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Archive for February 26th, 2021

How We Make Our SSDs (by Crucial)

Crucial announced their new M500 SSD at CES this year, and in the wake of this excitement want to share a look at how they make them. Very cool video inside!

ECS MODMEN Custom Case Modding Competition

THE CLOCK IS COUNTING DOWN FOR ENTRY INTO THE ECS MODMEN CUSTOM CASE MODDING COMPETITION   Upload Specs/Photos by February 28 to Win Grand Prize of $1,000,000NT ($30K USD) and a Trip to Taiwan for Finals Taipai, Taiwan, January 15, 2013 – Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) wants to remind potential competitors that the clock is literally counting down on its website (http://www.ecsmodmen.com/) to February 28, 2013, the deadline for entering the ECS Modmen Custom Case Mod Competition. The top five participants will be invited to Taipei, Taiwan to show off their mods at Computex 2013 where ECS, with a panel of judges, will determine the overall winner of $1,000,000NT and the title of MODMEN 2013! “Winning the ECS Modmen competition will give someone international notoriety and top-notch cash and prizes,” notes Ivette Huang, ECS Marketing Manager. “We wanted to offer a big cash prize as well as give a few Modders the chance to check out Computex 2013.” The ECS Mods will be judged by a number of factors, including Overall Design, Creativity, Technique, Mod on Motherboard and Peer Evaluation. Aside from the grand prize, the top five participants will also win $1,000 USD and over $2000 in prizes, including a Thermaltake Armor case, cooler, PSU and headset. Participants 6-10 will win over $800 in prizes, including a Thermaltake case, cooler and PSU. If you have any questions about the competition, contact info@ecsmodmen.com or visit the video at https://www.youtube....

Prodigy Window Side Panel and Alchemy Mixed Cables

BitFenix Design Lab, January 15, 2012 – With overwhelming response from the community, users have requested greater personalization for their BitFenix cases and accessories. Today, BitFenix is pleased to announce the Prodigy Window Accessory and Alchemy Mixed Cable Series.       Prodigy Window Side Panel Accessory   Displaying a clear, non-obstructive acrylic, the Prodigy Side Panel Window Accessory is a hassle free option to obtain a clear view of your full sized video card. Without any clips or tacky mounting mechanisms in sight, your Prodigy Black or Prodigy White can maintain its sleek design while having no compromises to the hardware inside.       Custom individual sleeving is a great way to add flare and cleanliness to a computer. But without the right tools, it can be very time consuming and messy. BitFenix Alchemy Cables proved to be a modder’s favorite when it comes to shrinkless and flexible cables. Featuring our ultra-dense NanoSleeve™ braiding in an alternating pattern of colors, Alchemy Mixed Cables make customizing and color coordinating your system an incredibly simple affair.   Both the Prodigy Side Panel Window Accessory and Alchemy Mixed Cables will be available at the middle of February.   For more information on other BitFenix products and new releases, please visit http:// http://www.bitfenix.com.

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