Cooling

Alphacool Launches XT45 and UT60 Dual-Flow and ST25 92mm Radiators

Today, Alphacool launched four new radiators for the NexXxoS series, the XT45 Dual-Flow 360 mm, UT60 Dual-Flow 360 mm, ST25 92 mm, and the ST25 92 mm Dual. All four feature a full copper pre-chamber, cooling channels, and cooling fins. The XT45 and UT60 Dual-Flow 360 mm radiators are designed around Alphacool’s X-Flow concept and create two separate cooling chambers. This design is marketed for server applications where space is severely limited.
The ST25 92 mm and ST25 92 mm Dual (184 mm) radiators are compact and perfect for cooling the growing trend of mini-PCs and small form factor (SFF) applications. All four products are currently available on the Alphacool website. Prices are listed below in the press release. Read More

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Cooling

Alphacool Releases Five New Radiators

This week Alphacool has released five new radiators to their already impressive NexXxoS line-up. Expanding on their 140mm and 200mm capabilities are the XT45 Full Copper 1260mm SuperNova, XT45 Full Copper 1080mm Nova, XT45 Full Copper 200mm,  XT45 Full Copper 400mm, and ST30 Full Copper 560mm radiator V.2. Read More

Cooling

NZXT Kraken X31 AIO Cooler Review

It seems like everyone is getting into the All-In-One CPU cooler business these days. Even the well-established case- and accessory-maker NZXT has gotten into the act, offering the Kraken line of CPU coolers. The Kraken lineup comes with room for one or two fans, at 120 mm and 140 mm. They always cool well in reviews. But the updated line promise to cool quietly as well. So let’s have a look at the X31, shall we? Read More

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Reviews

Cooler Master N600 Case Review

Cooler Master is known for affordable cases that provide excellent airflow, with the potential for more airflow if you add fans. The N600 is a new Cooler Master case that has a number of promising features. Let us do a deep dive and explore this case. Read More

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Cooling

Annual Water Cooling Cleaning and Rebuild Journal

Properly maintaining a water cooling loop is critical for great long term performance. So I documented my rebuild and my thoughts as I worked my way through it. My rig is pretty complex, but the basics are the same for any water cooling loop. The rig was first built March 2009. I drained and refilled per at least the six month window, and rebuilt my loop starting on January 8, 2010, so a bit less than one year since my rig was built. Read More