Wednesday News part 2

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 12 2003 @ 11:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck

Pctoys Powermax 470W PSU
Lately, more and more people have been modding their cases to the point where there is nothing else to touch up. Most people, such as myself, ignore one simple and obvious thing, the ugly big box called the power supply. Some people mod theirs, but they a minority. Today we will look at the Power Maxx 470W Aluminum Power Supply. Sounds sweet, lets check it out!


Review Link : R&B Mods


Sky Hawk Matrix PSR-5601SL-W case
Just in the last few days, we reviewed the Matrix PSR-5605 case from Sky Hawk. In this new review, we take a gander at the PSR-5601 case which has a different LCD Status display shape and appearance. However, like the 5605, the Matrix 5601 is adorned with a motorized front panel door and some cool window and fan features. If you are in the market for a pre-modded case, check out the Sky Hawk Matrix line.


Review Link : EnvyNews


overclocking the Athlon XP 2600+
Well, the first thing I did was raise the clock multiplier to find the point where the system loses stability. I managed to get the clock multiplier up to 20 to achieve 2666 MHz, but this did require 1.9V. While raising the voltage is not uncommon, I still get uneasy going too far over the prescribed limits. Going too far over the default can result in a significantly shortened CPU life. CPU's aren't invincible, my goal was to get a high speed for an indefinite period of time. Usually I find this voltage limit when it requires a significant increase in voltage to gain only a few (5-20) MHz.
OCing at AMDZone


Altec Lansing's top 2.1 PC audio solution
We have published our review on Altec Lansing's top 2.1 PC audio solution. With a primary emphasis on PC music the 621's will have limited appeal for the gamer, but offers a very sturdy solution for the all-round user.
Review Link : Hardwareavenue



About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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