Cases/Cooling/PSUs

With the ever-raging debate about the correlation of high thermals and the performance throttling of M.2 SSDs being a hot topic, Cryorig intends to unveil an interesting and aggressive styled M.2 SSD based cooling solution at Computex 2018: the Frostbit M.2 SSD Cooler. The Cryorig Frostbit M.2 SSD Cooler is the first mass-manufactured M.2 cooler to feature a dual stacked heatpipe design and carries a weight of 56 g and a maximum thermal dissipation rating of 12 W. 12W is well past what any conventional SSD is capable of outputting, so with good contact this cooler will certainly be overkill. Those worried about obstruction from large GPUs especially the ones directly slotted above the M.2 slot, the larger copper heatpipe on the Frostbit allows for...

Value Cooling: Two Towers for under $30

Thermalright and Scythe introduce tower CPU cooling at a bargain price. The Thermalright MST-9775 and Scythe Katana are compared to the best we have tested.

28 by Wesley Fink on 1/23/2007

Tuniq Tower 120: Air Cooling to the Max

Our first look at CPU cooling compares a stock heatsink/fan to the Sunbeam Tuniq Tower 120. Are there really any performance differences that justify the cost?

50 by Wesley Fink on 1/15/2007

Micro-ATX Cases - Shoebox Showdown

Small factor cases are finally starting to get almost everything right... but what makes one better than.

37 by Joshua Buss on 1/2/2007

A Trio of Thermaltake Towers

Three of the latest cases from world-renowned case maker Thermaltake compared in detail. Which one best fits your needs?

43 by Joshua Buss on 8/16/2006

Evolution of Lian Li's SOHO Server Cases

Ever thought about what a premiere case for people looking to build a personal server would look like? Lian Li sure has.

25 by Joshua Buss on 5/16/2006

Zalman HD-160 and Accompanying Products

We had a unique chance to look at several of Zalman's latest goodies, but most importantly, the all-new HD-160 HTPC case.

48 by Joshua Buss on 3/31/2006

Clash of the Titans - TT Tai Chi vs. CM Stacker 830

After comparing three cases in the budget, value, and premiere price brackets, how do two of the most expensive cases on the market stack up?

56 by Joshua Buss on 2/23/2006

Price-Point Comparing Three-Way Case Shootout

Three good cases from three respectable manufacturers...is the price premium of the Antec P150 really worth it? We shall see.

68 by Joshua Buss on 1/13/2006

HTPC 4-Way Roundup

With the surge in the desire to base an entertainment center around your PC, we're finally starting to see some really nice HTPC cases. So, just how nice are...

26 by Joshua Buss on 11/22/2005

SilverStone SG01B

Another MicroATX compatible case – are good looks alone enough to justify the relatively expensive price of this sleek box?

18 by Joshua Buss on 10/26/2005

Mid-Tower Mega Roundup

So many good cases out there by several top-notch manufacturers. Which one should you give your hard-earned money?

48 by Joshua Buss on 9/8/2005

Lian Li F1: The Desk As the Computer

An amazing, all aluminum, no-compromise workstation for the serious enthusiast.

52 by Joshua Buss on 8/7/2005

Aspire X-QPack: A Lanparty Dream

Strange name, serious case. This case packs quite a punch for a low cost SFF housing.

66 by Joshua Buss on 7/2/2005

Ahanix MCE601

A close look at a rare, but beautiful HTPC case.

17 by Joshua Buss on 5/5/2005

Lian Li PC-60Plus

An update to the original PC-60 case design, Lian Li has added a handful of new features to introduce to us the PC-60 Plus mid-tower chassis.

43 by Purav Sanghani on 2/26/2005

Antec Performance One

In our first look at a mid-tower design from Antec, we look at their P160 aluminum chassis.

53 by Purav Sanghani on 2/13/2005

NZXT Nemesis and Nemesis Elite

After their first case, the Guardian, NZXT has taken some time to make various changes and improvements to create a new breed of their themed chassis, the Nemesis.

53 by Purav Sanghani on 2/5/2005

Value Case Roundup: A Look at the Affordable

We've been so occupied looking at all of the new, expensive PC cases that we almost forgot about those consumers who are looking for something with the right features...

58 by Purav Sanghani on 2/1/2005

December 2004 HTPC Case Roundup

In our first ever HTPC case roundup, we look at models from CoolerMaster, SilverStone Technology, Ahanix, and NMediaPC to see which will help complete that home theater look for...

34 by Purav Sanghani on 12/27/2004

MGE Viper: Another Xtreme Gamer Creation

With gaming chassis rolling out in the dozens, we look past the MGE Viper's factory modifications to decide whether its features and functions will keep us happy.

41 by Purav Sanghani on 12/18/2004

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