Scythe Katana 3 “Type A” (SCKTN-3000A) Scythe has unveiled 2 new “basic” CPU coolers based on the Katana 3 released in March 2009. Both coolers, measuring 94 x 108 x 143mm and weighing 495g, are similar in specifications and performance with the exception of their mounting systems. The Katana 3 “Type A” (SCKTN-3000A) is compatible
Sapphire Vapor-X Cooler from Microloops Sapphire Technology, renowned for its Vapor-X lineup of high performance graphic cards based on VCT (Vapor Chamber Technology), has revealed that the coolers used on its Vapor-X cards had originated from Microloops. Read more…
According to Danger Den, its water block for AMD’s Hemlock is ready. Available now via its online store, the DD-5870-X2 is designed to fit all reference ATI 5870X2 video cards, covering both GPU, the bridge chip (between GPU), memory and the graphic card’s mosfets. According to rumors, Hemlock’s TDP (Thermal Design Power) is expected to
Nexus LOW-7000 R2 CPU Cooler Nexus has launched the LOW-7000 R2, its latest version of the low-profile LOW-7000 CPU Cooler with support for AM2/3 sockets. Measuring 138x123x70.3mm and weighing 475gm, the LOW-7000 R2 is designed for use in a HPTC.
Akasa Freedom Tower Thermal solution provider Akasa has launched its latest CPU cooler, the Freedom Tower. Measuring 160 x 120 x 65mm, the Freedom Tower is made up of high grade aluminium fins and four nickel plated copper heatpipes (with direct contact technology) for enhanced thermal conductivity and dissipation, dramatically reducing heat development. Read more…
A Ultra X4 Modular Power Supply Ultra Products has unveiled its Ultra X4 series of Modular Power Supplies, adding on to its lineup of high performance PSUs. Hitting retails stores in late October, the Ultra X4 series features a wide range of wattage (from an average 500W to a whopping 1600W) to cater to a
Gelid WING 12 UV Blue Multipack Gelid has unveiled its award winning 120mm WING 12 UV Blue Multipack for both gamers and modders. Measuring 120mm x 120mm x 25mm, the WING 12 UV Blue case fan features a water and dust proof Nanoflux Bearing (NFB), ensuring lower friction and tremendous sturdiness. With its unique
The Megahalems Rev.B Taiwan based Prolimatech has launched the Megahalems Rev.B, adding on to its “Mega” (Megahalem and Mega Shadow) lineup of high performance thermal solutions. Measuring (L)130mm X (W)74mmX (H)158.7mm, the Megahalems Rev.B weighs in at 790g and has support for the new Intel LGA1156 socket, a feature not supported by its predecessor (the
Danger Den’s DD-5870 Hot on the heels of EK’s and Koolance’s new water blocks for the Radeon HD 5870, Danger Den has announced their new water block, the DD-5870, for the HD 5870 GPU. Weighing about 910g, the Crossfire ready DD-5870 is a full coverage block (for the GPU, memory and mosfets) designed to fit
Fenrir – X’mas Edition Titan’s Fenrir HSF has garnered numerous awards worldwide since its introduction in 2008. To celebrate this achievement and Christmas, Titan has launched the X’mas edition of the Fenrir (TTC-NK85TZ/CS-RB). More details next page…
Scythe Kama Stay Scythe has released the Kama Stay (SCKST-1000), a simple metal frame that takes up 1 PCI slot and allows users to mount extra fans and/or hard/solid state drives. Measuring 295×34x153mm and weighing 330g, the Kama Stay can accommodate 2 80~140mm fans or/and up to 3 2.5” hard drives. More details…
EK waterblock for the Powercolor Radeon HD5870 TUL Corporation, owner of Powercolor and leading supplier for ATI based graphics cards, is partnering with EK to provide a Liquid Cooling Solution (LCS) for the Radeon HD5870. For those who do not know, EK is an award-winning liquid cooling solution provider based in Slovenia and we had
Swiftech’s Apogee XT Swiftech has released its new flagship product, the Apogee XT, adding on to its lineup of high performance GT series of waterblocks. Weighing 428g, the Apogee XT is constructed from copper and brass and coated in black chrome plating finish. More next page…
Artic Cooling’s new webshop Artic Cooling (AC) has launched a new webshop, promising enthusiasts worldwide a user-friendly and convenient online shopping experience. The new webshop provides better service by allowing users to buy AC products 24/7 from their desktops regardless of locality (Europe, Australia, Asia and US). Read more…
Intel has finally decided to use something other than the flimsy push-pin vertical heatsink that is available on Intel’s entire CPU line currently. The extreme high end “Gulftown” Core i9 will sport a vertical heatsink design similar to many third-party aftermarket coolers. More next page.
Barely three days after the official launch of Radeon 5870, Slovenia based EKWB is already working on a new Full Cover Water Block for the new Radeon GPU. According to the website, the water blocks should be available in a fortnight if testing goes well.
Thermaltake has announced a multi-socket support budget CPU cooler, the Contac 29. Measuring 120 x 120 x 25 mm (L x W x H) and weighing 558g, the Contac 29 features Thermaltake’s Direct Contact Technology, allowing 3 U-shaped 8mm diameter heatpipes to “immediately touch the CPU” for efficient heat dissipation. Equipped with a 120 mm PWM
Researchers Suresh Garimella and Tannaz Harirchia at Purdue University reportedly have “developed and tested new mathematical formulas concerning the properties of boiling liquids in “micro-channels.”” Representing a breakthrough in micro-channel cooling technology, this may totally change how cooling systems are designed in everything from computers to electric and hybrid cars. If micro-channel cooling technology does take off,
Arctic Cooling has unveiled their 1st notebook cooler, the Artic NC. Measuring 278 (L) x 95.8 (W) x 31 (H) mm and weighing a mere 250g, the Artic NC features 2 PWM controlled 60 mm fans running between 800 to 1,700 RPM depending on the heat load. This stylish notebook cooler supports all 12” to
Futurelooks has reviewed both the GELID Solutions GC-2 and GC-Extreme Thermal Compound. According to them, it seems Gelid has 2 winning products on their hands. Futurelooks had given them a positive review and prefers them over the tried and tested Arctic Silver, claming these new kids on the block “performed better and cost less than