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Noctua NH-D15 versus Phanteks PH-TC14PЕ: Great Combat Noctua  NH-D15  NH-D14  Phanteks PH-TC14PЕ  Noctua NH-D15
[05/31/14 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Austrian Noctua fans were a long waiting of update to flagship NH-D14 cooler. Finally the successor has arrived. Does the new Noctua NH-D15 fully answer to expectations?

Raijintek Nemesis Cooler Review: Is It a New Supercooler? Raijintek  Raijintek Nemesis
[03/08/14 | by Sergey Lepilov]

The new cooler from Raijintek seems to have everything it takes to be one of the best: a huge dual-section heatsink, two 140 mm fans, thick heat pipes, and a reliable multi-platform retention mechanism...

GELID The Black Edition CPU Cooler Review: Man in Black GELID The Black Edition
[05/27/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

As many as seven heatpipes, dual-array heatsink, two fans – will the new GELID cooler become a super-cooler today? Let’s find out.

Thermalright Archon SB-E X2 Super-Cooler Review: Evolution Apogee Thermalright Archon SB-E X2
[05/26/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Let’s take a closer look at the most efficient single-array tower cooler out there designed for six-core Intel processors.

NZXT Kraken X60 Review: The Best Liquid-Cooling System NZXT Kraken X60
[05/12/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Finally! A mass production liquid cooling system with realistic price tag outperformed not only the best air cooler, but also some of the best of its predecessors.

NZXT Kraken X40 Compact Liquid Cooling System Review: New Level of Cool? NZXT Kraken X40
[05/04/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Larger radiator and a large 140 mm fan, fortified pump and longer tubing, user-friendly software for management and monitoring – will that be enough to outperform the best air cooler?

Evercool Silent Shark CPU Cooler Review Evercool Silent Shark
[04/29/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Evercool designed a cooler with a dual-array tower heatsink and one unique peculiarity. However, this wasn’t the reason why we really liked it. Read our review to find out why!

Swiftech H220 Review: Ideal Liquid Cooling System on a Budget Swiftech H220
[03/14/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

The well-known manufacturer of professional liquid-cooling components came out with their idea of an affordable liquid-cooling solution. Let’s find out how good it turned out.

Compact Liquid Cooling Systems Roundup. Part II: Front Runners Corsair Hydro H80i High Performance  Corsair Hydro H100i Extreme Performance  Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro  CLW0216  Zalman LQ320
[03/13/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

We continue discussing mass production closed-loop liquid-cooling systems. Today we will introduce to you the top four products from the leading manufacturers – Corsair, Thermaltake and Zalman.

Compact Liquid Cooling Systems Roundup. Part I: Water on a Budget Corsair Hydro H55 Quiet  Corsair Hydro H60 High Performance  Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer  CLW0215  Zalman LQ310  Zalman LQ315
[03/05/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

The mass production closed-loop liquid-cooling systems once again would like to attempt dethroning air super-coolers. This time, however, we decided to gather them together in a series of large roundups. Today we will discuss five products from Corsair, Thermaltake and Zalman.

Deepcool FROSTWIN CPU Cooler Review: Overclocking on a Budget Deepcool FROSTWIN
[02/21/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

It is the first cooler with a dual-array heatsink and two fans in the sub-$40 price segment. And I am not talking about some compact mini-cooler, but about a fully-functional cooling system with overclocking potential. Let’s find out what it is capable of.

Scythe Grand Kama Cross Rev. B Processor Cooler Review Scythe Grand Kama Cross Rev. B
[02/18/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

The second revision of the Japanese Scythe Grand Kama Cross top-cooler had a very pleasant surprise hidden up its sleeve. Today we are going to unveil what it is.

Overclocking Coolers on a Budget: Scythe Katana 4 vs. Thermalright TRUE Spirit 90 Review Scythe Katana 4  Thermalright TRUE Spirit 90  SCKTN-4000
[02/17/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we will talk about the peculiarities and cooling efficiency of two affordable CPU coolers. What are these modest-looking products capable of?

Efficient Silence from a Giant: SilverStone Heligon HE02 Processor Cooler Review SilverStone Heligon HE02  SST-HE02
[02/17/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

With almost a kilogram of aluminum and copper SilverStone designed a new cooler, which copes with an overclocked six-core processor without any fans at all! Please, meet the new SilverStone Heligon HE02.

Thermalright Goes All In: SilverArrow SB-E Extreme Super-Cooler Review Thermalright SilverArrow SB-E Extreme
[02/09/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Trying to regain the title of the most efficient CPU air coolers maker Thermalright stops at nothing. Read our review of their new SilverArrow offering!

Zalman CNPS9900DF CPU Cooler Review Zalman CNPS9900DF
[01/31/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we are going to review a very beautiful and stylish cooler from Zalman. No doubt, it will contribute to the holiday spirit, but will it be a good fit for an overclocked processor?

Thermalright Archon SB-E Cooler Review Thermalright Archon SB-E
[01/03/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

In an attempt to improve the legendary Archon cooler even more, Thermalright made a few minor modifications to their heatsink, provided a new fan and slightly changed the retention mechanism. Let’s find out how good it turned out.

Water and Air for a Graphics Card: ARCTIC Accelero Hybrid Cooling System Review ARCTIC Accelero Hybrid
[01/01/13 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Today we will talk about a very interesting cooling system for Hi-End graphics accelerators that combines the concepts of liquid and air cooling in one.

120mm Fan Roundup: 1350 RPM and Higher Rotation Speeds Cooler Master Turbine Master MACH1.8  R4-TMBB-18FK-R0  Corsair AF120 Performance Edition  Corsair SP120 High Performance Edition  Enermax T.B.SILENCE  UCTB12A  Enermax T.B.SILENCE PWM  UCTB12B  GELID Wing 12PL  FN-FW12BPL-18  Koolance FAN-12025HBK  Koolan
[12/13/12 | by Sergey Lepilov]

In the second part of our massive 120mm fan roundup we are going to discuss 27 fan models from fifteen different makers with rotation speeds of 1350 RPM and higher.

ARCTIC Freezer i30 CPU Cooler Review ARCTIC Freezer i30
[11/08/12 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Let’s talk about not very new, but quite interesting new processor cooler from ARCTIC, which is currently their leading flagship product. Let’s find out how good it is.