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Tagan A+ CS-Monolize Review

ccokeman    -   July 9, 2008
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Testing:

To verify the cooling capabilities of this case, I will be subjecting it to several tests to see how well it performs in a real world environment. Temperatures that will be checked are the CPU, GPU, Chipset, and hard drive. To put as much heat into the case as possible, I will load test the CPU and memory with OCCT, the GPU with 3DMark06 looped at a 1920x1200 resolution, and put the hard drive to work with a disk defrag, all simultaneously. In addition, I will be using my Kestral 4100 airflow meter to measure the airflow through the case, Low and High speed settings will be tested.

 

Comparison Cases:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower temperatures across the board was the expectation with 300 C.F.M. worth of air blowing over the motherboard and components. The Tagan Monolith delivered on all counts. A drop of 7 degrees Celsius on the CPU with the fans on high is a pretty substantial improvement.

 

 




  1. Introduction & Closer look
  2. Closer Look (The Case)
  3. Closer Look (Working Components)
  4. Specifications & Features
  5. Testing (Setup, Temperatures, Airflow)
  6. Conclusion
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