So, a heat spreader isn't good enough for you?!?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 11, 2007 - 02:06 PM |
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The Inquirer reminisces about the days before the the heatsink, when a heatspreader was all a CPU needed.  Now we are placing 1lb blocks of copper on the CPU's, and they are only getting hotter, especially with work on 3 dimensional processors.  Find out what the future may hold.

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Manufacturer: Zalman
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The premium HD160XT Home Theater PC enclosure features an elite 7” LCD touch-screen display, elegant audiophile styling, excellent airflow, along with an impressive suite of software. Awesome!

A summer treat for your RAM

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 3, 2007 - 03:28 PM |
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3dGameMan takes a look at CoolIT Systems RAM Fan.  An aluminium housing clips onto the same notches that the RAM clips attach to, with one 60mm fan rated at 17.74 CFM
@ 4200 RPM and 31.6dBA.  While it does help keep the RAM cooler than it would be without the extra airflow, the performance doesn't blow 3dGameMan away.  As well, the instructions are a bit vague, and if you don't install it properly, you can damage your RAM, as you can see in the article.

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Turns out the green is mostly envy

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 3, 2007 - 01:29 PM |
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The Ultra X-Pro 600W EE is the next PSU to face [H]ard|OCP's electrical obstacle course.  With an 85% efficiency sticker (at 300W load), and a 135mm fan it does fit the bill as an energy efficient PSU.  It's 600W total may be why it has an odd classification at SLIZone when it comes to powering an SLI setup.  Find out what happened when [H] stressed it out (though it's not as nifty as what Lee did to the Miller Electric).

"This Ultra PSU falls into a category that is drawing more

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Manufacturer: Miller Electric
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If you are looking for the biggest, baddest, power supply on the planet, then we have an exclusive review for you! But you better have a truck, a couple of strong friends, and very deep pockets.

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Manufacturer: Thermalright
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The new HR-03 Plus is designed specifically for 8800 video cards and uses 6 heat pipes and a larger base plate to efficiently cool NVIDIA's massive GPU.

Over 3 Cubic feet of case

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 29, 2007 - 02:07 PM |
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PC Apex reviews the Lian-Li PC-343B

Modular Cube Case, an 18"x18"x18" case.  With all that space, you can pick up bolt-on modular add ons to increase the usefulness of the case, you aren't stuck with a default configuration for your fans, water cooling, HDD cage and other features.  Head on over to take a look at this case, it can fit a beer fridge in the unused space,

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Manufacturer: Enzotech
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Features and Specifications

The Enzotech Ultra-X is a large down-draft CPU cooler that performs very well and comes with a powerful Delta fan that can easily be tamed with the included variable speed controller.

Shoving heatpipes in a PSU

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 27, 2007 - 12:11 PM |
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The Zalman ZM-600HP 600 Watt Modular Heatpipe Cooled PSU is under review at futurelooks.  It has some nice features including 4 12V rails, modular cabling, and protection for just about any fluctuation in temperature or voltage.  It is also fairly quiet, sitting at about 45dBA, thanks to it's 120mm fan and heatpipe cooling.  Auto-sensing 115 or 240 V is also

Source: futurelooks

Have box, will travel

Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 26, 2007 - 05:15 PM |
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HotHardware has posted a review of a case just perfect for LAN parties, the Thermaltake LANBOX.  From the integrated handle to the ability to handle micro and miniATX motherboards.  There is enough space to fit a RAID in, as well as some well thought out cooling, that make the case for this enclosure.  The only drawback they found was that the front aluminium panel is attractive, but

Source: HotHardware