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We take a look at some of the latest products on the market

PCR’s guide to cooling and cases

Custom cooling solutions and cases are always popular with the PC enthusiast market. PCR examines some of the latest products on the market.

ARCTIC FREEZER I30
SRP: £24.39
DISTRIBUTOR: Entatech
THEY SAY: The Freezer i30 is an enthusiast-grade CPU cooler for the latest Intel socket 2011, as well as socket 1155 and 1156.
SPECS: Direct touch heatpipes, precision machining, fan vibration absorption, new mounting system, virtually silent, interchangeable fan.

FRACTAL DESIGN DEFINE XL R2
SRP: £104.95
DISTRIBUTOR: Entatech
THEY SAY: Fractal Design builds on the success of its awarding-winning Define XL computer case with the Define XL R2.
SPECS: High density noise reductive material, patented ModuVent design, additional PCI expansion slots, two HDD cages, three-speed fan controller, three Silent Series R2 fans included.

ZALMAN 320 LIQUID COOLER
SRP: £70.33
DISTRIBUTOR: VIP Computers
THEY SAY: High cooling performance with pure copper water block and inner pure copper micro fins through efficient heat transfer.
SPECS: Blue LED, built-in pump, slim water block design, copper micro fins and base, high compatibility and durability.

XILENCE BLACK HORNET SQ SERIES
SRP: £94.99
DISTRIBUTOR: Meroncourt
THEY SAY: Xilence presents the Interceptor case’s ‘little’ brother: the Black Hornet. It has room for ATX motherboards and for dual radiator water cooling, which can be built into the upper section of the case.
SPECS: Dual 120mm fan support, cable management, bottom mounted PSU, hot swap docking station, HDD cage, unique hot- swappable front loading trays.

XILENCE RED WING 120MM CASE FAN WITH PWM FUNCTION
SRP: £9.99
DISTRIBUTOR: Meroncourt
THEY SAY: Black and red 120mm case fan from Xilence with PWM function. Cool your PC components with this Xilence fan. It offers you an extremely good price-performance ratio and cools your PC efficiently at a low noise level.
SPECS: 120mm fan, 12v DC, PWM functionality.

XILENCE INTERCEPTOR PRO
SRP: £279.99
DISTRIBUTOR: Meroncourt
THEY SAY: The Interceptor Pro from Xilence represents an HPTX case of the very best quality.
SPECS: Support for one triple and one quad watercooling radiators, front panel interface, enhanced cable management, removable dust filters, supports extra-long graphics cards, adjustable vents, 10 PCI expansion slots.

XILENCE RED WING 80MM CASE FAN
SRP: £4.99
DISTRIBUTOR: Meroncourt
THEY SAY: An 80mm case fan from Xilence – known for its silent PC components and excellent price performance ratio – in black-red.
SPECS: 80mm case fan, 12v DC, 1500rpm.

ARCTIC MX-4 THERMAL COMPOUND
SRP: £2.91
DISTRIBUTOR: Entatech
THEY SAY: The Arctic MX-4 is a new thermal compound that guarantees exceptional heat dissipation from components and maintains the needed stability to push your computer system to its maximum.
SPECS: Carbon micro-particles offer excellent thermal conductivity, metal free and non-electrically conductive, safe and easy application.

ZALMAN CASE MINI T2
SRP: £15.34 + VAT
DISTRIBUTOR: VIP Computers
THEY SAY: Aerodynamically designed. Front right and left vents provide cool air into the system.
SPECS: Up to six system fans, bottom PSU installations, powerful cooling, front interface, liquid cooling support, spacious interior.

ZALMAN MIDI ZS PLUS
SRP: £38.33 + VAT
DISTRIBUTOR: VIP Computers
THEY SAY: Aerodynamically designed front and top vents provide cool air into the system.
SPECS: Supports up to five system fans, bottom PSU mount, powerful cooling, front interface, liquid cooling support, acrylic side panel, tool-free installation, spacious interior.

ARCTIC F PWN CONTINUOUS OPERATION CASE FAN
SRP: £4.61
DISTRIBUTOR: Entatech
THEY SAY: Dedicated to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, the F PWM CO series case fans cool your computer system quietly.
SPECS: Forwards the PWM signal from the CPU to the whole ventilation system, continuous operation, reduced friction, constantly silent, simple set-up.

ZALMAN Z12 PLUS
SRP: £43.69 + VAT
DISTRIBUTOR: VIP Computers
THEY SAY: Features luxurious interior with black coating finishing touch and tube apertures are provided at the rear of the case for convenient water cooling set-up and maintenance.
SPECS: Supports up to five cooling fans, wide-band front mesh, power supply exclusive cooling, adjustable fans, acrylic side panel, liquid cooling support.

FRACTAL DESIGN NODE 304
SRP: £69.95
DISTRIBUTOR: Entatech
THEY SAY: The Node 304 is the latest compact computer chassis from Fractal Design featuring a unique modular interior for outstanding configurability.
SPECS: Modular interior, fits up to six hard drives, filtered air intakes, accommodates CPU coolers and single-fan water cooling, three Silent Series R2 fans included, supports ATX power supply, USB 3.0 support.

CONTACTS
Entatech: 0333 101 1000
VIP Computers: 0871 622 7500
Meroncourt: 01462 680060

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