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Mushkin REDLINE 1 GB Dual Pack

16:07 01 March in Cooling
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Introduction Overclocking at low latency has always been the target of most enthusiasts. We all know that running the memory at extreme timings will boost your system’s performance significantly. However, with overclocking, most of the time we have to sacrifice latency over speed. That has changed...

asetek WaterChill Cooling System

10:29 01 January in Cooling
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To extreme overclockers, enthusiasts and power users, asetek is definitely a household name. The asetek name is synonymous for the very first “affordable” mainstream phase change cooler readily available to the public, the vapochill™. They designed and produced what could possibly be the best cooler...

Cooler Master Aquagate

10:30 16 December in Cooling
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Innovation has been part of Cooler Master’s long history in the PC industry. We’ve seen this company come up with very innovative and cool products day after day. So when they decided to delve into the art of watercooling, something as you know is very...

CoolRiver Deluxe Water Cooling Kit

10:33 29 November in Cooling
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As water cooling is fast becoming mainstream, more and more companies are thinking of having a piece of the once small market. With the arrival of faster and hotter processor, the demand for this form of active cooling is getting bigger. In the water cooling scene,...

Waffer PC AirCon PAC 400 System Cooler

10:31 12 November in Cooling
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Cooling is a major component in almost about everything in a PC system. Hardware and components gets very hot and when this happens, there could a lot of consequences if it is not remedied. System becomes unstable, hardware’s life shortens, overclocking potential becomes limited, etc....

nVIDIA 6800GT

10:34 25 August in Video cards
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The arrival of PCI Express to the graphics scene has caused quite a stir to the enthusiast community. Here we have a new technology that is destined to replace the long established AGP and PCI. What exactly is PCI Express and what’s so promising about...

How to Build a Server

10:21 10 November in How-to
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This article was made to show you how the current OCTools server was built from scratch a while back. Look and see how to build a server. The server was made using parts coming from different sources. Most parts were used in some tests for...

Lapping a CPU

10:24 07 May in How-to
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The art of CPU lapping, especially the Celeron, has been a well known secret for most overclockers. The main aim for doing this procedure is to get better heat transfer between the hestsink and the processor, thus a cooler CPU temp. By sanding the nickel...