Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 17, 2005 - 09:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sapphire has 4 versions of the X800 GTO, the GTO, the GTO2, the Fireblade and the Ultimate. HardwareZone tested all 4, and you can see their results here.
"Sapphire dropped a bombshell on us with its complete range of Radeon X800 GTO 256MB cards for the
PCI Express interface. Consisting of four similarly clocked cards that target different users, the
lineup is very comprehensive.
The Cooler Master Centurion 531 enclosure is a mid-tower case that features hybrid construction, tool-less installation, and enhanced air flow that is sure to appeal to price conscious consumers.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 16, 2005 - 09:20 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
PrimoChill's PC Ice is a liquid coolant that is touted as a better cooler than water, which is supposed to be both non-conductive and to lubricate your water pump as it moves through your system. Head over to Think Computers to see how it performed.
Quote: 'I've been into liquid and water cooling for almost a year now, you may think that that isn't a long time, but trust me it is. I've learned A LOT in that short amount of time about the various aspects of liquid cooling.
Achieve The Most From Your High-Performance Computing Platforms With New Intel(R) Software Developme
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 16, 2005 - 08:45 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2005 — Intel Corporation today began shipping five new software development tools that make it easier to create the distributed applications used in high- performance computing (HPC) clusters.
Currently, more than half of the world's Top 500 HPC systems are based on IntelÂ® processors**. IntelÂ® Software Development Products greatly improve the scalability and help maximize the performance of those systems.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 16, 2005 - 04:50 PM | Alex Marsters
Either you've got a list, and have emailed to everyone you know a dozen times, or you have no list and are struggling to figure out what you'd like ... apart from that $10,000 72" HDTV, of course. Well, The Tech Zone has compiled a list, that may help you shop for someone else, or for telling someone what to get for you.
"Finding the perfect gift for the person in your life can be tricky. That's made even more so when
the person you're buying for happens to be a techie.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 15, 2005 - 04:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
HardwareHell has published an article on the history and future of computers and gaming, specifically x86 gaming. It covers much more than just the current market, so read on to see if they think this next generation of consoles will put a bigger dent in the industry than previous generations have.
"Since PCs are used for gaming, and consoles are getting more and more PC-like abilities, it is
likely that this may end up as a battle between the two different approaches to computer design,
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 14, 2005 - 08:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Not only is AeroCool GT-1000 Heatsink gold plated, it cools well, and does it quietly. Club Overclocker gives this big beautiful tower style heatsink a job cooling a 3600+.
"Since 2002, AeroCool has been providing innovative thermal cooling solutions to the high-end PC
enthusiast. Today we are going to take a closer look at their GT-1000 CPU cooler.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 11, 2005 - 09:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Red & Blackness Mods has a gallery of the modded cases they will be taking with them to Dreamhack. Now you can see all their hard work, even if you can't make it to the LAN Party.
"Our modder Gotall is taking of to Dreamhack in a few weeks. Dreamhack is the
world biggest LAN party with over 6000 people.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 11, 2005 - 09:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan November 11th, 2005—GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, VGA cards and other computing hardware solutions, has launched GIGABYTE GA-8N-SLI Quad Royal, the world first SLI technology enabled motherboard equipped with four PCI Express X16 slots. Based on the NVIDIAÂ® nForece4™ SLI™ IntelÂ® Edition and NVIDIAÂ® nForece4™ SLI™ chipsets, the GA-8N-SLI Quad Royal is designed for gamers who lived by ultimate performance and ultimate scalability.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 11, 2005 - 12:06 AM | Alex Marsters
500GB of performance drive is BigBruin's findings on Seagate's SATA Barracuda 7200.9. If you are looking for a large capacity drive that has good speed, and a great warrantee, this may be the solution!
"Taking a look at the burst results honestly made me say "WOW"! The Seagate
Barracuda 7200.9 not only outscored the RAID 0 array of SATA 1.5 Gb/s drives,
but it also blew away the Hitachi SATA 3 Gb/s 500GB drive by over 20 MB/s.