Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 7, 2004 - 01:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Lian Li has a released a different kind of box layout, and Dan at Dan's Data takes you on a guided tour. Then take a look at some of the others, and see if your next, must have upgrade is just a click away.
"The PC-V1000 is the first of Lian Li's new V-series cases to make it to market, and it's a corker. For years now they've been making 101 variants of the PC-60, but this thing's all-new, and pretty much all good.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 4, 2004 - 03:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
hard-h2o looks at a silent external passive water cooling kit, the Xice-e900. MODTHEBOX reviews a bundle of cooling supplies from Arctic cooling, and even more.
"With this external watercooling system we can get more than average temperatures, even if we overclock the processor. And best of all, it is noiseless. Without any doubt this is a great choice to become initiated in water cooling.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 3, 2004 - 11:47 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SystemCooling takes a look at an acrylic case from Logisys. While it may not be the kind of case to haul around to LAN parties, it is definately not a case to hide. Also featured are some Small Form Factor cases, compatible with EPIA, micro-ATX and other smaller motherboard designs.
"The Logisys CS888CL has changed my opinion of acrylic cases considerably.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 1, 2004 - 12:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It's June, and time to find out if your new motherboard likes heat and humidity. MyWorldhardware takes a good look at a very functional chipset cooler from Thermaltake. There are a few other things to get the air moving inside your case, and a fun little device that keeps your morning brain lubrication warm.
"Mainboard chipsets are often forgotten when it comes to cooling.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 31, 2004 - 01:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
A few articles touching on just about every aspect of keeping your system cool, quiet, or both. Hitachi gives The Inquirer a sneak peak at their new quiet watercooling offering.
"The prototype exclusively pictured here, is installed in a customised Shuttle Small Form Factor PC and is capable of dissipating 150W at <34dB(A) and 120W at <28dB(A).
The Asetek WaterChill CPU/VGA/Chipset Power Kit (KT12A-L30 Â½â€) includes a dual radiator, (2) 120mm fans, Hydor L30 II pump/reservoir combination, control unit, waterblocks for the CPU, VGA and chipset and all necessary hardware.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 28, 2004 - 06:07 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
"The low flow rate performance (0.75GPM and less) of the MCW6000-A is the best I've seen in my testing.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 27, 2004 - 06:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
I beg of you, my fine readers, to never ever do this to a machine.
Unless it was really naughty and deserved it.
" NeuHausPlatz Computer Systems is proud to announce: The NHP 200NC, a lightweight caseless PC the world has never seen before."
Here are some more Cases & Cooling reviews from around the web:
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 26, 2004 - 01:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
I am not too sure what a Pentium 4 heatsink is, how it differs from an Athlon64 heatsink, or why it is becoming standard to see thermal solutions being branded to a specific chipmaker. I never want to get a Windows error that reads "Incompatible Heatsink detected, please contact your system administrator. The system will now shut down."
Here's a 3 way shoot out, and some other reviews from 'round the net.
"Not too long ago when the Pentium 4 was released it w
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 25, 2004 - 12:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
"The front bezel, I am pleased to say, is a big hunk of thick aluminum adorned with color and flashy lights. The first of two doorsâ€¦ yeah, I said two, is decorated with color, knobs, LED's, and knobs. These two big knobs up front are actually fan controllers.