A glimpse inside the mind of a case maker

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 27, 2006 - 07:05 PM |
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NZXT's head case maker has shown up at futurelooks for an interview.  If you wonder where their ideas come from, you don't have to go any further than this link.

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Manufacturer: Akasa
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Introduction and Features

The Akasa Power+ is a heavy duty power supply is rated for 650W. It features four +12V outputs, comes with two PCI-e connectors and uses dual 80mm cooling fans. The Akasa 650W PSU delivers solid, stable outputs but is far from quiet.

Finding the best 120mm fan

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 23, 2006 - 03:38 PM |
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Madshrimps reviews 4 new 120mm fans, compared against the winner of the 17 fan roundup they finished recently.  Head over to find out how Noctua and Sharkoon perform against GlobalWin.

"We test four 120mm fans which aim to provide lots of airflow at low noise levels. In this roundup 2 models from

Noctua and 2 from Sharkoon are compared to one of the best from our previous 17-fan roundup."

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The new tricks to expect from PSUs

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 22, 2006 - 05:06 PM |
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With the advent of SLI and Dual Core, Power supplies have gone through a recent evolution.  Drop by X-bit labs for a PSU shootout, and an overview of the new features that high end PSUs are sporting today.

"We continue our series of indepth PSU roundups. This time we would like to offer you two articles.

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Manufacturer: Thermaltake
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Introduction and Features

Thermaltake's new Mozart Tx is big, bad and beautiful. It's taller, wider, but not as deep as a typical full tower case and is divided into four internal compartments, which among other things, can accommodate two complete PCs in one case.Please DIGG this article if you found it interesting and/or helpful - thanks!

 

This waterblock goes both ways

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 20, 2006 - 01:39 PM |
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The CoolerMaster AquaGate Viva watercooling kit is designed to fit both CPUs and GPUs.  Virtual-Hideout tried it in both positions and was impressed by what they saw.  The radiator is also well designed, as it can be fit into a case 3 different ways.

Time to get that 8800

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 16, 2006 - 01:04 AM |
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Gamepyre reviews the latest from BioWare, Neverwinter Nights 2.  To top off a brilliant sequel, it includes an editor to allow you to create your own scenarios and campaigns.

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Add style and functionality to the front of your case

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 14, 2006 - 12:30 PM |
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Pro-clockers reviews the Scythe Kama-Meter MFD Panel.  Allowing you to control up to 4 fans and your sound level as well as monitoring your temperatures, it also comes with a number of faceplates to help match it to any style case.

Having troubles powering a G80?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 13, 2006 - 05:27 PM |
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850W of power, 6 smeggin' 12V rails and a 135mm exhaust fan, the Coolermaster Real Power Pro 850W means business.  HEXUS does a full review of this powersupply, which might be very important if you are trying to set up a quad-GPU system.

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Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to processes

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 13, 2006 - 04:25 PM |
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Don't just rely on spyware checks, to really figure out why your computer is acting like it's on Valium you need to be able to recognize some of the common processes, both good and bad.  Futurelooks steps up to the challenge, drop by to get a quick lesson.

Source: futurelooks