COOLING

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 [...]


November 2nd, 2010

Prolimatech Super Mega CPU Cooler Review

Many believe that many of the higher-end air-based CPU heatsinks have reached a pinnacle in terms of thermal efficiency.  However, companies like Prolimatech seem to keep on improving their products and continue to push the limits of what their coolers can do.  Prolimatech has how released a new take on their best-selling Megahalem dubbed the [...]


October 17th, 2010

Lamptron Touch Fan Controller Video Review

The fan controller market has been pretty stagnant over its long lifetime, with the only real changes coming when manufacturers were able to introduce LCD’s for their products.  Now Lamptron is taking things to the next level by introducing a fan controller with a touch screen interface.  Their aptly named “Touch” incorporates all the features [...]


August 30th, 2010

Cooler Master V6 GT CPU Cooler Review

Shaped like a bona fide V6 engine, Cooler Master’s new V6 GT heatsink is aiming to knock several high end coolers off of their respective thrones.  To accomplish this, the V6 GT is equipped with a pair of high speed 120mm fans and enough cooling mass to beggar most of its competitors.  However, can its [...]


August 15th, 2010

Corsair Hydro H70 CPU Cooler Review

Closed system water cooling units have been gaining popularity over the last two years or so and it is only natural that we have seen a gradual evolution in their designs.  Corsair is now taking the next step in the evolutionary process with their release of the H70; a water cooling unit which could out [...]


August 12th, 2010

Prolimatech Samuel 17 Small Form Factor CPU Cooler Review

CPU coolers specifically designed for small form factor applications are few and far between but Prolimatech has now thrown their hats into this ring with the new Samuel 17.  Able to mount a 120mm fan, this low-slung cooler is looking to bring some high performance to HTPC and SFF users.