After Hours

Cracking open the HP Blackbird 002 DE LCi gaming PC

Separate compartments

One of the first things you notice about the Blackbird's interior is that some plastic pieces separate the air flow around the CPU from the air flow around the video cards. And this is even though everything is liquid cooled.

About Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.

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