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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 thermal pads as well as silicone fixtures and is designed to keep these drives from overheating and and performing more consistently under high loads The majority of client SSDs these days use an M.2-2280 form-factor, as this is the largest drive that most desktops and virtually all notebooks can accommodate. By contrast, M.2-22110 drives are somewhat more common for server/workstation-grade drives, as those systems have more space and there's a need for features such as power loss protection. Nonetheless, there's still some overlap with enthusiast-class desktop boards, which can include an M.2-22110 slot or two just...

Best PC Power Supplies: Holiday 2019

Now that you've picked out your CPU, it's time to start picking out the rest of your system components. And perhaps the most humble but overlooked of these components...

29 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/28/2019

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...

73 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...

52 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...

25 by Anton Shilov on 6/17/2019

Seasonic Readies Fanless Prime 700 W 80Plus Titanium PSU

Seasonic demonstrated its upcoming Prime 700 W Titanium Fanless power supply at Computex. The PSU carries an 80Plus Titanium badge and will enable PC makers or enthusiasts to build...

11 by Anton Shilov on 6/14/2019

MSI Demonstrates MEG Alchemy 700X: A Curved Gaming PC Case

Curved gaming monitors have captured a rather notable market share in the recent years, so MSI decided to build an open-air chassis for PCs that would match design of...

35 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

Spotted at Computex: A White and Pink AIO LCS from ID Cooling

The PC enthusiast crowd these days is extremely diverse. Nowadays these people are looking not only for extreme performance, but also for personalized and stylish looks. As a result...

14 by Anton Shilov on 6/10/2019

Corsair's Hydro X: Making Custom Loop Water Cooling More Mainstream

During Computex 2019, jack-of-all-trades manufacturer Corsair unveiled its brand new range of liquid cooling products to the world with its new Hydro X series. As the demands on current...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/7/2019

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