Cooling

Phanteks Launches Glacier One All-In-One CPU Coolers

Marking their first foray into the AIO market, Phanteks has announced the Glacier One all-in-one CPU cooler line. The new coolers will be available in 240mm, 280mm, and 360mm versions. The Glacier One features Asetek’s Gen7 water pump along with a tempered glass infinity mirror pump cap using D-RGB lighting. The pump cap will also serve to hide the mounting hardware creating a clean installation.  Additionally, Phanteks has made improvements to it’s MP series radiator fans for higher speeds and increased static pressure.  MSRP starts at $124 for the AIOs and is available in black or white. Here is the official news from Phanteks. Read More

News

Phanteks announces Evolv Shift 2 and Shift 2 Air mITX Chassis

Phanteks has just announced the next evolutionary phase of the mITX Shift case with its new Evolv Shift 2 and Evolv Shift 2 Air. This unique, vertical form factor has proven to be highly successful at creating an ultra-compact foot print. The new Shift 2 and Shift 2 Air will feature D-RGB lighting, concealed rear I/O, and GPU support up to a 2.9 slot cooler. The Shift 2 Air will employ fabric mesh side panels for maximum air flow, while the Shift 2 utilizes a pair of tempered glass side panels. The Shift 2 retails for $99.99, while the Shift 2 Air sells for $109.99. Here are some highlights from the press release. Read More

Cooling

Phanteks Announces New Glacier G30 STRIX Water Blocks and Backplates

Phanteks has just announced the Glacier G30 Strix water block and backplate. As the name implies, the new block is designed specifically for the ASUS ROG Strix RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards. It features a nickel-plated copper cold plate with an acrylic top and trimmed out with either black or chrome aluminum cover plates. A fully functional backplate is also available and comes equipped with multiple thermal pads strategically placed over the RAM and VRM to efficiently cool these components. Read More

Cooling

Coolers for the Intel i7 Broadwell-E

Intel is bringing out its Intel i7 Broadwell-E. What coolers and heatsinks should you use for one of these beasts? The Intel i7 is a Broadwell-E on a 14nm process, with a TDP of 140 watts. The chip will arrive with options for 10, 8 or 6 cores. Joe Shields (earthdog) has done a review of one of the Broadwell-E chips and associated motherboard. This summary will review some of the coolers you should consider for your new chip. Read More

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Reviews

Phanteks Enthoo Primo Full Tower Case Review

Phanteks was founded in 2007. Their first product was a heatsink that was arguably the best heatsink when it was introduced. Since then we have seen more fans and more heatsinks from Phanteks. And now they jump into the world of cases. Just as they did with the PH-TC14PE, Phanteks is starting at the top end of the market, this time with the Enthoo Primo, a $250 case. Is this case worth that price? Let us find out. Read More