Most PCs don't require a massive power supply capable of 750W or more sustained output, and even the 500-550W models can be overkill for many users. Today we'll be looking at he Silverstone Nightjar 520W power supply, a PSU with a moderate power output but a very distinct feature: it's completely fanless. Fanless PSUs aren't a new idea, but advances in technology have taken them from expensive and rather esoteric devices to modern designs that are more reasonable. The Silverstone Nightjar 520W retails for $139.99 including shipping (after rebate), a steep price for a 520W unit even if it is 80Plus Platinum certified, but that's due in large part to its fanless nature. Does it perform well enough to justify such a price? We'll...

Balanced Technology eXtended (BTX) Form Factor - The Future of Cases & Motherboards

Known previously as the "Big Water" form factor, Intel has finalized and branded the next-generation case/motherboard form factor specification and it's called BTX. Learn everything you wanted to...

99 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/18/2003

Kingwin KT-424 Aluminum Case

Kingwin produced an incredibly successful high-end case several months ago. Today, we look at their mid-range case, which actually packs more features and performance than their high-end counterpart.

17 by Kristopher Kubicki on 8/18/2003

2003 Power Supply Roundup Part II: Better Faster Cheaper

Several months ago, we published our first power supply roundup. With a little more experience we took our second stab at the power supply industry, with over 18 units...

70 by Kristopher Kubicki on 7/31/2003

ClearPC, C3 and BeanTech: The Clear Chassis Comparison

Acrylic PC cases have gained popularity over recent months. Fortunately, we were able to get our hands on some of the more mainstream clear enclosures. Its time...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 3/15/2003

Xaser III Aluminum: ThermalTake drops Chenming

ThermalTake completely redesigned their Xaser II series cases with their newest Aluminum chassis revision. No longer do they rely on the Chenming chassis platform, but a new and...

1 by Kristopher Kubicki on 2/20/2003

4-Way Power Supply Shootout: Vantec, Enermax, ThermalTake, Antec

2002 brought us several new power supplies each with a competitive edge. Today we take a look at a few of these units in our first installment of...

6 by Kristopher Kubicki on 1/17/2003

Cooler Master ATC-201A: High performance Aluminum

Cooler Master's ATC-201A has been getting a lot of publicity because of its high performance design. We take a look at why it performs so well and where...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 1/11/2003

Ahanix dBox: Standardizing LCD Case Controls

Ahanix devoted a lot of resources into their latest case, the dBox. Attempting to become the first case that comes standard with an LCD control panel, the dBox...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 1/9/2003

PC-9300 Aluminum: Lian Li Enters the Small Form Factor Race

As Shuttle reigns primarily uncontested in the small form factor market, Lian Li follows suit with Cooler Master and jumps headlong into the small form factor market.

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 12/2/2002

Comdex 2002 - New Meaning To The 'Cold Show'

Many are calling this the last and probably most uninteresting Comdex ever, but the cooling and case companies beg to differ. Get ready for an indepth analysis of...

2 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/21/2002

Kingwin KT-436-WM Case: The Mod Dream

Kingwin takes a stab into the case market with an Al-Mg alloy behemoth based on the same design as the ever popuplar Lian Li cases. Is the beauty...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/12/2002

ThermalTake A6000B Aluminum Case: Quiet Cooling

Its been a long time since we did cases at AnandTech. To welcome case reviews back to AnandTech, we bring to you ThermalTake's first attempt at an aluminum...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/11/2002

Low Profile Socket-A/Socket-370 Cooler Roundup - December 2001

With server rack space at a premium, building low profile 1U servers is an endeavor many are undertaking. But how do you cool Athlon MP processors in a...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 12/19/2001

Socket-A Cooler Roundup: September 2001

If you've got a Socket-A processor then this is the guide to read. Our largest cooling roundup to date. Read on as our resident cooling expert, Tillmann...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 9/7/2001

Socket-A & Socket-370 Cooler Roundup - March 2001

Quite a lot has happened since our last cooler roundup in November of last year. Not only did we see new products from previously unknown manufacturers, we saw the...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 3/7/2001

Socket-A & Socket-370 Cooler Roundup - November 2000

With the Athlon running hotter than ever one of the most common questions we're asked is "What is the best CPU cooler on the market?" Our resident cooling...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 11/21/2000

Socket-A / Socket-370 Cooler Roundup - July 2000

AnandTech takes a look at 9 of the best Socket-370 / Socket-A coolers on the market right now. Whether you're looking to overclock your CPU or just want...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 7/14/2000

AMK LAN-0334 ATX Mid Tower

AMK doesn't actually manufacture cases, but they do take other people's cases and modify them heavily. Modifications are primarily focused at massive cooling. The LAN-0334 is designed for being...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 4/10/2000

Fong Kai FK-320ATX Mid Tower ATX

Finding a good case is tough, so when we stumbled across the excellent FK-603, we decided to check out bigger and better things from Fong Kai. Enter the...

1 by Mike Andrawes on 4/5/2000

Senfu Watercooler Unit

As the clock speed of today's processors increases, so does the amount of heat that they dissipate. The quest for more efficient cooling techniques has lead companies to...

0 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 3/22/2000

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