Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 11, 2006 - 04:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Driver Heaven reviews a unique case offering from Newance, the Triplecone. I can guarantee you haven't seen a case that looks anything like this, so take a peek.
'For most home users, when it comes on deciding which high end computer case to buy, the greatest
factor is most probably not the efficiency of the case but the innovation of its design. Today I
have a pretty strange looking case for review from Newance, a new found company which is a
subsidiary of the large German company Listan, the Triplecone.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 10, 2006 - 01:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
FrostyTech takes a look at the advances in cooling over 2005. More than just a shootout of heatsinks, they examine what changes have been made to the way we cool our hotplates ... er ... processors. Read the article to see if you missed any products, and get an idea of what to expect from 2006.
"This article is a follow-up to the 2004 issue which looked at all the latest heatsinks and
cooling systems from that period.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 9, 2006 - 02:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Heatsink manufacturers are proud of the way they accuratly test heatsinks to ensure that they are sufficient for the various types of processors out there. In fact they are proud enough to show the various ways they test heatsinks and Thermal Interface Materials to FrostyTech.
"Have you ever wondered how a heatsink manufacturer tests its new heatsinks to ensure what you buy
will do the job?
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 21, 2005 - 01:30 PM | Jonathan Hung
Pro-Clockers takes a look at the Thermatake Big Typhoon heatpipe cooler. This heatsink is an absolute monstrosity when it comes to size, but how does it perform? nvNews tackles another Thermaltake product, the Volcano 4005. This cooler is an odd waterblock with an integrated radiator and weighs almost 1kg with a fan.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 20, 2005 - 09:40 AM | Jonathan Hung
Today we're taking a look at the ATI X1800XT and XL CrossFire cards. Performance and features look promising, but is availability and pricing haunting ATI yet again?
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 19, 2005 - 09:52 AM | Jonathan Hung
The guys over at PimpRig have posted a review of Coollaboratory's Liquid Metal thermal interface.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 15, 2005 - 03:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Procooling gives you a glimpse into the creation of a heat testing rig. See how you build a die simulator, and learn about heat transferance at the same time.
'What it comes down to is that we are perhaps moving out of a period where die simulator
advantages far outweighed their drawbacks into a time where the complexity of CPUs as heat sources
may preclude simulating them with simple copper dies.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 14, 2005 - 06:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Slim Devices Squeezebox Network Media Player lets you stream audio wirelessly. Simply set up your PC with software, to become the Slim Server and the Squeezebox will play through whatever type of speaker system you hook up. Get the full review at Think Computers.
'Media, over the past few years all different types have been flooding our lives, from music to
video we see it everyday. There are services to download music and video now. We have MP3 players
and media players.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 14, 2005 - 12:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Motherboards.org has posted a review of Swiftech's MC14 BGA Memory Heatsinks, which is a package of 8 copper heatsinks, each 14mm3. While they may not help a card that already has sufficient cooling, it may bring new life to an older card.
"While the initial gain of 8MHz isn't anything special, it still is enough to garner many an