We are back from CES 2016! In this episode of our weekly tech podcast we wrap up some news from CES, talk about episode 4 of our Water Cooling 101 series, some new very high capacity hard drives and solid state drives that were announced & more!
Now that you’ve had a little bit of time with your shiny new gear, opened every box, checked every fitting, I bet you can’t wait to start installing parts! Well hold on for just a minute there cowboy. Before we can start the real fun there are few chores that must be done to prepare those brand new parts for use. Of course you could throw caution to the wind and skip this whole article but I wouldn’t recommend it. As nice and shiny as those parts appear on the outside, due to the manufacturing processes involved the insides are not usually so pristine. So welcome to Water Cooling 101 Episode 4; where we help you get your parts ready for use.
Deepcool as a company has been progressing at a furious pace and while it has been around for a while, it has not been around in the consumer segment for very long. The folks in the design department seem to have a vision of reaching the upper tiers the PC hardware market as quickly as they can. And the path seems to have been charted based on innovation and creativity. One of the coolest products we were shown at CES was at the Deepcool suite, a water cooled PSU.
This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about our review of the MSI’s Z170A SLI Plus Motherboard, part 3 of our Water Cooling 101 series, AMD’s dual-GPU graphics card being delayed, Samsung, and more!
Well we’ve designed our loop, spent hours searching the web comparing parts and twiddling our thumbs nervously before clicking the submit order button. And why shouldn’t you be nervous? You just added enough gear to your cart to buy a crappy car! But it’s done, funds have been exchanged, time has slowly and painfully ticked by, and the tracking number has been checked hundreds of times (does the refresh button even work anymore?). Finally the status is green, the package has been delivered, our parts have arrived from Aquatuning.us, Phanteks, and ThermalTake! What did we get you ask? Follow along as we unbox and check out our glorious shiny new water cooling gear. Welcome to Water Cooling 101: Episode 3!
Water cooling while extremely effective and often times beautiful to look at can be entirely overwhelming especially if you are new to the hobby obsession. Fortunately we here at ThinkComputers have your back! We will be imparting our years of water cooling knowledge and experience to you in a series we’re calling: Water Cooling 101. Follow along and we’ll help you pick out the best parts for you, show you how to install those parts, and have your own loop up, running, and free of air bubbles in no time. Welcome to Water Cooling 101!
IN WIN definitely has a flair for creating unique art like cases and the S-Frame was no exception. Folded from a single two meter sheet of aluminum this hand bent case is beautiful to look at.
We all know that Lian Li is synonymous with quality. But for the most part they have stuck to the same traditional rectangular case design. Recently they have turned up their creative side and started making some really interesting case designs like their DK case desk series. Much like the DK series, the new “O” series really showcases the skill and quality that Lian Li possesses thanks to their in house manufacturing.
The guys over at SilentiumPC has unveiled the Aquarius X90 case and if you can guess from the name it is designed for water cooling. The concept behind the case is to to give you extra space and flexibility for installing advanced custom water cooling loop without any modifications.
What if I were to tell you that there is a tube reservoir on the market that seals without threads cut into the acrylic? Would that be something you would be interested in? Well if so, then today is your lucky day. We are taking a look at the 240mm UV Green PrimoChill Compression Tube Reservoir (CTR), and it is just that.