On the heels of our recent review of EVGA’s GTX 780 Classified graphics card, today we’re going to take a look at an eagerly anticipated accessory for said card – the Hydro Copper Waterblock. As we all know by now, overclocking Kepler-based graphics cards can be limited by GPU temperature and power target limits. This especially holds true when higher voltages are applied to the GPU. In an effort to take away the worry of reaching the maximum temperature threshold while overclocking, and at the same time appease the water cooling crowd, EVGA has made available the Hydro Copper Waterblock.
Small form factor (SFF) builds have been popping up more and more frequently over the past few hardware generations, and ASUS has definitely taken note of that. ASUS has a couple ITX boards in their Z87 lineup that could fit the bill for your next SFF build. We’ll be taking a look at the Z87I-Deluxe to find out how well it fits in the SFF scene and if it can compete with larger form factor boards.
It’s another Cooler Master release date! This time around, Cooler Master has a new member of the Cosmos family of full tower cases – the Cosmos SE. When compared to the Cosmos II, we have a full tower offering that is a little smaller in stature, but still appears to be loaded with features. The Cosmos SE sports a classic design with aluminum handles, and is said to be well equipped for the water cooling enthusiast. So, let’s dive in and find out what Cooler Master has in this latest Cosmos offering.
STEIGER DYNAMICS, maker of some very nice looking home theater PCs, is introducing a limited edition free add-on to its existing line of custom built computers. The LEET Monochrome Limited Edition Gaming HTPC focuses on increasing the aesthetics of its already attractive product lines while packing serious computing power for the enthusiast gaming needs in the living room.