Low Profile Socket-A/Socket-370 Cooler Roundup – December 2001

July 30, 2017

Introduction We’ve been talking about compact servers ever since we migrated to a 1U database server for the AnandTech Forums. And today, for the first time, we’re reviewing compact coolers targeted at these 1U servers. The focus of this roundup are 1U coolers for Socket A CPUs, which have higher cooling requirements than Socket 370 […]

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ThermalTake A6000B Aluminum Case: Quiet Cooling

July 30, 2017

Quick Look Thermaltake Xaser II 6000 Plus The Good + 1.0mm Aluminum Chasis + Stylish + Onboard Thermometer + Front Panel USB and Firewire + Front Panel fan control The Bad – Expensive – NO Power Supply – NO WTX form factor Introduction Cases seem to have come a long way in the last few […]

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Lian Li Launches ASUS ROG-Inspired PC-O11WGX Case: Two Chambers, E-ATX, USB-C

July 30, 2017

Lian Li has introduced its new chassis for advanced desktops, the PC-O11WGX. The company's latest case has two chambers for more efficient cooling, is compatible with motherboards in the E-ATX form-factor, can fit in nine storage devices in drive form-factor, three 360-mm radiators and has a USB 3.1 Type-C header on its front panel. Stylistically, the […]

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Lian Li Launches PC-O12 Mid-Tower: Three Chambers, E-ATX, LCS-Focused

July 30, 2017

Lian Li has started to sell its new PC-O12 chassis for high-performance gaming desktops. The new mid-tower computer case from the company has an unorthodox construction that allows fitting in motherboards that are in the E-ATX form-factor, as well as two vertically mounted graphics cards and up to eight storage devices in a 2.5-inch form-factor. […]

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The SilverStone Argon AR07 Cooler Review: Tower Cooling on a Budget

July 30, 2017

It is a fact that stock cooling solutions rarely satisfy an advanced PC user, even if the system is not intended for heavy gaming, workload, or overclocked. While stock coolers are adequate for their intended purpose, most of the time are simply too loud or the user is uncomfortable with the operating temperature of the […]

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Seasonic Demos PRIME Fanless Titanium: 600 W, 12-Year Warranty, 80Plus Titanium

July 30, 2017

Earlier this year Seasonic launched its PRIME Titanium family of 80Plus Titanium-certified power supplies, which consisted of three models ranging from 650W to 850W. Meanwhile at this year's Computex, the company showcased its expanded PRIME family with two new models carrying the same 80Plus Titanium badge: one is a 600 W fanless PSU and another […]

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Superpower Landmark KS-299 ATX Mid Tower

July 30, 2017

Quick Look Superpower Landmark KS-299 Mid Tower ATX The Good http://www.superpower.to + One screw access + Side panels + Inexpensive The Bad – Poor cooling – A thumb screw would be better Just like many other case manufacturer’s, Superpower isn’t exactly a household name. While they aren’t the largest manufacturer of cases by any means, […]

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Palo Alto Products PA-600 ATX Mid-Tower

July 30, 2017

Quick Look Palo Alto Products International PA-600 Mid-Tower ATX The Good http://www.paloaltoproducts.com + Thumb screw access + Removable Side panels + Drive rails + One Screw Motherboard    Mounting + Decent Price The Bad – Difficult to find – Poor Expansion – Noisier than ATCX When you set out to build a computer where do you […]

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A-Top AT900 Mid Tower ATX

July 30, 2017

Quick Look A-Top AT900 Mid Tower ATX The Good http://www.a-top.com + Thumb screw side panel access + Efficient cooling + Removable motherboard tray + Drive rails The Bad – Poor construction quality – Noisy – Non-removable drive bays A little while back, AnandTech took a look at the Atop Translucent X2, the first translucent case […]

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Senfu Watercooler Unit

July 30, 2017

Watercooling a CPU isn’t exactly a new idea – websites covering this topic have been online for a long time. However, the watercoolers mentioned on these sites are "do it yourself" solutions – and building such a watercooler  takes a considerable amount of time and skill. Even though some retailers have been selling single parts […]

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