Lian-Li has just announced the expansion of its popular UNI line of fans with the addition of the SL140. Available in black or white, these 140 mm fans feature high-static pressure (1.93 mmH2O), a unique quick disconnect daisy chain PWM power system, and addressable RGB LEDs. The Strimer Plus Triple 8-pin GPU cable is an addressable power cable featuring 162 LEDs. The new cable is designed to accommodate the latest GPU power requirements while providing seven different colors and 18 light modes.
Alphacool’s Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N series GPU water blocks continue to grow with four new additions. The new blocks expand the line-up for the RTX 3070/3080/3090 graphics cards. All four feature full coverage nickel-plated copper with an acrylic top and an included backplate. Pricing starts at $156 with immediate availability. Specs and prices are included in the Alphacool press release.
G.Skill enters the CPU AIO cooler market with its announcement of the new ENKI series liquid coolers. Custom designed with a convex copper cold plate and high-density radiator, the ENKI coolers are engineered for extreme performance. The new ENKI will be available in 240 mm, 280 mm, and 360 mm sizes. Pricing has not been announced yet so be sure to watch for future articles about this development. Continue reading for G.Skill’s press release.
Today we’re going to look at XPG’s first PC computer case in the XPG Battlecruiser. The new flagship chassis is listed as a “Super Mid-tower” featuring a lot of interior space, glass panels, an integrated RGB controller, and more. Priced from $139.99 at Newegg ($159.99 at Amazon), the mid-range priced Battlecruiser is available now. Read on to see more features, builds results, and thermal properties of this new mid-tower case.
Alphacool has just announced its newest member to the Eisblock series, the Aurora Acryl GPX-A Radeon RX 6800(XT)/6900XT Red Devil GPU water block. This full cover block is made of nickel-plated copper with an acrylic top and comes with integrated RGB LEDs. The new full cover block adds to the already impressive Eisblock line-up and is priced at a reasonable $155 (126.99 €). Complete compatibility is listed below in Alphacool’s press release.
Marking their first foray into the AIO market, Phanteks has announced the Glacier One all-in-one CPU cooler line. The new coolers will be available in 240mm, 280mm, and 360mm versions. The Glacier One features Asetek’s Gen7 water pump along with a tempered glass infinity mirror pump cap using D-RGB lighting. The pump cap will also serve to hide the mounting hardware creating a clean installation. Additionally, Phanteks has made improvements to it’s MP series radiator fans for higher speeds and increased static pressure. MSRP starts at $124 for the AIOs and is available in black or white. Here is the official news from Phanteks.
Corsair has just launched the new Hydro-X series XG7 GPU water blocks for Nvidia’s 30 series graphics cards. Overclockers.com first reported the announcement back in September and Corsair is now announcing the blocks are immediately available. Designed for the Founder’s Edition cards, these blocks will also fit dozens of other reference-based cards. Prices may vary by model but seem to be around $160. A full compatibility list is located at Corsair and linked in the following press release.
G.Skill recently released a few new special kits of DDR4 that feature super-fast XMP profiles and including one that is dual rank. Within the enthusiast PC community, there’s been a whole lot of buzz about dual-rank memory modules and how they offer superior performance for some benchmarks and games. Simply put, this means there are ICs on both sides of the memory PCB for better interleaving and thus better performance. We reached out to G.Skill and they sent us their new dual-rank flagship product, the unbelievably fast 2 x 16 GB 4000 CL16-19-19 Trident Z Royal.
Today, Biostar announced the all-new Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card. Powered by an AMD Navi 21 processor, the RX 6900 XT is projected to outperform the Nvidia RTX 3090. In order to accomplish this it will use 80 compute units and 16 GB of GDDR6 memory. Whether it is able to or not will soon be determined, but one thing is for sure, the battle for the top is heating up and that can only mean good things for consumers. Here is Biostar’s official press release.
Mushkin has just announced the ALPHA series high-performance solid-state drives. Offering both high speeds and large capacity, the ALPHA series drives will be available in huge (for M.2 SSDs) 4TB and 8TB with max sequential speeds of 3300Mb/s read and 3000Mb/s write. Both drives are controlled by a Phison E12S controller, a 3D NAND memory controller, and utilize PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface. Here is the full press release from Mushkin.