Month: February 2013

Cooler Master Seidon 240M: Dual Fan Liquid CPU Cooler

The Cooler Master Seidon 240M is a self-contained liquid CPU cooler with a dual fan radiator. Though equipped with a very quiet pump, its low noise performance doesn’t justify the US$100 price when compared to top air coolers.

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HDPLEX H5.TODD Fanless HTPC Case

The HDPLEX H5.TODD offers home theater or computer audio enthusiasts a completely silent passively cooled PC chassis that would look good in any high end A/V cabinet or rack. The beauty of its brushed aluminum facia is actually quite deep — a whopping 1.5cm! — and its layout and construction shows good functionality as well.

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Mobile Convergence: Windows 8 Convertibles Samsung ATIV 500T, MS Surface Pro

Windows 8 is making possible a new class of mobile convertibles that flip between tablet and notebook. The Samsung ATIC Smart PC 500T is one example, based around a new Atom core and built around a big (for tablets) 11.6″ screen, but there’s an Ivy Bridge upgrade available in the 700T. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s Surface Pro

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Icy Dock Blizzard HDD Enclosure & EZ-Dock Docking Station

We examine a pair of external storage options from Icy Dock. The Blizzard is an oddly shaped, actively cooled HDD enclosure with some nifty extra features, while the EZ-Dock is a conventional but sleek looking docking station.

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