Sweet mercy, at first glance Koolance’s PC4-1025BK case seems like a perfect power-user box. Unfortunately, this water-cooling-enriched case is simply too small to contain certain enthusiast hardware and too complicated for the average user.
We were so pleased with the price/performance ratio of AMD’s Radeon HD 3870 that we awarded Asus’s implementation of it a 9 Kick Ass verdict in our January 2008 issue. We’re not nearly as impressed with the gaming performance of the architecture’s cheaper cousin, the Radeon HD 3850.
January 2004. DirectX 9 had just shipped. SCO had begun its ultimately
futile crusade against IBM. And Hypersonic’s brightly colored Sonic
Boom, featuring Intel’s newest processor, was smacking our benchmarks
CES is over, and what better way to celebrate then this, the big 50th
edition of the Maximum PC Pocdast! This week, Dave, Will, Gordon, and
Jeremy discuss all the awesome stuff they saw (or heard other saw) at
the big trade show, Will's huge rig-building victory at CES, and what
the heck happened during last week's podcast! We don't even answer any
tech questions this week, it's that news-heavy of a show!