Month: November 2003

Fong Kai FK330 mid tower case

Nov 16, 2003 by Russ Kinder Product Fong Kai FK330 mid-tower case Manufacturer Fong Kai Industrial Co. Sample provided by the US office Price US$139 at Directron.com – The only North American retail distributor of Fong Kai that we could find at time of publication. You may never heard of Fong Kai. But you’ve definitely

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Review: Swiftech MCX478-V P4 Cooler

November 8, 2003 by Ralf Hutter Product MCX478-V Heatsink for Intel P4 CPUs Manufacturer Swiftech Market Price ~US$50 Swiftech has a long standing reputation for high performance heatsinks that feature aluminum cooling pins on a thick copper base. Their newest version, the MCX478-V, follows this design with a few improvements geared towards improving performance and

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Chenbro Gaming Bomb Xpider case

  November 12, 2003 by Mike Chin Product: Chenbro Gaming Bomb Xpider PC61166 mid-tower case Manufacturer: Chenbro Micom Sample Supplier: FrontierPC Vancouver, BC, Canada Price: CA$89 / ~US$65 (pricewatch) Chenbro is not the manufacturer that springs to mind as the likely maker of a PC case called Gaming Bomb Xpider. This is the product name

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Fall 2003 Promo Giveaway

  November 6, 2003 Silent PC Review, in cooperation with two generous Sponsors, is conducting a Fall Promotional Giveaway of fabulous prizes for quiet computing. Our goals are simple: To increase traffic to Silent PC Review, to promote our Sponsors who make & sell quiet PC products, and, of course, to reward SPCR supporters. The

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Review: Hush Mini-ITX PC

  Nov 6, 2003 by Mike Chin Product Hush Mini-ITX Manufacturer / Sample Supplier Hush Technologies Price Starts at US$750, depends on options WOW! was our reaction when we first reported about the Hush Mini-ITX PC. “It looks for all the world like a miniature high end stereo amplifier,” we gushed. We’re revising that early

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Review: Arctic Cooling VGA Silencer

  Nov 3, 2003 by Russ Kinder with Mike Chin Product Arctic Cooling VGA Silencer Manufacturer / Supplier Arctic Cooling / Frontier PC Market Price US$22~27 Two weeks ago, our esteemed editor Mike Chin jumped the gun to post a preview of the Arctic Cooling VGA Silencer because he did not have access to an

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