Cooler Master

Hardware manufacturers use trade shows not only to display upcoming commercial products, but also to demonstrate and collect feedback on concept devices that may or may not become full commercial products. Cooler Master used Computex to demo two of its concept coolers, one of which featured a closed-loop heat pipe along with three fans, another used a large heat column and a rather unarthodox design. Although many performance enthusiasts nowadays choose all-in-one liquid cooling solutions over air coolers because of dimensions and efficiency, oversized CPU tower coolers still have their own advantages: there is no risk of leaking, they are large and therefore they can cool down chips even if their fans fail, they are rather affordable too. The MasterAir Maker 3DLV is one of Cooler...

Cooler Master Debuts Affordable MasterBox Lite 5 Mid-Tower Case

With an eye towards expanding and refreshing their case lineup, Cooler Master has just announced the MasterBox Lite 5 mid-tower case. The Lite 5 is a new model, with...

15 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/11/2017

AT20 Giveaway Day 9.5: Cooler Master Keyboards, Case, & a Liquid Cooler Too

As Monday rolls along, taking us to our second giveaway of the day is Cooler Master. The case & cooling & peripherals firm has sent along a selection of...

522 by Ryan Smith on 5/8/2017

The Cooler Master Master Keys Pro L White Mechanical Keyboard Review

Cooler Master is a very familiar brand name amongst enthusiasts, with a virtually endless lineup of products ranging from PC cases and coolers to peripherals and accessories. In this...

23 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/21/2016

Battle of The CPU Stock Coolers! 7x Intel vs 5x AMD, plus an EVO 212

End users need to be aware of the performance of their current cooling solutions in order to reasonably assess the upgrade that will fit their needs. In this review...

80 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/22/2016

CES 2016: Cooler Master’s MasterWatt Connected Digital PSU Almost Ready

As one gets older, or designs PCs for certain users in mind, how much power is being consumed is a key metric. The easiest piece of equipment to use...

4 by Ian Cutress on 1/15/2016

The Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Review

Modular computer cases are not a new concept but attempts to produce actual retail products are very rare. Cooler Master is making a very bold move towards that direction...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/27/2015

New at CES 2015: CoolChip Technologies and Cooler Master Join Forces

Even though I follow the air cooling market, I perhaps do not follow it in extreme detail, but a couple of years back we saw a new form of...

14 by Ian Cutress on 1/12/2015

Cooler Master at CES 2015: Reorganization with a Surprise

When I met with Cooler Master at Computex 2014, the company at the time was discussing the fact that they had lost their focus over the past few years...

8 by Ian Cutress on 1/12/2015

Cooler Master V1200 Platinum Power Supply Review

Cooler Master is one of the oldest and most reputable companies that offer advanced cooling and power solutions. If you are a PC techie, chances are you've owned at...

28 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/21/2014

Closed Loop AIO Liquid Coolers: 14-way Mega Roundup Review

There was a time when liquid-cooling a computer chip was considered to be "extreme", something you'd only see hardcore enthusiasts or overclockers doing. It took a lot of work...

140 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/12/2014

Cooler Master Seidon 240M and 12 More Coolers: The Retest and Mega-Roundup

There's no right way to describe it; we're testing the Cooler Master Seidon 240M along with two new Noctua coolers in a new testbed. Alongside ten of our industry's...

60 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/26/2013

Cooler Master Storm Scout II Advanced Case Review: Falling Behind the Curve

Cooler Master has been fairly gung ho on the PR side about their Storm Scout II Advanced. While we missed the opportunity to review its predecessor, the Storm Scout...

16 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/19/2013

CPU Air Cooler Roundup: Six Coolers from Noctua, SilverStone, be quiet!, and Cooler Master

Now that CPU cooler reviews have begun in earnest here at AnandTech, it's been interesting to see just how conventional wisdom plays out in practice. There's been a pervasive...

63 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/14/2013

CoolerMaster: New Storm Scouts, Crashing into Eisbergs, and Cherry MX Green?!?

While new products may have actually been a bit skint from the usual suspects at CES 2013, CoolerMaster has generally been reliable to provide new kit, and this year...

17 by Dustin Sklavos on 1/10/2013

Holiday 2012 Small Form Factor Buyer's Guide

There have been many interesting developments in the small form factor market segment since our last SFF buyer's guide. Specifically, current-generation Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs and AMD Trinity APUs...

74 by Zach Throckmorton on 12/5/2012

120mm Radiator Fan Roundup Part 2: Fan Harder

It's funny, when I did the first 120mm radiator fan roundup two months ago, I wasn't expecting quite the response it got. It was an interesting exercise that seemed...

81 by Dustin Sklavos on 10/22/2012

Choosing the Best 120mm Radiator Fan: Testing Eight Fans with Corsair's H80

As an enthusiast it can be difficult to just "set it and forget it," to assemble a system and decree "this is as good as it's going to get."...

113 by Dustin Sklavos on 8/23/2012

Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Case Review: Little in Almost Every Way

At the risk of sounding foolish, more and more it seems that Mini-ITX is very much becoming the new Micro-ATX. Each subsequent hardware generation crams a little more performance...

65 by Dustin Sklavos on 7/26/2012

Introducing Our 2012 Case Testbeds and Revised Methodology

Over the past year we've tested more than twenty different enclosures using our existing testbed and produced a mountain of comparative data. The goal of the undertaking is produce...

29 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/29/2012

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