Here at ProClockers, we take computer cooling seriously. We have a growing library of Cooling Reviews including cpu cooler reviews, notebook cooler reviews, and computer case fan reviews. Cooling is a crucial part of overclocking a system, so we will be sure to let you know what to buy and what to avoid when cooling your new rig. You can also find reviews on fan controllers, water cooling kits, gpu cooling, and other computer cooling accessories.
PrimoChill CTR System Phase II has made the water cooling world stand up a take notice. Unlike anything currently on the market, the unique compression ring end caps allows for a flexibility not previously seen with tube reservoirs. Tube cracking is supposed to be greatly reduced and the modular design allows for hundreds of possible color combinations. The compression rings are designs to match PrimoChill’s Rigid fittings to create a more uniform water cooling system design. Today, we will be taking a look at the CTR SFF Compression Tube Reservoir System Phase 2 D5 Enabled - 120mm Clear version.
These days there are plenty of options for SFF (Small Form Factor) air coolers that lean towards a more enthusiast level of performance. The mainstream thing to do for a while when dealing in small enclosures was to go with all-in-one watercooler; but there have been multiple air coolers that are new to the market and revitalizing the air movement. The C1 is CRYORIG’s take on this type performance piece in a small package.
Cooling the components of your computer is important for longevity and efficiency. As computer hardware enthusiast and professional PC builders, we know that the stock cooling that comes in with your processor is not efficient in doing its job. Aftermarket coolers are here to fix that problem and one of the experts on this field is Thermalright which is happy to give us one of their coolers to test, the Archon IB-E X2. Join us as we check it out today!
Large aftermarket towers are a staple in the PC community for quite some time, and although there has been a trend to lean towards all-in-one liquid coolers in the past few years; Scythe is coming back with vengeance. Marketed as an ‘XL’ cooler, with a 140mm fan, we can see some massive cooling potential in this product. Possibly one of the reasons to choose a more traditional air cooling method, over liquid.
In the world of SSF (Small Form Factor) coolers there are many options available for the enthusiast these days. A lot of people have been trying to cram full sized radiators and water blocks into their builds, but with some computer cases this is not as always an easy option. RaijinTek claims they have an answer with the Pallas cooler. Being marketed as a high-end, low-profile cooler, it is designed for HTPC’s and narrow enclosure desktop PC builds. It’s height with the included fan is only 68mm tall, and is equipped with 6 powerful heat pipes.
Chassis fans are more than just cooling components for computers. These have become one of the decorative additions to computers now that more and more users prefer LED lighting and colored fans. Today, we will be looking at the NO-12025 chassis fans from ID-Cooling. We reviewed their tank-like mini-ITX chassis T60-SFX last month and they also gave us some of their NO Series fans to play with. Let's check it out as we review it today.
Cooling is important in building a PC. The stock cooler that comes with your processor works but it isn't really efficient to use. It is highly recommended to invest in a good aftermarket CPU cooler to prolong the life of your processor and system as a whole. If you are looking for a good entry-level CPU cooler, the Raijintek THEMIS Evo might be what you are looking for. Check it out as we review it today.