Antec, Corsair & DFI Updates

Antec, Corsair & DFI Updates

Now that things have calmed down from CES, Rich posts his thoughts on his meetings with several hardware companies. He got a sneak peak at some upcoming products from Antec, Corsair and DFI. Read on to figure out what Rich saw and what he thinks about some upcoming products.

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Thermaltake POLO 735 Extreme

Thermaltake POLO 735 Extreme

Thermaltake, a leader in heatsink technology for PC’s has introduced a new cooler for Socket-478, AMD K7, and K8. The POLO-735 Extreme 3 in 1 Cooler is a powerful all copper thin-finned unit. Mated with a powerful 80mm smart-fan, thermistor, and rheostat, all in an ergonomically friendly package.

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The Phantom Game Service

The Phantom Game Service

While walking the floor at CES 2005 we bumped into the guys at Infinium Labs and got a chance to take a look at the Phantom. We took a few photos and asked some general questions about the Phantom. Read on and see what we figured out and our thoughts.

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Corsair XMS Xpert Arrives

Corsair XMS Xpert Arrives

Corsair XMS Xpert Memory??? You better believe it! Corsair pulls out all the stops and has already launched their first product for 2005! We take a look at the modules and see what all makes the Xpert modules different from the Pro series.

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Danger Den TDX for Socket-775

Danger Den TDX for Socket-775

Danger Den’s TDX was released almost a year ago. Its success was overwhelming, and it’s been cooling processors all over the world. Today we re-evalute this copper block, with its unique “channeled heat void” design, our catalyst, the P4 550. Is this the right block for you? Read on to find out!

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The Cooler Master Centurion 5 (CAC-T05-WWA)

The Cooler Master Centurion 5 (CAC-T05-WWA)

Cooler Master is among the industry leaders in high quality cases. From the TAC T01 Wave Master to the incredible CM Stacker, Cooler Master has produced some of the best looking and sturdiest cases available. Today we take a look at the Centurion 5 case and see how it fits in the Cooler Master product line.

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Nvidia Editors Day

Nvidia Editors Day

NVIDIA Editors’ Day Coverage!! It’s here, so if you weren’t there take a look and see what the the press crew was talking about. NVIDIA was busy in 2004 with the launch of the Geforce 6 series, PCI Express cards, MXM designs, and tons of other products. Read on to see what was talked about!

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Motorola HS-810 Headset

Motorola HS-810 Headset

Now that Bluetooth phones are mainstream consumers can now use wireless headsets. That’s right… no need to plug this one into your phone! Today we take a look at a model from Motorola that combines class with functionality to take wireless technology to the next level.

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The DFI 875P-T — LGA 775 meets Intel’s 875 chipset

The DFI 875P-T — LGA 775 meets Intel’s 875 chipset

Today we’ll be taking a look at one of DFI’s latest entries for the LGA 775 motherboard market, the DFI LanParty 875P-T. A unique, and very interesting, “hybrid” board that mixes Intel’s new LGA 775 processor with the previous generation’s 875P high performance chipset.

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PQI PC4000 Turbo Memory

PQI PC4000 Turbo Memory

PQI has been making a lot of headlines the past few months with their Turbo series memory. We were lucky enough to get a Dual Channel kit of their PC4000 TURBO memory to see just how well it would do for us.

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ATI’s Mobility X300 & X800 Arrive

ATI’s Mobility X300 & X800 Arrive

ATI is announcing the Mobility Radeon X800 and the budget Mobility Radeon X300 today. Also known as the M28 and M22 these mobile GPU’s enter ATI into the PCI Express market for notebooks with low & high end mobile PCI Express solutions. Does the X800 perform up to par? How does 90+ FPS in Half-Life 2 sound at 1024×768!?!

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Kingston Elite Pro CompactFlash

Kingston Elite Pro CompactFlash

Now that CompactFlash (CF) memory has become popular we take a look at Kingston’s flash memory line. We take their ElitePro series and see how it performs over the standard series. Is it worth the extra ~10% to get a “high-speed” CF card over the standard? We think it can be justified!

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Thermaltake’s Silent Power Supply Uncovered

Thermaltake’s Silent Power Supply Uncovered

As the digital world infiltrates the living room, silent operation becomes the key. More and more people are investing and building home theater PCs. Thermaltake has since released a power supply that is guaranteed to please even the stiffest of audiophiles when it comes to silent operation. The Thermaltake Silent PurePower Fan-less Power Supply sets the bar high when it comes to power, efficiency, and silent operation.

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Microcool — Coolers for Motherboards

Microcool — Coolers for Motherboards

We take a look at the entire line of products Microcool motherboard coolers, including the “North Pole” northbridge cooler set, the “Hook Adapter” set for the “North Pole” cooler, as well as their entire family of Microcool “Chipsinks” for passive cooling of the integrated motherboard chips. We check them out and see if your motherboard needs them.

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Mentor HSMT-UD Headphones

Mentor HSMT-UD Headphones

SunnyTech Mentor 3D 5.1 surround sound headphones bring a new level of realism to your gaming and multimedia experiences. These headphones are under $50 and make a great accessory for any audiophile! Read on to see what our staff thought of them and see if they are something you could use.

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