COOLING

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 [...]


February 6th, 2011

Noctua NH-C14 140mm CPU Cooler Review

The vast majority of the high performance CPU coolers on the market are currently designed in a tower-style format but Noctua is on a mission to change that with their new NH-C14.  The C14 uses a massive heatsink which comes equipped with a pair of low noise 140mm fans; a combination which is sure to [...]


November 16th, 2010

CoolIT Vantage A.L.C Review

Integrated water cooling systems are nothing new in the custom built PC scene but over the last two years they have gradually evolved from poor performing wannabes to bona-fide CPU cooling solutions.  In this review, we take a look at the latest addition to CoolIT’s stable of products:  the Vantage ALC.  This product is supposed [...]