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Overclockers Hideout Nitro Watercooled Case Review

Techware Labs has just posted a review of the amazing watercooled case from Overclockers Hideout.

The Nitro system is OCH's (Overclockers Hideout) latest addition to their line of watercooled cases and is one of the nicest looking. The entire system is enclosed in the Cooler Master ATC210 Case with blue front door and side window. It offers a watercooling solution in a mid sized tower which would look nice in any environment. Of course being watercooled the entire system is very silent thanks to the Enermax adjustable fan on the radiator.
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NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 Overclocking

At Planet Savage they have just posted a GeForce4 Ti 4200 overclocking article.

This article takes a look at a 128MB GeForce4 Ti 4200 and experiments with some clock speed settings to find out which plays a bigger role in the GF4 Ti 4200's overall performance. The question comes up again: Fill Rate or Memory Bandwidth? Which should I overclock more, the core or the memory?
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Thermaltake Volcano 9 Review @ Overclocker Cafe

By: Array

Overclocker Cafe pipped us at the post on this one... We were shooting for an exclusive of the new Volcano 9 cooler from Thermaltake except they managed to get their review out a couple days before us - Our review will be up before much longer!

 

The base of the Volcano 9 measures 10mm thick. As we noted above, in the center of the base is a circular copper insert. Copper has a higher thermal capacity than aluminum but it doesn't dissipate the heat as quickly as aluminum does. That is why you see so many performance oriented heatsinks being a mix of copper and aluminum in their construction. The copper insert was smooth and flush to our eye and finger. We placed it onto a piece of stained glass to check for any imperfections. None were found.
More information at Overclocker Cafe.

 

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Thoroughbred Overclocking Discussion

By: Array

I have finally returned home from my adventures in Taiwan and Singapore for this years Computex computer expo, but now it's back to work and to start I'll give you guys some news. AMDmb have an article discussing the overclocking ability of the new AMD Thoroughbred processors. The article gives a good indication of what we can expect in terms of overclockability from the new line of 0.13 processors from AMD.

 

Based on the other results I have seen on the Athlon XP 2200+ processor, I surely have to admit that my results are atypical from what you should expect if you got your hands on a first run processor, or if the retail processors that reach the market are the same as the ones reviewer's received. You could find yourself with a processor that overclocks only 25 MHz, like the folks at Anandtech, or you could get one that overclocks to about 2 GHz, like the one at HardOCP. It is even possible that you get one that can go beyond the 2.1 GHz that I reached in this article.
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