COOLING

August 28th, 2007

Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro

For anyone who’s done research into the best after-market cooling solution for either Video Cards or CPUs it would be hard to imagine a world where Arctic Cooling didn’t figure prominently in head to head comparison reviews. Today we’re going to take a fresh look at the venerable Freezer 7 Pro to see if this [...]


August 20th, 2007

Thermalright XWB-1 CPU Water Block

For years now, Thermalright has been an innovator and a leader in the high end air cooling market. Today marks the day that Thermalright enters uncharted waters by releasing a CPU water block named the XWB-1. Hopefully this beautiful-looking block will perform as well as it looks.


August 2nd, 2007

Koolance CPU-330 Water Block

This will be a definitive review of Koolance’s latest and greatest CPU block. We’re going to prove once and for all how it compares to some of the other blocks from Swiftech, D-TEK, and Magicool that we have in our testing lab. Drumroll please…


July 25th, 2007

Magicool Copper CPU Block

Magicool is practically unheard of, but we’ve managed to obtain a sample of their current CPU water block. This product has a distinct advantage over many of the other high end blocks available right now since it costs less than $40 Canadian! Can it perform better than its price would have you believe?


July 22nd, 2007

Arctic Cooling Accelero S2 & Turbo Module

In this review we will be looking at the Arctic Cooling Accelero S2 passive cooler which is the smaller sibling of the larger Accelero S1 passive cooler. We will also check out the optional Turbo Module which can be mounted on both the S1 and S2 coolers.


July 20th, 2007

NEXUS NHP-2200 Northbridge Cooler

Based in the Netherlands, and formed in 2002, NEXUS’ link to their homepage at stopthenoise.com sums up their stated goal without mincing too many words. In a nutshell, their focus is on bringing products to market which will drastically lower sound levels without sacrificing performance. Today we’re going to be looking at one of their [...]


July 18th, 2007

Thermalright V2 VGA Cooler

Thermalright has designed a new cooler with the same legendary cooling properties they are known for, but with a smaller footprint which is perfect for HTPC applications. It is dwarfed by the massive HR-03 but we will see if this relatively small passive cooler is up to the job of cooling some of today’s most [...]


July 4th, 2007

8800 GPU block Round Up Swiftech MCW60 vs. Danger Den Full Cover vs. D-TEK FuZion GFX

Today we’ll be looking at graphics card coolers from the 3 heavyweights in the North American water cooling industry: Swiftech, Danger Den, and D-TEK customs. In this round-up we’ll find out which is the most effective for keeping your 8800 video card (or for that matter any other video card) running coolest.


June 25th, 2007

Noctua NC-U6 Chipset Cooler

The Austrian designed Noctua NC-U6 seems to have what it takes to make it in todays overclocking world, with two copper heatpipes and twenty nine aluminum cooling fins, it’s footprint is a mere 85 mm tall and 70mm wide. Lets find out how it stacks up.


May 23rd, 2007

Noctua NF-S12

Noctua seems to make some pretty bold claims regarding their product when they talk about nearly unheard-of noise reduction while moving a respectable amount of air. This fan may be on the expensive side compared to its closest competitors but if its performance is all it is promised to be, this may be something you [...]