Personal Cooling, Heatsinks, Cases & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 19, 2004 - 04:16 PM |
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As we head into summer, temperatures are rising, and the new hardware you bought over the winter may start heating up, unless your air conditioning is set to deep freeze.  Here are a few links to get the heat away from your components, and out of the PC.  Of course moving all that hot air may turn your computer area into a mini sauna.  Well, here is an accessory from ThermalTake that our friends at overclockercafe reviewed.  The XJOG USB Fan/Light Accessory ca

ATI Joins ACON4: World's biggest gaming event just got bigger

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 17, 2004 - 11:05 AM |
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We just got word that ATI has joined up with Abit on the ACON4 tourny!


 April 12, 2004 Spanning 20 countries and territories, ACON4 is 2004's largest gaming event. Now, ABIT is proud to announce that graphics leader, ATI Technologies, has joined ACON4 as a major sponsor.

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Liquid refreshments for your PC & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 16, 2004 - 02:03 PM |
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Well, it's Friday, and if you are like many of our pond's members, your thoughts are turning to liquid refreshments.  Well, here's a liquid you can't drink, but the possibilities it allows may keep you thinking for a while.  It's called ANSUL® SAPPHIRE™ and is available from Tyco Fire & Security, a small pdf i

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Thermalright SP-97 & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 15, 2004 - 07:16 PM |
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The ThermalRight SP-97 ...

Artic Silver 5 & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 14, 2004 - 04:22 PM |
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Here are the stats for Artic Silver 5, and a few new case offerings.  Some are pre-modded, and some, like the SpecialTech i-Tee are simply built to make modding as easy as possible.


Arctic Silver 5 · Thermal Conductance: 350,000W/m2 °C (0.001 inch layer) · Thermal Resistance: 0.0045°C-in2/Watt (0.001 inch layer) v · Average Particle Size: 0.49 microns <0.000020 inch · Extended Temperature Limits: Peak: —50°C to >180°C Long-Term: —50°C to 130

HP aims to ship 11 million notebooks in 2004 &more

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 13, 2004 - 02:45 AM |
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With sales last year nearly doubling over previous year, Hewlett Packard is looking for more of the same in 2004

Quote: "Hewlett-Packard (HP) now expects to sell 11 million notebooks in 2004, a 10% jump from its earlier target of 10 million and an increase of close to 70% from the 6.5 million it shipped in 2003, according to sources at HP's contract makers in Taiwan."

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MobileSource: Digitimes

Manufacturer: Seasonic
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Introduction

Seasonic sent over three of their most popular power supplies for us to review, ranging in outputs from 350 to 460 watts and including features like active PFC, low noise and a 3-year warranty. Each unit exhibited good voltage regulation with excellent stability.

Fanless Powersupply & Peltiers for the beach

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 9, 2004 - 08:01 PM |
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The 350W proSilence Fanless® for $199.99 and the, 420W proSilence Fanless Pro® for 299.99.

The emerging heat is transported over a heat transporting system from the massive internal heat sink to the heat sink mounted on the outside. Absolutely quiet 0dB(A), 0 s

Source: TechTV

1 TeraByte External Hard Drive & More Storage Bytes

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 8, 2004 - 03:04 PM |
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Another milestone in the computing world has been reached: 1TB of storage space on a single hard drive! It makes my 80GB drive seem so tiny now, LOL.

UPDATE 04-09-04: "It's been brought to our knowledge that LaCie is combining several hard drives in a RAID array to reach the 1TB storage levels. We haven't received a confirmation email from LaCie regarding this report and the thanks goes to our loyal readers for correcting us."

Quote: "The "Bigger Disk" product line already consists of 320GB, 400GB, and 500GB external models.

Source: CoolTechZone

AOpen EZ65 XCcube SFF PC Review

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 7, 2004 - 04:26 PM |
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Running out of space, but still addicted to First Person Shooters and other 3D games?  How about a Small Form Factor PC that can get 80 FPS in an Unreal Tournament 2003 Botmatch at 640*480?

As the SFF PC movement has gained momentum, companies from Abit to MSI, and Soltek to AOpen have each introduced their own varying models onto the market.

Source: PCStats