Month: September 2004

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Antec Phantom 350: Super-efficient Fanless PSU

The Antec Phantom fanless PSU was rumoured about almost a year ago. It’s finally been released. Its big claim to fame? Extremely high efficiency. Higher than any other PSU tested by SPCR — by no small margin. Click here for the Antec Phantom 350 review.

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Scythe NCU-2000 Fanless CPU Cooler

Scythe continues its tradition of unusual innovation in silent computing components. The NCU-2000 is an update of a HS designed to run completely fanless. This huge model uses flat heatpipes, widely spaced thin fins and a copper base that can rotate so the fins are correctly oriented regardless of CPU socket orientation on socket 478

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Thermalright XP-120: 1st 120mm fan CPU heatsink

With Intel CPUs far exceeding the 100W mark, you knew it was going to come to this, sooner or later: A massive heatsink designed to work with a 120mm fan for a new level of cooling. Thermalright is the first out of the gate with their XP120. Thin aluminum fins, a very large radiant surface,

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SilverStone ST30NF Fanless ATX12V PSU

The SilverStone ST30NF is probably the most sophisticated fanless PSU we’ve examined thus far. It weighs 6 lbs, uses a heatpipe cooling system, has twin LEDs for operational and temperature status, Active PFC, and even looks really slick. Rated at just 250W (for 120VAC input) but priced at US$159. Hmmm…

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