Mix and match SLI

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 1, 2006 - 12:45 PM |

Bjorn3D tests nVIDIA's claim that the newer nForce supports mixed SLI.  No longer will you have to buy 2 cards from the smae vendor in order to get SLI to work.

Source: Bjorn3D

Etch a little class into your case

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 27, 2006 - 02:09 PM |

Gideon Tech ordered some professional etchings from HyperCore, to give a unique look to a side panel.  Drop by to see the difference a little artistic scraping can make.
Source: Gideon Tech

Aerobie and Coffee

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 27, 2006 - 01:39 PM |

The makers of the crazy far flying ring have moved onto coffee makers.  Dan's Data reviews this nifty little device that will be likely be finding it's way onto many desks.

Source: Dan's Data

Upgrading on a tight budget

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 25, 2006 - 03:16 PM |

Legion Hardware has some advice for upgrading a computer to play the new FPS games; they spend less in total than many would on just a video card.  Drop by to see how they did it.

Even ATI recommends it

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 25, 2006 - 12:30 PM |

Neoseeker went hunting for the most powerful PSU they could find.  They found it in the FSP Epsilon FX-700 GLN, a 700W PSU with 4 seperate 12V lines and a 99 PFC.  This PSU is almost a must for high end SLI or Crossfire setups

Source: Neoseeker
Manufacturer: Thermaltake

Introduction and Specifications

Thermaltake has a full-tower aluminum case under the name Eureka that just might be one of the best options for high-end enthusiasts and servers we have seen in a while.

Just mount it and you are cool

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 24, 2006 - 03:51 PM |

Think Computers reviews the G-Cooler Liquid CPU Cooler.  It is a closed loop when it arrives, you need not play with tubing or filling the reservoir, just mount it to your processor, and the radiator to the case where you would normally put an 80mm exhaust fan.

Intel will be the death of the BIOS

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 24, 2006 - 12:19 PM |

Intel is pushing the Extensible Firmware Interface, which is intended to replace BIOS as the most basic component in a working motherboard.  The Register has more information on their plans.

As well, Ryan has finished his review of the Abit A8N 32X, so check out this SLI nForce4 board.

Source: The Register

Common Computer Killing Actions

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 24, 2006 - 12:08 PM |

PCStats has put together their latest guide on the most common ways that people kill computers.  If you are under the illusion that your PC is invulnerable, you really should give this a read.

Source: PCStats

Silent cooling from ASUS

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 21, 2006 - 03:38 PM |

Pro-clockers looks at a large, silent cooler from ASUS, the Silent Square.  With the large heatpipes, it bears a resemblance to an engine block and it does perform well.