Cases/Cooling/PSUs

SilverStone has introduced its new PCIe x16 riser card for M.2 SSDs. The SST-ECM23 risers are aimed at those who want to maximize the efficiency of their SSD cooling, or just install more SSDs into spare PCIe x16 slots. As SSDs have transitioned from 2.5-inch drives to M.2 sticks, cooling high-end drives has been a sometimes uneasy prospect. The M.2 form factor along with NAND die stacking allows for a rather dense collection of electronics, and as high-end SSD controllers get more sophisticated, their heat dissipation has been increasing as well. To that end a number of companies (including ADATA, Cryorig, EKWB, and SilverStone, just to name a few) have released heat spreaders and even active cooling systems for M.2 drives over the past few...

Magnets, How Do They Work? A Maverick / Streacom Prototype

If channeling Insane Clown Posse in the title was not enough, how about a fully configurable chassis where the user can move everything to every location inside the chassis...

17 by Ian Cutress on 6/14/2018

Streacom DA2 Fanless: The All-Aluminum Silent Chassis

Before Computex we reported on Streacom’s latest creation, the DA2. This is an all-aluminium chassis aimed at small form factor systems but with a key twist – the rails...

7 by Ian Cutress on 6/13/2018

FSP Readies Cannon: a 2000 W PSU for Mining and Extreme Desktops

FSP is well-known for high-quality moderately-priced power supplies but is not particularly known for high-wattage units. At last year’s Computex the company demonstrated a PSU that could output 1400...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2018

The BitFenix Formula Gold 650W PSU Review: Balanced

Today we are taking a look at the Formula Gold 650W power supply from BitFenix, a high-performance unit that trades modular cables for a lower retail price. The CWT-made...

16 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/13/2018

Enermax Readies Sub-$100 PC Case with Addressable RGB Lighting

Customizable RGB lighting is now featured on virtually all PC components aimed at enthusiasts. At Computex, a manufacturer told us that RGB-equipped products outsell non-RGB products 7 to 3...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2018

Afox and Qdion Have 3kW PSUs for Cryptocurrency Miners

With GPU cryptocurrency mining apparently here to stay, over the last couple of years hardware vendors have begun developing mining-optmized (or at least branded) gear for miners. This of...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2018

GIGABYTE Expands Aorus Range to PSUs with AP750GM and AP850GM

After launching their high-end gaming-focused Aorus sub-brand a couple of years ago, GIGABYTE has continued to invest in the brands over the years with new products and branching into...

1 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2018

Be Quiet!, Threadripper: The Dark Rock Pro TR4 HSF Is Here

AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper made quite a splash in the industry with its massive core count and a server-class TDP. Building a system based on such a processor seems alluring...

8 by Anton Shilov on 6/8/2018

Deepcool & Gamerstorm Add to CPU Liquid Cooler Lineups with Castle 240/280 RGB and Captain 240 Pro

Deepcool & Gamerstorm have released three new CLC coolers in the Castle 240mm and 280mm and the Captain 240 Pro. Both CPU coolers have RGB LED fans and some...

1 by Joe Shields on 6/6/2018

Deepcool Unveils Matrexx Series Cases: ATX size, Fits E-ATX boards, $40-$90

Deepcool has unveiled a new series of cases named Matrexx at Computex 2018. The Matrexx series of cases comes in three SKUs, Matrexx 55, 70, and 75. Deepcool calls...

12 by Joe Shields on 6/6/2018

Lian Li Launches Strimer RGB PSU Cable

Modern enthusiast-grade PCs can have RGB LEDs in almost all components — from motherboard, to memory modules, to SSDs. Meanwhile, one of the things that is not RGB-lit in...

6 by Anton Shilov on 6/6/2018

Going BIG: EVGA’s SuperNova 2000W G+ Power Supply

For the systems that run many big PCIe accelerators, multiple processors, and also power a small heating system, EVGA is producing the power supply for you. Coming in at...

6 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

EVGA Next-Gen Power Supply for SFX: Supernova 650 GM

Also on EVGA’s Power Supply list was this little 80 PLUS-rated Gold unit. The aim here for a super small set of power supplies for 450W, 550W, 650W. Obviously...

1 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

Corsair adds RGB Flare and More Glass To Obsidian 500D: 500D RGB SE Is Born

Corsair, not resting on their laurels, has announced an updated 500D from its beloved Obsidian series. The standard 500D aluminum plate has been replaced with a piece of smoked...

1 by Joe Shields on 6/5/2018

Corsair Introduces New SF Series and Vengeance Series Power Supplies

Corsair unveiled two new additions to its line-up of computer power supplies. The SF Series of 80 PLUS Platinum lands with 450W and 650W models while the ATX size...

1 by Joe Shields on 6/5/2018

EVGA Super G7 1000W Power Supply: Going for Small

One of the interesting things out of EVGA is their upcoming Super G7 power supply line. It is built on a new power supply platform that looks at making...

4 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

Riotoro Announces 1200W 80+ Gold Power Supply

Riotoro announced a large capacity high-efficiency PSU at Computex named the Builder Edition 1200W. Riotoro pegs the power supply as being ideal for cryptocurrency mining, data servers, or extreme...

0 by Joe Shields on 6/4/2018

Riotoro’s Project Morpheus Case Changes Shape to Fit Your Build

Case and accessory maker Riotoro has been churning out impressive, often budget-friendly products for years. But here at Computex 2018, the company seems to raise its profile with a...

5 by Joe Shields on 6/4/2018

Apexgaming Unveils X-Mars and Hermes Tempered Glass Chassis

Apexgaming, known for manufacturing gaming cases, power supplies, and other computer peripherals, recently announced two reddot design award winners in the X-Mars full-tower E-ATX gaming chassis and the mid-tower...

5 by Joe Shields on 6/4/2018

Corsair Announces Crystal 280X RGB Case: Micro-ATX

Today, Corsair has announced the latest addition to the Crystal Series in the 280x RGB. Corsair describes the Micro-ATX chassis as having massive cooling in a small case. The...

3 by Joe Shields on 6/4/2018

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