Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 17, 2007 - 06:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You've got dual GPUs, and dual cores, so why not dual transformers? The Tagan EasyCon XL 700W that SPCR reviews has just that, to go with the quad 12V rails. Each can handle up to 20A (56A total) and 672W are devoted to those 12V lines. There were a few issues discovered along the lines, so keep reading before you run out and buy one.
Introduction and Overview
We have three new PSUs up for review from Ultra Products: the Ultra X-Pro EE 600W, Ultra X-Pro 800W, and Ultra X-Finity 800W. All three tested out very good and one proved to be outstanding!
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 16, 2007 - 03:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
X-bit Labs does a Thermaltake two-fer. Under examination are the Armor Jr., is a slightly scaled down Armor and the Aguila, a new design. The Armor is made of steel, which adds to the weight and stability, but gone are the detachable cages and modular front panel. The Aguila design incorporates interesting styling as extra ventilation. Both are worthy homes for good systems, so drop by and check them out.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 16, 2007 - 12:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, CA-January 15, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and power
supplies, today announced the launch of the ProXStream power supply series,
a new high performance PSU that was first showcased at the recent 2007
Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. OCZ engineered the
ProXStream to provide ample power to even the most demanding high-end
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 15, 2007 - 03:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Just about a year ago, VIA Arena looked at the first ultra mobile PC at E3 2006. Now, with multiple providers offering UMPCs, extended battery life and support for XP tablet edition and WiFi, these little guys are really coming into their own.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 12, 2007 - 04:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The VIZO Igloo allows you to jump into watercooling your CPU, with no muss or fuss. As is normal with self-contained devices, you can't really expect performance on the level of a fully designed solution, but even with that in mind Bjorn3D felt there should be more from the Igloo.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 10, 2007 - 11:58 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 10, 2007 - 11:52 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SUNNYVALE, Calif. â€” Jan. 10, 2007 â€” AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced development of DTX, an open standard specification designed by AMD to enable the broad adoption of small form factor PCs. The DTX standard will be designed to empower OEMs, ODMs, and component vendors to deliver innovative solutions to market that are smaller, quieter, and desktop-friendly, while leveraging commonalities within the ecosystem that benefit both customers and end users.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 8, 2007 - 03:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP tried the CoolIT Freezone Chilled Liquid CPU cooler, and fell in love. Not only does it have incredible cooling potential, it is fairly easy to install. The only complaint they have is that there is no way to get a GPU cooler into the loop.
You can also catch Lee's review of the Zalman Reserator 2 Fanless cooling system at the top of our front page.
Introduction and Features
The Reserator 2 is a fanless water cooling system designed for easy installation and silent operation. Come check it out as we take a look under the hood and see what makes this system tick. You may be surprised at the resultsâ€¦ :)