COOLING

November 13th, 2008

OCZ Gladiator MAX CPU Cooler Review

It seems like lately OCZ has their hands in nearly every facet of the PC hardware market. When they started releasing coolers, many people shook their heads and said OCZ would never compete with the big boys but they are now one of the leading CPU cooler manufacturers and the Gladiator MAX is their new [...]


October 14th, 2008

Thermalright T-Rad² Video Card Cooler Review

Thermalright has shown us again and again that they are able to produce some of the best coolers on the market today. Today we will be reviewing a product which expands their portfolio into the more compact arena with the T-Rad². Is it possible for this heatsink to follow in the footsteps of past award-winning [...]


October 6th, 2008

Noctua NH-U9B CPU Cooler Review

Noctua has wowed us again and again with their innovative products in the cooling marketplace. From CPU coolers, to thermal compound, to fans; they seem to have it all. Today we look at their new compact CPU cooler: the NH-U9B. While it may be small, this heatsink has the pedigree to follow in the footsteps [...]


September 8th, 2008

CoolIT Boreas MTEC Chassis Review

In the past we have reviewed several products from CoolIT Systems. Both the Pure and the Elite passed through our lab and both received accolades while never offering the absolute extreme performance we wanted them to. Enter the Boreas which is lovingly installed into a Silverstone TJ07 chassis and is supposed to offer some insane [...]


July 31st, 2008

Thermalright TRUE Black 120 CPU Cooler Review

While we have reviewed many CPU coolers here at Hardware Canucks, there has always been one that people ask us to look at: The Thermalright Ultra eXtreme 120. In this review we take it step further with a complete review of the latest incarnation of the TRUE: the Black 120 Edition.


July 22nd, 2008

Noctua NH-C12P CPU Cooler Review

Noctua has been releasing quite a few interesting CPU cooling solutions as of late and today we bring you a review of their first downdraft cooler: the NH-C12P. Considering the performance we have seen in the past from their products, we have some high expectations for this heatsink.


July 15th, 2008

OCZ Vendetta 2 CPU Cooler Review

OCZ is known mostly for their memory products but they have also been making some serious inroads with their CPU coolers as of late. In this review we take a look at the successor to their original Vendetta heatsink: the aptly-named Vendetta 2. Can this product match blows with some of the best the industry [...]


June 19th, 2008

Xigmatek HDT- S1283 CPU Cooler Review

Less than a year ago, Xigmatek wasn’t exactly the household name that it is today. They came into the fame they now hold by releasing the CPU cooler we are reviewing here today: the HDT-S1283. This was one of the first enthusiast level "heatpipe direct touch" coolers on the market and not only is it [...]


June 4th, 2008

CoolIT Freezone Elite CPU Cooler Review

Even though CoolIT can be considered one of the new kids on the block when it comes to CPU cooling solutions, there isn’t a doubt that they have made a name for themselves. Today we will be looking at one of their more extreme TEC coolers: the Freezone Elite. Sub-ambient cooling, here we come!!


May 26th, 2008

Noctua NH-U12P CPU Cooler Review

While they may not be the least expensive, people know that when they buy Noctua, they are buying quality. In this review, we will be taking a look at their NH-U12P CPU cooler which was just recently released. Can this new product continue Noctua’s tradition of high-quality cooling solutions?