Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 2, 2006 - 02:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Perpendicular recording is here, in the form of the 750Gb Barracuda 7200.10 from Seagate. With 4 188Gb platters, fairly low CPU resource usage, it's performance is sure to please, even with it's higher than average power consumption. Drop by The Tech Report for the whole story on this huge drive.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 2, 2006 - 01:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Corsair Twin2X2048-6400C4 DDR2 kit, with EPP, is made just for making sure that socket AM-2 FX-62 isn't waiting around and wasting cycles. Drop by PC Stats and see how these DIMMs stack up against Super Talent and Patriot.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 2, 2006 - 12:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The newest installment of Dead or Alive is available for the Xbox360, and [H]ard|OCP just couldn't keep their hands off it. With 16 characters, most of whom you've met before, they have added a few new faces. Now if only someone could explain why the Master Chief has had a sex-change.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 1, 2006 - 12:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you have been wondering what AMD has been using to cool it's Socket AM-2 displays and reference setups, it's called the AVC Z7U7414001. Frosty Tech reviews it here, so take a look as it is probably the fan that will be included in retail AM-2 packages.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 31, 2006 - 04:13 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The first Ultra Mobile PC, the VIA Oragami, is put on [H]ard|OCP's examination table. Join them as they find out whether it is just a big iPod Video, or if the inclusion of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition allows you to get enough done to make it stand out.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 30, 2006 - 06:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Having power troubles? Then do what PC Stats did, and get the PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 1KW PSU. Just see if you can get enough drain on this beast to make your system unstable, I dare you ... I just hope you can afford to pay the electrical bill.
If you are looking for something a little less overwhelming, but still powerful, Lee's review of the SilverStone Zeus 750W PSU might just be the thing!
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 30, 2006 - 01:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
I-StarUSA has been making server cases for quite a while, but the S-8 Storm Chassis is the first Mid-tower they've produced. With a fairly minimalistic design, tool-less installation it may seem run of the mill, but when is the last time you bought a case made of real steel? See what ClubOC thought here.
Introduction and Features
The SilverStone Zeus 750W power supply is targeted towards high-end power users and gamers who want a power supply with plenty of reserve capacity that is reliable, quiet and efficient.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 29, 2006 - 12:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you find yourself confused about hard drives, the RPM speeds available, and the difference between various ATA, SATA and SCSI interfaces, then worry no more. The Tech Zone has put together a guide that should answer all your questions.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 29, 2006 - 12:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Screw replacements that reduce vibration noise, fan grills tight enough to act as filters and keep you clean, and other noise reducing fan add-ons are their specialty. Think Computers gives Lamptron's products a try, so check out how it worked out for them.