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

Clean your old heatsink, buy a new one & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 9, 2005 - 08:33 AM |
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Over in our tech talk forum, a common topic is how to go about removing leftover thermal goop from a heatsink.  Arctic Silver is a common brand to use, and they now have their own cleaning solution.  Mikhailtech reviews it, and you should read it if you are wondering just how to remove that old paste from your heatsink.

"Given the minor time investment in cleaning the heatsink, I was pleasantly surprised by ArctiClean's ability to get rid of the leftover compound.

Source: Mikhailtech

A case that knows the high notes & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 7, 2005 - 08:42 AM |
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Thermaltake has a nice looking case, called the Soprano.  Not only does it look good, but the incorportation of 120mm fans and toolless assembly really make this one shine.  Read all about it at Big Bruin.

"For those looking for a case to pay tribute to their favorite HBO show... "fuhget about it"! But... The Thermaltake Soprano is easily at the top of its class for looks. I would certainly not have any problem having this case sit in the family room, office, or professional studio.

Source: Big Bruin

Asetek's cool mid-range solution & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 4, 2005 - 08:27 AM |
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Asetek's VapoChill kit is famous, but a little too pricey for some.

Roundups, well round cooling & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 2, 2005 - 09:05 AM |
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X-bit looks at the best heatsinks out there, and makes a call for best of the bunch from a few different criteria.  Systemcooling put together the coolest PC equipment that came out of 2004, in their eyes.  There are more below, from quietingthe fiercest PC to cooling your OC'd videocard!

Nowadays computer users pay attention not only to performance of their PCs, but also to such characteristic as external design, high stability and silence.

Source: X-Bit Labs

A case with some new tricks & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 28, 2005 - 09:01 AM |
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Check out the Thermaltake Armor Case at Overclocker Cafe.  It incorporates so many different features into a unique looking case,  you may toss out your old box for the upgrade ... make sure to pull out the motherboard first!

Also, I recieved a sales pitch for wooden cases outta the orient.  It isn't a review, nor have I been able to find them reviewed anywhere.  I know almost nothing about them, and am not backing them in any way, but I thought you all should get a chance

Watercoolin' on a friday morn & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 25, 2005 - 08:32 AM |
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Why just get a plain-jane waterblock when you can have one with customizable nozzles.  That's the question Danger Den asked when they made the RBX, and OCMODSHOP got a chance to see how it performs.  If you are leaning more towards picking up a new radiator, keep reading, we got you covered.

"The accelerator nozzles on the RBX are a very interesting concept. They allow the end user to adjust the water flow through the block to best suit the rest of the cooling system.

Source: OCMODSHOP

Air cooled goodness for your CPU, GPU, HDD & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 23, 2005 - 09:07 AM |
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Arctic Cooling is keeping up the quality you would expect from them, with their Freezer 4, follow the link to MODTHEBOX and find out more.   If your CPU is already in a comfortable temperature range, consider treating your video card to new thermal paste and heatsink, or just extend the life of your hard drives by actively cooling them.

"The second stage of cooling added into the Freezer 4 is the inclusion of four copper heat pipes that are interconnected to a solid copper base.

Source: MODTHEBOX