Friday waterfight & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 22, 2005 - 11:56 AM |
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Gigabyte enters the watercooling market with the 3D Galaxy.  It's the usual pump/reservoir/rad/waterblock solution for cooling CPU's, and the water block is designed to fit both the newer AMD and Intel processors.  Based on 1/2 ID tubing enough water flows to allow more headroom in overclocking.  Get the full review at InsaneTek.

"Gigabyte continues to amaze us with their cooling advancements.

Source: InsaneTek

Huge Honkin' Heatsink & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 20, 2005 - 11:56 AM |
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The Tuniq tower is monstrous, it weighs in at 798g, and is 131mm (W) x 108mm (H) x 153mm (D), so you may want to take measurements before you run out and buy one.  All that heatsink does serve a purpose though, so head over to Big Bruin to see how well it cools ... and what it looks like installed.

"The overall size no doubt plays a significant role in the Tuniq Tower's performance, but I think it may actually be too big.

Source: Big Bruin
Manufacturer: Koolance
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Introduction

The new Exos-2 Liquid Cooling System promises increased performance, advanced features and modern styling in a self-contained, easy to install, external chassis.

Gaming Cases, Economical Cases & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 18, 2005 - 11:59 AM |
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The Gaming Bomb 2 is a full size aluminium case with a huge list of features inside, including integral handles for carting it to your next LAN party.  Read the review at Bjorn3D to get the full list of cooling and assembly tricks incorporated into it.


"When Chenbro released its design for the second generation Gaming Bomb, I wasn't interested in it because I figured it would only be a slight change from the first GB. Much to my surprise, I was totally wrong.
Source: Bjorn3D

All in one Watercooling & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 15, 2005 - 11:50 AM |
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Koolance's new Aquian ICM looks to be a powerful, self contained, all in one watercooling setup.  It may be a little loud at it's higher settings, but it will keep your CPU cool.  If you don't believe it, head on over to SystemCooling and read the review.


"The Aquian ICM-505+CPU is an all-in-one liquid cooling system designed to provide quick and easy installation inside your favorite case.

Tall, cool one for your CPU & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 13, 2005 - 11:59 AM |
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The Cool Scraper SX1 is a CPU cooler than speaks softly, and is like a big stick, being the better part of 6" tall (15cm).  Read the review at Xtreme Resources to see how it performs.


"Summer usually brings many kinds of pleasures, but it also brings something really unpleasant for computer enthusiasts; heat.

Cooler Master Musketeer 3 Giveaway

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 11, 2005 - 10:24 PM |
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Cooler Master is giving away 30, Musketeer 3 sound quality controllers in their Creative Idea Contest & Lucky Draw.

To introduce such wonderful invention to the public, Cooler Master has prepared 30 free Musketeer 3 for giveaway! Simply answering a few questions and sharing your most creative ideas on function panels with us, you will be eligible to participate in the lucky drawing to win an all new Musketeer 3.

Gigabyte tries cases & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 11, 2005 - 11:50 AM |
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You may not thing of your PC Case when someone mentions Gigabyte, but you may keep them in mind after reading the review at Bjorn3D.  3 120mm fans keep the case cool and quiet, and it has enough room to easily fit a watercooling rig, if that is your preference.  The installation of components is completely tooless, and it has blue LED projector so you can show off a logo if you wish.

"Lately, it seems like I have been changing my computer cases almost as often as I have been changing my oil.

Source: Bjorn3D

DIY Brazing & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 8, 2005 - 11:42 AM |
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If you've heard the term brazing before, but aren't sure how to do it, perhaps this article from PimpRig can give you the basics.  Brazing is usually used in phase change, but it could certainly make a water cooling system look unique.


"Zennzzo, our resident phase-change expert, has written up a really quick intro guide to brazing and the process involved.
Source: PimpRig

Revenge of the Golden Orb & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 6, 2005 - 11:41 AM |
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Time for take 2 of the Golden Orb, aptly named the Golden Orb II, and reviewed at Overclockers Cafe.  It is much bigger, as it is based around a 100mm fan, but it is also almost silent.  Read on for more...

"A successful product or movie cannot go long without a sequel. Sporting a similar design but much larger body size, the Tt Golden Orb II looks to make an effort to continue the Orb's name here in 2005.