Aluminium keyboards for the fashion conscious

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2006 - 08:55 PM |
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They are certainly not cheap, but the Enermax Aurora and Crystal keyboards are very stylish.  When you go all out on an aluminium case, shouldn't you get a matching keyboard?  Drop by 3dGameMan for the full story.

Source: 3dGameMan

A case mod of Mass Destruction

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2006 - 05:11 PM |
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G-gnome, a member at bit-tech, has assembled an amazing case mod that you have to check out.  He has described almost all of the steps he has taken to build this case, and he seems to be having a blast doing it.

Source: bit-tech

Socket AM2 maddness

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 23, 2006 - 07:07 PM |
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Socket AM-2 is here, and the reviews are everywhere!  Start off at [H]ard|OCP, for their look at the newest from AMD, and finish off back here, with Ryan's review.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Intel's Core Microarchitecture Redefines Computing

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 23, 2006 - 06:38 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 23, 2006 — Intel today disclosed record breaking1
results on 20 key dual-processor (DP) server and workstation
benchmarks.

[H]ard|OCP takes a look at the Pavilion

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 22, 2006 - 09:05 PM |
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[H] went and picked up an HP Pavilion a1330n from a local reseller.  Follow them through the purchase, set up, benchmarking, and the inevitable call to Tech Support.

For those who prefer to build their own, Ryan has updated the PCPer Hardware Leaderboard, don't go shopping before you read his recommendations!

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Making a good cooling system better

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 22, 2006 - 08:39 PM |
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The Tekbunker looked at the Zalman Reserator 1 and liked what they saw ... but wondered if they could improve it's looks and performance.  They start first with improving heat exchange for the Reserator itself, and will continue on by trying to improve the flow.

Plus, our own Bob Dyl looks at the Cooler Master Mystique Modified Aluminum Case, a new take on the old Wave Master 2.

Source: Tekbunker
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Introduction and Specifications

Cooler Master has a unique case design that fits just about anyone's demands in the Mystique. We take one and mod it up for an even better design!

Hard work pays off in monstrous case mods

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 19, 2006 - 06:15 PM |
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Leecho's newest case mod at MODTHEBOX is a monster ... literally.  Already with a frightening facade, and a backbone ... he adds gull-wing doors.  Check out the pictures of this almost completed mod.

Source: MODTHEBOX

Will you believe the PSU is important now?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 18, 2006 - 04:01 PM |
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A True Review points out all the ways that a strong PSU is the heart of any system.  Now that every component in your PC is thirsting for more power ... a high end graphics card will drain as much power as an entire system would have 5 years ago, you need to put a lot more thought into the PSU you use.

Do it yourself extreme cooling

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 17, 2006 - 08:26 PM |
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If you have more spare time than spare change, and have avoided phase change cooling because of the price, then this guide will eat up some of that time.  MAKE:Blog has linked to an article describing how to build your own phase change cooling system.

Source: MAKE: Blog