Cooling

Alphacool Launches XT45 and UT60 Dual-Flow and ST25 92mm Radiators

Today, Alphacool launched four new radiators for the NexXxoS series, the XT45 Dual-Flow 360 mm, UT60 Dual-Flow 360 mm, ST25 92 mm, and the ST25 92 mm Dual. All four feature a full copper pre-chamber, cooling channels, and cooling fins. The XT45 and UT60 Dual-Flow 360 mm radiators are designed around Alphacool’s X-Flow concept and create two separate cooling chambers. This design is marketed for server applications where space is severely limited.
The ST25 92 mm and ST25 92 mm Dual (184 mm) radiators are compact and perfect for cooling the growing trend of mini-PCs and small form factor (SFF) applications. All four products are currently available on the Alphacool website. Prices are listed below in the press release. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Releases Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A for AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU

Today, Alphacool released the Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A water cooler for the reference design AMD RX 6700 XT GPU. Like all of the water coolers in the Eisblock Aurora series, it is made from nickel-plated copper is a full-coverage design, and includes an aluminum backplate.  The MSRP is $166 and is available on the Alphacool website.  The Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A fits several other models as well which are listed below in the press release. Read More

Feature
Reviews

Montech X3 Glass Mid-Tower Case Review

Montech is a fairly new face in the PC community. They started in 2016 and have only been around for 5 years, so there is little known about their products. Today, we attempt to change that as we review the Montech X3 Glass, Montech’s newest entry-level PC chassis. Touted as their top billing for entry-level cases, they claim it’s greatly improved over previous “X” series cases. In this review, we run the X3 Glass through the trenches to determine what this budget-friendly chassis is capable of. Read More

News

MSI Launches SPATIUM line PCIe Gen4 and Gen 3 NVMe M.2 SSDs

Recently, MSI jumped into the storage market launching its SPATIUM line of PCIe Gen 4 and Gen 3 NVMe M.2 SSDs. The first three models are the SPATIUM M480 (flagship), M470, and M370. Boasting sequential reads of up to 7000 MB/s and sequential writes of up to 6850 MB/s, the M480 (PCIe Gen 4 NVMe) is also available in three capacities, 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB. The M470 (PCIe Gen 4 NVMe) features sequential speeds of 5000 MB/s and 4400 MB/s reads and writes with capacities of 1 TB and 2 TB. The entry-level drive for the SPATIUM line is the M370 (PCIe Gen 3 NVMe) and offers sequential read/write speeds of 2400 MB/s and 1850 MB/s with a capacity range from 256 GB all the way up to 2 TB. Pricing and availability have yet to be announced but should be available soon. Here is MSI’s press release. Read More

GIGABYTE AORUS XTREME Gen4 AIC SSD
News

GIGABYTE Releases AORUS XTREME Gen4 AIC 32TB SSD

Today, Gigabyte announced the release of the AORUS XTREME Gen4 AIC SSD with up to 32TB of storage and speeds of up to 28GB/s. This dual-slot PCIe 4.0 x16 drive features a massive heatsink with twin fans and looks more like a graphics card than a solid-state drive. The high capacity is possible due to eight 4TB NVMe drives coupled with Phison’s PS5018-E18 controller. Pricing and availability have not been released at this time. Here is the press release from Gigabyte. Read More