With the price of NAS drives becoming a little more managable and the increased capacities necessary for the backup of everyday work and family photographs increasing, this type of hardware is becoming more proliferant in our homes. However, they arn't the only additions to your network you can make, with several add-on boxes made available by companies like Synology.Today we're looking at the VS60, an addon to the Synology Surveillance Station that allows the direct, software-less monitoring of up to 6 different network cameras at once.
GMC are a company known for innovative ideas and unique aesthetics – for instance the Bulldozer and Corona. Once again, the Korean company have created a rather unique looking enclosure, named the X-Station. This PC case, like most of GMC’s product range, seems to have a very bold appearance but does it live up to the standards set by their other cases? Only one way to find out.
Scythe Bay Rafter
The hard drive in a computer system is a crucial component for storing data and programs. In some systems, enthusiasts run out of placements for hard drives and so build make-shift mounts. Scythe has noticed this, which has lead to the Bay Rafter. The Scythe Bay Rafter allows a user to convert a 5.25” bay into a hard drive bay with support for a single HDD and a fan.
Sapphire Vapor X
Sapphire first introduced its graphics cards which implemented the Vapor-X coolers back in 2007 with its 3870 Atomic cards. The Vapor-X technology meant that graphics cards could be efficiently cooled and still remain silent using a liquid coolant which vaporised at the hot GPU’s IHS. Recently Sapphire has revitalised their Vapor-X video cards with the birth of the HD 4850 and 4870. Today we’ve kindly been given the 4850 to review, let’s see how it performs.
CPU Cooling has advanced somewhat in recent years with many different techniques being tried and tested. A relatively new company, Reeven, currently offer two direct heat-pipe CPU Coolers. Today, we’ve been luckily enough to acquire one such cooler, the RCCT-0901S. Let’s see if it performs to the same specification of more well-known CPU Coolers.
The thought of an 80mm fan scares most. Stereotypically they’re regarded as noisy, offer poor airflow and are a waste of space. However, when we suddenly mention 92mm or 120mm fans, our view on these fans becomes rather opposite. So, what about trying to squeeze a 92mm fan blade into a standard 80mm fitting fan? Well that’s what cooling specialists Evercool have done. Introducing the Evercool Rifling fan.