Three Thermaltakes to tame temperatures

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 17, 2006 - 11:41 AM |
Tagged:

AnandTech compares three cases from Thermaltake, the Eclipse DV, the Eureka and the Aguila.  Ease of installation, airflow effectiveness and the noise level all get compared to help you decide between the coolest and loudest, or quiet, without quite so much airflow.

Source: AnandTech

Cooler Masters new Mystique series

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 15, 2006 - 02:50 PM |
Tagged:

The Hardware Zone got their hands on a brand new Cooler Master Mystique 631, a case that may look a little like a Wave Master with new tricks.  At 6.3 kilos, made of brushed aluminium, with an included 120mm fan, and even 2 drainage outlets if you use watercooling, this case is worth a look.

Self Contained Underwater Cooling Apparatus

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 14, 2006 - 02:48 PM |
Tagged:

The Sapphire TOXIC X1900 XTX offers you all the benefits of watercooling, with none of the extra work usually associated with setting one up.  [H]ard|OCP has the full review of the card, and the reservior/pump/radiator that fits right into a PCI card slot.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Resisting the idea of Modular Power Supplies

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 14, 2006 - 12:04 PM |
Tagged:

There is a debate about the effect using modular wiring on the voltages coming out of a PSU. There are those who claim that the connectors cause much more resistance that a foot or two of wire, and others that laugh at the suggestion.  Armed with a digital multimeter, motherboards.org gets to the bottom of this debate.

A funky room for a hard drive

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 11, 2006 - 05:51 PM |
Tagged:

Think Computers reviews the Icy Dock MB122 Drive Enclosure.  With an LCD display and a black finish, this removable HDD enclosure won't spoil the looks of you case.  As well, taking full advantage of SATA's hot swap ability, this is almost as easy to use as a thumb drive, only with a lot more storage capacity.

Cooler Master launches a new case series - Mystique 631/632

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 11, 2006 - 11:22 AM |
Tagged:

Mystique --
Fascination, Attitude, Mystery
are the perfect
words to describe the identity of Cooler
Master's new chassis series. The excitement and
sense of achievement PC Modders sought after can
all be found in this all-in-one package of
elegance and sophistication.

Author:
Manufacturer: Zalman
Tagged:

Introduction and Features

Two new heatsink fans and a bottle of Super thermal grease from Zalman: one cooler for your CPU and the other for your video card. They both offer excellent cooling and plenty of style with minimal noise.

OCZ gets cool

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 10, 2006 - 02:53 PM |
Tagged:

OZC spends a little time away from pushing memory to it's limits to get into the cooling business.  Red & Blackness Mods reviews their new heatsink, the Tempest.  They have memory down pat, find out if they can do the same with their cooler.

Power for when you have to have 2 of everything

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 10, 2006 - 01:27 PM |
Tagged:

The Guru of 3D looks at the 1000W Enermax Galaxy, the PSU for people with 2 cores, and 2 dual-GPU graphics cards.  If you can afford to build a system like that, you might even be able to afford the electrical bills that could come with it.

Source: Guru of 3D

Too cute to be cool? You be the judge.

Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 8, 2006 - 01:30 PM |
Tagged:

If you can handle the shape, these Apack coolers promise to keep your system cool without breaking 30db, and that is with the proprietary fans.  Throw on an efficient and quiet fan and even a Prescott can be cooled without a deafening accompanyment.  Learn more at SilentPCReview.