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Video Review #867: Zalman Reserator XT External Water Cooling System

The Zalman Reserator XT External Water Cooling System performs very well, is super easy to install and very compact. If you are looking for a compact water cooling system that is on par with some of the separate hardcore water cooling kits, I would strongly recommend you check out this product. With a 120mm fan, 120mm radiator, 500L/hr pump and newly designed solid copper CPU water block, it's extremely impressive. This unit also comes with quick connect couplings. These quick connect couplings enable easy connection and disconnection of tubes.

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Video Review #871: Thermaltake Bigwater 760i Water Cooling System

The Thermaltake Bigwater 760i Water Cooling System performs very well, is super easy to install and very compact. With a 120mm fan, 120mm radiator, 500L/hr pump and newly designed solid copper CPU water block, it's extremely impressive. This unit also comes with quick connect couplings. These quick connect couplings enable easy connection and disconnection of tubes. This means the water block can be installed or removed without having to drain and refill the reservoir.

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Video Review #1033: Smooth Creations LanShark 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.

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Video Review #875: SilverStone KL02 Case

When looking for a mid-tower ATX case there are a few key features you want to look for. Make sure it has excellent air circulation, which this case does because it has one 120mm fan at the front, another at the back and two more optional 120mm fans can be installed on the left side panel. Be sure the case has enough drive bays, which this case does. It can be configured with 4x5.25" drive bays, 1x3.5" external, and 4x2.5" internal drive bays or an alternate 9x5.25" drive bay setup. Also, be sure that the case will fit the current long video card and this case does.


Video Review #1034: Xclio 1000 Case

The Xclio 1000 Case is one massive full-tower case. It comes with 8 180mm multi-LED fans and more can be added. There's plenty of room to work on the inside, but the motherboard tray is not removable. There are also a torrent of drive bays. This case is mostly steel so it sturdy but extremely heavy. If your in the market for a huge tower case with bling bling then this it is. Watch the video to find out more...

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Video Review #877: HIS HD 2600Pro Iceq Turbo X 256MB DDR3 Video Card

The new line of Radeon HD 2000 series cards is available in a number of different models; the 2900XT, 2900Pro, 2600XT, 2600Pro, 2400XT and 2400Pro. These are all next-gen products but the 2400 series are entry-level cards, the 2600 series are mid-range cards and the 2900 series are high-end cards. The HIS HD 2600Pro Turbo Video Card comes with 256MBs of GDDR3 memory, has a core speed of 700MHz and a memory speed of 1400MHz. This card is well suited for the modest gamer but not intended for the hardcore gamer. Watch the video to find out more and check out the bloopers at the end.


Video Review #1035: Cooler Master Storm Sniper Case

The Cooler Master Storm Sniper Case is feature for feature one of the very best mid-tower cases on the market. With three fans (2x200mm & 1x120mm) it has excellent air circulation, tooless design, quality build, excellent styling, etc. It even comes with integrated handles at the top. This is the case you've been looking for! Watch the video to find out more...

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Video Review #1036: Tuniq Ripper 1000W Power Supply

The ripper line of power supplies are currently available in three models 850W, 1000W & 1200W. I'll be reviewing the 1000W model which has more than enough power, even for hardcore computer systems. It comes with a quiet temperature controlled 140mm fan, is short so it will fit in any ATX case and has lots of leads. This PSU is also 80+ Bronze certified and support multiple video card setups. Watch the video to find out more...


Video Review #878: Gigabyte 3D Mercury Water Cooling Case

The Gigabyte 3D Mercury Water Cooling Case has everything you would want in a case and a water cooling kit. The case is aluminum, lots of drive bays, excellent air circulation, plenty on drive bays and great looks. The water cooling system in this case is one of the best integrated kits that I've seen to date. It's installed in such a way that it doesn't interfere with computer components and it super easy to maintain. There are also extra fittings to allow additional optional waterblocks to be added in a snap. If you're in the market for a water cooling case, this one is rules supreme!

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Video Review #881: SilverStone TJ10 Case

Like the TJ09 case the SilverStone TJ10 Case is exceptional right from the outside to the inside. It has looks fantastic, very well designed and constructed, it's also all aluminum. Being made from thick aluminum gives the case rigidly but it also adds weight. The sophisticated structure is second in stiffness only to the unibody designed TJ07 case. There are plenty of drive bays, excellent air circulation and the motherboard tray is removable. It fits all types of ATX motherboards, long power supplies and full length video cards. For a mid-tower case, this product rocks!

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Video Review #1038: SilverStone Raven RV01 Case

The SilverStone Raven RV01 Case is available in a black color with or without a window. It has a reinforced plastic outer shell & an .8mm steel body. It has a number of very unique features, one of them being that the motherboard tray is rotated 90 degrees clockwise. So instead of having the motherboard's I/O shield plate and expansion slots at the back of the case they are at the top. This frees up the back of the case for things such as a large radiator. This case also has lots of drive bays, great air circulation, radical styling and so much more. Watch the video to find out more...

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Video Review #1039: NZXT ZERO 2 Case

NZXT ZERO 2 Case is an affordable case which falls into the budget category. It's only available in black and it's steel except for a few plastic parts. Since it's mostly steel it's really sturdy but this means it's really heavy. It does come with 3 120mm fans so air circulation is great and more fans can be added. There are also lots of drive bays and a tool-less drive bay design. Watch the video to find out more...

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