Hardware Roundup: Wednesday Edition

Nemo - July 2, 2008 03:41AM in Affiliate News

AMD added to its processor lineup yesterday with the release of a new Black Edition processor, the Phenom X4 9950, clocked at 2.6GHz. Along with the new flagship CPU AMD also released two energy efficient models with a TDP of 65W. Ever wonder what happens when the CMOS battery goes dead? Check out the review to find out. Our roundup also includes a look at factory overclocked 9800 GTX card from BFGTech with a pre-installed waterblock. As long as we're talking water cooling, check out the Thermaltake Prowater water cooling kit. There's lots more today so read on.

Cases
Thermaltake XaserVI Mx Case @ RBMods

Cooling
ThermalTake ProWater 850i Liquid Cooling System @ Virtual-Hideout

CPUs
AMD intros two 65W Phenoms for under $200 @ Tech Report
AMD Phenom X4 9950 and 9350e Quad-Core Processor @ Legit Reviews

Modding
How To Replace Memory Heat Spreaders @ TweakTown

Motherboards
Nvidia's GeForce 8300 chipset @ Tech Report
What Happens When The CMOS Battery Fails? @ Tech ARP
ASRock K10N780SLIX3-WiFi nForce 780a SLI Motherboard @ ThinkComputers

Power Supplies
Corsair HX1000W Modular Power Supply @ PC Perspective

Storage/Hard Drives
Corsair Voyager GT 16Gb and Voyager 4Gb USB Stick @ Madshrimps

Video
BFGTech GeForce 9800 GTX H2OC WC Edition @ [H]ardOCP