I will be looking at 6 different heat pipe cooling solutions with this review, with retail prices ranging from the mid-$30 range to $100. All have been looked at by other sites at one time or another, but generally are tested on a dedicated test stand setup. I will be a bit different as I am going to test them in a case on a working system and see if any surprises will be found. Read More
After using a performance/dollar CPU cooler for around a year, I decided it was time to dip into the “high-end” air cooling solutions. The Venomous X had recently entered the game and I found a good deal on it (free shipping reels me in), so I pulled the trigger. I went into detailed testing to see if my buy was worth the money. So, today I have a summary of my testing, findings, and results for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! Read More
Today we are bringing you a look at the new Scythe Yasya tower cooler. This is a brand new design from Scythe that utilizes six, 6mm heatpipes in the popular tower configuration. This particular design is very unique and looks great. But looks aren’t nearly as important as performance, so the question is: Does the Yasya have the performance to back up the looks? Read More
Thermalright is a name that has been synonymous with enthusiast-level air cooling for quite a while now. Their venerable Ultra 120 Extreme (aka the TRUE) has won accolades and was once the favorite high end air cooler among overclockers worldwide. In recent times, the TRUE has fallen behind a little bit. While still one of the top air coolers, it’s not quite standing alone on the podium as it once was.
Thermalright aims to up their game with the recently released Venomous X, which we’re going to have a look at today. Read More