Cases/Cooling/PSUs

NZXT has announced its Kraken G12 mounting kit, which is designed to allow video cards to mount a closed-loop liquid cooler. In junctionwith a cooler, the adapter can significantly decrease GPU temperatures and improve cooling of VRMs; it is compatible with various coolers and cards. Closed-loop liquid cooling systems (LCSes) for CPUs have gained popularity among enthusiasts in the recent years due to high efficiency amid relatively small dimensions. But while high-performance GPUs have higher TDPs (and therefore greater heat generation) than advanced CPUs, few LCSes can be attached to graphics cards out of the box. Some companies (e.g., Corsair) offer special adapters (brackets) to make their liquid coolers compatible with popular graphics boards, but NZXT is the one of a few vendors to offer...

Athlon Cooler Roundup (March 2000)

Three new heatsinks have made it into our labs since last month's roundup. Looking to cool that Athlon of yours? Read on to find out if the...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 3/13/2000

Athlon Heatsink Roundup (February 2000)

A comparison of ten Athlon heatsinks available, with a special focus on high performance heatsinks suitable for overclocking

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 2/21/2000

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