CASES/POWER/COOLING NEWS

August 20th, 2013, 8:15 PM

NZXT Phantom 530 Review

The Phantom 530 is NZXT’s modern day follow-up to the original Phantom, one of the most distinctive cases ever released.  This new version packs in even more features and may single handedly redefine full tower prices.

August 15th, 2013, 7:41 PM

Corsair Carbide AIR 540 Review

Corsair’s Carbide AIR 540 is a unique case.  It uses a distinctive dual chamber design which not only saves vertical space, improves airflow and houses large E-ATX motherboards.

July 24th, 2013, 7:35 PM

NZXT H630 Silent Full Tower Case Review

The H630 represents a new direction for NZXT:  a new full tower case that’s supposed to be one of the quietest cases around.   By combining these elements, they hope to capture a niche market of enthusiasts who want performance and silence.

July 23rd, 2013, 6:31 PM

Cooler Master V8 GTS CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master’s V8 GTS incorporates several unique technologies in an effort to make this one of the best CPU heatsinks available.  However, with a price of $100, it has to compete against the likes of Corsair’s high performance  H90.

July 16th, 2013, 9:00 AM

Corsair Obsidian 350D mATX Case Review

With the 350D, the iconic Obsidian series is making the crossover into the quickly expanding mATX form factor market.  While it may be small, this case still has all the hallmarks we’ve come to expect from Corsair.

June 7th, 2013, 2:53 PM

Corsair Launches New Cases, Memory at Computex 2013

Corsair brought a number of new peripherals to Taipei for Computex to refresh its cases and memory lines. Carbide Series Air 540 Mid-tower PC Case The Corsair Carbide Air 540 is a dual chamber mid-tower ATX case designed with keeping high-performance gaming components cool with its unique dual chamber layout. The case’s main chamber houses [...]

June 5th, 2013, 4:15 AM

Fractal Design Announces Two New Cases at Computex 2013

Fractal Design is known as one of the better case manufacturers. The company’s cases are well-built and intuitive, and constantly receive high- praises. Fractal Design announced two cases at Computex this year, the ARC XL and the ARC Mini R2. The ARC XL is a full-sized ATX case with airflow support for monster cards, while the [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 10:30 AM

Hardware Canucks Tours Lian Li’s Factory in Taipei

Taiwan’s Lian Li has spent a lot of money ensuring that they can build high-quality cases. While the company’s competition has largely outsourced the manufacturing process to the Mainland, Lian Li manufacturers in an industrial suburb of Taipei. Regardless of the heated competition, Lian Li’s cases are still known as some of the best around [...]

January 24th, 2013, 6:30 PM

Fractal Launches the Arc Midi R2 Case

Fractal’s new Arc Mini R2 is a compact ATX case may offer neutral looks but it is packed with features and has a relatively low price.  With new mid tower cases being announced nearly every week, it’s easy for certain products to get lost in the shuffle.  Fractal has neatly avoided this by launching an [...]

January 10th, 2013, 5:14 PM

In Win Shows off Wild New Limited Edition Cases

Do you think you’ve seen it all in the world of case design?  Think again because In-Win’s upcoming lineup of limited edition cases is boldly different. In Win is one of the dark horses of the chassis market.  They release safe, somewhat generic designs which virtually ensures their products don’t make the headlines like Corsair, [...]