COOLING

February 26th, 2013

Cooler Master Seidon 240M CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master’s Seidon 240M is a  closed loop water cooler which uses a dual 120mm design and is supposed to compete against the likes of Corsair’s Hydro series and NZXT’s new Kraken units.  It does so by using a custom design and a price that significantly undercuts similar products.


February 10th, 2013

NZXT Kraken X40 & X60 Water Coolers Review

NZXT’s Kraken X40 and X60 all in one water coolers are meant to go head to head against some of the best offered by Corsair, Thermaltake and Cooler Master.  In order to accomplish this, NZXT has avoided using typical 120mm and 240mm form factors and instead upsized their new X40 and X60 to 140mm and [...]


January 29th, 2013

Corsair H80i & H100i Review

In an effort to take their all in one water coolers to the next level, Corsair has completely revised two of their most popular designs.  Called the H100i and H80i, these new units boast improved thermal performance, incorporated LINK controllers for fully software-based control and Corsair’s new SP120L fans for an extremely quiet gaming experience.


December 5th, 2012

Corsair Hydro H60 & H55 CPU Coolers Review

Corsair’s Hydro series is getting a minor refresh with the H55 and new H60 taking over from the previous generation’s H50 and H60 respectively.  Priced at just $70 and $80 they target the entry-level gamer who wants increased cooling performance for overclocking and easy installation.


October 16th, 2012

BitFenix Hydra Pro & Recon Fan Controllers Review

Fan controllers may not be a marquee item within many enthusiasts’ systems but the power they grant over airflow within a case cannot be underestimated.  BitFenix’s Hydra Pro and Recon controllers hail from very different ends of the spectrum but they both grant end users complete control over their system fans.


October 12th, 2011

Corsair Hydro Series H100 Liquid CPU Cooler Review

As unlocked, highly overclockable processors have gradually made their way into lower price points, closed loop water coolers have become all the rage.  Several companies have entered the fray but none has been quite repeated Corsair’s success, particularly after teaming up with CoolIT.  Their latest creation -the H100- is the first closed loop liquid cooler [...]


September 29th, 2011

Corsair Hydro Series H80 Liquid CPU Cooler Review

For many, water cooling has always been reserved for enthusiasts who take the time and effort to install expensive custom loop setups but Corsair has been trying hard to bring its enhanced performance to the masses.  By teaming up with the company formerly known as CoolIT, their new Hydro Series  H80 is one of the [...]


July 14th, 2011

EVGA Superclock CPU Cooler Review

When someone thinks of EVGA, graphics cards and motherboards are usually the first things that pop into their mind but last month out of left field came their newest product:  a CPU cooler.  Dubbed the Superclock, it uses an HDT base, has a great looking design, is compatible with every current socket type and sells [...]


June 21st, 2011

Prolimatech Genesis CPU Cooler Review

While advanced manufacturing technologies are gradually reducing CPU heat output, heatsink manufacturers keep making larger and larger coolers. We now  have Prolimatech coming along to drop yet another huge dual tower heatsink into our laps. Called the Genesis, it dwarfs almost every other competitor on the market while sporting a fundamentally unique design.


June 7th, 2011

Corsair H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Review

For many budding enthusiasts the thought of spending the money time and money while living with the potential hazard of custom a water cooling setup can prove to be overwhelming.  However, the performance which can be achieved with liquid cooling can’t be denied.  With their H60, Corsair is striving to find the middle ground by [...]