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Cooler Master HSC-V83 X-Dream SE HSF Review

Cooler Master HSC-V83 X-Dream SE HSF Review

It wasn't too long ago that we looked at the Cooler Master X-Dream heatsink. It showed a lot of promise and wasn't nearly as loud as some of the others on the market. But what happens when they decide to take this same design and make it out of copper? Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the new Cooler Master X-Dream SE and gives you an answer to this very question! | Mar 27, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Mini HSF Roundup - Spire vs Thermal Integration vs OCZ

Mini HSF Roundup - Spire vs Thermal Integration vs OCZ

We recently got a new batch of coolers in for testing, so what better way to bring you what's hot than to let them all go head to head? So come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he pits some of the market's newest coolers against one another. Some of the results may just surprise you a little! | Mar 15, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Zalman ZM50-HP VGA Heatpipe Cooler

Zalman ZM50-HP VGA Heatpipe Cooler

After all the buzz about the new Zalman heatpipe coolers for the high-end video cards, there were some of those less fortunate who were feeling just a little left out. But fear not! Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Zalman ZM50-HP VGA Heatpipe Cooler. It features the same quiet cooling method as the larger models but is made for those who are still using a low-end video card. Can it still maintain good results in a smaller package? Lets find out! | Mar 8, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Zalman ZM80A-HP VGA Heatpipe Review

Zalman ZM80A-HP VGA Heatpipe Review

We've been hearing about these Zalman Heatpipe coolers for the video cards lately, so it is time to see what they are all about. In a nutshell, they are claiming to be able to give sufficient cooling for performance video boards without the use of a fan. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at both the installation and performance of the Zalman ZM80A-HP VGA Heatpipe and finds out the final answer... can this contraption really work? | Feb 14, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Antec Hard Drive Cooling System (HDCS) Review

Antec Hard Drive Cooling System (HDCS) Review

Every time you turn around these days, hard drives are getting faster and faster. At speeds of 7200 RPM common and higher speeds peeking around the corner, cooling of these vital components is becoming more important than ever. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Hard Drive Cooling System (HDCS) from Antec. Since we already know that cooling the drives is essential, it is time to see if this device can carry the load! | Feb 6, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Rheobus Round Up

Rheobus Round Up

With case modding becoming the way of the future, several manufacturers have come up with retail Rheobus units to meet the high demands of the enthusiast. What used to be a DIY (Do It Yourself) modification has now become a monstrously successful product line of its own. But how can we tell what works and what doesn't? To help answer this question, we'll be joining Shawn "Toxic" Baker as he takes a look at five of the most popular brands currently on the market. After all, its YOUR hard earned money that we're talking about here! | Feb 3, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Case Modding, Sunbeam Style

Case Modding, Sunbeam Style

Computer case modding has became so popular that it has featured in the world's largest newspapers, captivated many users worldwide, and changed the marketing strategy direction of many mobo and graphics card manufacturers to please the growing enthusiast market. Today Shawn "Toxic" Baker gives us a run down of a company who is dedicated to the case modding user, Sunbeam in Taiwan - and we aren't talking about the Kettle and Toaster makers either before you ask! | Jan 28, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Swiftech MCW50-T - GPU Cooling Oasis

Swiftech MCW50-T - GPU Cooling Oasis

Swiftech have been around in the processor cooling business for many years now. Today they produce coolers that are air, water and thermoelectric in nature. Follow Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the MCW50-T thermoelectric water cooling GPU kit for ATI and nVidia based graphics cards! | Jan 10, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Vantec Nexus Multi-function Panel

Vantec Nexus Multi-function Panel

How many times have you wished that you could just plug in that extra USB device without having to crawl around behind your system case? If this sounds like you, then come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Vantec Nexus Multi-function Panel. It offers this very capability and a whole lot more. Can it hang with the needs of an enthusiast? Lets find out! | Jan 3, 2003 11:00 pm CST

Antec PlusView 1000 AMG Enclosure Review

Antec PlusView 1000 AMG Enclosure Review

It wasn't too long ago that any PC you looked at had a very drab and common appearance. Since that time, more manufacturers than ever have jumped aboard the "Looks Cool" bandwagon. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Antec PlusView 1000 AMG case that falls into this new category for enclosures. Though Antec has been making high performance cases for some time, can they now do it with style? Let's find out! | Dec 21, 2002 11:00 pm CST

Cooler Master HAC-V81 XDream HSF Review

Cooler Master HAC-V81 XDream HSF Review

It seems that every time you turn around, someone has another HSF to offer. To be honest, it is getting harder to tell which are good and which are not. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Cooler Master HAC-V81 HSF, or XDream for short. Our friends in Hong Kong have thrown together another in a long line of sinks, but this one costs a lot less than some others available. Could this low cost cooler be right for your rig? Lets find out! | Dec 13, 2002 11:00 pm CST

TherMagic CPU Cooling System (CCS) Review

TherMagic CPU Cooling System (CCS) Review

With processors continuing to gain in speed and power, heat issues are requiring more consideration whether you choose Intel or AMD. To maintain an acceptable level of cooling, many people have turned to alternative cooling methods. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at one such method, the fully enclosed TherMagic CPU Cooling System; or CCS for short. Let's see if it has what it takes to handle the load! | Dec 12, 2002 11:00 pm CST

Swiftech MCX462+ Heatsink Review

Swiftech MCX462+ Heatsink Review

For some, the purchase of a heatsink is a way to try to keep the cost of your new rig down. But for those who actually care about the internals of their system, there is Swiftech. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the highly vaunted Swiftech MCX462+ heatsink. Most of us already know that they're good, but many don't know just how good. It's time to put some numbers to this legendary cooler! | Nov 26, 2002 11:00 pm CST

Xoxide LL60 Case Review

Xoxide LL60 Case Review

Almost all of us would like to have a modified case, but not all of us have the time or skills to pull off a professional looking job. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes at the Xoxide LL60 Enclosure. Based on the vaunted Lian-Li PC60 case design, the folks at Xoxide can feel your pain and try to make something special out of something already special. Let's see if they can pull it off! | Nov 1, 2002 11:00 pm CST

Sky Hawk USA Jupiter Case Review

Sky Hawk USA Jupiter Case Review

So you want an aluminum case but you don't have the time or skills to modify it properly. What are you to do? Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Sky Hawk Jupiter Case. It offers an aluminum construction, factory mods and some other items that make it an intriguing enclosure. But of course, we'll also be looking at it's cooling potential and everything else that we can think of. Come see if this is the case for you! | Oct 27, 2002 11:00 pm CST

Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 HSF Review

Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 HSF Review

After looking all over the place for coolers that don't cost a fortune, we have managed to find a company that deals in cheap HSF units. But we need more than just a low price. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 HSF. While the entry price is one of the best available, we'll be taking a closer look at the performance of this little thing. If we can match performance with a low price, we'll have a definite winner on our hands! | Oct 26, 2002 11:00 pm CDT

Ahanix dboX Case Review

Ahanix dboX Case Review

With so many choices out there for enclosures, it is beginning to get difficult to choose. Come join Tio Chaharbaghi as he takes a look at the Ahaniz dboX Case. It has features and looks combined, but how can it handle the demanding stresses that we put on it? Come see for yourself! | Oct 20, 2002 11:00 pm CDT

Neng Tyi Nexus KN02 HSF Review

Neng Tyi Nexus KN02 HSF Review

For those who have been asking for inexpensive heatsinks for your systems, take a peek here as Mike "Darthtanion" Wright takes a look at one of the cheapest coolers to recently hit the market. Of course, inexpensive doesn't take away the necessity for reasonable performance. We've put this Nexus cooler through the standard gauntlet to see if it will suit the needs of those looking for a more reasonably priced cooling solution. Let's see how it fared against some other low-cost sinks! | Oct 20, 2002 11:00 pm CDT

Antec Performance Plus 660AMG Case Review

Antec Performance Plus 660AMG Case Review

With many cases becoming more pleasing to the eye, what is a manufacturer to do to try to stand out from the crowd? Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a peek at the Antec Performance Plus 660AMG enclosure. With the reputation of Antec, we can't wait to see what they have in store for us this time. Come find out if they can live up to their past endeavors! | Oct 9, 2002 11:00 pm CDT

Topower 520watt Power Supply Review

Topower 520watt Power Supply Review

Power supplies are usually one of the most underestimated components in a system. Recently, however, there has been a lot of testing with the PSU because many systems have cratered due to insufficient power. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a very hard look at the Topower 520watt PSU. With multimeter in hand, he tackles the burning question of "Can this PSU really do 520?" Come see for yourself! | Sep 23, 2002 11:00 pm CDT

Lian Li PC6089 Aluminium Case Review

Lian Li PC6089 Aluminium Case Review

For those looking for an enclosure that says "I've got it all together", there is Lian Li. They have become known for both quality and looks in nearly every model they design. Come join Aaron "FragMan" Clegg as he takes a look at one of their newest offerings, the PC6089. With a track record like Lian Li has, it will be tough to keep up the good work. Let's see if they can do it one more time! | Sep 18, 2002 11:00 pm CDT