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SilverStone shows off micro-STX case, beefy PSUs at CES 2018

By: Steven Bassiri | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: 1 week ago

CES 2018 - SilverStone is going into SFFPCs strong with their VT03 Micro-STX case. The Micro-STX form factor allows for desktop CPUs and MXM based CPUs to work together in a very tiny case.




Many Micro-STX motherboards have external PSUs, just as a notebook would, but they carry desktop sockets and MXM card slots, so they can offer high performance computing. The VT03 had an ASRock LGA1151 STX motherboard with a GTX 1070 MXM GPU loaded into it.




SilverStone also showed us two beefed up Strider Platinum 1000W and 1200W PSUs, both are rated 80 Plus Platinum. They are both single rail PSUs, which makes them great for overclocking. They are also are fully modular, which is great for cable management and modding.

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Lian-Li debuts new O11 Dynamic and O11 Air PC cases

By: Steven Bassiri | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: 1 week ago

CES 2018 - Hot on the heels of the RGB LED craze, Lian-Li is kicking things up a notch with the introduction of two new PC cases with some stellar aesthetics.




The new O11 Dynamic is the first one we will talk about, and it's designed to maximize case performance as well as aesthetics. The O11 Dynamic uses SECC, Aluminum, and temperature glass for build materials. It and supports three 3.5" drives and up to 5 2.5"SSDs. You also get support for up to nine 120mm fans and two 140mm fans.




Lian Li teamed up with overclocker Der8auer and XFastest to custom-mod this monster PC case. We get custom Bitspower watercooling, a bunch of RGB Bora fans, and some amazing water cooling bends. The front reservoir is also custom. The O11 Dynamic will cost $129.99.

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DEEPCOOL reveals new RGB AIO liquid CPU cooler

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago

CES 2018 - DEEPCOOL has revealed its new AIO cooler with RGB lighting at the trade show in Las Vegas - the Captain 240EX RGB.




The Captain 240EX RGB (what a name!) is a closed-loop liquid CPU cooler with (you guessed it) a 240mm radiator and dual fans. The company also launched the TR4 version of the AIO cooler, which can be used with more CPUs including the latest hardware from Intel and AMD.


RGB lighting adorns the Captain 240EX RGB that can be customized and controlled on-the-fly by software or directly with a controller. DEEPCOOL is also offering a custom "Electro Limited Edition" version of the cooler that comes in ivory or ebony, and will be purchasable in May 2018.

Cooler Master reveals new cooling solutions at CES 2018

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago

CES 2018 - Cooler Master shows off its new range of thermal solutions at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.




The latest coolers from Cooler Master include the MasterAir G100M air cooler, which uses the company's unified Heat Column design to ensure your CPU stays nice and cool while under load. The G100M is a low-profile cooler that also features smart add-ons like thermal detection and RGB lighting.


Cooler Master with 25 years of innovation in thermal design and production, unveils a wide range of cooling products that is set to redefine liquid and air cooling. There is the revolutionary design in heat transfer with the Heat Column that allows exceptional performance in low-profile coolers. Smart features such as thermal detection and addressable RGB LED in liquid and air coolers offer users many options from Cooler Master. And increase co-development cooling products, puts Cooler Master at the forefront of thermal design.

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Corsair unveils 'world's most amazing PSU' the new AX1600i

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: 1 week, 6 days ago

CES 2018 - Corsair has come out swinging at CES this year, unveiling a beasty new PSU in the AX1600i, something the company is calling the "world's most amazing PSU".



Corsair's new AX1600i is a 1600W power supply if you haven't noticed already, besting their industry-leading (and my GPU test rig PSU) AX1500i. Corsair's new AX1600i offers better efficiency, ripple suppression, lower noise levels, and improved voltage regulation.


The new AX1600i is physically smaller than the AX1500i, which is a huge beast, with the AX1600i coming in at 200mm x 150mm x 86mm and weighs 2.65kg.

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DEEPCOOL unveils their new QUADSTELLAR beast gaming PC case

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Dec 30, 2017 1:32 am

DEEPCOOL has unveiled what they're heralding as the world-first smart PC case that allows gamers to customize RGB lighting and heat dissipation systems through an app you can load on your smartphone.




The new QUADSTELLAR case not only rocks a super-stylish design, but it can house some of the highest-end PC compeonts in the world, including a huge E-ATX motherboard and multi-GPU set ups. It'll also handle high-end PSUs for all those graphics cards and cooling components, with four independent compartments to "eliminate inter-compartment heat dissipation interference to achieve maximum cooling efficiency".




DEEPCOOL built the next-gen QUADSTELLAR gaming PC case for enthusiasts, with their new app letting people enjoy dynamic management of the lighting inside of the case, heat dissipation, and active thermal control components.


Here's what the DEEPCOOL app is capable of:


  • Customizable RGB Lighting System to create a gamers' exclusive gaming atmosphere
  • Adjustable fan speed to achieve an optimal balance between speed and noise
  • Intelligent temperature control, featuring higher accommodation and cooling performance.

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SilverStone announce new Primera PM02 mid-tower case

By: Shaun Grimley | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Nov 30, 2017 12:43 pm

In a highly-competitive market of mid-tower cases, its easy to get lost in the vast range of products on offer. SilverStone have added to the sea of products with upcoming release of the Primera PM02 case, this mid-tower case features your typical tempered glass side panel, great connectivity and a hypnotizing front design, but doesn't stand out from the crowd.




Featuring a mesh-like front, that is both bold yet aesthetically pleasing in appearance, the Primera PM02 is available in two color options- black with red highlights, or white with black highlights. The appearance is finished off with a full-sized tempered glass panel that looks fantastic.

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Sharkoon release the S1000 Micro-ATX case range

By: Shaun Grimley | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Nov 24, 2017 3:45 pm

Sharkoon have introduced two new micro-ATX cases, the compact S1000 and S1000 Window. If you guessed that the only difference between the two models is an acrylic side window? You'd be wrong, slightly. The S1000 Window features an acrylic side window as well as a pre-installed 120mm blue LED fan on the rear of the case. The S1000 range is set to include an integrated shroud for power supplies and hard drives, creating clean and elegant look for your build.



Both case versions include a removable dust filters and pre-installed 120mm fan at the front for air intake, behind those fans is sufficient room for a 240mm radiator or if the 5.25" drive bay is removed, the S1000 can house a 280mm radiator. The front panel is home to a traditional setup that includes two USB 3.0 ports, microphone and headphone connectors. The S1000 can house a CPU cooler up to 155mm high with the S1000 Window able to house 150mm high. Both version can hold up to 400mm long graphics cards and fit 2x 2.5" SSD's and 2x 3.5" HDDs.

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FSP release 2000W dedicated mining power supply

By: Shaun Grimley | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Nov 24, 2017 2:39 pm

For all the miners out there, FSP understand your needs, and have became the first to release the FSP2000-A0AGPBI 2000-watt power supply that is dedicated to mining. The FSP2000-A0AGPBI features a few, well... more than a few, 16 sets of PCI-E 6+2 PIN slots that allow for 16 graphics cards to me powered by this single PSU.




This 80PLUS platinum certified is an industrial grade power supply that has passed high temperature and humidity tolerance, overvoltage, overcurrent and long-term operation tests to ensure this PSU can handle the harshest severe mining environments. This PSU also utilizes a unique active PFC (Power Factor Correction) circuit design with its high-load electrical components that is exceptional for high wattages applications.

EVGA reveal the DG-7 mid-tower gaming PC case range

By: Shaun Grimley | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Nov 21, 2017 10:50 am

EVGA have introduced their latest mid-tower case range that is designed with aesthetics and functionality in mind, introducing the DG-7 range. With the ability to include tempered glass panel for up to 3 sides, the DG-7 range offers a vast range of options and designs that create a great all-round case.



The DG-7 range is all about options, with the ability to mount your GPU vertically that can be displayed via your tempered glass panel, full RGB control thanks to the DG-7's control board that can sync up your systems RGB lighting and small additions that allow for a versatile build such as PSU shroud, built-in cable management and hidden hard drive trays. While K-Boost allows for optimum performance at the press of a button, this button allows for easy overclocking of your CPU and GPU to achieve the most out of your system.

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