Under the Spotlight: WING X99 by Andreas Fredholm
We sit down with Andreas Fredholm to learn a bit more about his Mod of the Year winning rig, WING X99.
Aims for better feedback.
Still no quicksave feature, though.
Enthusiasts accused firm of quality slide in a manufacturing move from Taiwan.
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Half the size, half the power, all the performance.
The Shinobi looks like a bargain for £50, but can it match the Antec One Hundred?
The Hoplite looks good, but can its cooling abilities match its appearance?
The Genesis has an innovative design, but how does it actually perform?
Does the RV03 build on the excellent performance of the RV02, or fall short of greatness?
We love Fractal's low-noise cases, but can its new range of high-airflow cases steal our hearts too?
Can NZXT's new low-noise midi tower usurp the Fractal R3 as the best low-noise case?
SilverStone reinvents the wheel with its upside down and back-to-front case.
Impeccable build quality and great cooling makes for a brilliant, if pricey, case.
Alex Ftoulis, aka AnG3L on our forums, has been busy this year and this is his second big project.
We take a sneaky first look at Fractal Design's new high-performance Arc case
We loved Fractal's Define R3 case but will the super-sized XL version be a class act?
The update to the Define R2 is officially our favourite quiet case, read on to see why!
Will the latest addition to the extensive HAF range stay frosty or crash and burn?
The 600T is a joy to build a PC in, and has some water-cooling credentials - is this your next case?
Cooler Master's latest addition to the HAF series is a little smaller but still has lots of features.
Water cooling etailer Aqua-tuning is giving away gear again. All it wants is your feedback.
Six new mods have been plucked from our forums. Feast your eyes on this lot.
Is this sub-£60 case with built-in fan control a bargain or a box of fail?
Water cooling etailer Aqua-tuning is giving away a shed-load of gear. All it wants is your feedback.
Retains its controversial upside down design but improves many areas.
We've collected 22 120mm fans and put them through rigorous noise and airflow tests to see which is the best. Read on to see how to keep your hardware cool while keeping the noise your PC makes to a minimum.
This week the podcast is all about hardware, with the panel looking at Nvidia's single-PCB GTX 295, how to test fans and the fastest Phenom II we've ever seen. Plus listeners can win a copy of Zeno Clash and enjoy some dubious Irish accents.
Corsair has achieved the holy grail and made a low cost liquid cooler, the Hydro H50, that actually does what it should: it provides very good cooling for your CPU, it doesn't sound like a hurricane and isn't ridiculously expensive. Does this spell the end of air cooling as we know it?
Today we take a look at new start-up manufacturer Ikonik's flagship case, the RA X10. With a premium price tag and packing an insane 13 separate cooling fans powered by an innovative fan control system, can this aluminium colossus deliver? We find out.
We've got our second winner for the Mod of the Year competition to reward those of you who took the time to vote. Check out if you won inside!
Our mod of the year is well under way, and to reward those of you who took the time to vote we've got our first winner.
Silverstone has addressed the build quality issues we found with the FT01 by replacing the fans and improving the dust filters.
Electronic Arts has listened to fans of Mass Effect and Spore. It has backed down from the draconian 10-day re-authentication DRM method.
Not everyone has days upon days of time to pour into a case mod. However, that doesn't mean that the quick builds need to look like a wire explosion on the inside and boring black on the outside! Years of modding have made companies develop some great products that make formerly huge projects into ten minute mods.
We take a look at one of the new mid-sized cases from Cooler Master, the CM 690. With a sleek exterior and a reasonable price point, the CM 690 could be the new benchmark in no-fuss cases, but there's only one way to find out for sure...
Apparently it's the fans that use up most of the power, not the 200W graphics cards. We've been barking up the wrong tree, so to speak.
COMPUTEX 2007: Antec shows us two new cases, including an new P180 with all the great features the old one had, but this one got shrunk in the wash.
Foxconn, the massive component manufacturer has just launched its own motherboard based on the nForce 680i SLi chipset. Unlike most 680i boards, this comes complete with two chipset fans, but does that mean it's not a motherboard enthusiasts should consider? Read on to find out.
Arctic Cooling, known for their low-noise graphics heatsinks, has applied their expertise to case design and have challenged traditional layout for their near-silent case, the Silentium T1. Silence is golden.