Today we are having our first contact with Phononic, a newcomer in the PC cooling market. Their first and currently only CPU cooler, the HEX 2.0, is a very surprising and unique product. It looks like a relatively small tower cooler, yet it has an integrated electronically controlled TEC (thermoelectric) heat pump that is controllable via software.
Antec sent us their entry-level model EarthWatts Green PSU rated at 380W. Billed as an eco-friendly alternative to the usual budget PSUs, Antec boasts about the reduced energy costs...
Martin Kaffei on 10/2/2010
The Silent Pro series is one of the best-known series power supplies from Cooler Master, previously covering range from 500 to 700 watts. The range has now extended to...
Martin Kaffei on 9/5/2010
Water cooling is typically seen for an enthusiast, requiring pumps, reservoirs, tubing, know-how, and a cautious mind not to spill water all over your precious components. The benefits...
Ian Cutress on 8/4/2010
Although many users are currently looking for smaller power supplies below 500W, there still is a demand for stronger ones, particularly if you are a gamer with Triple-SLI or...
Jarred Walton on 7/7/2010
Seasonic recently released their latest foray into the retail PSU market, the X-Series with 80 Plus Gold certification. As one of the highest efficiency power supplies on the market...
Martin Kaffei on 4/13/2010
I'm trying my hands at a new feature here on AnandTech called This Just In.The idea is simple: when something that's not under NDA shows up at my doorstep...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/25/2010
Loyd builds a small form factor, high performance, low power gaming system. Is it worth the effort and the cost?
Loyd Case on 1/27/2010
Enermax has launched two new PSU series, both with 80 Plus Gold certification. High efficiency and silence combine to create some of the best PSUs we've ever tested.
Christoph Katzer on 1/19/2010
In his first article on AnandTech, Loyd Case takes us through building his first Windows Home Server out of components he had laying around the Case House.
Loyd Case on 12/2/2009
We all know most users don't actually need the latest 1000W+ power supplies, and so we put together a roundup of twelve "sensible" PSUs. If you need a new...
Christoph Katzer on 2/20/2009
Antec sent us the successor to the well regarded Nine Hundred chassis. As one of the largest case manufacturers in the world, many are interested in seeing how...
Christoph Katzer on 2/13/2009
If you're looking for something unusual in terms of case aesthetics and design, Silverstone's Raven might be the type of bird you'd like to find tapping on your chamber door.
Christoph Katzer on 2/6/2009
PC Power & Cooling is one of the oldest names in the power supply business, and one of the major innovators. What goes into making quality power supplies? Our...
Christoph Katzer on 1/23/2009