December 5th, 2012, 9:51 PM

Spire Introduces X2 Branded Nano-Tech Fan Series

Utilising a special nano-particle lubricant, the new X2 Nano-Tech fans offer an exponentially longer lifteime than standard fans. Typical oil seal bearings in fans wear down easily due to the constant friction, and therefore have a fairly short lifetime.  Advertised as having a 70,000 hour lifetime, the X2 Nano-Tech fans are made using smaller ball bearings [...]

December 3rd, 2012, 9:06 PM

COUGAR Releases Multi-Function Challenger Gaming Case

COUGAR’s new mid-size tower is marketed as high-end, but can accomodate both small and large gaming needs. The Challenger comes with just about every feature one would expect of a mid-size gaming case – cooling considerations, plenty of PCI slots, and enough space to cram it full of gaming power.  However, COUGAR’s unique 3-mode drive [...]

November 30th, 2012, 7:47 AM

Reports Jump Gun; Scythe Not Going Anywhere

After a message was posted to Scythe USA’s website, many claimed the company was going out of business.  HWC dug a bit deeper and found that Scythe will still be around. For years Scythe has been regarded as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heatsinks and fans so when certain sites “broke” the news [...]

November 29th, 2012, 5:35 PM

Rosewill Unleashes Its new Monstrous HERCULES 1600W Power Supply

For any power-hungry users who have ever had any concerns about being able to support that extra bit of hardware, your prayers have been answered. The gods up on Mount Rosewill have sent their half mortal son to us, and he packs some serious wattage.  1600W of power, a 135mm silent fan on top, 16 [...]

November 28th, 2012, 5:06 PM

BitFenix Releases Elegantly-Designed Survivor in White

An updated design on the original Survivor,  BitFenix’s new mid-size tower is lightweight, rugged, and affordable, perfect for a portable gaming rig. The case is cool and simple in appearance, but well-executed: solid white SofTouch finish with a blue LED BitFenix logo across the front of the chassis, and the unique curved design of the [...]

November 13th, 2012, 11:01 AM

NZXT Launches Respire T20 & T40 CPU Coolers

By utilizing Seamless Direct Touch heatpipes and a number of other innovations, NZXT is hoping their new Respire CPU coolers can overcome the competition.  At first glance, there really isn’t anything special about NZXT’s Respire T20 and Respire T40. Their tower-style designs, large aluminum fin arrays, 120mm fan mounts and copper base plates can be [...]

November 1st, 2012, 5:47 AM

Danger Den to Close its Doors, Cuts Prices by 75%

After being in the business of supplying PC enthusiasts for over a decade, water cooling product manufacturer Danger Den is in the process of closing its doors and winding down operations.   Long thought of as a pioneer in the water cooling business, Danger Den has announced that its time as a leading manufacturer of [...]

October 25th, 2012, 7:01 AM

Corsair Intros Updated Hydro H60 & New Hydro H55 Liquid CPU Coolers

New Hydro Series CPU coolers take advantage of the latest technology to provide higher cooling performance and lower noise levels. Corsair’s Hydro series of sealed system liquid CPU coolers is one of the most popular around and a number of their more affordable options are getting an update.   The H60 has long been the go-to [...]

October 24th, 2012, 10:36 AM

EVGA Launches Three New SuperNOVA NEX Power Supplies

As a follow-up to their expensive high end NEX1500 Classified power supply, EVGA is launching three new PSUs at 750W and 650W. The NEX power supply series from EVGA has been known for its focus on the high end market but lower price points are now being achieved.  In order to offer something to gamers [...]

October 24th, 2012, 8:37 AM

Corsair Launches Carbide 200R, a $59 Case With Serious Appeal

Priced aggressively at just $59 the Carbide Series 200R offers PC builders a supremely flexible chassis with unmatched value and ease-of-use.  Corsair’s cases may be some of the most respected currently available and offer a wide variety of options; they were lacking a true budget-friendly solution.  Now, with the Carbide 200R, it looks like they’ve [...]