Cases, Cooling & PSU News - Page 17
Cooler Master introduces MasterWatt power supply series
Cooler Master have decided to celebrate their 25th anniversary by expanding their 80PLUS Bronze certified MasterWatt range. These new power supplies offer an improved modular design, enhanced cables, and an innovative semi-fanless system.
The MasterWatt range is symbolic for delivering impressive performance while maintaining cost efficiency. These PSU feature a quiet Silencio model fan that has established a reputation for noise reduction thanks to its swept fan blades and LBD bearings. Improved components allow the MatterWatt range to operate without a fan for up to 15% of rated output wattage. Cooler Master have also revised all the cables to accommodate larger cases, this has resulted in improved cable management and cables are 14% longer than previous generations.
Available in 450W, 550W, 650W and 750W, these new models will be released at the end of October 2017.
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NZXT introduce the GRID+ V3 fan controller
NZXT have added the latest addition to their GRID+ family, the GRID+ V3 is the perfect balance between technology and cooling that provides a smart solution for advanced digital fan control.
"Finding the right mix between cooling and noise reduction can be complex and time-consuming, even for experienced builders. GRID+ V3 provides a smart solution for advanced digital fan control using our intuitive CAM dashboard. We're also introducing Adaptive Noise Reduction, allowing you to reduce fan noise up to 40%. With GRID+ V3, you won't have to choose between silence and cooling-you'll get the perfect balance of both." says Johnny Hou, NZXT's founder, and CEO.
The GRID+ V3 monitors fan noise levels, CPU and GPU load, and system temperature that is utilized by CAM. CAM software is them able provide the optimal thermal profile with the lowest possible fan noise to provide cooling efficiency without excessive noise. Supporting up to 6 separate channels, GRID+ V3 will automatically detect 3-pin and 4-pin connected fans, allowing for effortless installation. Physically, the GRID+ V3 features a slim profile, measuring only 15mm in height and includes a magnetic backing for easy installation, even behind most motherboard trays.
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NZXT announce their all-new H Series cases
NZXT have announced their all-new H Series PC cases, available in three variants- H700i, H400i and H200i, the H Series allows NZXT to showcase their new approach to modern PC building that incorporates NZXT latest technology and quality.
"We designed the H Series as a new approach to PC building. We want to make creating extraordinary PCs achievable and fun for everyone. PC builders should be able to benefit from the same features and design across different form factors. That's why all three cases in the H Series share the core smart features, modern design, and beautiful craftsmanship that are our vision for modern PC building," says Johnny Hou, NZXT's founder, and CEO.
The H700i a mid-tower ATX case, the H400i is a mATX case and the H200i is a compact ITX case. All models include an elegant tempered glass panel, Premium all-steel construction and available in four color combinations- Matte Black/Black, Matte While/Black, Matte Black/Red and Matte Black/Blue. The PSU shroud hides a quick-release 2.5" SSD while The H Series also supports additional 2.5" behind the motherboard tray and mounting for traditional 3.5" drives.
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Thermaltake's new Toughpower Grand RGB Platinum PSU
Thermaltake have announced the release of their new Toughpower Grand RGB Platinum series power supply range, the latest addition to their power supply family features a 256-color Riing 14 RGB fan that is capable of 5 lighting modes and even features built-in memory function to remember your previous lighting settings.
The fully modular designed power supply is available in 850W, 1050W and 1200W outputs and is 80PLUS platinum certified. Thanks to the PCB layout with PFC and LLC integrated circuits, the Toughpower Grand RGB Platinum series is able to efficiently reduce ripple noise and provide improved voltage rail control.
Backed with Thermaltake's 10-year warranty, the Toughpower Grand RGB Platinum series power supply range is an excellent choice for users who demand superior performance and quality, but also want to express themselves with RGB lighting.
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EKWB releases two new slim radiators in 140/280mm
EK Water Blocks has just announced they've released two new slim radiators, with the CoolStream Slim 140mm and 280mm radiators ready for a new breed of watercooled gaming rigs.
The new EK-CoolStream SE 140 and EK-CoolStream SE 280 will allow EKWB to fill gaps in their product stack between the high-performance and larger radiators, with the new slimmed down models for smaller/trickier to build PCs. There are plenty of case manufacturers moving towards the 140mm fan form factor, so EK is staying ahead of the curve with the new CoolStream Slim products.
EK's new CoolStream Slim radiators are exactly 140/280mm in width, so they will fit perfectly into a 140mm fan spot in your case. The new radiators continue the slick EK-CoolStream design, with a black/silver style that looks slick as hell. The square housing has been evenly coated with black matte paint, while the fins feature a super thin layer of black coating for a super-clean look.
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EK Water Blocks has new terminals for multi-GPU setups
EK Water Blocks continues to forge forward as the world leader in high-end liquid cooling products for the PC, with their latest release in new terminals for multiple Full-Cover GPU water blocks.
EKWB's new design is more minimalistic than previous units, with the terminal featuring an engraved EK logo... and that's it. EK has redesigned the X-series terminals in the form of connectivity, with all of the ports being flush with the body of the terminal. This means that there's no more recessed ports, so there's no need to buy more extender fittings.
The new X-series terminals do everything their predecessor did, but were redesigned with some of the quirks ironed out. The design is more streamlined with the single EK logo, with options for Parallel or Serial terminals for connecting up your EKWB Full-Cover GPU waterblock with the new Terminal X-series. EK has used X-number labeling as a way to work out which GPU waterblocks that are a certain terminal can connect. EK-FC Terminal X2 S can connect up two GPU watrerblocks, in Serieal configuration for example.
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Lian Li release the small and versatile PC-Q38 case
Lian Li have announced their latest small form factor PC-Q38 Mini-ITX chassis, featuring high-quality aluminium materials, windowed side panel and a simple, yet beautiful design, the PC-Q38 is the perfect choice if you find the PC-Q37 is too big for your needs.
The PC-Q38 is built for versatility, rubber-padded aluminium feet alllow for the PC-Q38 to be converted from a tower orientation, to a desktop. An optional bracket allows a choice between SFX and ATX power supplies, again displaying the versatility on offer.
Despite the PC-Q38's light, yet spacious appearance, there is ample room for water cooling. A 240 mm radiator, graphics card up to 315mm long and CPU cooler up to 145 mm all have no trouble housing inside for your high-end building requirements.
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ENERMAX introduces the RevoBron power supply range
Today ENERMAX have launched the RevoBron power supply range. This 80PLUS bronze PSU range is packed with features such as DFR self-cleaning technology and Coolergenie 2-in-1 fan controller that allow the RevoBron to power gaming systems, multimedia systems and home theater systems.
The RevoBron is equipped with a Twister Bearing fan which produces extremely quiet cooling. Complimented with ENERMAX's DFR self-cleaning technology, this allows for the PSU fan to perform a self-cleaning cycle for 10 seconds upon startup, eliminating accumulated dust and increasing the life of your PSU.
Coolergenie is an intelligent 2-in-1 fan controller that features 2 useful functions, semi-fanless mode and fan-delay. Semi-fanless mode allows users to adjust fanless settings for system fans while fan-delay can keep your system fans active for up to 60 seconds after you have turned your PC off, removing any residual heat.
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Phanteks release the Eclipse P300 case
Phanteks have introduced their newest addition to the Eclipse series, the P300. The P300 is the perfect choice for quality, budget friendly builds. Featuring a full-metal exterior and tempered glass side panel, the P300 is the definition of quality without compromising style.
The P300 includes a new power supply shroud that houses not only the PSU, but also 3.5" drives and cabling. This creates a clean and appealing interior to compliment its sleek exterior. The P300 is equipped with some pleasant features including easy cable management tools, AIO watercooling support, dustproof interior, full length GPU support and RGB lighting.
Available now, the Phanteks Eclipse P300 case is priced at $59.99.
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ENERMAX release the EQUILENCE, a high-end silent case
ENERMAX have launched their new premium ATX mid-tower silent chassis, the EQUILENCE. Thanks to the use of high density insulation foam, the EQUILENCE is able to provide unparalleled silent performance. Featuring 4mm full-view tempered glass panel, this chassis is able to house 9 fans and multi-radiator support for liquid cooling enthusiasts.
The EQUILENCE excels in regards to liquid cooling, with the capability to mount a radiator in 4 different locations (front, rear, top and side). This allows for great flexibility when building custom loops. The open layout inside the case allows for up to 9 fans to be mounted, this increases ventilation to aid cooling without the unwanted noise thanks for the EQUILENCE's high density insulation foam.
To complete the sleek appearance of the EQUILENCE, this modern silent case incorporates LED lighting surrounding the I/O and ENERMAX logo as power-on indicator on a glossy finish front panel, which perfectly blends elegant aesthetics with practicality. Allowing up to 175 mm CPU coolers, up to 420 mm video cards, and space for 2x 3.5" drives and 6x 2,5" drives, this chassis has ample room where it matters most.
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