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Video Review #714: SilverStone LC18 HTPC Case W/ Touch Screen

If there ever was an ultimate Home Theatre Case, this is it! It has all aluminum construction, comes with a 7" widescreen LCD, and looks fantastic. Considering this is a HTPC case, it has lots of drive bays (2x5.25 & 1x3.5" external, & 5x3.5" internal). There's great air circulation with the included two 80mm fans at the back and two optional, but recommended, 80mm fans at the front. It even has rack mount brackets, and optional rack mount handles can be installed for a server environment. The cool factor on this product is extremely high! Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #715: Enermax Galaxy 1000W Power Supply

Who would have thought that 1000W power supplies would have been required to power computer gaming systems? Well, that is the case if you have a dual or quad video card setup with lots of hard drives. The other scenario is a server with 20+ hard drives. This power supply would have no problem powering the most demanding computer system that's currently on the market. This product also stands out from many because it has a PowerGuard feature to protect computer hardware, and it has a 135mm fan. Its Galaxy name is very fitting because it has all the power in the world!


Video Review #716: HIS 1900XTX 512MB CrossFire Video Cards

The HIS X1900XTX and X1900 CrossFire Edition Video Cards make an unbelievable combo for the hardcore gamer. They both come with a 256bit memory interface, 512MBs of GDDR3 memory, 16 pixel pipelines, 8 vertex engines, 48 pixel shader processors, and the pixel fill rate is 10GPixels/s. When they are combined it equals insane gaming performance. This ATI CrossFire setup has a very high droll factor!. Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #717: PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750W PSU

If you are in the market for a fantastic power supply at a very reasonable price, then keep this product at the very top of your list. It performs very well, is stable, reliable, and comes with a super 3 year warranty. If you're building a NVIDIA SLI or ATI CrossFire system, then this is a perfect option. And remember, if you need even more power for a quad video card setup, then PC Power and Cooling has 1000 watt models. Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #718: Vantec NexStar LX NAS Device

These Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices are becoming more and more popular because it's an inexpensive way for everyone in the network to access data 24/7. There's really no need for an expensive file server with a product like this. This unit can also be connected to the computer system via a USB2 cable for fast data transfer. This product is available in black and white and has a very stylish MAC-like look. Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #719: Plextor PX-755SA Burner

The old IDE interface is slowly but surely dying! While Serial ATA hard disk drives have been on the market for some time, Serial ATA burners are relatively new to arrive. The Plextor PX-755SA burner supports dual layer media, buffer memory size of 2MB, and a gamut of other features. Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #721: HIS X1650Pro 256MB Video Card

The X1650Pro Video Card is not hardcore, but performance is good and it has lots of excellent features. It can also be setup in a crossfire configuration for better performance. If you are on a budget and need a quality video card for some light-to-medium gaming, then check it out. Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #722: Building A KICKASS Gaming Rig ( Part 1/3)

This Video is part 1 of 3 on "Building a KICKASS Gaming Rig". In this video, I will outline how to select the correct hardware. The average computer user still purchases pre-built systems. The reason for this is that most find selecting the right components and installing them a very daunting task. This Video is intended to help you build your own high end gaming computer system. Please remember though, that this video is intended as a general guide. Watch the Video to find out more...


Video Review #723: Building A KICKASS Gaming Rig (Part 2/3)

Building A KICKASS Gaming Rig (Part 2/3)


Video Review #724: Building A KICKASS Gaming Rig (Part 3/3)

Building A KICKASS Gaming Rig (Part 3/3) Video Review


Video Review #992: Antec P180 Case

The Antec P180 Case is not the newest case from Antec, but it's still a fantastic product. The side panels and front door have an innovative three-layer design which has excellent noise dampening properties. This makes it one of the quietest mid-tower cases on the market so it's perfect case for a near silent build. Watch the video to find out more.


Video Review #996: Lian Li MAXIMA Force 650W & 750W Power Supplies

The Lian Li MAXIMA Force line of PSUs come in three wattages; 470, 650 & 750. All of these PSUs look the same and have the same dimension. The technical specs is the only difference. I'll be reviewing the 650 and 750 watt models. Both of these PSUs offer enough power for most med to high-end computer systems. These power supply perform very well, have quality components and come with a quiet 120mm fan. Watch the video to find out more.

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