 3, 2006 - 04:13 PM |
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Thermaltake comes to the rescue of overheating SLI rigs with the Tide Water Plus kit.  PC Modding Malaysia reviews this kit that was designed specifically for rigs with 2 video cards.  Read on to see if it is superior to jury-rigging your own.


If you are in the need of a futuristic case, then Bob's review of the newest case from NZXT should be right up your alley.


"All in all, the Tide Water Plus water cooling solution is yet another ingenious dual GPU cooling
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A company by the name of NZXT has a case that might just be the most far-fetched and futuristic looking we have ever seen here. Do all the good looks add up to a useful and funcational case for an enthusiast though?

Take your notebook to the races

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 31, 2006 - 06:46 PM |
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X-bit Labs grabbed a hold of a fast new notebook from Acer Labs, the Ferrari.  It has a very attractive finish, and even has the Ferrari logo emblazoned on the cover.  Of course the price also reflects the branding, though you certainly won't be dissapointed by the performance.

"We would like to introduce to you a superior notebook on AMD Turion 64 processor from Acer.

Source: X-Bit Labs

Tell your plexi to get bent

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 31, 2006 - 04:09 PM |
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Modders-Inc has posted a how to for bending plexi and other plastics for case modding.  If you are into modding cases and want to build something really twisted, this will tell you how, and what tools you need to do it right.

"Master Modders Sheldog23 show us one of his secerts for making a custom modded case. Quote: I

get asked all the time "How did you bend the Plex for your UTMod?".

Source: Modders-Inc

The Monarch Rebate Countdown continues

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 31, 2006 - 12:09 PM |
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Monarch Computer's rebate countdown continues ... not that much time left to wait.


Keep an eye on this page, or you will miss some amazing deals!


Boldly going where no AMD part has gone before

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 31, 2006 - 11:53 AM |
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AMD will be announcing a new single core chip clocked at 3GHz in early April.  It will probably take longer for the dual core version to appear.

"AMD will use its 65nm party in Prague to talk about the progress company is making with

production ramp of its Fab36, but at the same time, company will introduce their fastest clocked

production CPU.

Source: The Inquirer