More power!!! Overkill edition.

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 30, 2006 - 06:24 PM |

Having power troubles?  Then do what PC Stats did, and get the PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 1KW PSU.  Just see if you can get enough drain on this beast to make your system unstable, I dare you ... I just hope you can afford to pay the electrical bill.

If you are looking for something a little less overwhelming, but still powerful, Lee's review of the SilverStone Zeus 750W PSU might just be the thing!

Source: PCStats

They make a good server case, can they do the same with mid-towers?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 30, 2006 - 01:43 PM |

I-StarUSA has been making server cases for quite a while, but the S-8 Storm Chassis is the first Mid-tower they've produced.  With a fairly minimalistic design, tool-less installation it may seem run of the mill, but when is the last time you bought a case made of real steel?  See what ClubOC thought here.

Source: Club OC
Manufacturer: Silverstone

Introduction and Features

The SilverStone Zeus 750W power supply is targeted towards high-end power users and gamers who want a power supply with plenty of reserve capacity that is reliable, quiet and efficient.

Hard drive basics served up on a platter

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 29, 2006 - 12:55 PM |

If you find yourself confused about hard drives, the RPM speeds available, and the difference between various ATA, SATA and SCSI interfaces, then worry no more.  The Tech Zone has put together a guide that should answer all your questions.

Lamptron will sell you a rubberized screw replacement

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 29, 2006 - 12:05 PM |

Screw replacements that reduce vibration noise, fan grills tight enough to act as filters and keep you clean, and other noise reducing fan add-ons are their specialty.  Think Computers gives Lamptron's products a try, so check out how it worked out for them.

For the Emperor!

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 26, 2006 - 03:57 PM |

A member of PC Apex has designed a case mod themed on an Inquisitor from the tabletop game Warhammer 40K.  Everything, right down to the Seal of Purity is included, so get over there and look at it, or else you are a spawn of Chaos.

"This mod is based on the Inquisitor characters in the warhammer 40000 universe. For those who have no

idea what I'm talking about, it's a table top miniatures wargame from a british company called Games


Source: PCApex

Mushkin moves into power

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 25, 2006 - 03:22 PM |

Mushkin isn't just memory anymore, with the release of their Enhanced 650 W power supply.  It has the proper ATX 2. 0 standard setup, plus some extras, like an optional ground wire.  TweakTown is ready to tell you all about it.

Source: TweakTown

Aluminium keyboards for the fashion conscious

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2006 - 04:55 PM |

They are certainly not cheap, but the Enermax Aurora and Crystal keyboards are very stylish.  When you go all out on an aluminium case, shouldn't you get a matching keyboard?  Drop by 3dGameMan for the full story.

Source: 3dGameMan

A case mod of Mass Destruction

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2006 - 01:11 PM |

G-gnome, a member at bit-tech, has assembled an amazing case mod that you have to check out.  He has described almost all of the steps he has taken to build this case, and he seems to be having a blast doing it.

Source: bit-tech

Socket AM2 maddness

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 23, 2006 - 03:07 PM |

Socket AM-2 is here, and the reviews are everywhere!  Start off at [H]ard|OCP, for their look at the newest from AMD, and finish off back here, with Ryan's review.

Source: [H]ard|OCP