BFG TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES THE WORLDS FIRST GRAPHICS CARDS WITH DIRECTX 10 SUPPORT

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 8, 2006 - 07:59 PM |
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Lake Forest, IL — (November 8, 2006) — BFG Technologies®, Inc., the leading North American and European NVIDIA® supplier of advanced 3D graphics cards, motherboards, power supplies and other PC enthusiast products, announced today the BFG NVIDIA GeForce® 8800 GTX 768MB PCI Express™ and BFG NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB PCI Express™ graphics cards, the first with Microsoft® DirectX® 10 support.


A revealing PSU

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 7, 2006 - 08:47 PM |
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Enclosing the top of a PSU in see through acrylic makes the Apevia ATX-IB 680W PSU very unique.   Don't worry about the choice of materials, it does conform to "ATX12V v2.2 spec. Stating that in the event of a catastrophic failure the
unit must protect from Flame, Charred PCB, emission of molten material, and others
".  MODTHEBOX puts it to the test, to find out if it is as stable as it is attractive.

Source: MODTHEBOX

Ready for a change of phase?

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 6, 2006 - 08:02 PM |
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When watercooling just doesn't cut it anymore, many turn to Thermoelectric cooling, like the CoolIt Systems Freezone Peltier, that Lee just reviewed.  The other choice, at least without breaking out the liquid nitrogen, is to borrow technology from refrigerators, and get into phase changing.  WaterCooling 101 has just published a guide to phase change cooling, and explain what it is and how you go about doing it.

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Introduction and Features

The Freezone CPU Cooler from CoolIt Systems combines the features of an easy to install water-cooling system with multiple Peltier devices to produce a water-chiller that can deliver sub ambient cooling to your CPU.

A big case with a watercooler

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 2, 2006 - 07:44 PM |
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The Thermaltake Kandalf has been redesigned with a liquid cooling system and given a LCS moniker.  Tweaknews was really impressed with the original design, and it seems this new incarnation has learned a lot from it's predecessor.

Source: Tweaknews

OCZ Technology Enhances the Award-Winning GameXStream with 850 Watt

Subject: Cases and Cooling | November 1, 2006 - 11:01 PM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-November 1, 2006-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and
components, today announced the addition of an 850W power supply to the
GameXStream family
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Thermaltake updates the Big Typhoon

Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 31, 2006 - 08:59 PM |
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Now ready for Socket AM-2, the Thermaltake Big Typhoon VX gives you even more control over fan speeds and noise.  It's performance blew ThinkComputers away.

Reviving the ModStream lineup

Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 30, 2006 - 08:06 PM |
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OCZ has updated their power supply line with the EvoStream series, including newer features like 600W total power and four +12V rails, perfect for newer systems, while retaining the modular design that made them popular in the past.  OC3D has a new review posted that covers all the bases of the OCZ EvoStream 600.

Source: Overclock3D

Shiny new copper heatsink

Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 27, 2006 - 07:25 PM |
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FrostyTech reviews the Antazone ASC1000 Copper heatsink, a very attractive looking cooler, and it even performs fairly well without deafening bystanders.  The copper coating makes it a good choice for modders who want people looking under the hood of their PC.

Source: Frosty Tech

A very unique case and cooling setup

Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 26, 2006 - 07:02 PM |
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It is silent, has a case made of wood, wheels on the bottom, and even gel packs to help dissipate heat from the HDDs.  Bill Todd's little project has been posted on SPCR, and is well worth a read.