Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 16, 2004 - 11:49 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Here is a nice interactive chart of many of the waterblocks that are available today, expressed as the delta between CPU and water temp, by flow rates. This week, the water cooling based reviews dried up a little. To make up for it, here are coolers designed for your RAM, HDD, your ears and your lap. Also included, one of the oddest 5.25' bay inserts I have ever seen, if you are a car lover, it's worth looking at.
"It's a page that allows you to simply choose the waterblocks you are interested in and see their performance.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 14, 2004 - 12:13 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
There is an area of the PC I seem to have been neglecting to cool properly, and now that summer has come, it is actually a problem. Well, GruntvillE has taken a look an active RAM cooler that is good at keping things cool ... and it's got blinking lights too!
"I find it funny then that for the most part our memory has been left to the feeble protection of thin heat spreaders. I spent some serious cash on my memory and I imagine you did to.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 12, 2004 - 04:07 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MODTHEBOX takes a look at the CM Stacker STC-101 Aluminum Case. Coolermaster certainly believes that bigger is better when it comes to case fans, and they have also included some very interesting features. Take a look!
"A single 80mm exhaust fan resides at the top portion of the CM Stacker STC-101 Aluminum Case. A square vent comes pre-installed with a dual ball bearing 80mm fan that allows for warm air to be drawn out of the case.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 9, 2004 - 12:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you haven't heard, nVentiv (one of the 2 bigger names in watercooling) is no more. That hasn't slowed Aseteck down at all, take a gander at this guy, "tuned for an optimal 240W of heat removal". Have a good (normal length) weekend all.
"The brilliant mounting mechanism, peerless cooling performance (now unmatched since the Mach II GT is no more) and stylish enclosure allow Asetek to raise the commercial phase-change CPU cooling bar."
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Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 7, 2004 - 01:04 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Our own Lee Garbut, AKA robotech, has reviewed the upcoming Copper Thermalright Chipset cooler. If you haven't yet, read it now!! :) Then look at some of the other reviews, like a remote controlled fan controller.
"The NB-1C chipset cooler lives up to the reputation many have come to expect from Thermalright. The NB-1C exhibits excellent quality and workmanship in a small package.
A Closer Look
Thermalright will soon release an all copper version of their popular NB-1 Chipset cooler for nForce2 and Intel Northbridge chips.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 5, 2004 - 12:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Enjoy your day off, fellow PCP'ers slightly to the south. While your kickin' back and relaxing, why not browse through some of the newest cases you might want to have under your desk. Including this attractive 20 pounder.
"There is a new contender in the case market, Opus Technologies, Inc. The company offers various PC components such as power supply units, cooling fans, heatsinks, and computer cases.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 2, 2004 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Here's a guide on building your own reservoir at a signifigant discount compared to store bought. Of course, once you've built that, you'll be looking for other phase change components to keep your PC cool'n'froody during the summer.
"Today, I'm going to help you keep a little bit of money in your wallet by showing you a step-by-step guide on how to build your very own reservoir for your water cooling system.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 28, 2004 - 12:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Today I give you a link to a nice looking case for a home theatre PC, incase anyone is planning on building their own PVR. Also a mix of aluminium, steel and acrylic cases. Be sure to check out the little USB fan/Down near the bottom.
"Cooler Master has outdone themselves, actually thinking about what would make an excellent HTPC (Home Theater PC) case. Style wise it matches, layout wise it is awesome, and cooling wise it's effective.