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Video Review #1043: Auzen X-Fi Forte 7.1 Low Profile Sound Card

The Auzen X-Fi Forte 7.1 Low Profile Sound Card uses the latest Creative Labs components and technologies. It includes a creative X-Fi CA20K audio processor and X-RAM 64M bytes of DDR-SDRAM for audio processing. This sound card offers 7.1 channel Dolby Digital & DTS audio playback and key technologies include creative labs EAX 5 Advanced HD sound effects, X-Fi CMSS 3D, X-RAM and X-Fi Crystallizer. Small sound card but it's ginormous on performance! Watch the video to find out more...

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Video Review #1044: Thermaltake Element S Case

From the outside to the inside the Thermaltake Element S Case is really something. While it does have a plastic top and front it's not your typical shinny cheap looking plastic. The side panels and inside is steel which adds weight but means it's really sturdy. Also, there are lots of drive bays and a torrent of features, many of them are unique. Thermaltake did an excellent job of this case and its one of the best mid-tower cases out there. Watch the video to find out more...


Video Review #1045: Nexus RX-8500 850W Silent Power Supply

The Nexus RX-8500 850W Silent Power Supply is one of the quietest high wattage power supply on the market due to it's design and quiet 135mm fan. It's so quiet that when inside the case it's inaudible. This power supply is also short so it should will fit in all ATX cases. It also has an efficiency of 80+ at all loads and a modular design with lots of leads. Watch the video to find out more.

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Video Review #1046: Nexus Voltinia Silent Case

The Nexus Voltinia Silent Case is a great option for a quite PC build. The left side panel has 8mm sound dampening material, while the right side panel has 5mm sound dampening material. This makes sense because more noise emanates from the left side than the right. They also include two quiet 120mm fans and a 430W PSU. This PSU meets all current standard, has plenty of sleeved leads comes with a quiet 120mm fan & has an efficiency of 80+. Watch the video to find out more.


Video Review #1047: Zalman CNPS9900 LED CPU Cooler

The Zalman CNPS9900 LED CPU Cooler is fairly large measuring 94(L) x 140(W) x 158.5(H) mm and weighs 782g. So when transporting the case be careful, otherwise it might damage the motherboard and/or the CPU. The heatsink is 100% copper with a dual heatsink tunnel design which comes with 268 pure copper fines. These fins are connected to the large heatpipes which connect into a solid base. This solid copper base is extremely smooth which allows excellent contact between it and the CPU. Watch the video to find out more.

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Video Review #1048: Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB Hard Drive

The Western Digital Caviar Green line of SATA HDDs ranging from 500GB to 2TB capacities. Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB Hard Drive is designed to be fast but the prime focus is on power conservation and capacity. This HDDs interface is SATA 3 Gb/s (Gigabits per second), has a capacity of 2TBs (2000GBs), a varying rotation speed of 5,400 to 7,200 RPMs, a 32MB buffer size, power consumption is 7.4W while being accessed & 4W when idle, the noise level is 25dBA to 29dBA & comes with a 3 year warranty. Watch the video to find out more...

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Video Review #1049: Smooth Creations Core i7 Prophet Gaming Rig

Smooth Creations is based in Oregon, USA and what sets them apart from the many other companies on the market is they offer custom modded & built PC's at an affordable price that achieves cutting edge technology. What really separates them though is their custom artwork. The painting process starts off with gathering the art for their custom line or our clients can send them their art or colors they would like on the systems. Also their team of air brushers can dream up a design of their own. They currently have four computer build categories; notebooks, desktops, lansharks & xtreme machines.


Video Review #1050: Corsair TX850W Power Supply

The The Corsair TX line of power supplies are currently available in three wattages; 650, 750 & 850. I'll be reviewing the Corsair TX850W Power Supply which has more than enough power, even for high-end computer systems. You can't go wrong with any of the Corsair PSUs as long as you select the correct wattage for your application. If you're in the market for a high wattage, affordable non-modular PSU then this should be at the top of your list! Watch the video to find out more...


Video Review #1051: Antec Nine Hundred Two (902) Case

If you're in the market for a mid-tower case, the Antec Nine Hundred Two (902) Case is one of the best on the market. It's jam packed with lots of excellent features at an affordable price. There are lots of fans and one massive 200mm fan at the top of the case, which provide excellent air circulation inside the case. There are many drive bays and modular HDD cages, which can be configured for your particular drive setup. It also looks great from the stylish outside to it's all black interior. Watch the video to find out more...

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Video Review #1053: In Win Commander 1200W Power Supply

The Commander line of power supplies are currently available in capacities ranging from 650 to 1500 watts. The +3.3V & +5V rails are both 30A each. There are four +12V rails; 12V1&2 are 20A each and 12V3&4 are 36A each, with a combined power of 99A. The efficiency of the In Win Commander 1200W Power Supply varies from 80-84% depending on load. It also meets the 80+ & NVIDIA SLI certifications, has a quiet 140mm fan and is modular. This is one of the best power supplies on the market! Watch the video to find out more...


Video Review #1054: In Win Matrix Case

If you're in the market for a mini-ATX case with a Mac theme, than the In Win Matrix Case might be the case for you. Watch the video to find out more...


Video Review #1055: Cooler Master Elite 360 Case & Silent Pro M500 Power Supply

The Cooler Master Elite 360 Case is one of the best, feature rich mini/mid tower cases on the market, but it's affordable. It's very well designed and even fits a standard ATX motherboard. While the Cooler Master Silent Pro M500 Power Supply is not high in wattage it's enough for most moderate system. It's 80%+ efficient, 80+ certified, has a quiet 135mm fan, modular leads and comes with Japanese Capacitors. Watch the video to find out more...