Time to spring clean your thermal goop

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 10, 2006 - 12:41 PM |
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If you haven't changed your thermal paste in a while, it is probably dried and crusty, which means it isn't cooling your CPU as well as it could be.  Time to put on some new paste, so why not try out Coolermaster's new Nanofusion.  R&B Mods tests it against Arctic Silver 5, in case you are worried about it's perfromance.

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Silverstone has created a simple, yet amazingly good micro-ATX case that might appeal to just about any gamer one the move!

Wasn't this supposed to be everywhere by now?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 6, 2006 - 05:02 PM |
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I could have sworn we were all supposed to have thrown out the towers of old ATX cases that accumulate over time and make the switch to BTX by now.  That Form Factor has been slow in rolling out to the consumer, but ExtremeTech has seen signs of life for it.  Drop by to see what kind of choices you have when building a BTX system.

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