Casings and Coolers Guide
Casings and Coolers Articles
When building a new system, don't neglect your casing. Here, we check out six of the most popular budget, entry-level casings from Antec, Cooler Master, Gigabyte, Ikonik, NZXT and Thermaltake to see which is best.
The Cooler Master NotePal ErgoStand not only props your notebook up, it also cools it at the same time. We check it out to see how it works.
The Logitech N700 Lapdesk lets you use your notebook on your lap without fear of getting burnt. Not only that, it boasts integrated speakers too.
Liquid cooling kits have become more accessible over the years but Corsair wants to bring it to the masses with its H50 high-performance CPU cooler. Featuring cooling technology from Asetek, the H50 promises to make liquid cooling simple and best of all, cool.
With its outrageous dragon motif and red and black color scheme, the new Lian Li PC-P50R casing strikes a fierce figure. Designed specially for AMD systems using the "Dragon" platform, the PC-P50R, in true Lian Li tradition, is also made entirely from aluminum. We see if the dragon resides in this casing.
The versatile Evercool Transformer 4 CPU cooler fits all recent modern processors from AMD and Intel and comes with two quiet 120mm fans for extra cooling.
SilverStone's Raven RV01 made waves amongst DIY enthusiasts for being one of the first to come out with a 90-degree vertically-mounted casing in the market. Now, they are following that up with the Raven RV02, which SilverStone says is smaller yet better. We investigate further to reveal the truth.
The new ISK series from Antec is a new line of casings designed specifically for mini-ITX motherboards and the ISK300-65 is their maiden offering. We take a closer look at this pint-sized casing designed specially for mini-ITX and HTPC enthusiasts to see if it fits the bill.
Cooler Master's HAF 922 is a mid-tower casing that's actually a smaller version of their previous full tower HAF 932. Does it hold up well? We check it out.
SilverStone ventures into the very small form factor arena with its latest chassis design, the Sugo SG05. Meant for mini-ITX motherboards, this small chassis features a quiet 120mm fan, adequate ventilation and a respectable power supply. Is it good enough to build a decent system?