Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 16, 2006 - 06:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
OCMODSHOP reviews a new Thermal Compound with a big name, TherMax Tech XFlux-GA Thermal Compound. Head over to see if this newcomer can replace Arctic Silver and AS Ceramique as the paste of choice for overclockers.
"Thermal compound is used to fill these microscopic gaps with a material that conducts heat, but
is pliable enough to fit in all the nooks-and-crannies, creating a complete physical surface that
heat can pass through.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 16, 2006 - 12:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Techware Labs takes the time to explain what WiMax is, and why it is slowly taking over wireles data transfer from WiFi. Then keep reading, because there are a plethora of links today.
"WiMax is new wireless networking standard that will provide non-line of sight wireless coverage
up to 30 miles. This article explains how this new technology affects other wireless technologies
like cellular phones and WiFI.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 13, 2006 - 11:54 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunbeamtech's newest case, the Silent Storm is reviewed by Big Bruin today. Not only is it an attractive case with good cooling, with the proper fan choices, it is almost silent. Read on to find out what a Core Fan can do for you.
"If you are looking for a case that is not meant to be seen or heard, the Sunbeamtech Silent Storm
is a great option! It has a very plain look to it, but has the added benefit of being silent,
while keeping your gear cool.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 12, 2006 - 11:56 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
nVidia tries another go at their Intel Edition nForce4 chipset, with the ASUS P5N32-SLI. Tweaktown contrasts it's performance with the workhorse chipset from Intel, the 955X. See if nVidia can bump Intel's own chipset into second place for performance.
"With all these features you would expect us to get a good amount of overclocking out of this
board, you are not wrong here.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 11, 2006 - 04:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Driver Heaven reviews a unique case offering from Newance, the Triplecone. I can guarantee you haven't seen a case that looks anything like this, so take a peek.
'For most home users, when it comes on deciding which high end computer case to buy, the greatest
factor is most probably not the efficiency of the case but the innovation of its design. Today I
have a pretty strange looking case for review from Newance, a new found company which is a
subsidiary of the large German company Listan, the Triplecone.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 10, 2006 - 01:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
FrostyTech takes a look at the advances in cooling over 2005. More than just a shootout of heatsinks, they examine what changes have been made to the way we cool our hotplates ... er ... processors. Read the article to see if you missed any products, and get an idea of what to expect from 2006.
"This article is a follow-up to the 2004 issue which looked at all the latest heatsinks and
cooling systems from that period.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 9, 2006 - 02:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Heatsink manufacturers are proud of the way they accuratly test heatsinks to ensure that they are sufficient for the various types of processors out there. In fact they are proud enough to show the various ways they test heatsinks and Thermal Interface Materials to FrostyTech.
"Have you ever wondered how a heatsink manufacturer tests its new heatsinks to ensure what you buy
will do the job?
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 21, 2005 - 01:30 PM | Jonathan Hung
Pro-Clockers takes a look at the Thermatake Big Typhoon heatpipe cooler. This heatsink is an absolute monstrosity when it comes to size, but how does it perform? nvNews tackles another Thermaltake product, the Volcano 4005. This cooler is an odd waterblock with an integrated radiator and weighs almost 1kg with a fan.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 20, 2005 - 09:40 AM | Jonathan Hung
Today we're taking a look at the ATI X1800XT and XL CrossFire cards. Performance and features look promising, but is availability and pricing haunting ATI yet again?