Cases/Cooling/PSUs

As users are becoming more and more aware of how PSUs operate and what the real energy requirements of their systems are, sales of high wattage units decrease in relevance to middle range units. Many manufacturers realize that and they began marketing high performance products of reasonable power output and pricing instead of focusing their efforts on high output units. In that light, EVGA expanded their very popular G2 PSU series downwards, adding 550W and 650W models to it. EVGA's G2 series is synonymous with the excellent balance between cost, quality and performance. We have seen their capabilities in our review of the 850W version. After all, there is good reason why the Super Flower Leadex platform is so popular. The new 550W and 650W...

Antec CES Suite Tour

The story of Antec of the past few years has been rather curious. Five years back, it seemed like just about everyone was using Antec cases and power supplies&hellip...

5 by Jarred Walton on 1/14/2015

be quiet! CES Suite Tour

One of the companies I visited is a company that's perhaps a bit less well known in the US, be quiet! (I joked with the representatives that they should...

5 by Jarred Walton on 1/14/2015

Corsair HX750i Power Supply Review

Today we will look at the latest revision of Corsair's HX series, the HX750i PSU. Corsair came a long way since their first PSU, the HX520W, with the HX750i...

31 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/14/2015

New at CES 2015: CoolChip Technologies and Cooler Master Join Forces

Even though I follow the air cooling market, I perhaps do not follow it in extreme detail, but a couple of years back we saw a new form of...

14 by Ian Cutress on 1/12/2015

Cooler Master at CES 2015: Reorganization with a Surprise

When I met with Cooler Master at Computex 2014, the company at the time was discussing the fact that they had lost their focus over the past few years...

8 by Ian Cutress on 1/12/2015

As mainstream as it gets: Corsair announces the Carbine 100R case

Two years ago, Corsair released the Carbide 200R and the $59 case proved to be a remarkable budget-friendly solution. Back then we were wondering "how low can you go"...

13 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/6/2015

Corsair Debuts the Hydro H110i GT AIO Cooler and HG10 N780 Edition GPU Cooling Bracket

Corsair decided to up the stakes in the AIO liquid cooler market and is releasing the Hydro Series H110i GT cooler, an upgraded version of the H110 that we...

12 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/6/2015

SilverStone Raven RV05 Case Review

Today we are having a look at the Raven RV05, an atypical Midi-ATX case from SilverStone with a rotated motherboard tray and a unique visual appearance. It is the...

29 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/24/2014

PSU Buyer's Guide: Holiday 2014

In this Holiday Buyer's Guide, we will be evaluating and recommending desktop PC power supply units. We should clarify that the selection of a PSU is based on parameters...

21 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/3/2014

Zalman's Future May Not Be That Bleak After All

It appears that Moneaul's multi-million dollar fraud will not be driving Zalman to bankruptcy after all. Word comes that the Korean courthouse handling the case has decided that Zalman...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/24/2014

Cooler Master V1200 Platinum Power Supply Review

Cooler Master is one of the oldest and most reputable companies that offer advanced cooling and power solutions. If you are a PC techie, chances are you've owned at...

28 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/21/2014

Corporate Fraud Drives Zalman to Bankruptcy

This month is not starting very well for technology enthusiasts. Most of us have fond memories of Zalman, a company that has been producing advanced cooling solutions since 1999...

51 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/6/2014

FSP Aurum PT 1200W Power Supply Review

Today FSP Group is launching their newest and most advanced PSU to date, the Aurum PT 1200W. The 80 Plus Platinum certified unit has been designed to compete with...

13 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/16/2014

Antec EDGE 550W Power Supply Review

Today we are looking at Antec's latest PSU series, the EDGE, which the company markets as "the pinnacle of power supplies". Bold statements aside, only medium capacity units are...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/3/2014

Corsair AX1500i Power Supply Review

For those that do will not settle for anything less than the best, Corsair has their gigantic AX1500i power supply. This is their new 1500W flagship behemoth, and it's...

53 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/11/2014

Seasonic Platinum SS-1050XP3 & SS-1200XP3 Power Supply Review

Very powerful PSUs may not be all that useful to most users, but they certainly are the pride of any company. Today we're looking at the new pinnacle of...

39 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/3/2014

Zalman Reserator 3 Max Dual CPU Cooler Review

Zalman sent us their Reserator 3 Max Dual CPU cooler, which is a rather interesting device. It's an all-in-one liquid cooling solution that Zalman advertises as the "Ultimate Liquid...

52 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/19/2014

Corsair Carbide Air 240 Case Review

With compact cases and SSFs being all the rage nowadays, today Corsair is launching the Carbide Air 240, a cubic Micro-ATX case designed to fit powerful PC hardware. As...

61 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/15/2014

be quiet! Power Zone 850W CM Power Supply Review

be quiet! is a German company that specializes in low-noise computer PSUs and coolers, and they are slowly making their way into the North American market. Today we have...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/14/2014

Pairing with a Game: Thermaltake announces Urban S71 World of Tanks Edition

The concept might come across and something strange. If a hardware manufacturer creates a product with a video game tie-in, then the product might only appeal to those that...

4 by Ian Cutress on 8/6/2014

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