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CoolerMaster TPC 812 CPU cooler

The CoolerMaster TPC 812 CPU cooler has what they call a Vertical Vapor Chamber. Will this new tech keep overclocked CPU's cooler? Let's find out. Introduction It still amazes us that today, when so many people are surrounded by and dependent on electronic devices, many are still not aware that heat is the most destructive element where these devices are concerned. PC enthusiasts tend to learn this very quickly and start looking for...

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Thermaltake Golden Orb II CPU Cooler

If you’re in the market for a new CPU cooler that you want to be able to forget it’s doing its job because you can’t hear it, you should read this review of Thermaltake’s Golden Orb II. Introduction Although there seem to be more and more new options for cooling CPUs, the traditional fan sitting on or in a heatsink configuration is still by far the most common. Basically, there are two common options for consumers to...

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SilenX EFZ-92HA3 CPU Cooler

Can a small heatsink/fan give adequate cooling while reducing system noise? SilenX thinks so. We look at the SilenX EFZ-92HA3 to see if it can cool an overclocked system and stay quiet while doing so. Introduction Many consumers are obsessed with cooling, adding better, larger, louder aftermarket coolers. But what does one do if working in a case with limited clearance? Or on an HTPC system where reduced noise levels are also desired? These...

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Kingwin Arctic Liquid Cooler

Kingwin has come out with a watercooling kit that is sure to whet the tongue of those users wanting to start utilizing watercooling, but are still a little nervous about getting all that water near their hardware. Take a look inside to see how the Arctic Liquid Cooler performs. Introduction Newcomers to the PC enthusiast community may be set back by all of the talk of keeping your system properly cooled. There’s the traditional heatsink...

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Gelid ICY Vision Rev. 2 GPU Coolers In SLI

The Gelid ICY VISION cooler can fit many different video cards, but what can it do when used on two of the hottest running cards in the same system? Introduction Modern GPUs produce a lot of heat. Keeping them cool is a major concern for gamers, enthusiasts, overclockers, and anyone else that pushes their components to extremes. Knowing, this some video card companies offer non reference coolers on their cards, usually at a slightly higher...

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Gigabyte GTX 780 Ti GHZ Edition Review, Super Overclock is now sleeker and cooler!

Gigabyte GTX 780 Ti GHz Edition Gigabyte has made some definite noise in the graphics side over the past few years, and with the Super Overclock series being the top horse in the Gigabyte stable we always saw soem great performance from them, well it looks like Gigabyte has changed the Super Overclock to GHz edition in the 780 Ti model card and all I can say is WOW! The name GHz edition honestly does not make alot of sense due to the cards...

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CoolerMaster @ CES 2011

Cooler Master showed us some of their new products at CES 2011, including a new CM Storm case and a couple of new CPU coolers. INTRODUCTION Like many companies, CoolerMaster chose to present their products in a location outside the main convention center in Las Vegas — a suite in the Bellagio hotel. On site, they had a number of new products that will come out in the next few months, as well as a few NDA products about which we cannot...

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Zalman CNPS-9300 AT CPU Cooler

Zalman’s new CNPS 9300 AT CPU cooler may have more fins than an aquarium, but will its slick design come together swimmingly to drown your heat problems? INTRODUCTION It’s tough to create a new fan and heatsink combo that stands out in the water-based world of high-end PC cooling. Modern fans still have a lot of huff and puff, but they are no match for new, silent radiators that completely immerse components in a low-temperature...

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Dynatron K2 1156 Low Profile CPU Air Cooler for Mini ITX Platforms

  Closer Look Previously we had taken a look at a unit from Dynatron for the LGA 2011 server side application utilizing the Slim ILM design and active cooling for a really thin 1U blade server application. Well today we have a similar unit in appearance but its application is quite different as this is more targeted at mini ITX systems which is basically a polar opposite from a large heavy load server. but upon checking out where this...

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Noctua NH-I12 CPU Cooler

Noctua is no stranger at designing high quality coolers, as the company has been in the cooler business since 2005. Their latest model, NH-L12, is a versatile low profile quiet cooler that is designed for small form factor PCs. It is perfect for those who wish to build a smaller system but may also want the ability to overclock. Closer Look Both Intel and AMD are pushing for more efficient processors. As a result, PCs are getting smaller and...

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Dynatron R17 – LGA2011 3U+ Server or Workstation CPU Air Cooler

  Closer Look When we first took on the Dynatron coolers honestly one of the most excited I was to work with was this one and that’s because I feel a bit more at home working on a tower cooler like this as the small flat coolers you get with servers just do not seem right after working as an enthusiast for so long. The small coolers have their place and they are usually in noisy large thin blade servers but big towers like this are...

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Zalman CNPS7000A-Cu CPU Cooler

Zalman Tech has been pushing a quiet PC initiative for a while. One of their newest CPU coolers, the CNPS7000A-Cu, is one way you could help decrease your system’s decibel level, especially if you currently have a noisy CPU cooler on your Pentium 4, Athlon, Duron, Athlong XP, or Athlon 64. That’s right, the CNPS7000A-Cu is compatible with all of these CPUs. Read this review to find out more about this quiet and effective CPU...

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Cooler Master MasterCase 5 With Freeform Modular System

Cooler Master MasterCase 5 With Freeform Modular System Cooler Master was founded in 1992 by one man working out of a rented apartment with his staff being nothing more than a secretary who handled the admin part of the business. Roger (the founder) worked at innovating, inventing building and marketing new products. He had no backing, no corporate bank roll, all he had was a vision of better equipment and was the first to grasp that people...

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Cooler Master COSMOS II

The first Ultra Tower case has finally hit the market. Check out the COSMOS II to see what this beast has inside. Introduction “Must just be marketing” was the first thing we thought when we looked over the specifications of this case. Even after looking at pre-release pictures online and looking at specifications it didn’t really sink in that this was an “Ultra Tower”. The case is indeed on a whole new level that...

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Cooler Master NOTEPAL ERGOSTAND LITE

Cooler Master NOTEPAL ERGOSTAND LITE When you have that laptop sitting on your lap and things start to heat up it can become uncomfortable. Laptops seem to go from warm to hot, and sitting on your lap can produce a red area that isn’t healthy. It’s not only unpleasant at times but the cooling of the laptop vents out the sides and bottom which effectively makes you the heatsink for the laptop. The cooler a laptop runs, the longer...

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Cooler Master Cosmos S

Without the talented engineers and artists we would be spewed with shoddy products and nothing to pick from. Well thank God for Cooler Master and others COSMIC SENSATIONS Generally I don’t pay much attention to enclosures. It doesn’t have to be a particular brand, model or color — though I prefer black. My thoughts regaring PC cases had changed over the years. The case does not need to be fancy, flashy or unique anymore. What...

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Cooler Master Elite 310

Cooler Master has always mixed looks with functionality. The Elite 310 chassis, is a perfect example of this mixure. INTRODUCTION Cases, chassis, enclosures, towers; there are so many names for the component that houses the rest of our computer components. There are also a lot of chassis out there to choose from. Some are small, some are big, some are medium sized. There are even oddly shaped chassis. With all of the chassis choices out there...

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Spire TherMax II CPU Cooler

The TherMax II CPU cooler made by Spire looks like a modified version of the TRUE, let’s see how well it performs against its look alike. INTRODUCTION A CPU is at the heart of every computer, laptops and desktops alike, and although the solutions may be different, everyone of those CPU’s has some sort of cooling device on it. Laptop coolers are small and quiet, and although there are some desktop coolers that are like this, most of...

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CoolerMaster Silencio 625S, Hear the Silence

Computer cases used to be hit or miss and you just had to buy a chassis and mod it for what you wanted. Now you can buy super towers, modular chassis systems, water cooling behemoth chassis and silent operation chassis like the Cooler Master Silencio 625S. The list of types of chassis you can buy grows with each year, thanks to the latest fads. Outside of being just plain beautiful, a silent chassis is probably one of the most sought after. A...

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CoolerMaster HAF XM Mid-Tower Chassis

CoolerMaster has released a new chassis in the HAF line: the XM. Not quite a smaller version of the HAF X, this new case incorporates some of features from the X, along with some truly out-of-the-box thinking. Introduction As computer enthusiasts, one of our goals is to keep our system’s internal heat levels to a minimum. Cooler Master has made this their mission, and over the years has built a reputation for doing it well. With the...

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Asetek VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Cooler

After various heavy CPU coolers the VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise from Asetek is a welcome change. It is very light and use a gas inside to remove the heat. INTRODUCTION CPU coolers usually look pretty similar or at least use a similar technique to remove the heat of the CPU. Almost always you have a block of copper touching the CPU, then a heatsink with lots of tiny thin fins made of aluminum or copper which are heated up by heat coming up...

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Antec Hard Drive Cooler Review

Introduction With Bjorn3D increased relationship with Antec, Inc. out of California, we were excited to receive the Antec Hard Drive Cooler for review and use. Bjorn3D first reviewed the Antec Plus 1080 tower case, but, secretly, at least three of the Bjorn3D crew have been using the Antec SX830 case for a few years. Antec cases are of a quality second to none, and we expected no less from Antec’s Hard Drive Cooler. With this review,...

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Zalman CNPS 9900LED

Zalamn has again showed us that they can balance beauty and great cooling capacity. Let’s see what Zalman did with the CNPS9900LED CPU cooler. INTRODUCTION With a name like Zalman has with us, overclockers and modders alike, we expect the best from such a great company. Zalman is one of the companies that mixes beauty and performance at a level that only they can do. The CNPS9900LED CPU cooler is no exception to Zalman’s...

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Antec Performance CPU Cooler

  While well versed in cooling solutions, and even OEM production of several basic HSFs, to the best of my knowledge this is Antec’s first truly “High Performance” HSF to be marketed. Will it meet the mark necessary for success or fall short of the mark as first generation products often due? Join me and we’ll find out together. INTRODUCTION   Effective cooling is an essential element of every computer system....

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Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W

Can the CM Silent Pro Gold beat the Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 1200W PSU at full load? Check out as we explore the pros and cons of the CM SPG 1200W. Introduction It is hard to come by a power supply that has perfect voltage regulation, high wattage, good efficiency, and a great design. Recently we reviewed a few power supplies, including the Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 1200W PSU and the Seasonic X-Series 660W 100% Modular Power Supply,...

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Cooler Master HAF X

Impressive Cooling, feature rich and a solid construction. The HAF X is up to the challange of today’s motherboards and multi-video card users. Bravo! INTRODUCTION The Cooler Master HAF X is a full sized tower case, weighing in at almost 14.5 kg (32 lb), and made entirely of cold black steel with accompanying black plastic bezels on the front and top. Follow along as we take a tour of this new bad boy from Cooler Master. Case Name Price...

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Cooler Master’s Latest Gaming Gear, Coolers, and Gadgets

Cooler Master came prepared for CES 2013. They brought plenty of new goodies to show us in almost every category of products they offer. From new gaming peripherals, new chassis, all the way to some new ultrabook and tablet accessories. Read on to find out if any of these products fit your needs. CM’s Latest Gaming Peripherals There are no particularly interesting motherboards, video cards, or high-end hardware being released at CES...

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Prolimatech Armageddon

Prlimatech Has proven they can make a great CPU cooler perform even better by changing the design of the heatpipes. Armageddon is upon us. Nope, it is not the end of the world either. Prolimatech has brought upon a great CPU cooler that breaks away from their traditional CPU cooler design. We all know Prolimatech’s MegaShadow, Megahalems CPU coolers to be one of the best CPU coolers out on the market today. Even I am rather shocked at...

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Gigabyte G-Power Cooler Pro (GH-PDU21-MF) Review

You are used to seeing Gigabyte video cards and motherboards. But did you also know they make CPU coolers? Today we look at their flagship cooler, the Gigabyte G-Power Cooler Pro (GH-PDU21-MF). Introduction With today’s high-end CPU’s running hotter than ever, companies are trying to come up with new CPU heatsink and fan combinations to keep the CPU cool. Today, I am going to look at the Gigabyte’s G-Power Cooler Pro (GH-PDU21-MF) on my AMD...

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Jetart JAK802A Socket 754/940 CPU Cooler

With the AMD64 line of processors getting more and more popular, it’s only natural for more cooling solutions to hit the market. If you’re into decent aluminum sinks with high speed fans, then you might want to check out this review of Jetart’s JAK802A HSF. Introduction Jetart is definitely not a household name when it comes to cooling solutions, at least not here in the U.S. When someone asks for cooler advice, ‘big...

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Coolink GFX-Chilla

Just when we thought that a good GPU cooler had to be large to perform well, Coolink shows us it’s not the size that counts, it’s how you use it. Let’s see if the GFXChilla can handle an HD 4870. INTRODUCTION Trying to find a air cooling heatsink for our video cards that not only cools well but is small enough to fit into our cases and on our motherboard without taking up 3+ slots, has become a complete nightmare. As video...

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OCZ Gladiator Max

OCZ Technologies has been making one of the fastest memories in the world. For these last few years OCZ been tring their hand on power supplies, and CPU cooler’s. Today we going to look at their newest addition to their CPU cooler’s line up. The Gladiator Max. INTRODUCTION We all know OCZ Technology for being one of the fastest memory manufacturers in the computer market. Over the last few years though, OCZ Technology has started...

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Cooler Master V550 Fully Modulated 80+ Gold PSU

CoolerMaster V550 Fully Modulated 80+ Gold PSU The Cooler Master V550 80+ Gold fully Modulated PSU is aimed at consumers who want a PSU that has all the technological advances and efficiency of the larger modals, without the need for all the power. The V550 has been updated from the VSM550 and comes with all the tech and features of the big boys including CoolerMaster’s exclusive 3D circuit design, 100% Japanese capacitors, Silencio FP...

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Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5t

MasterCase Maker 5t Hello hardware enthusiasts. Cooler Master has unveiled their latest addition to the MasterCase series, the MasterCase Maker 5t. While any case from the MasterCase series can be made into whatever type of build you want, the Maker 5t is aimed specifically at the top-tier gamer. The MasterCase line as a whole is based around a completely modular design that offers builders the freedom to pick and choose what hardware is...

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nMedia System ICETANK Cooler

  In this segment, I will review the new nMedia System ICETANK active CPU cooling solution. I will take a comparative look at the nMedia System ICETANK, positioning it against similar active cooling solutions. We will see just how efficient the unique heat pipe and fin design really are, and whether it is worth it for you to use this cooler.   Introduction It’s not often that a new company can jump right into a fierce market and offer...

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Cooler Master Sentinel Advance Mouse

  Cooler Master has long been a great company, but they have yet to enter the peripheral market. That is until now! Cooler Master comes out with a bang with their Sentinel gaming mouse.   introduction Cooler Master, long known to enthusiasts in the case market, have once again ventured beyond their old boundaries into the peripheral market.They do this by expanding the already excellent Storm line. This line of products includes the...

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Cooler Master MasterBox 5t Review

Cooler Master MasterBox 5t Review The Cooler Master MasterBox 5t mid tower is a new updated version of the original MasterBox 5. Featuring a style easily reminiscent of the more expensive MasterCase 5t, the MasterBox 5t gives the entry to advanced level builder an option for a tower that has an aggressive and slightly custom feeling design at a reasonable price. The 5t is aimed at the gaming market and has a style intended to blend well with...

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Arctic Cooling Accelero L2 Pro

Arctic Cooling has brought to us an affordable GPU cooler that is both silent and cools well. Introduction With all of these newer videocards come newer GPU coolers. As always Arctic Cooling is one of the first companies to present us a new GPU cooler. Today we are going to look at the Accelero L2 Pro. When I first received this GPU cooler I could have sworn that this was a CPU cooler and not a GPU cooler. When I looked closer at the...

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Prolimatech Mega Shadow

Prolimatech has come up with a CPU cooler that fits the socket 1156 socket CPUs, that is both stylish and has good performance. Introduction Overclocking the CPU increases the overall performance of our computers. As usual, there’s always a side effect of overclocking, increased heat output generated by the CPU. The need to use a good CPU cooler is just as important as the CPU itself. We at Bjorn3D are going to be looking at a CPU cooler...

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Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 6 Review

Introduction In a sea of gaming PC cases, there are very few that pull the sleek, minimalistic look that many have come to love. I think for me it all started back with the Voodoo Omen that I really started to like cases that were simple, yet did an amazing job housing a powerful system. It seems like some at Cooler Master have the same affinity for a simple design integrated with some forward thinking internal design options. Cooler...

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