Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 11, 2006 - 12:30 PM | Jonathan Hung
There's a nice review of the Silver Stone LC20M HTPC case. For the money, no one else makes a nicer HTPC enclosure than Silver Stone.
"The VFD, IR, power LED and HDD activity LED are all behind the acrylic strip beside the drives. The LEDs that were chosen for this case do not fit well, as they are bright blue and very noticable from your sofa. Even behind the darkened acrylic, I found them to be distracting when watching a movie in a dark environment.
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Ever thought that your power supply might be bad or causing some problems for your system? This quick tester will easily tell you if your PSU is bad or good to go for under $20.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 4, 2006 - 11:13 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Seasonic has abandoned Dr. Cable in lieu of cable sleeves, and has seriously increased the number of connectors on the PSU. Drop by SPCR to see all the changes the S12-330 Rev A3 has incorporated.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 4, 2006 - 07:42 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
PC Stats reviews S3's latest PCI Express card, the Chrome S27. At only $80 US, it is a very affordable solution to anyone looking to run Vista and mid-range games. It is a far superior card to their last offering, even coming close to a 6600GT in some cases. Keep your eye on their upcoming projects.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 4, 2006 - 04:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
3DVelocity took on the task of rounding up some of AC Ryan's best modding tools and add ons, and gathered them together for your pleasure. All you need is a case you like to start with, and with the help of AC Ryan, it can look like almost anything, and you can add funcionality as well.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 3, 2006 - 04:20 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
"The biggest problem is of course the content.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 3, 2006 - 03:37 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fremont, CA (May 3, 2006) — Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECSÂ®), the world's leading computer hardware and notebook manufacturer, today announced sponsorship of a series of large scale LAN parties in North America this spring/summer. As a part of the efforts to support the gaming community, ECS Elitegroup has been involved in gaming events of various sizes in the past 2 years.
'When we decided to launch the Extreme series of motherboards, we were also ready to engage with the gamers immediately.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 3, 2006 - 03:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 2, 2006 - 11:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Bethesda's newest installment to the Elder Scrolls has taken the lead in video card abuse. It pushes even the newest hardware to it's limits, when you enable all the bells and whistles. AnandTech takes it for a spin to see what the current generation of cards can do.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | May 2, 2006 - 07:48 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Zone begins a series of articles on Magneto-Optical storage technology. Not many have heard of it, and even less use it; but that is no excuse not to learn about it.