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Volcano 7+ Fan Controller Mod

Volcano 7+ Fan Controller Mod

I just reviewing the Thermaltake Volcano 7+ it is a great heatsink, head over and read the review. As you can see there were only a few negative aspects to the heatsink and one is the fact that the fan controller when connected stays inside of your computer. This is a problem because if you […]

Case Painting

Case Painting

Now that your case has been painted and has had time to cure you can now put your work back together and see what it looks like. Here all of my pieces which are done and not put together. I put the front bezel back on along with the top of the case and I […]

Changing Your Speaker LEDs

Changing Your Speaker LEDs

In this time we live in the true case modder turns his head away in disgust at the site of a stock LED. The site of those glowing green and amber LEDs we have all come to know and despise are being eradicated by the true modders. Now you can take a step closer to […]

Front USB Mod

Front USB Mod

With USB becoming used more and more with the passing of each day it’s not far off until the serial port is killed off by USB completely. Most new motherboards come with 2 USB ports that are mounted onto the back over the motherboard. However I find it to be quite an inconvenience to have […]

How to cut a blowhole

How to cut a blowhole

Cutting a blowhole in your case is probably one of the easiest case mods and one of the most effective for cooling down the inside of your case along with the CPU. You can put the hole anywhere in the case that it will fit. If you are an overclocker, especially with AMD you know […]

EPoX 8KHA+ FAQ

EPoX 8KHA+ FAQ

I have a 266FSB CPU and set it to run at 266FSB in the BIOS but I am running at 200FSB how can I fix this? Most Likely you have CPU host clock select jumper on pin 1-2, you need to move it to pin 2-3 this jumper is located just to the left of […]

In-socket diode vs CompuNurse

In-socket diode vs CompuNurse

The discussion over whether in-socket thermistors are precise and reliable or not has been questioned many times. I have put 2 different motherboards with 2 different CPUs with their in-socket thermistors up against an outside thermal probe from a Compunurse. A guide can be seen here on how to install a Compunurse to a CPU. […]

X-Arcade Controller

X-Arcade Controller

If you are a typical male like me and I’m sure you are, you love video games, especially arcade video games. I also know that many of you probably want to have your own arcade inside of your house. You can emulate games on your computer and use a keyboard or gamepad but I’m sure […]

CaseAce Geargrip – Pro

CaseAce Geargrip – Pro

If you are an avid LAN partier or you constantly move your case from location to location you know what a hassle it can be. When I have relocated my case it usually takes a few trips due to the fact that I take my case, monitor, mouse, cables and maybe other things. Being as […]

XtremeDDR PC2700 Memory Review

XtremeDDR PC2700 Memory Review

I recently reviewed a stick of PC3200 from XtremeDDR which PC-PitStop sent me. I was really impressed with the PC3200 from XtremeDDR and gave it the OCModShop Seal of Approval. PC2700 is DDR333 which is what all of the new AMD motherboards are running with using the VIA KT333 chipset. The VIA KT400 is coming […]

Alpha PAL 8045 Fan

Alpha PAL 8045 Fan

Most of you probably already know about the Alpha PAL 8045, it is very large and can be very effective. The Alpha PAL 8045 is made of 6063 Aluminum w/ Embedded Copper 1100 or 1020 and is anodized black. The heatsink has an 80mm base which is very large, it also weighs 520 grams which […]

AOpen AK77 Pro(A)-133 Motherboard

AOpen AK77 Pro(A)-133 Motherboard

  The AOpen AOpen AK77 Pro(A)-133 motherboard comes with the VIA Apollo KT266a chipset. The 266a chipset is the successor to the VIA 266 chipset, like the VIA 133 chipset is to the 133a. The motherboard also comes with the VT8233A southbridge rather than the VT8233. The VIA Apollo KT266A features an enhanced memory controller, […]

OCMS News July 2002

New Contest Tuesday, July 30, 2002 I have put up another contest here at OCModShop, this time I need your help with some graphic design so please head to the contest page and check it out and enter there are some cool prizes to win I think. Bitspower 12″ green cold cathode Thursday, July 25, […]

Zalman ZM-NB32 Northbridge Heatsink

Zalman ZM-NB32 Northbridge Heatsink

Most of you are probably familiar now with Zalman, they are a company which strive to provide excellent products which are very quiet and of the highest quality. The have CPU heatsinks for both Intel and AMD, VGA coolers for your video card, very quiet power supplies and northbridge heatsinks. The ZM-NB32 northbridge heatsink will […]

Cutting Edge Case Mods Power Supply Cover Mod

Cutting Edge Case Mods Power Supply Cover Mod

Cutting Edge Case Mods is a new company which is based out of San Diego, California. They were kind enough to send me one of their power supply cover mods, the idea of this mod is to transform your plain and boring looking power supply into something cool that will further your case mod in […]

Koolcase Prince Case

Koolcase Prince Case

It’s been a while since my last case review and I’m glad to say the time has come for another one, Koolcases sent over one of their cases which is called the “Prince” it is a black deluxe tool-less ATX mid tower with a 300w Pentium4 ready power supply, it also has two front-access USB […]

ZXMods Grill Standoff Kit

ZXMods Grill Standoff Kit

ZXMods is a company which produces high quality case modding gear which is very unique in most cases. They have a lot of different things that you can use to mod you case, I think their trademark product would be their Antec window kits. They were kind enough to send over this laser cut fan […]

Zalman CNPS 5100-Cu Heatsink

Zalman CNPS 5100-Cu Heatsink

Like I have mentioned in my previous Zalman reviews, when I went to their grand opening they gave me a lot of their products to review. This is the Zalman CNPS 5100-Cu, it is made of pure copper and is a radial design heatsink which is more “congenital” at least compared to their flower coolers. […]

60mm to 80mm Fan Adapter

60mm to 80mm Fan Adapter

Sharka Corp sent us a couple of fan adapters made by Akasa which are made so that you can put 80 millimeter fans on 60mm heatsinks. This isn’t a new idea, but its not a bad one either. Using an 80mm fan which can push as much air as a 60mm fan, we can cut […]

Galaxy Aluminum Hard Drive Cooler

Galaxy Aluminum Hard Drive Cooler

Most hard drives these days get very hot, most of the time when you touch them they almost burn. There are many different kinds of coolers on the market, this is one of the more simpler and cheaper ones, simple and cheap don’t always mean poor performance though, I think you will be surprised.   […]