Power up your aircooling & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 30, 2005 - 09:06 AM |
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Thermaltake just keeps the innovations coming, not only a new heatsink, but a new 'toolless' retention clip.  Feast your eyes on the K450, brought to you by the folks at Techtastic.  This cooler performs, but as with most targeted at the A64, it is huge, weighing in at 438g, and with a fan it's over 100mm tall.  If you have a tight fit in your case right now, maybe you should think about cutting out a blower!

"Today we take a look at Thermaltake's K450 which is part of a new line of heat sinks developed by

Source: Techtastic

Form & function in PC Cases & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 29, 2005 - 08:57 AM |
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Pimprig checks out Mutant Mods' stylish new acrylic case.  You know they mean business when the case comes complete with gloves to use when you are installing your pieces.  It is also a little smaller and thinner than most cases, so if you are looking at any of the larger CPU fans, then you may want to reconsider your cooling ...

Source: PimpRig
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction

The new Asus Star Ice is designed for gamers, modder's and any other PC enthusiast looking for a jet engine style cooler to install into their PC.

Big Fans, Controllers & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 23, 2005 - 08:42 AM |
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So, just how important is the choice of fan nowadays?  There used to be quite a bit of difference between the performance of fans, but now it seems that the size of the fan is your most important consideration.  Mikhailtech compares 6 80 and 92mm fans, 2 Panaflo's and 4 Delta's.  Go see who comes out on top.

"Make no mistake about it, this is the ultimate 92mm fan you can get. Rated at an astounding 126.48CFM, it also sounds like it.

Source: Mikhailtech

New boxen for all & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 21, 2005 - 08:56 AM |
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There's been a nice spread of case reviews over the past week, from silent to stormy and from fancy to frugal.  A True Review looks at one right in the middle, the XPER X-Armor ATX Case.  A nice inexpensive box, with good 120mm powered cooling and a 420W PSU.

"With all the mid-range cases on the market, it's hard to find one that has great airflow. We all know 120mm fans are the way to go, but they're reserved for higher priced cases, right? Wrong!

Quick dip into Watercooling News & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 18, 2005 - 08:45 AM |
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Not too much is happening on the watercooling front.  However, that doesn't mean the quality of the products is declining, as Legit Reviews can show you with their look at Corsair's new COOL.  Have a great friday! 

"With the majority of today's processors becoming hotter water cooling is something that is becoming more mainstream. Corsair has been doing watercooling for years with the Hydrocool 200 and has decided to bring out a new product called the COOL to replace their old unit.

Air cooling goes retro & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 16, 2005 - 08:43 AM |
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Just because your heatsink is huge doesn't mean it has to look like a plain old copper square.  Take the new Beetle from Thermaltake, as reviewed by Overclockers Cafe.  This heatsink would look great in the middle of a fully lit, fully modded case ... especially if you went with a plush theme!

"When I first saw the new Thermaltake Beetle Cooler, I thought of beetles all right. Not the four winged type that eat roses but more of the 72' or 73' variety.

New case makers, old stand-bys & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 14, 2005 - 08:38 AM |
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Thermalrock has a new case in the market, the Oceandome, and it is one that is worth checking out if you want good ventilation, while keeping the noise under control.  R&B Mods takes you on a tour through the case, so make sure to pay them a visit today.  They also noiticed that there is plenty of room for watercooling, if the 80mm fans aren't your style.

"We have heard about Thermaltake before, but today we will look at a case from Thermalrock which is a fairly new company on the market.

Manufacturer: General
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Introduction

Over three nights, and in -10C temperatures... we overclock three Intel 915 motherboards and see what happens. The results may surprise you!

Phase changing, Watercooling & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 11, 2005 - 08:39 AM |
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This Vapochill Micro from Asetek may look like it's more of an aircooling solution, but it may well be something that can be incorporated into a full water system, once it is readily available.  Pop on over to bit-tech, and see what you think!


"We have the first pictures on an in-action VapoChill Micro unit from Asetek.
Source: bit-tech