A Closer Look
Thermalright will soon release an all copper version of their popular NB-1 Chipset cooler for nForce2 and Intel Northbridge chips.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 5, 2004 - 12:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Enjoy your day off, fellow PCP'ers slightly to the south. While your kickin' back and relaxing, why not browse through some of the newest cases you might want to have under your desk. Including this attractive 20 pounder.
"There is a new contender in the case market, Opus Technologies, Inc. The company offers various PC components such as power supply units, cooling fans, heatsinks, and computer cases.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | July 2, 2004 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Here's a guide on building your own reservoir at a signifigant discount compared to store bought. Of course, once you've built that, you'll be looking for other phase change components to keep your PC cool'n'froody during the summer.
"Today, I'm going to help you keep a little bit of money in your wallet by showing you a step-by-step guide on how to build your very own reservoir for your water cooling system.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 28, 2004 - 12:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Today I give you a link to a nice looking case for a home theatre PC, incase anyone is planning on building their own PVR. Also a mix of aluminium, steel and acrylic cases. Be sure to check out the little USB fan/Down near the bottom.
"Cooler Master has outdone themselves, actually thinking about what would make an excellent HTPC (Home Theater PC) case. Style wise it matches, layout wise it is awesome, and cooling wise it's effective.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 23, 2004 - 12:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
A round up of prettyfied fans at Madshrimps to start off, with duelling Thermaltake reviews to follow. Also available are memory coolers, and fans that are a bit shy about making noise.
"When you want to add extra cooling to your case, you can go for performance, silence or good looks.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 21, 2004 - 01:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Take a gander at these cases, with names from Armor to Z-Alien. Maybe one of them will hold you off until the BTX form factor gets going as the new standard.
"At first glance, the A600 does not seem to be a "stand out from the crowd" type of case. There is no crazy pre-painted design, no elaborately cut window, but this is exactly what I liked about the case. So many cases today are too "XTREME!!!" for me ... Once opened up, the A600 is a dream. The A600 sports four 5.25" drive bays as well as two external and six internal 3.5" bays.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 18, 2004 - 06:28 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
A member of the pimprig forums walks through the change from aircooling to watercooling, and 3 different sites look at Zalman's Fanless Reserator.
"Our own unaclocker, ZENNZZO, has a first quicky article up on phase change cooling as he makes the initial transition from water cooling: "This is all new to me, and by no means is a bible or the end all on the subject. There are many HVAC engineers that build Phase change units.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 16, 2004 - 01:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
BleedinEdge drills a hole in a stock heatsink, inserts a temperature probe into it and looks at the differences in temperature readings from the motherboard's sensors, MBM 5 and their temperature probe. If reading the article makes you want to upgrade your CPU cooling, well here's a list of solutions.
What we are about to share with you, is the most revolutionary and innovative design concept to come down the pike in many a year, destroying many of the preconceived notions weâ€™ve held in the past.
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