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New Alpenföhn Triglav CPU cooler holds "biggest heatpipe" record

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Euro based mob EKL is readying up a pretty beefy looking CPU cooler under its Alpenföhn brand for release early next month, the Triglav. While looking like your traditional tower-style design, it's very non traditional in the sense that it uses whopping 10mm-thick heatpipes (!!); three of them.

 

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The heatpipes are made of nickel-plated copper and make their way through 46 aluminum fins that are arranged in a turbulence-inducing pattern (improving heat dissipation, thus giving the ability to safely lower fan speed).

 

The fan included with the Alpenföhn Triglav is 120mm in size, a "Hydro Bearing" fan operating between 850 and 1500RPM via PWM (with up to 21.4dB of sound output).

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BitFenix is back in black with the Merc series mid towers

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BitFenix is back in the limelight with yet another mid-tower chassis launched today that is aimed at the budget gaming crowd.

 

Dubbed the Merc, it comes in two variants - the Alpha and the Beta. Both cases are coated black inside and out, running measurements of 439 (H) x 190 (W) x 490 (D) mm. There is room to accomodate up to three 5.25" devices and there are seven 3.5" bays + 1x2.5" bay internally.

 

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The top mounted I/O panel has four USB 2.0 ports, headphone and mic jacks. Both versions of the case ship with a 120mm fan at the rear, but the "Beta" model is capable of taking on another five, while the Alpha can take up to eight fans total (you can see the mounting holes and mesh grills on top in the pic).

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Thermaltake's Dr. is now performing PSU checkups

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If you're one of the many PC enthusiasts that wants to know the ins and outs of their PC's health at all times to ensure continuous optimal behaviour, a new device Thermaltake has launched today should gain interest pretty quickly.

 

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In their second iteration, Thermaltake has today introduced the Dr. Power II universal power supply testing device, a handheld unit aimed at enthusiasts and gamers wanting to check up on the health of their system's power supply with great accurary and ease.

 

The Dr. Power II sports an LCD screen that can report the values of the individual rails on any given power supply along with the output levels on all other relevant connectors including 8-pin CPU, 24-pin mobo, 8-pin PCIe, MOLEX and SATA plugs.

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Cooler Master intros Hyper 612 S/PWM and GeminiII S524 CPU Coolers

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Cooler Master has added three new CPU coolers to its lineup today, with two high performance models being only mildly different to each other in the Hyper 612 PWM and Hyper 612S, along with the release of the GeminiII S524.

 

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The Hyper 612S/PWM models are based around the traditional tower design, measuring 140 x 128 x 163 mm with a weight topping about 910g. They sport a copper base with six uniquely oriented heatpipes that are said to help the heatsink give maximized heat dissipation at lower fan speeds. The all-copper pipes pass through the base then along the length of the airflow optimized fin stack.

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Corsair releases modular versions of its TX V2 series PSUs

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Corsair has just rolled out modular versions of its popular value-friendly TX V2 line-up launched back in February this year.

 

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The new all-modular range (with the exception of the attached, fully sleeved ATX 12V cable) come in four variants - the TX550M, TX650M, TX750M and TX850M with very respectable RRPs (USD) of $109, $129, $149 and $169, respectively.

 

The units are all 80 PLUS Bronze certified, delivering a minimum of 85% efficiency at 50% load level. They are also capable of full continuous power delivery at 50° C.

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Thermaltake's Bigwater LCS lineup makes a return

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Thermaltake is making another splash with its LCS (Liquid Cooling System) "Bigwater" product lineup, today announcing the new Bigwater A80, Bigwater 760 Plus and also a new LCS version of the Level 10 GT.

 

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The liquid cooling system in the new Level 10 GT LCS comprises all inclusive drive bay unit with a slim copper based waterblock. The P500 pump is capable of pushing 500 litres an hour which is a part of the preinstalled drive bay unit along with a 12CM LED fan and the reservoir.

 

More on the Level 10 GT LCS here.

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Cooler Master's much anticipated COSMOS II pictured

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In case you weren't already aware, Cooler Master are paving way for the return of COSMOS, their widely loved, iconic enthusiast tower chassis of years past. All the attributes we loved about the COSMOS are said to be remaining, with a ton of exciting new features added into the mix.

 

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Now we can get an even better idea of what to expect from the COSMOS II, thanks to the folks over at TPU posting up a number of images of what looks to be a very close to final form version of the chassis.

 

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The case remains true to the original with its suspended box shape design, albeit a little more curvey this time around, and is roughly the same overall size, but adds all the good stuff expected from a high end tower of today including USB 3.0 ports, touch sensitive buttons, accommodation for 2.5-inch SSDs and a smarter cooling sub-system arrangement.

Continue reading 'Cooler Master's much anticipated COSMOS II pictured' (full post)

BitFenix listen to their fans again - Shinobi Window White Edition is coming

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If you'd be sold on BitFenix's Shinobi Window in all-white attire, then ready up the pennies, because a special edition is coming to North American shores July 20th.

 

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This popular, clean looking, well featured, super low priced (for what it offers) mid tower is one of Bitfenix's more successful cases released thus far, and from listening to many folks writing in requesting an all-white version of the case, Bitfenix deliver!

Continue reading 'BitFenix listen to their fans again - Shinobi Window White Edition is coming' (full post)

Prolimatech's Megahalems is back in black

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Prolimatach have proven several times over that they know what their doing when it comes to designing a solid air cooling solution for your hot headed CPU, with the Megahalems being worthy of sitting atop their pedestal.

 

With that said, the design principals behind the Megahalems have aged a little now versus what else is on the market; but rather than let this iconic name die off, they've given Megahalems a new lease of life by re-working the base design, making a few tweaks here and there and kicking it out as a new Megahalems "Black Series" edition, which as the name suggests, means you get a sexy new breed of this high end cooler in black coated attire.

 

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While measuring in the same as the original at 130 x 158.7 x 74 mm (LxWxH) and with the same six nickel-plated copper heat pipes passing through the base, the new model sports a grainy black coating which increases surface area (vs the polished glossy type) and wider compatibility for all current as well as pre-gen AMD/Intel platforms. You also have the option of strapping one or two 120mm or 140mm fans of your choosing on the beast that is the new Megahalems Black Series.

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Deal of the Day: Panamax MFP-400 2-Outlet Flat-Panel Power Conditioner for $49.99 with FREE Shipping

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Crutchfield - $150 off! Panamax MFP-400 2-Outlet Flat-Panel Power Conditioner for $49.99 with FREE Shipping!.

 

Offer: Panamax's MFP-400 line conditioner/surge suppressor for flat panel TVs is just $49.99, a full $150 off their regular $199.99 price. It protects from both spikes and brownouts, with two fully isolated outlets, and has a lifetime $5,000,000 connected equipment warranty, and a lifetime warranty on the unit itself. You get 4 pages worth of Crutchfield CableLabels and Crutchfield lifetime tech support too.

 

PANAMAX MFP-400 LINE CONDITIONER DEAL

 

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