Cases/Cooling/PSUs

At an event for gamers in Leipzig, Germany, Arctic demonstrated a prototype of one the industry’s first partially-passive cooling systems for AMD’s Threadripper processors. The Freezer 50 TR is a sizable heatsink-fan cooler that is specifically designed to be able to cool a Threadripper processor passively under low loads, allowing its fans to be turned off to minimize noise. And while it looks extremely big and will be an interesting challenge in fit in most modern PC cases, having cooler that can run noise-free under light loads certainly comes with its advantages. The construction of the Arctic Freezer 50 TR generally resembles that of other so-called “mega coolers”. The Arctic Freezer 50 TR is comprised of two massive aluminum radiators outfitted with eight thick heat...

ID Cooling Unveils IS-30 Low-Profile 30-mm Cooler for 100 Watt CPUs

ID Cooling has introduced its new CPU cooling system for ultra-thin computers, such as those that come in thin mini-ITX or mini-STX form-factors. The IS-30 cooler is only 30-mm...

11 by Anton Shilov 6 days ago

Akasa's Turing: A Passively-Cooled Chassis for Intel’s Bean Canyon NUC

Akasa is prepping an aftermarket chassis for Intel’s 8th Gen "Bean Canyon: NUC systems. The Turing chassis will allow Intel’s NUC 8 ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) computers to be converted...

31 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2019

Asetek Launches 690LX-PN Cooler for Xeon W-3175X: Up to 500 W

Asetek has introduced one of the industry’s first closed-loop liquid cooling solutions specifically designed for Intel’s 28-core Xeon W-3175X processor for extreme workstations. The 690LX-PN cooler can dissipate up...

16 by Anton Shilov on 1/30/2019

Noctua's New NT-H2 Thermal Compound

Noctua has today unveiled its new NT-H2 thermal compound, as well a new cleaning solution with the NA-SCW1 cleaning wipes. The NT-H2 looks to improve upon the already existing...

35 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/29/2019

CES 2019: Deepcool Unveils 280W Capacity Assassin III Air Cooler

In a world where closed-loop liquid cooling systems have become a default choice for enthusiast-class PCs, the evolution of air coolers has inevitably slowed down. Nonetheless, there are manufacturers...

37 by Anton Shilov on 1/18/2019

CES 2019: $900 InWin 928 Chassis for Intel's 28-Core Xeon W-3175X

The emerging category of extreme workstations has brought with it a new market for larger PC cases better suited for housing this high-end equipment. To that end, at CES...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2019

CES 2019: FSP's Cannon 2000 Watt Power Supply

When you build a cannon of a system, perhaps with dual processors and four graphics cards and lots of RGB, then something needs to power it. FSP has just...

12 by Ian Cutress on 1/10/2019

CES 2019: Liquid Cooled Power Supplies from FSP, up to 1200W

A few years ago I remember visiting a company at the Computex trade show that was showing off a prototype liquid cooled power supply. At the time I said...

19 by Ian Cutress on 1/9/2019

CES 2019: Lian Li’s Limited Edition LANCOOL ONE, Champagne Edition

When a PC technology company plays in a competitive market, where margins are tight, there are kudos all around when a product becomes overly successful and gets all the...

8 by Ian Cutress on 1/8/2019

CES 2019: Riotoro’s Morpheus Convertible Case, Growing & Shrinking

One of the features of the modern PC trade show is that someone somewhere is going to show off a chassis that either does something crazy, looks crazy, or...

7 by Ian Cutress on 1/7/2019

EKWB Reveals Velocity: A Water Block for Custom LCS with RGB Lighting

Custom liquid cooling systems are built by hardcore enthusiasts who want to get absolutely no-compromise style and performance. Meanwhile, one of the trendiest features for enthusiasts introduced in the...

3 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2018

Enermax Unveils 500W-Capable LiqTech II LCS for Mainstream CPUs

Enermax has introduced its new family of all-in-one liquid cooling systems (AIO LCS) for mainstream and high-end desktop CPUs. Capable of dissipating upwards of 500W of heat, the LiqTech...

12 by Anton Shilov on 12/10/2018

SilverStone Shrinks Depth of Strider Platinum PTS PSUs: 1.2kW at 140mm

SilverStone this week introduced a duo of short-depth high-wattage PSUs. The founding members of the new Strider Platinum PTS family, the just-launched 1000W and 1200W power supplies are only...

3 by Anton Shilov on 12/7/2018

AMD Launches Limited Edition Ryzen MAX CPU Bundles

AMD has started selling select Ryzen processors in special limited-edition Ryzen MAX bundles. This holiday season the company will offer its Ryzen 5 2600X MAX and Ryzen 7 2700...

12 by Anton Shilov on 11/26/2018

Best PC Power Supplies: Holiday 2018

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...

9 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/21/2018

Seasonic To Increase Power Supply Prices In United States Next Month

In a bit of an unusual move, Seasonic is announcing in advance that they intend to increase the prices of most of their power supplies in the United States...

24 by Anton Shilov on 11/7/2018

The Be Quiet! Straight Power 11 750W PSU Review: Excellent Quality, But Not Quiet

In today's review we are taking a look at the latest Straight Power 11 series from Be Quiet!, a German manufacturer. The Straight Power 11 units are not the...

11 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/7/2018

Corsair Unveils Hydro H100i & Hydro H115i RGB Platinum LCSes with Mag Lev Fans

Corsair on Thursday introduced two new closed-loop CPU liquid cooling systems, both of which feature its magnetic levitation fans and RGB lighting. The new Hydro Series RGB Platinum LCSes...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/2/2018

The Corsair SF450 Platinum SFX PSU Review: Corsair's Best SFF PSU Gets Even Better

Today we are having a look at the refreshed SF PSU series from Corsair. The company upgraded their popular SFX PSUs that now come with an 80Plus Platinum certification...

14 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/23/2018

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