How-tos

How To Build a Quiet PC

In today’s article, we highlight the necessary steps and considerations for planning and building the quietest PC possible. Many people make the mistake of just buying a silent case such as Antec’s P101 Silent and expect pure silence. While the P101 Silent is an outstanding case and does eliminate the majority of internal noise, there is much more that needs to be addressed to minimize internal sound. Planning is essential and there are many factors that need to be determined. In this article, I will break down each component and identify how to reduce as much noise as we can. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Eisbaer Extreme 280 CPU Cooler Review

Alphacool is an experienced OEM specializing in water cooling components and accessories. They have been around for over a decade and have their hands in designing and manufacturing cooling systems for many different industries. Of course, we’re most interested in their consumer desktop components and the Eisbaer Extreme 280 is Alphacool’s high-end all-in-one liquid CPU cooler. Read More

Memory

Team Group T-Force XTREEM 4133 DDR4 Review

Today, we are evaluating Team Group’s T-Force XTREEM 4133 MHz DDR4 memory modules. The XTREEM line of memory from Team Group doesn’t have any flashy RGB or wild color schemes. What it has instead is rock solid performance and legacy of legendary overclocking results. Exceptional build quality, high XMP speeds, and performance are its major hallmarks. Join us as we take a look at these features and investigate the XTREEM memory’s overclocking potential. Read More