Waterblocks - DIY, Premade & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 22, 2004 - 06:20 PM |

Over at procooling.com, there is a member by the name of #rotor.  If you are into watercooling, the name is probably familiar, and here is #rotors latest project, with plans on his website, and at procooling too.

'In the style of open source software, #rotor has produced a thriving community of "open source" shade tree machinists by making his waterblock de

AMD Launches the AMD64 Masters Group

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 22, 2004 - 06:57 AM |


NAB, LAS VEGAS, NV-APRIL 20, 2004-AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the formation of the AMD64 Masters Group comprised of digital production masters from the entertainment industry. Members include Grammy Award-winning and nominated audio professionals Phil Ramone, Elliott Scheiner, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg, Rory Kaplan, Chuck Ainlay, Fred Maher, and Robert Hill and Dan Gregoire of JAK Films, pre-visualization supervisor for Star Wars: Episode III.
Source: AMD

How hot was it ... & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 21, 2004 - 06:46 PM |

We all know it gets hot inside a PC, but it isn't always easy to know exactly how hot or where exactly the hotspots are.  Maybe you are just wondering if the OC you have managed means you should get a fan for your northbrige, or Hedgehogs for your VRAM.  Well, how about this handy little tool, the Raytek MT4 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometre.

"For computer users heat can be anything from a minor byproduct to a brick wall that halts our overclocking plans dead, and how you deal wi

Source: 3DVelocity

Personal Cooling, Heatsinks, Cases & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 19, 2004 - 04:16 PM |

As we head into summer, temperatures are rising, and the new hardware you bought over the winter may start heating up, unless your air conditioning is set to deep freeze.  Here are a few links to get the heat away from your components, and out of the PC.  Of course moving all that hot air may turn your computer area into a mini sauna.  Well, here is an accessory from ThermalTake that our friends at overclockercafe reviewed.  The XJOG USB Fan/Light Accessory ca

ATI Joins ACON4: World's biggest gaming event just got bigger

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 17, 2004 - 11:05 AM |

We just got word that ATI has joined up with Abit on the ACON4 tourny!

 April 12, 2004 Spanning 20 countries and territories, ACON4 is 2004's largest gaming event. Now, ABIT is proud to announce that graphics leader, ATI Technologies, has joined ACON4 as a major sponsor.

Source: Email

Liquid refreshments for your PC & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 16, 2004 - 02:03 PM |

Well, it's Friday, and if you are like many of our pond's members, your thoughts are turning to liquid refreshments.  Well, here's a liquid you can't drink, but the possibilities it allows may keep you thinking for a while.  It's called ANSUL® SAPPHIRE™ and is available from Tyco Fire & Security, a small pdf i

Source: Slashdot

Thermalright SP-97 & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 15, 2004 - 07:16 PM |

The ThermalRight SP-97 ...

Artic Silver 5 & More

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 14, 2004 - 04:22 PM |

Here are the stats for Artic Silver 5, and a few new case offerings.  Some are pre-modded, and some, like the SpecialTech i-Tee are simply built to make modding as easy as possible.

Arctic Silver 5 · Thermal Conductance: 350,000W/m2 °C (0.001 inch layer) · Thermal Resistance: 0.0045°C-in2/Watt (0.001 inch layer) v · Average Particle Size: 0.49 microns <0.000020 inch · Extended Temperature Limits: Peak: —50°C to >180°C Long-Term: —50°C to 130

HP aims to ship 11 million notebooks in 2004 &more

Subject: Cases and Cooling | April 13, 2004 - 02:45 AM |

With sales last year nearly doubling over previous year, Hewlett Packard is looking for more of the same in 2004

Quote: "Hewlett-Packard (HP) now expects to sell 11 million notebooks in 2004, a 10% jump from its earlier target of 10 million and an increase of close to 70% from the 6.5 million it shipped in 2003, according to sources at HP's contract makers in Taiwan."

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