As anyone who would read our reviews knows, we love plain and simple for the simple fact that beautiful things at most times come in very simple ways. “Experience the power of V8” is a daring phrase that Coolermaster takes to use in their new cooler, but it’s one that pays off. With a great cooling capacity for the CPU and reliability with support strength, the Coolermaster V8 is a cooler to be re...[Read More]
Today we are checking out the new CPU cooler from OCZ, the Vendetta 2. The cooler is designed to cool the latest processors from AMD and Intel, offering improved efficiency when compared to standard coolers. OCZ currently has one of the widest ranges of memory modules available, offering a wealth of DDR memory and also specializing in flash memory and solid state drives. They also have an extensiv...[Read More]
The Noctua NH-U12P CPU cooler is from Austria by a team of engineers that have won many international awards for form and function. It is cool, it is quiet, and it works. The little owl, Athene Noctua, is the symbol of the Greek goddess Athene, who represents wisdom, science and strategy. Is this card similar to its name? Let’s see. Specifications: Socket compatibility: Intel Socket LGA 775,...[Read More]
Here it is. And time to get right to it. Installing the new Thermaltake Big Typhoon VX heat sink is just like installing the retail box fan as it uses the same retention mechanisms. This caused roughly 8-10mm of the processor not to be covered by the heat sink. The Big Typhoon VX does not have the same issues as Thermaltake included little tabs on the heat sink base and the mounting bracket to mak...[Read More]
Finding cooling is hard. Even for Corsair. The guys over at Corsair Memory have been trying to bring high end water cooling technology down to the mainstream price point and Andy Paul, the CEO of Corsair firmly believes that the Corsair Nautilus 500 is the kit that will do just that. Launching with the MSRP of $159 this kit is aimed at the mainstream consumer. Once you open the box one finds every...[Read More]
The Koolance Exos-2 came out the fire. For people using smaller cases, external water cooling allows them the benefit of improved cooling without taking up case space.The Exos-2 is harsh with about retail for over $300, it is a high end kit for the enthusiast. Featuring the ability to dissipate 700W of heat(that right 700W!), the Exos-2 at first glance should be the cooling system of choice for pe...[Read More]
Heat buildup sucks in a computer system and something that can lead to system instability and hinder ones overclocking experiences. With the GPU on a video card often running hotter than many Intel Prescott processors it is easy to see why one leading heat producing components in a computer is the video card. Today we have an Antec VCool. Lets see how it varies if at all.