Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 19, 2005 - 04:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
With the size of components shrinking, the size of the cooling seems apparatus to grow. With the norm quickly becoming huge heatsinks, 120mm fans, oversized videocards, or a radiator and waterpump, the size of your case can become an issue. Gamepyre reviews the Lian Li PC76, a huge case, 24.79'(D) x 10.43'(W) x 22'(H), that should fit just about anyhing you want in it.
"After our exhaustive tour-de-force, there's one thing we've got to say about this case — it's big, really big — you wo
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 16, 2005 - 04:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Titan's Robela Water Case is a simple watercooling solution, that will net you some good temperatures. As just about everything is built right into it, you get to worry less about jumping into watercooling to see what it is all about. The folks over at hi-techreviews show you just what this case is made of.
"What do you get when you take a full-size tower case and turn one side-panel of it into a radiator with two 120mm fans mounted on it? You get the new Titan Robela Water Case.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 14, 2005 - 04:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SystemCooling reviews the ThermalRight SI 120, a much more compatible version of the XP 120, with almost no performance difference. If you want your A64 to run at under 40C, but couldn't fit the XP 120 into your PC, then this may be the cooler for you.
"The new Thermalright SI-120 heatsink is a redesigned XP-120 that offers greater motherboard compatibility while still accommodating a 120mm fan of your choice.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 12, 2005 - 04:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Miss one Monday, and a dozen new reviews come out. First up today we have the MGE Titanium at Think Computers, a case that seems to incorporate every new innovation in case design from the past year into one case. It is roomy, it still has enough space for a watercooling setup, and all that, and a price tag around the $100 mark. If that's not the case you're looking for, there are almost 20 other reviews to choose from!
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Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 9, 2005 - 04:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you've never heard of Wintsch, they are a company making waterblocks with thermoelectric cooling built in. I'm not sure if you are comfortable running something that makes ice in your box, but as Pimprig found in their tests, it can give you a bit of room for overclocking ...
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 7, 2005 - 07:07 PM | Ryan Shrout
Newegg sent along word about their latest Case Mod contest winners. The winner built a PC in a Ford Bronco model
So I started making a model out of clay and spent about 3 months getting it right. I found a 12.1'' LCD screen on EBay for $100 that was just the right size for under the hood. After the clay was done and all measurements checked out I made a rubber mold.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 7, 2005 - 04:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
X-Bit Labs takes 4 coolers from Thermaltake,
the Big Typhoon, Silent Tower, PIPE101 Rev.2 and Sonic Tower, and sees which comes out on top as the best cooler from Thermaltake right now.
"Today we are going to witness a breath-taking race among four processor air coolers from Thermaltake Company.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 26, 2005 - 04:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It's very bright, and with a 12v pump, very powerful, Hexus takes apart Asetek's WaterChill Xtreme 12V Pump & Reservoir.
"The design is revolutionary. I'm sure we'll see copycat designs surfacing to flatter the Asetek engineers. Performance is excellent, this pump should be able to handle the most taxing of watercooling circuits.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | August 24, 2005 - 03:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you can fit all 125mm (5 inches) in, the CNPS9500 LED will certainly satisfy you. X-Bit Labs has the numbers to show just how well this thing cools.
"We would like to introduce to you a real masterpiece of the air cooling art designed by Zalman. This new baby, which was first showcased at the Computex 2005 has now reached our lab and simply impressed us with its cooling potential.
The new VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise HSF uses vapor chamber technology instead of traditional heat pipes to cool the CPU and comes fitted with a low-speed, ultra low-noise fan.