Small size, big fan, low cost ...

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 22, 2007 - 02:34 PM |
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The most noticeable feature of the NorthQ Giant Reactor 1kw ATX PSU is the 135mm fan which takes up the entire bottom of the PSU.  That lends credence to it's claims of silence, and the pair of 12V rails with 35A each make it seem powerful.  Join Overclock3d in their full review, and a reminder why buying a power supply from a little known company might not be your best move.

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Look over there ... it's Ultra Bay!

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 21, 2007 - 05:03 PM |
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The Soundgraph UltraBay is a multifunctional display that takes up two 5 1/4" bays, and offers an amazing variety of display options.  Head over to techPowerUp for the full review, you can't really grasp what this display can do without seeing it in action.

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Manufacturer: BFG Tech
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Features and Specifications

In addition to high-end video cards, BFG offers their own motherboards and power supplies. Check out our review to see how BFG’s new 1kW PSU handled our battery of tests.

OCZ Announces the Extremely Versatile Vindicator Premium CPU Cooler

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 20, 2007 - 05:34 PM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-February 20, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, Inc. a worldwide
leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory,
today announced the OCZ Vindicator CPU cooler, an enthusiast-grade thermal
solution for the latest high performance processors. The Vindicator can be
used as a passive or active cooler depending on the needs of the enthusiast.


A case for the racing fan

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 19, 2007 - 12:42 PM |
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The InWin F430 is indeed themed off of the Ferrari model, and that caught the attention of Think Computers. Sporting a very bright red finish and a sound effect when you first start the machine up will get racing fans eyebrows up. Add to the creative exterior a very roomy interior with removable hard drives and 120mm fan cooling and this is more than just a gimmick case. No word on how temperamental it makes your PC.

'When I hear F430 I instantly think of one of my favorite exotic cars, the Ferrari F430.

Unusually powerful, but still the same size

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 16, 2007 - 04:00 PM |
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When you are picking up a high powered PSU, of 1kW or so, you may notice that it is longer than the power supplies you are used to.  Some are large enough to give troubles installing it in certain cases.  OCZ comes through with their ProXStream 1000W PSU, and HotHardware has the review.  It will fit in your case, and the 4 12V rails with 20 amps each will keep your graphics happy.

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Manufacturer: Thermaltake
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Introduction and Features

The Toughpower 850W is targeted towards high-end power users and gamers who want a power supply with plenty of reserve capacity that is very stable and efficient. And our testing substantiates those claims!

The current King of the Coolers

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 14, 2007 - 02:08 PM |
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The Thermalright Ultra-120 is the cooler to beat.  You have probably seen it's name in mentioned in most heatsink reviews, sitting beside temperatures that are lower than whichever heatsink was being reviewed.  PC Apex reminds us why it is so powerful, it weighs over 700g, is almost 6.5" tall and 5" thick on it's wider side. 

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What to do when your graphics system wants 600W on it's own

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 13, 2007 - 06:31 PM |
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You may have noticed in Ryan's review of the XFX 8800 GTX XXX, that the card demands more than 300W to run, and you can double that in an SLI rig.  Bottom line is that a 600W PSU will not be enough, and 700W probably won't be either.

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This cooler stands tall among the competition

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 13, 2007 - 12:53 PM |
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Rosewill is probably not the first name that jumps into your mind when you think of CPU coolers, but over the past 3 years they have had some successes.  Overclockers Online discovered that their new RCX-Z775-EX is another one.  Coming within a few degrees of the performance of the might Thermalright Ultra-120, and doing it very quietly is not easy.  There is one thing to keep in mind, this cooler stands about 5 1/2 inches tall, so make sure your case is wide enough t