Cases/Cooling/PSUs

Back in December, we had the opportunity to take a look at MSI's MEG A1300P power supply, the company's latest flagship PSU. Besides offering plenty of power, the MEG Ai1300P was also MSI's first ATX 3.0 power supplies – and one of the first ATX 3.0 PSUs on the market overall. And while it was admittedly not a groundbreaking design overall, it was still a seminal work of sorts, sketching out a rough picture of what we should expect from other ATX 3.0 PSU designs, including MSI's own. The MEG Ai1300P was a true flagship PSU, for all the pros and cons that come with that. As impressive as it was overall, it was also aimed at those willing and able to deal with the...

Want a $50k Mac Pro Cheese Grater? Get a $60 PC Cheese Grater!

One of the more bemusing aspects of 2019 was the launch of the new Mac Pro. Powered by Intel’s Xeon W CPUs, it offered a range of options such...

60 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/14/2020

Taking Immersion in Gaming One Step Further: Full PC Immersion with the CoolBitts ICEbox

One of the news items that went under the radar at Supercomputing was from CoolBitts. The company focuses on fully immersed systems whereby the CPU, GPU, and all the...

31 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/30/2019

TureMetal Builds a Fanless 32-Core EPYC PC with an RTX 2070

Turemetal, a maker of cases for fanless PCs, has published photos of a passively cooled system featuring an AMD EPYC processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card...

25 by Anton Shilov on 12/30/2019

FSP to Demonstrate T-Wings 2-in-1 Chassis at CES: Two Semi-Open PCs in One Box

FSP is a relatively new player in the market for retail PC chassis, so it often goes to great lenghts to attract the attention of enthusiasts and build up...

10 by Anton Shilov on 12/20/2019

The Cougar Helor 240-360 CPU Liquid Cooler Review: A Top Tier Start In CPU Cooling

Today we are taking a look at Cougar’s colorful entry into the liquid cooling market, the Helor all-in-one CPU liquid coolers. With the new coolers that are boasting top...

21 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/9/2019

GELID Unveils SubZero M.2 XL: A DIY Cooling System for M.2-22110 SSDs

GELID has introduced a rather unusual product: an aftermarket heatsink designed for SSDs that use the server/workstation-oriented M.2-22110 form-factor. The SubZero M.2 XL aluminum heatsink is shipped with two...

16 by Anton Shilov on 12/3/2019

Arctic’s Freezer 50 TR Air Cooler w/ RGB for AMD’s Threadripper Launched

Arctic has formally introduced its Freezer 50 TR cooler for AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors, which promises to remain quiet even when the CPU gets hot. The socket TR4-only cooler...

10 by Anton Shilov on 10/18/2019

The SilverStone Strider Platinum ST1200-PTS 1200W PSU Review: Small in Size, Big on Compliance

Today we are taking a look at a special PSU from SilverStone, the ST1200-PTS. The latest addition to the Strider series appears like a typical 80Plus Platinum 1200W PSU...

24 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/11/2019

Cryorig C7 G Is A 47mm Low-Profile Cooler with a Graphene Coating, Rated for 125W

Cryorig has introduced its low-profile CPU cooling system for small form-factor PCs that can dissipate up to 125 W. Featuring a 47-mm z-height and a 97-mm depth/width, the Cryorig...

57 by Anton Shilov on 9/26/2019

FSP Launches FlexGuru 250W & 300W Modular FlexATX PSUs

FSP has introduced its first FlexATX power supplies, which will be available through retail channels and value added resellers. The FlexGuru PSUs are fully modular and are rated at...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/23/2019

The Fractal Design Ion+ 760P 80Plus Platinum PSU Review: A High-End PSU For the Mainstream Builder

Fractal Design is releasing their new high-end PSU series, the Ion+. The series consists of four units with power outputs ranging from 560 to 860 Watts, all with impressive...

27 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/6/2019

EKWB EK-FC GV100 Pro: A Water Block for Quadro GV100, Tesla V100, Titan V

Being one of the world’s leading suppliers of components for custom liquid cooling systems, EK Water Blocks on occasion release some rather exotic products. This week the company launched...

6 by Anton Shilov on 7/25/2019

ID Cooling IS-50X Low-Profile SFF Cooler, Rated for 130 W TDP

ID Cooling has introduced its new cooling system designed for small form-factor (SFF) PCs, for CPUs with a TDP rating of up to 130W. The IS-50X has a 120-mm...

13 by Anton Shilov on 7/17/2019

The Noctua NH-U12A CPU Cooler Review: Big Performance in a Small Space

Today we are taking a look at Noctua's latest tower CPU cooler, the NH-U12A. It is a CPU cooler intended to fit top-tier cooling performance into a more compact...

74 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/11/2019

EK Water Blocks Unveils EK-Vector for AMD Navi Graphics Cards

EKWB this week introduced its first water blocks for AMD’s Radeon RX 5700-series graphics cards. The devices belong to the company’s EK-Vector series products and therefore brings together more...

3 by Anton Shilov on 7/10/2019

Antec’s Blazer GT Case: A Vertical or Horizontal Chassis

Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, both tower cases and lay flat desktop chassis were fairly common. Eventually tower cases prevailed, whereas desktops that could be used...

4 by Anton Shilov on 6/25/2019

Noctua Shows Off Updated 'D Series' 140mm CPU Coolers: NH-D15 Gets A Successor

During Computex 2019, Noctua announced its plans to update its fabled D series of CPU coolers with a new design. The new, currently-unnamed coolers incorporate an extra heat pipe...

38 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/25/2019

InWin’s Alice: A Unique Chassis Made of Fabric and Plastic

Over the past few years makers of PC cases have tried virtually all materials to make their boxes: aluminum, steel, glass, various plastics, you name it. In an attempt...

53 by Anton Shilov on 6/21/2019

A Super Fanless Chassis from TureMetal: For DIY & 0 db Workstations

High-performance and DIY desktop computers use either sophisticated air or liquid cooling systems. While there are passively cooled PCs, they typically are either proprietary or work with a limited...

51 by Anton Shilov on 6/20/2019

SilverStone’s 1000W SFX-L PSU: When Less Is More

Back in the day, 1 kW PSUs were a prerogative of rather extreme high-end desktops carrying an overclocked CPU, a couple of graphics cards, several hard drives, and loads...

27 by Anton Shilov on 6/17/2019

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