Cooling

Thermalright HR-02 Macho Review

Muddocktor takes a look at the Thermalright HR-02 Macho heatsink. This is a revamped version of a heatsink introduced last year, modified and with a new price point. The original HR-02 came out several months ago and was aimed at the silent computing market, because it was designed to be fan optional while still dealing with the heat of an overclocked processor. Mudd examines if Thermalright’s engineers did their job properly while meeting a lower price point… Read More

Thermalright MUX-120 Black Heatsink Review

Once again, I am looking at another high performance heatsink from Thermalright. They have been a consistent manufacturer of high performance air cooling solutions for quite a few years now and still are counted as one of the “go-to” manufacturers when considering the purchase of a high performance cooling solution for your computer’s processor. Today, I will be looking at the MUX-120 Black, which is a mid priced cooling solution that comes standard with a PWM fan and mounting hardware for both AMD and Intel systems. We will see today if this cooler is worth the $55 plus shipping that I paid for it or if there are more cost effective solutions out there in the bang/buck bracket. Read More

Three Premium Heatsinks Revisited

This isn’t so much a formal review as an opportunity to revisit some heatsinks tested in my first review here. My test system has changed quite a bit since then, so it is time to re-examine some of the top coolers available. Read More

Arctic Freezer 13 Heatsink Review

Known for their thermal interface material (which is used in all of my reviews), Artic has sent over the Freezer 13 heatsink for testing. There is some pretty formidable competition within this price point, so this review will explore how this cooler stacks up to its peers. Read More

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