A mixed bag of cooling supplies

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 31, 2004 - 01:50 PM |
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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).

Source: The Inquirer
Manufacturer: Asetek
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Introduction

The Asetek WaterChill CPU/VGA/Chipset Power Kit (KT12A-L30 ½”) 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.

MCW6000 from the inside @ More watercooling

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 28, 2004 - 06:07 PM |
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The folks over at procooling have reviwed the Swiftech MCW6000.  After that, one of their forum members tore one apart to look at the insides.  Have a great weekend.

"The low flow rate performance (0.75GPM and less) of the MCW6000-A is the best I've seen in my testing.

A plea, Some cooling tools & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 27, 2004 - 06:09 PM |
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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."

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Selection of Thermally Energetic Gas Transfer Motivators

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 26, 2004 - 01:50 PM |
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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
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A case of the 70's & more

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 25, 2004 - 12:17 PM |
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Have you ever wondered what a Mod'ed PC would look like?  Do you think Pete Townsend has one?


"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 doors… yeah, I said two, is decorated with color, knobs, LED's, and knobs. These two big knobs up front are actually fan controllers.

MSI Making ATI-Based Cards As Well?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 24, 2004 - 04:05 PM |
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In the past, MSI has created some controversey by producing a limited amount of ATI-based cards specifically for Europe. Going with the current trend as of late in offering cards based on both NVIDIA and ATI chipsets, MSI is finally making their full product line public.

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Danger Den TDX Nozzle Testing & More Wet Cooling Solutions

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 21, 2004 - 01:16 PM |
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Friday, and a long weekend for us Canuks!  Here are all the watercooling links that have come my way this week.  Have a fun friday evening. 

"It is clear that for all the pumps tested that using the #4 or #5 nozzle results in improved temperatures. It also becomes apparent that, for nozzles #4 and #5, the gain from changing to the more restrictive #5 nozzle is offset by the accompanying decrease in flow rate.

Are you a fan of quiet?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 18, 2004 - 01:26 PM |
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The Register has a few hints on how to keep your system cooling from drowning out your speakers.  2 round ups from Madshrimps, and 3 reviews of a Coolermaster heatsink.  Silent PCReview takes a look at ducting, and among other things, shows how lower rotation speeds limit suction, regardless of the CFM rating.

"If you're tired of the racket your PC is making, you have two choices before you.

Source: The Register

Cases of the Monday

Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 17, 2004 - 02:02 PM |
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Monday morning, and the caffiene is still trying to plug the holes in my spinal column.  I have just about enough mental dexterity to conglomerate a list of case reviews for you all.  Without further mumbling,  I bring you ...

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