COOLING

August 4th, 2009

Xigmatek S126384 Thor’s Hammer CPU Cooler Review

Xigmatek hasn’t been around for long but in their short time in the highly competitive CPU cooler market, they have already made quite the name for themselves.  In today’s review we take a closer look at their new flagship product:  the massive S126384 Thor’s Hammer.


July 9th, 2009

Cooler Master Hyper 212 PLUS CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master has been at the forefront of case market for some time now but their coolers have been somewhat lacking.  Now we have before us the Hyper 212 PLUS.  This is an HDT cooler that is priced at a mere $40 and we have some very high expectations for it.  Let’s hope it can [...]


July 4th, 2009

GlacialTech UFO V51 CPU Cooler Review

GlacialTech is a company of many talents; from LED lighting to CPU cooling.  Today we take a look at their new UFO V51 CPU cooler that is marketed towards gamers and is compatible with a wide variety of systems.  In the past we have been impressed with GlacialTech products so the expectations for this cooler [...]


June 8th, 2009

Cooler Master Hyper N520 CPU Cooler Review

Lately, the CPU cooler marketplace has become cluttered with countless products that all seem to promise the same things:  performance, silence and value.   Cooler Master has some impressive products under their name but can their new N520 heatsink come close to matching the performance of the best of the best?


May 18th, 2009

Prolimatech Megahalems CPU Cooler Review

Even though the high-end air cooling market is cluttered with pretenders, every now and then a heatsink comes along which causes up to stand up and take notice. A few short months ago, a new company named Prolimatech released their Megahalems CPU cooler and suddenly the best of the best had a new competitor on [...]


May 4th, 2009

Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler Review

After we reviewed the Cooler Master V10 a while ago, we were anxious to get our hands on its little brother: the award-winning V8. Not only has this cooler won numerous design awards but it also promises some extreme performance on both i7 and LGA 775 systems. Can it live up to the hype and [...]


March 1st, 2009

Cooler Master V10 CPU Cooler Review

When we say “V10″, many of you will think of a rip-roaring engine which powers high performance cars like the Audi R8 past the competition. Now the V10 namesake has carried over into the high performance CPU cooler from Cooler Master. Its name sure promises some amazing potential, but can it deliver?


January 22nd, 2009

Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme 1366 RT CPU Cooler Review

Everyone knows Thermalright as the company they can count on if they are looking for a high performance, high quality heatsink for either their CPU or GPU. With the introduction of the of Intel’s LGA 1366 Core i7 processors it was time for Thermalright to reintroduce the Ultra eXtreme in a new flavor and packing [...]


January 13th, 2009

CoolIT Domino A.L.C CPU Cooler Review

Every time CoolIT releases a product a hush of expectation comes over the folks here at HWC. We know that this is one company that continues to evolve every one of their products so when the Domino made its way into our labs, you can imagine the excitement. We all hoped it would live up [...]


December 4th, 2008

Gelid Silent Spirit CPU Cooler Review

Not many of you will be familiar with the name Gelid but they are working hard on trying to make a name for themselves in the air cooling market. The Silent Spirit is their first CPU cooler entry which is billed for doing exactly what its name implies: adequately cooling your processor while keeping noise [...]