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Cooler Master Releases HAF XB

HAF XB Chino, California – November 12th, 2012 – Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer today unveils the LAN box that takes the form to a whole new height, HAF XB. Packing full ATX motherboard support, modular features, portability, and excellent cooling, HAF XB comes in as the LAN box to beat. Innovative Desgin HAF XB takes an innovative diversion from the form factor of its High Air Flow (HAF) brethren. It comes in a LAN box form that pushes the boundaries of size for this category. Ensuring that it continues the tradition of its namesake, HAF XB supports up to two 120mm fans in the front, a large 200mm in the top, and a 120mm and two 80mm fans in the rear. Strategically placed cable tie areas occupy cable routing zones to assist in keeping cable clutter to a minimum and provide a clean look with minimal effort. Steel reinforced handles on the side panels make traveling between LANs and other gaming destinations a far less stressful venture. Geared for Enthusiasts & Overclockers Built to be attuned with the needs of enthusiasts and extreme overclockers alike, HAF XB transforms effortlessly between LAN box and Test Bench. To accomplish this, a simple removable motherboard tray design is included to make swapping hardware a headache-free experience. Removing the outer shell completes the transformation into a formidable test bench for any cooling need. Users of all types will enjoy seven expansion s...



ECS Launches First Intel Motherboard w/ Thunderbolt Support – Z77H2-A5X Deluxe

Latest in Motherboard Technology with a Plethora of Connectivity Options November 13, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) today reveals its first motherboard with Thunderbolt support, the Brand-New Black Series Z77H2-A5X Deluxe, based on the new Intel® Z77 chipset. The Black Deluxe Series was created with power users and overclockers in mind. The Z77H2-A5X Deluxe embodies these qualities by providing all solid capacitors, triple thickness gold plating and overclocking friendly heatsinks and heatpipes. The Z77H2-A5X Deluxe combines the latest motherboard technology with the above industry quality control standards set by ECS on the Black Series. Power user features For overclockers, the ECS Z77H2-A5X Deluxe provides a wealth of tweaking, control and adjustment features. ECS’ Hyper Alloy Chokes give overclockers more stability because of their high energy efficiency and heat reduction. Long-life capacitors in all critical areas guard against failure even in the most challenging conditions. Triple thickness gold plating on CPU, memory and add-on card sockets ensures the Z77H2-A5X Deluxe always provides a reliable connection, even with heavy use and in hostile environments. Improved heavy duty heatsinks and heatpipes help dissipate heat efficiently when overclocking. Thor Ultra Protection offers complete electrostatic discharge protection for VGA, USB, LAN and HDMI ports against component damage from static electricity in dry climates. ECSR...



Genius Named as CES Innovations 2013 Design & Engineering Award Honoree

Chino, California, November 13, 2012 – Genius today announces that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the Gila GX Gaming Series MMO/RTS Professional Gaming Laser Mouse. Products entered in this award program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories. Gila is a twelve button professional gaming laser mouse with a dpi range from 200 to 8200 that allows gamers to not only make quick yet controlled movements and turns in the battlefield, but also allows for pinpoint accuracy when zooming in for the headshot by instantly dropping the dpi with a press of a button. Gila gives gamers even more precise control with its “Angle Snapping” function that raises cursor precision at high speeds and the “Sniper” function reduces the dpi so gamers are in control of cursor accuracy. There are customization options for gamers, including: “Button Assignment”, “Macro Management” setups for up to 72 keys, and 16 million backlight color backlight options. It also has 30 grams built-in and a removable weight system including six metal weights – each 4.5 grams – so gamers can adjust the right heft and balance for any game or hand speed. “Gila represents the ideal of the GX Gaming Series with features and customizations that not on...



CyberPowerPC Drops Intel Core i7- 3970X Extreme Edition World’s Fastest Gaming CPU into New Desktop Series

Armed and dangerous is the only way to describe the new series of desktop gaming systems from CyberPower Inc., which will feature Intel’s latest Extreme Edition Core i7-3970X CPU. The Intel Core i7- 3970X Extreme Edition gets world’s fastest bragging rights with its base clock speed of 3.5 GHz and a Turbo Boost 2.0 performance of 4.0 GHz. It will be the featured CPU in CyberPowerPC’s top-of-the-line Fang III Black Mamba which is also equipped with a pair of the “world’s fastest” single GPU GTX 680 graphics card in SLI mode. The combination of the Intel X79 Express chipset with the unlocked Intel Core i7- 3970X Extreme Edition processor lets you customize the system by changing the processor core multipliers and DDR3 memory ratios to give extreme gamers and demanding enthusiasts the performance they seek. CyberPowerPC customers will be assured of blistering gaming performance and great versatility and speed in video transcoding for all the multi-threaded supported power-hungry applications. To cool the new powerful 150-watt TDP chip, CyberPowerPC offers its CyberPowerPC Advanced Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit with a choice of 480mm, 360mm, or 240mm sized radiators for ultimate cooling performance. All CyberPowerPC gaming systems powered by the latest Extreme Edition processor have a number of complementary components to enhance performance such as the new Cooler Master HAF XB enclosure, which provides superb cooling performance in a new compact...



NZXT Introduces the Respire Series CPU Coolers

Affordable, high performance air cooling is now available with NZXT’s latest addition to its growing CPU cooler product line. NZXT introduces the Respire Series: aluminum-fin heatsinks utilizing seamless direct touch (SDT) technology for maximum cooling efficiency. Last year, NZXT entered the CPU cooler market with its powerful Havik 120 and Havik 140 CPU coolers. In October, NZXT released the Kraken, the world’s first all-in-one 140 mm and 280 mm liquid coolers. For its latest cooler, NZXT poured all of its resources into one simple goal: maximizing cooling efficiency. Designed for entry-level builders and enthusiasts alike, NZXT’s Respire proves you don’t need to break the bank for powerful CPU cooling. With an MSRP of $29.99, the Respire T20 is equipped with one 8 mm and two 6 mm direct touch heat pipes applied using a patented manufacturing process which allows for the maximum amount of heat pipes in the smallest area possible. Priced at $39.99, the Respire T40 incorporates four 8 mm direct touch heat pipes manufactured using the same patented process. This process helps the Respire series achieve its ultra-high thermal transfer performance. Compatible with all of Intel and AMD’s latest offerings, NZXT’s Respire series offers high performance air cooling to all. Both models are backed by a 2 year manufacturer’s warranty.



 
 
 
 
 

Cooler Master HAF XB Chassis

Cooler Master is well-known for being innovative in both design and function. They seem to always look for ways to improve existing and new components, and today we will look at something a little different from them. It's great to see the creativity behind this next piece of hardware we are about to review. We are referring to the new Cooler Master HAF XB whose Chassis is designed to be both a regular PC Case and/or a Test Bench. The HAF XB is designed for those who are consistently changing out there hardware and can benefit from a test bench. As you will see shortly, we will share these details and the innovative ideas Cooler Master has put into the HAF XB. The sleek design and versatility might just leave you in awe. First, here's a little about Cooler Master.





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