Notice: Undefined index: font in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/taqyeem/taqyeem.php on line 611
Home » Reviews & Articles » Hardware » Heatsinks/Coolers

Heatsinks/Coolers

ID-COOLING Releases SE-214L Series CPU Cooler

ID-COOLING Releases SE-214L Series CPU Cooler June 20th 2017 Shenzhen, China – ID-COOLING, a cooling solution provider focusing on thermal dissipation and fan technology research and production for over 10 years, released one new CPU Cooler with a newly developed 120mm to 130mm fan, named SE-214L. SE-214L is built with …

Read More »

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Review

INTRODUCTION You may be thinking you have gone back in time, but no, you read that correctly. This is in fact a review of the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO. Cooler Master sent us the heatsink along with an AM4 mounting kit to review on the new AMD Ryzen platform. …

Read More »

ID-COOLING ICEKIMO 240W White Dual Radiator Water Cooling Review

ID-Cooling recently released its ICKKIMO 240W Dual Radiator White water cooling all-in-one setup. With white cases out there and mostly black water cooling solutions, we couldn’t pass this one up. Being an all-in-one water cooling solution, the ICEKIMO is a maintenance-free dual radiator water cooler aimed at Intel 1366, 2100-v3 …

Read More »

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Slim AIO Liquid Cooler Review

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Slim AIO Liquid Cooler Review Introduction SilverStone is a Taiwan-based company that offers a variety of PC products including computer cases, power supplies and most importantly for our purposes here, coolers. The SilverStone Tundra TD02-Slim is the new slim version of its predecessor, the Tundra TD02. The …

Read More »

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 140

INTRODUCTION Earlier this year Cooler Master released their MasterLiquid Pro 120 and 240 models of AIO liquid cooling solutions. Cooler Master has stated that they have user that want to push their systems to the next level in mind with the MasterLiquid Pro series. Utilizing their holistic approach to controlling …

Read More »

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Lite AIO Water Cooling

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Lite AIO Water Cooling Since the inception of computers, the processors have been driven harder and faster with every generation. Then add overclockers wanting to run 24/7 overclocks beyond the range of air coolers, and several techniques were developed. Peltiers, dedicated CPU air conditioning, then some decided …

Read More »

Enermax D.F. Pressure

Introduction Enermax has a long history in the PC hardware industry dating back to 1990. Throughout its history, it has strived to innovate and push boundaries; today that boundary is the new D.F. Pressure fans. Fans are something we generally don’t pay much attention to when it comes to building …

Read More »

Bequiet Dark Rock Pro 3 (250W TDP)

Bequiet Dark Rock Pro 3 Modern computers need active cooling on the CPU and there’s to mainstream methods of cooling, Air and Water Cooling. Generally we prefer water cooling but at times a CPU air cooler of magnanimous proportions hits the market and we have to take a look at …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Corsair: ML120 PRO LED White 120mm Premium Magnetic Levitation Fan

Corsair: ML120 PRO LED White 120mm Premium Magnetic Levitation Fan Fans are often an overlooked component in computer builds. We order a case with the features we need and hope for the best on the fans included with the chassis. Now there are cases that come with great fans and …

Read More »

EKWB EK-XLC Predator 360 (incl QDC) (EAN: 3831109863350)

EKWB EK-XLC Predator 360 With processors running faster, and overclocking an everyday event for a lot of enthusiasts, the use of watercooling to cool processors is becoming a more common method than ever before. EKWB builds some of the best kits and AIO watercoolers in the business. While other manufacturers …

Read More »

Enermax Liqtech 240

Introduction So you find yourself considering building a new system or simply looking to upgrade your current one, but you are not sure whether you want to go with liquid cooling. Well, liquid cooling these days has gone from complex and risky, to easy to install and low risk with …

Read More »

COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition (R4-SFNL-24PK-R1) Quiet The Beast!

COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition Tons of money have been spent on one seemingly easy thing, computer fan performance. We’ve gone from little 80mm screamers wedged against the back of aluminum and steel cases when the noise would chase a pack of Wolves off a fresh kill. …

Read More »

NZXT Kraken X61 280mm All-in-One Liquid Cooling Solution

Water cooling used to be something only the absolute computer enthusiast would try their hands on. The idea to bring a conductive liquid inside a computer full with expensive components was not something anyone would find appealing, especially since you had to rely on your own skills when it came …

Read More »

Raijintek TRITON AIO Water Cooling Kit

INTRODUCTION Raijintek may be a name you have never heard. Don’t feel alone though, as we had not heard about this company until earlier this summer when we started to notice reviews for their products popping up here and there. Founded in 2013, Raijintek is a Taiwanese company that utilizes …

Read More »

CoolerMaster GeminII S524 Ver.2

Today we are taking a look at another product from CoolerMaster, the GeminII S524 Ver.2 CPU cooler. Available now on Amazon the GeminII S524 Ver.2 offers flagship level design and construction at a good value. Designed to accommodate newer generation RAM we see generous clearance. The top-down, X-Vents and Air-Guide design promotes cooling of your RAM and …

Read More »

Corsair H110i GTX Extreme Performance CPU Water Cooler Review

Corsair H110i GTX Extreme Performance CPU Water Cooler We’ve been testing water cooling solutions for today’s hotter-running, higher OCing CPUs, and today we have the Corsair H110i GTX from Corsair’s “Hydro” series. The Corsair H110i GTX is one of the most critically acclaimed coolers in the AIO (All In One) …

Read More »

EK Water Blocks L360 Liquid Cooling Solution Review, Wild Water! (EK-Kit L360 Rev 2.0)

EK Water Blocks L360 Liquid Cooling Review, Wild Water! It’s been a while since we had hands on an EK Water Blocks Kit and with the new generation SkyLake processors right around the corner now is a good time to get back to the basics of Triple Radiator Water Cooling. …

Read More »

SilverStone Tundra TD02-E LCS, Water That CPU More

We just looked at the SilverStone Tundra TD03-E with its revolutionary brazed, full-contact heat sink fins and nickel-coated aluminum extruded CPU water block. We were so excited about its design and performance that we asked the good people over at SilverStone to send us a Tundra TD02-E, the dual radiator version of …

Read More »

SilverStone Tundra TD03-E LCS, Water That CPU

Pre-built all-in-one water coolers for today’s hot running CPU’s are all the rage offering good cooling with none of the hassle of custom loop water cooling. Days gone by about all that was to be had been single radiator 120mm single fan that were little better than mid range air cooling …

Read More »

Noctua NH-D15

Introduction The NH-D15 was built in the image of its now famous predecessor the NH-D14. Noctua set out to improve on their previous model by making what they refer to as the “ultimate quiet cooling performance” fan. Let’s see how it stacks up against its younger sibling. The two changes …

Read More »

Reeven Justice RC-1204 CPU cooler


Notice: Undefined index: taq_review_total in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/taqyeem/taqyeem.php on line 91
Reeven is a new company that has a wide range of coolers and accessories for coolers. Today we are testing one of their products, the Justice RC-1204. This is a fairly large cooler with a 120 mm fan that can be fitted to basically any type of CPU-socket. Can it compete with …

Read More »

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


Notice: Undefined index: taq_review_total in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/taqyeem/taqyeem.php on line 91
  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 …

Read More »

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


Notice: Undefined index: taq_review_total in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/taqyeem/taqyeem.php on line 91
  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 …

Read More »

Dynatron R25 1U & Up Server CPU Cooler for LGA2011


Notice: Undefined index: taq_review_total in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/taqyeem/taqyeem.php on line 91
  Closer Look When looking at cooling solutions all too often we forget that besides the big names there are many solutions out there that never see the pages of many popular enthusiasts media or even get any coverage really at all. Especially when considering that besides the enthusiasts and …

Read More »

Noctua Heatsink Roundup


Notice: Undefined index: taq_review_total in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/taqyeem/taqyeem.php on line 91
The juggernaut of elite air-cooling solutions, Noctua unleashes two new heatsinks.  Let’s examine the pair and see how they perform.  The juggernaut of elite air-cooling solutions, Noctua unleashes two new heatsinks.  Let's examine the pair and see how they perform.  Noctua products pay special attention to engineering and design. From serious over-clockers that desire a premium air-cooled …

Read More »

Noctua Low Profile Heatsinks: NH-L9a and NH-L9I

Noctua is well-known for providing some of the biggest and most efficient air-coolers among enthusiasts and overclockers. Their latest cooler, the NH-L9 series, is designed to meet the demand for the growing market of the small form factor PC with its extreme small foot-print and low 37mm height. Today, we have both …

Read More »

Swiftech H20-320 Elite Custom Liquid Cooling

Swiftech’s new H20-320 Elite kit is designed with many new improvements that should help with performance, functionality and even fitment. Now let’s take a closer look and see if Swiftech has taken another step toward offering the best custom liquid cooler in a single kit.

Read More »

Thermaltake Water2.0 Performer & Pro All-in-One Water Cooling Solutions

Thinking about water cooling your CPU but haven’t built your first water cooling loop yet? Getting your feet wet can be a bit scary. Thermaltake has released the Water2.0 Performer and Water2.0 Pro all-in-one water cooling solutions. Both are reasonably priced and fit most existing Intel and AMD boards. So …

Read More »

Arctic Accelero Hybrid Graphics Card Cooler

There is an abundance of cooling out on the market today, much of it for graphics cards. With the Accelero Hybrid, Arctic has combined the best of both worlds, combining liquid cooling and air cooling into one solid product. The Accelero Hybrid talks the talk. Let’s see if it can …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Swiftech H20-320 Edge HD Liquid Cooling Kit

Swiftech’s new H20-320 Edge kit includes the best of their lineup with the Apogee XT Edge waterblock. Let’s see how it performs.

Read More »

Arctic Freezer i30 CPU Cooler

The Arctic Freezer i30 CPU cooler has some great features, including “direct-contact heatpipe technology”. It sounds fancy, but does it get the job done? Keep reading to find out.

Read More »

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?

Read More »

Noctua NF-F12 PWM Fan

Is a quiet fan strong enough to keep a CPU cool? Noctua believes that with its unique features this one is, so we will endeavor to find out if that belief is justified.

Read More »

SilenX EFZ-120HA5 CPU Cooler

Today we look at one of SilenX newest offerings in the 120mm CPU cooler market. This cooler is LGA 2011 compatible so we will put this to the test to see how exactly it will handle it.

Read More »

SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Fan

SilenX says their latest 120mm fan can produce good cooling with virtually no noise. We say they are going to have to prove it and head into the labs to find out if it can meet this claim.

Read More »

NZXT HAVIK 140 CPU Cooler

NZXT ‘s new Havik 140 looks like it could rival some of the best in the cooler market. Let’s see how it performs.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Notice: Undefined index: new_window in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/bjorn3d/public/wp-content/plugins/amazon-link/amazon.php on line 265