Most laptops can barely handle a late-night YouTube session without reaching sperm-scorching temperatures. So if you dabble in over-clocking, you'll be frying eggs in no time. That is unless you've got Asetek's new liquid-cooling system for laptops.
Liquid cooling, long the geeky masterwork of any PC gaming champion, has become simpler to set up, with pre-assembled, self-contained units available for any dummy in search of a cooler CPU. Maingear says their newest cooler frosts like a boss.
>Digital Storm has unveiled their latest line of custom gaming PCs, which employs theSub-Zero Liquid Chilled System, allowing for Intel Core i7 processors to be overclocked at a blazing 4.6 gigahertz while remaining at an icy 0ºC.
Digital Storm's superpowered BlackOPS PC line added an Assassin this week. It's "the industry's most vastly superior vertically cooled" rig around, and it still looks like it could power the Death Star.
In the pantheon of nerd achievement, water cooling ranks near the top-somewhere between installing Linux and becoming fluent in Klingon. And there's a reason the hardest of the hardcore prefer water cooling: It's incredibly effective at lowering your system's temperature.
While us normal folk were gorging on turkey and fixings, the tireless US Patent Office was busy filing an interesting Apple patent detailing a mobile liquid cooling system—something that looks like it could be used in a future portable device.
We just checked in with the guys at Lian Li, and we managed to peek a look at their hot new PC cases. The best of the bunch is the Armorsuit enclosure, shown in the image above. It's smoking. The case has a solid aluminum construction (with plastic side windows), nine 5.25-inch device bays (including two 3.5" x 3 HDD…
Home theaters are not good places for PCs—the big complaint with home theater PCs (HTPC) has been their noisy cooling fans on their processors and graphics cards. Now CoolIT Systems makes liquid cooling more accessible with its Home Theater PC Cooler, a self-contained system specifically designed to easily drop into a…
Case mods get more and more sophisticated, and here's a skyscraper of a PC created by Ediejo, which started out as a mild-mannered Lian Li aluminum PC case and now it's been taken to the extreme. Take a look at the worklog that describes the progression of techniques to put together this monster.
It's no match for the lrechner that we dredged up earlier in the week, but AlienWare is stepping into the liquid cooling pool. The Aurora 7500 now comes with specially-designed technology that delivers improved cooling of up to 30 percent. And it's quieter because there are no internal fans (and we all know that DOOM…