Water Cooling

EK has announced a new monoblock made to fit two of ASUS's X299 based motherboards, the ROG Rampage VI Extreme and Apex. The new EK-FB ASUS ROG 6E RGB monoblock, as its name implies, intends to cool both the CPU and VRM sections with one block. The cooler has integrated 4-pin RGB LED strips built-in and are compatible with ASUS’s Aura Sync lighting software allowing full customization of the LEDs. With questions about the efficacy of the thermal paste and VRM cooling solutions on some boards, water cooling them both can be a good idea, particularly when overclocking. Based off the EK-Supremacy cooling engine, the liquid flows directly over the CPU and VRMs helping keep temperatures lower in stock and overclocked configurations on the...

Lian-Li Reveals PC-V3000: Full-Tower Aluminum Chassis

Lian-Li has been rather busy over the past couple of months announcing and releasing new or updated computer chassis. Cases like the diminutive Mini-ITX tower in the PC-Q39, the...

15 by Joe Shields on 8/26/2017

EKWB Unveils Threadripper Edition EK Supremacy EVO CPU Water Blocks

Since Threadripper was first spotted in the wild, enthusiasts interested in the CPU noticed just how big the CPU actually was. For the past several CPU generations, the size...

17 by Joe Shields on 8/14/2017

Enermax Launches LiqTech TR4 AIO LCS for AMD's Threadripper: 100% IHS Coverage, 500 W TDP

Enermax on Thursday introduced its new family of closed-loop liquid coolers designed specifically for AMD’s new Ryzen Threadripper CPUs. The new custom-made LiqTech TR4 AIO LCS feature waterblocks cover...

11 by Anton Shilov on 8/10/2017

EKWB Releases New Varder EVO Fan with Start-Stop Function

EKWB recently released a new lineup based on its EK-Vardar fans. The Vardar line was established in 2014 and created to be an industrial grade high-static pressure computer cooling...

9 by Joe Shields on 8/9/2017

EKWB Releases New RGB Monoblock for MSI X299 Motherboards

This week, the Slovenian based liquid cooling manufacturer, EKWB (EK Water Blocks) released a new monoblock which is custom made for specific MSI X299 motherboards, and named the EK-FB...

3 by Joe Shields on 7/20/2017

The Fractal Design Celsius S24 & S36 AIO Coolers Review

In this review we are having a look at the newly released Celsius S24 and S36 AIO liquid cooling kits from Fractal Design, the Swedish manufacturer of PC components...

27 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/2/2017

EK Water Blocks Announces Aluminum-based Fluid Gaming Series Open Loop Liquid Coolers

EK Water Blocks revealed the Fluid Gaming series of full loop water cooling kits during Computex. EKWB’s new water cooling lineup is designed to further augment their product stack...

12 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017

The Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 DDC/XT Liquid Cooling Kit Review

Despite the convenience of all-in-one liquid cooling solutions, hardcore enthusiasts still prefer customizable “open loop” systems, even with their overall complexity and cost. In this review we are testing...

86 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/24/2016

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

CES 2016: Deepcool’s Genome is a Water Cooling Equipped Case with a Helix Reservoir

We’ve dealt with closed loop liquid coolers for computer processors for the best part of five years now, and there are users different sides of the fence regarding their...

11 by Ian Cutress on 1/13/2016

CES 2016: Deepcool’s Gamer Storm brand Exhibits Water Cooling for a Power Supply

Typically the water cooling scene in PC building focuses on two main areas – the processor and the graphics card, with memory or the motherboard being a distant third...

21 by Ian Cutress on 1/12/2016

The EKWB EK-XLC Predator 240 Liquid Cooler Review

Today we are having a look at the EK-XLC Predator 240, the first AIO liquid cooling solution from EKWB. EKWB is a company that specializes in and is known...

36 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/15/2015

Zalman Reserator 3 Max Dual CPU Cooler Review

Zalman sent us their Reserator 3 Max Dual CPU cooler, which is a rather interesting device. It's an all-in-one liquid cooling solution that Zalman advertises as the "Ultimate Liquid...

52 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/19/2014

Thermaltake Goes Big: Water 3.0 Ultimate CLC Launched, 3x120mm

Truth be told, I am a fan of closed-loop liquid cooling systems. While they might be more expensive than air coolers of similar performance, they tend to be quieter...

7 by Ian Cutress on 8/4/2014

Corsair Presents the Hydro Series HG10 GPU Liquid Cooling Bracket

In its endless rampage of new product releases today, Corsair has also presented the Hydro Series HG10 GPU cooling bracket, a solution for those that want to install an...

11 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/2/2014

NZXT Kraken G10 Review: Liquid Cooling for Your GPU

Liquid-cooling is nothing new in the world of computers; enthusiasts first started creating custom water cooling setups back in the 80486 era, and even prior to that some mainframes...

61 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/11/2014

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

Swiftech: Enhanced Liquid-Cooling Options

Swiftech is a fairly well-known name in the realm of computer cooling, founded nearly 20 years ago by Gabriel Rouchon (but not officially named Swiftech until 2001). While they...

15 by Jarred Walton on 1/9/2014

VisionTek at CES 2014: The R9 290 Liquid Cooled CryoVenom

Extra performance is always welcome, whether that is CPU performance, memory performance, SSD performance or GPU performance. It makes it a lot more worthwhile if the performance comes...

10 by Ian Cutress on 1/8/2014

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