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ID Cooling has introduced its new cooling system designed for small form-factor (SFF) PCs, for CPUs with a TDP rating of up to 130W. The IS-50X has a 120-mm fan and is just 57 mm tall, and is designed for desktops builds featuring higher-end processors from AMD or Intel with six or eight cores that can dissipate a lot of thermal energy. Traditionally, CPU coolers for smaller systems are designed for mainstream chips have a TDP between 35W to 65W. Since demand for high-performance SFF PCs is on the rise, manufacturers are developing coolers that can handle processors with TDP levels that exceed 95W. Such devices usually feature multiple heat pipes along with more sophisticated fans. For example, the IS-50X comes with five 6-mm heat...

Cooler Master: Square RGB Fans Announced

Back in January at the CES 2019 trade show, Cooler Master lifted the lid on its plans to release a new range 120 mm fans and they're here; the...

10 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/18/2019

Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E Extreme Rev. B: An Air Cooler for 320 W

Announcements of new high-performance air CPU coolers tend to get rare these days. On the one hand, many enthusiasts switched to closed loop liquid coolers in the recent years...

30 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2019

The MasterAir MA621P TR4: CM's Triple Fan Tower Cooler for Threadripper

Cooler Master has introduced a new air cooler specifically designed for AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors. Dubbed the MasterAir MA621P TR4 Edition, the cooler features a special base for use...

7 by Anton Shilov on 3/13/2019

Asetek Launches 690LX-PN Cooler for Xeon W-3175X: Up to 500 W

Asetek has introduced one of the industry’s first closed-loop liquid cooling solutions specifically designed for Intel’s 28-core Xeon W-3175X processor for extreme workstations. The 690LX-PN cooler can dissipate up...

16 by Anton Shilov on 1/30/2019

CES 2019: Deepcool Unveils 280W Capacity Assassin III Air Cooler

In a world where closed-loop liquid cooling systems have become a default choice for enthusiast-class PCs, the evolution of air coolers has inevitably slowed down. Nonetheless, there are manufacturers...

38 by Anton Shilov on 1/18/2019

AMD Launches Limited Edition Ryzen MAX CPU Bundles

AMD has started selling select Ryzen processors in special limited-edition Ryzen MAX bundles. This holiday season the company will offer its Ryzen 5 2600X MAX and Ryzen 7 2700...

12 by Anton Shilov on 11/26/2018

The DeepCool Captain 240 EX RGB AIO Cooler Review: Pump it Up, Without the Noise

Today we are taking a look at the latest AIO liquid cooler from DEEPCOOL, the Captain EX 240 RGB. As its name hints, one of the major features of...

34 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/14/2017

The SilverStone Argon AR07 Cooler Review: Tower Cooling on a Budget

In today's review we are taking a look at the SilverStone Argon AR07 cooler. It is a large tower cooler that is making use of a 140 mm cooling...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/9/2017

The 140mm Slim Tower CPU Cooler Roundup: Thin & Light Done Just Right

In today's review we are having a look at four popular “slim” type 140 mm tower coolers from Noctua, Phanteks, Thermalright and Be Quiet! How do their thermal and...

75 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/24/2017

Deepcool Launches Captain EX RGB CPU Coolers with LED Lighting

Deepcool has announced its new lineup of CPU coolers featuring customizable RGB LED lighting. The new Captain EX RGB cooling systems offer the same cooling performance as the already...

7 by Anton Shilov on 5/4/2017

3-Way Low Profile CPU Cooling Shoot-Out: Reeven, Phanteks, & Noctua

Today we're taking a look at horizontal CPU coolers from Reeven, Phanteks, and Noctua. Although horizontal CPU coolers are likely to always remain a niche market relative to their...

43 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/18/2017

The Phononic HEX 2.0 TEC CPU Cooler Review

Today we are having our first contact with Phononic, a newcomer in the PC cooling market. Their first and currently only CPU cooler, the HEX 2.0, is a very...

47 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/26/2016

Enermax D.F. Vegas: Self-Cleaning Fans with LEDs

Enermax has announced that they have expanded their lineup of fans with its DFR (dust free rotation) technology, which can clean themselves up from dust, with two new models...

6 by Anton Shilov on 9/19/2016

The Alphacool Eisbaer 240 CPU AIO Liquid Cooler Review

Alphacool has been a known manufacturer of liquid cooling products for many years but had virtually no presence in the mainstream market until recently. In this review we are...

69 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/1/2016

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...

84 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/22/2016

Alpenföhn Unveils Olymp: A Giant Air Cooler Rated for 340W TDP

As the market for PC CPU coolers has matured over the last half-decade or so and closed loop liquid coolers have encroached in the space, we haven't seen very...

47 by Anton Shilov on 2/4/2016

AMD Reveals Wraith: Next-Generation Cooler for Microprocessors

Both AMD and Intel bundle cooling solutions with their microprocessors. Such coolers are inexpensive, they are rather reliable and they do their job. They are not supposed to enable...

54 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2016

Top Tier CPU Air Coolers Q3 2015: 9-Way Roundup Review

If there is a season for advanced cooling solutions, that season is summer. As temperatures are rising, enthusiasts are easily enticed by high-end cooling solutions, making it easier for...

135 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/6/2015

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