PSUs for picky people

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 3, 2006 - 05:56 PM |
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Legit Reviews has put together a very exclusive list of PSUs, in fact only 2 qualify for their exacting specifications.  Drop by to find out why they chose the criteria they did, and what you can expect from setting your sights as high as theirs.

Core Duo or Core 2 Duo, it may be hard to tell

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 3, 2006 - 02:55 PM |
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AnandTech has noticed that Centrino branded laptops do not have any difference in brand name or serial # to let you tell if you are buying a Core or Core 2.  The good news is that they will be compatible (much like Jon discovered about Dell's XPS).  AnandTech took advantage of that compatibilty to go benchmark crazy, go check it out.

Source: AnandTech

Alphacool has the answer to easy watercooling

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 2, 2006 - 02:04 PM |
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The Guru of 3D looks at a company new to the watercooling mainstream.  Alphacool, and their Answer III, may not be the first to your mind when you think watercooling, but that could change.  Their system is not at the top of the cooling performance pile, but it is hard to find an easier to install watercooling setup.

Source: Guru of 3D

Be Quiet, sit Straight and look at my shiny PSU

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 1, 2006 - 06:19 PM |
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DriverHeaven reviews the Be-Quiet StraightPower, a new lower cost version of their original series, the DarkPower.  Boasting very solid rails and a black finish so shiny it looks copper in the review, due to it reflecting the wooden table it is sitting on, this is definitely worth a look, even without modular power cabling.

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Corsair Enters the Power Supply Market with Two High Performance Best in Class Solutions

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 1, 2006 - 11:43 AM |
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Fremont, CA (August 1, 2006) —Corsair® Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory and cooling solutions, today announced the introduction of the Corsair HX Series power supply product line.

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Manufacturer: Corsair Components
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Introduction and Features

Today Corsair unveils their latest product – the HX620W power supply! Yes, Corsair is now in the PC power supply business and we have an exclusive review for you with all the details.

More than just a temperature score

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 31, 2006 - 01:49 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP has released a seven way AM-2 cooler shootout.  In keeping with their style, this is more than just a comparison of temperatures, they delve into the ease of installation, what fans are possible to fit onto the coolers, and of course, whether it will drown out a vacuum cleaner, or vice versa.

For more extreme cooling, check out Lee's shiny new review of the peltier based Vigor Monsoon II.

Source: [H]ard|OCP
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Manufacturer: Vigor Gaming
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Introduction and Features

The new Monsoon II cooler from Vigor Gaming combines the features of a high-performance HSF with a Peltier device to provide sub ambient cooling without the disadvantages normally associated with Thermoelectric Cooling.

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Manufacturer: 3DCOOL
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Introduction and Features

The XClio 750W power supply was designed for high-end power users and gamers who want a power supply with plenty of power that is reliable, quiet and with above average efficiency.