Cases/Cooling/PSUs

Trade shows like Computex always bring out their fair share of oddities, and this year was no exception, with one of the highlights being a Corsair PC case with no fewer than 24 fans. As one of a handful of companies offering really big desktop PC cases, Corsair was demonstrating its new creature: the 9000D Airflow. At 90 liters in volume – which is twice the size of regular PCs and 1.5x the volume of a typical car gas tank – the colossal case is bigger than ever. It's so big, in fact, that it can house two systems: a full-size ATX (or smaller) system, as well as a separate Mini-ITX system. The most eye-catching aspect of this PC case (besides its large size, of course...

The AlphaCool Core Storm XT45 & Core Hurrican XT45 Liquid Cooling Kits Review

As summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere, today we're bringing the water to our PC cooling testbed with a look at a pair of kits from AlphaCool’s range...

10 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/9/2023

Streacom's SG10 Passive Cooling Case Can Handle Even a GeForce RTX 4080 without Fans

For Computex 2023, Streacom is demonstrating its SG10 passively-cooled PC chassis that can accommodate high-end PCs without requiring active cooling fans. The SG10 case is designed for fully-fledged gaming...

11 by Anton Shilov on 6/1/2023

Noctua Publishes Roadmap: Next-Gen AMD Threadripper Coolers Incoming

Unlike other makers of cooling systems, Noctua has its roadmap advertised on its websites and always updates it to reflect changes in its product development plans. The company's May...

9 by Anton Shilov on 5/9/2023

The XPG Fusion Titanium 1600 PSU Review: Outrageous Power, Outstanding Quality

One of the perks of normality largely returning to the PC components market now that the crypto mining bubble has popped has been a big improvement in component availability...

18 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/30/2023

The FSP Hydro PTM X Pro 1000W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Premium Platinum Power

Today we're taking a look at the Hydro PTM X Pro 1000W ATX 3.0, FSP’s latest ATX 3.0-compliant unit. FSP released one of the first ATX 3.0 units in...

3 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/7/2023

The Cooler Master V SFX Platinum 1100 PSU Review: Testing the Limits of SFX

Today we're looking at a rather remarkable power supply from prolific peripherals producer Cooler Master. The company has put together a 1100 Watt, ATX 3.0 compliant unit that fits...

10 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/22/2023

The Montech Titan Gold 1200W PSU Review: A Capable Contender for the ATX 3.0 Club

Today we are taking a look at a new high-end power supply from industry newcomer Montech. Coming off the success of their mid-power units like the Century Gold series...

3 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/17/2023

The MSI MPG A1000G PCIE5 PSU Review: Balance of Power

Back in December, we had the opportunity to take a look at MSI's MEG A1300P power supply, the company's latest flagship PSU. Besides offering plenty of power, the MEG...

16 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/2/2023

The FSP Hydro G Pro 1000W ATX 3.0 PSU Review: Solid and Affordable ATX 3.0

With the ATX 3.0 era now well underway, we've been taking a look at the first generation of ATX 3.0 power supplies to hit the market. Introducing the 16-pin...

17 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/19/2023

The MSI MEG Ai1300P PCIE5 1300W PSU Review: The ATX 3.0 Era Has Begun

Just under a year since the specification was first announced, the ATX 3.0 era for power supplies is now underway. The updated version of the Intel-maintained specification introduced several...

67 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/8/2022

The CyberPower ValuePro VP1600ELCD 1600 VA UPS Review: A Solid Budget Power Backup

In today's review, we are taking a look at the ValuePro VP1600ELCD, a popular low-cost UPS from CyberPower, the renowned US-based power systems manufacturer. As the name suggests, it...

23 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/28/2022

The Iceberg Thermal IceSLEET G6 Stealth Review: Top-Tier Colossal Tower Cooler

In today's review, we are taking a look at the flagship product of Iceberg Thermal, a relatively new US-based company. The IceSLEET G6 Stealth cooler that we are putting...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/13/2022

The FSP Dagger Pro SFX 850W PSU Review: Awesome Power in a Small Shell

In today's review, we are taking a look at a tiny beast, the FSP Dagger Pro 850W power supply. Although reduced to standard SFX proportions and forced to use...

5 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/16/2022

The Cooler Master XG850 Plus Platinum PSU Review: Quality Plus RGB

Today we are having a look at the new XG Plus Platinum series, the latest power supply family from prolific PC peripherals producer Cooler Master. Designed to offer a...

7 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/25/2022

The AlphaCool Eisbaer Aurora 360 AIO Cooler Review: Improving on Expandable CPU Cooling

Today, we are taking a look at the updated version of the Alphacool Eisbaer AIO CPU cooler, the Eisbaer Aurora. For its second-generation product, Alphacool has gone through the...

23 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/11/2022

The Montech Century Gold 650W PSU Review: The New Kid Starts Out Strong

In today's review, we are taking a look at the Century Gold 650W, an 80Plus Gold certified power supply by Montech. Montech is a Taiwanese company that was founded...

13 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/19/2022

The AmazonBasics Aurora Vista 1500 UPS Review: Passable Power

AmazonBasics is a private label of products owned by Amazon. The subsidiary was founded back in 2009 and initially offered only basic products, such as cables and office consumables...

45 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/5/2022

The Gigabyte UD1000GM PG5 1000W PSU Review: Prelude to ATX 3.0

In today's review, we are taking a look at the first-ever PSU released with the new 12VHPWR connector, the GIGABYTE UD1000GM PG5. Although the unit is not ATX v3.0...

50 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/23/2022

The SilentiumPC Fera 5 CPU Cooler Review: Quiet Cooling on a Budget

In today’s review, we are taking a look at the Fera 5 tower CPU cooler from SilentiumPC. SilentiumPC's main focus is to design and produce products with a very good...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/17/2022

The Vertiv Edge Lithium-Ion 1500 VA UPS Review: Impeccable Power, Imposing Price

Today we are having our first contact with Vertiv, a giant on power and cooling solutions for industrial IT infrastructure. Vertiv is taking a step into the top-tier retail...

48 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/22/2022

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