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Noctua's low profile NH-L9x65 heatsink stands just 64mm tall and has a very compact footprint of only 95x95mm. The NH-L9x65 is designed to cool some fairly intensive Intel sockets, along with the full spectrum of AMD processors and APUs. Compact CPU coolers can be a little tricky to install, but Noctua long ago laid down the framework of an excellent motherboard mounting system,, so the NH-L9x65 is a breeze to work with. 

The Noctua NH-D9DXi4-3U is a mid-sized heatsink designed specifically for lower noise cooling of Intel Xeon processors in 3U height computer/server chassis. It's compact stature makes it ideal for rack mounted computers in a recording studio, video editing suite, operations control center... The 920gram Scythe Fuma heatsink is constructed around six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and a pair of aluminum fin stacks that measure 104x130x37mm (HxWxD) in size. The heatpipes are liberally soldered to a chunky nickel plated copper base plate, this plate helps to more evenly conduct heat away from hot-spot ridden multi-core CPUs. While Scythe doesn't overtly market its heatsinks as DeepCool's Maelstrom 240 is a self contained CPU liquid 
cooling system consists of a dual fan, 240mm wide aluminum heat 
exchanger and combination pump head / skived copper waterblock. With Frostytech's synthetic thermal test platforms applying up to a 200W heat load, only we can accurately rank how the Maelstrom 240 liquid cooler stacks up
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Sat: 02/25/2017Topic: CPU / Processors    PermaLink
AMD President and CEO, Dr. Lisu Su, took to the stage at AMD's Ryzen Tech Day and opened the event with some official speeds, feeds, pricing information, and benchmark scores from the company's upcoming Ryzen series processors. To date, we've seen a number of leaks with related data and benchmarks, but the numbers and information we'll be presenting here are straight from AMD – they are the real deal, not rumors or speculation. And we've got a couple of surprises and new pieces of information to share as well.

"The 1800X will have a base clock speed of 3.6GHz, a boost clock of 4.0GHz, and a 95 watt TDP. AMD claims the Ryzen 7 1800X will be the fastest 8-core desktop processor on the market when it arrives. The next member of the line-up is the Ryzen 7 1700X. The 1700X has a base clock of 3.4GHz and a boost clock of 3.8GHz, also with a 95 watt TDP. The Ryzen 7 1700 – sans X – is also an 8-core / 16-thread CPU, but it has lower 3.0GHz base and 3.7GHz boost clocks, along with a lower 65 watt TDP."

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Sat: 02/25/2017Topic: CPU / Processors    PermaLink
Reports Digitimes; "AMD will start selling its new Ryzen processors in early March with an initial shipment target expected to top one million units.

AMD's Ryzen processors are manufactured by Globalfoundries's 14nm FinFET process and AMD is expected to release models including 1800X, 1700X and 1700, priced at US$499, US$399 and US$329, respectively.

Motherboard players have already planned over 80 new motherboards based on AMD's new X370 and B350 chipsets and these players are expected to ship nearly one million units initially.

AMD will also release three chipsets for these CPUs: X370, B350 and A320. MSI has designed 15 new motherboards using these chipsets, while Asustek Computer has 10-11, but Asustek is expected to have the largest shipment volume.

AMD CEO Lisa Su also pointed out that the company will also release its next-generation Vega series GPUs, next-generation server processors codenamed Naples, Ryzen processors for notebooks and Radeon Instinct card targeting deep learning applications."

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Sat: 02/25/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The A-series lineup from CRYORIG may look different, but its great cooling performance makes it fit in with the rest.

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"For CRYORIG's first entry into the crowded AIO market, I have to say they have done a pretty good job. It might be missing the typical RGB treatment, and the third fan may make for some possible clearance issues in smaller chassis, though I really do not think either of these are big issues. "

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Mon: 02/20/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
LEPA's NEOllusion CPU cooler packs in the features when it comes to lighting and technology, but how about the actual cooling performance? Let's see."
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Fri: 02/17/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink

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"The Glacier G1080 waterblocks from Phanteks delivers extreme cooling and are built for the enthusiasts who wants to push more performance and stability from their graphics card. It is made from premium materials according to the finest standards of craftsmanship from Phanteks. VITON sealing from the Automotive and Aerospace Industries ensure the best reliability and longevity."

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Fri: 02/17/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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"The Glacier Fittings designed to compliment and work seamlessly with all Phanteks’ water cooling products.

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The fittings are CNC-machined from brass according to the finest standards of craftsmanship from Phanteks.

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The Glacier Fittings are CNC-machined from solid brass and precisely engineered to create a high flow design for extreme water cooling performance. VITON sealing from the Automotive and Aerospace Industries ensure the best reliability and longevity. The Fittings are available in Satin Black and Mirror Chrome finish."

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Fri: 02/17/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink

Phanteks have just released a couple stylish water blocks today, primarily for rigid borosilicate glass piping systems.

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The Phanteks Glacier C350i Water block supports Intel LGA2011-3/115x processors only - it does not support AMD CPUs. Below the polished Acrylic top-cap, Phanteks have machined high density water block fins to a size of 0.4mm thick and 5.0mm high, cut from a solid block of copper which is nickel plated for corrosion protection.

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The system makes use of VITON sealing rings, which are used in the automotive and Aerospace Industries to ensure reliability and longevity.

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The transparent acrylic block features embedded multi-colour RGB LEDs that are compatible with MSI Mystic Light Sync, Asus Aura Sync, etc. The mounting brackets are chrome plated aluminum.

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Fri: 02/17/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
HardwareOverclock.com has just posted another review. Last week we have tested the Cryorig A80 AIO water cooler. Built on the bases of Asetek’s Gen. 5 Pump and Cold Plate design, CRYORIG’s A Series HCL units have a completely redesigned and improved pump system. Actually they have 3 kind of AIO solutions, we have tested the biggest one, the A80.


Fri: 02/17/2017Topic: CPU / Processors    PermaLink
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In this review I’ll be looking at a tool designed to safely delid your LGA 115x processors (excluding 2000 seires Sandy Bridge) called the Rockit 88 from Rockit Cool. This was a project that got kickstarted last year and has since become one of the premier products used for delidding processors.

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Wed: 02/15/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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While many enthusiasts love their water cooling setups, there’s still a lot of love out their for air cooling. Even here at eTeknix we have most of our rigs running on air coolers, such as the Noctua NH-D15, and they’ll run circles around many of the AIO coolers on the market, and they’ll run quieter too. Gigabyte knows this, and that’s why they’ve set out to create their own high-end air cooler, which not only promises great cooling performance, but also quiet acoustics and a competitive.

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Wed: 02/15/2017Topic: Cases    PermaLink
Here at KitGuru we have eagerly followed the various MasterCases and MasterBoxes that Cooler Master have released over the last year or two. Today we are looking at the brand-new MasterCase Pro 6. It is priced at £139.99 here in the UK, so a key part of this review will be finding out if this is good value for money.
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Mon: 02/13/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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"The be quiet! Silent Loop 240 AIO Cooler arrived Technic3D. See you in the following Review the Silent Loop 240 CPU-Cooler with two 120mm PWM-Fans compared with many other Cooler on a Intel Core i5 4670k CPU."

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Mon: 02/13/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
"Noctua today officially announced that it will provide users of its CPU coolers with free mounting upgrade kits for the new AM4 socket of AMD's upcoming Ryzen architecture. The SecuFirm2 mounting-kits are backwards compatible with most Noctua CPU coolers manufactured since 2005 and will be available via resellers and free of charge via Noctua's website after uploading a proof of purchase.

Noctua will offer two different SecuFirm2 mounting upgrade kits for AM4: the NM-AM4-UxS kit for NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S, and the NM-AM4 kit that supports most other retail cooler models manufactured since 2005 (NH-C12P, NH-C12P SE14, NH-C14, NH-C14S, NH-D14, NH-D14 SE2011, NH-D15, NH-D15S, NH-D9L, NH-L12, NH-L9x65, NH-U12, NH-U12F, NH-U12P, NH-U12P, SE1366, NH-U12P SE2, NH-U9, NH-U9B, NH-U9B SE2, NH-U9F) except for the NH-L9i/NH-L9a series low-profile coolers. In addition to the NM-AM4 and NM-AM4-UxS, Noctua also aims to offer an upgrade-kit for the NH-L9a later this year.

The SecuFirm2 mounting system for AM4 has been tailor-designed for the new socket in order to ensure optimal compatibility, perfect contact pressure and easy, straightforward installation. Both the NM-AM4 and the NM-AM4-UxS kit include two different sets of mounting bars, which allows the users to choose the orientation of the cooler according to their preferences in order to ensure an optimal alignment with the airflow path inside the case.

In order to obtain the kits free of charge via Noctua's website, users are required to upload a proof of purchase (electronic version, scan or photo of the invoice) of an AM4 motherboard or AM4 CPU as well as an eligible Noctua retail CPU cooler (server and workstation coolers of the DX and DO line are excluded from the free offer). Users who have lost the invoice for their Noctua cooler may write their full name and the current date on a piece of paper, take a photo of the paper next to their cooler and upload it as proof of purchase. Depending on the user's location, shipping will usually take 1–4 weeks.

For users who need the kit urgently or do not yet have a proof of purchase of an AM4 CPU or motherboard, the NM-AM4 and NM-AM4-UxS kits will also be available via selected retailers and e-tailers such as Amazon at a suggested retail price of EUR 7.90/USD 7.90.

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NM-AM4: http://noctua.at/en/nm-am4-mounting-kit

NM-AM4-UxS: http://noctua.at/en/nm-am4-uxs-mounting-kit

Detailed compatibility information: http://noctua.at/en/which-noctua-cpu-coolers-are-compatible-with-amd-am4-ryzen

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Mon: 02/13/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Cooler Master are one of the leading manufacturers when it comes to PC cooling hardware, I mean, the they even have “cooler” in their name, so you know they mean business. They’re a popular choice for many system builders, from their budget friendly and rather fantastic Hyper 212X cooler series, right up to their new flagship air cooler, the MasterAir Maker 8. Of course, they’ve also created many great water coolers, and we’re eager to test out their latest one, the MasterLiquid Pro 280, which we have in the eTeknix office today.
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Mon: 02/13/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The Corsair H45 CPU is a low-end liquid cooling system. It has a 120 mm radiator with one 120 mm fans. Let’s see how well it performs. As with any sealed liquid cooling system, the Corsair H45 comes with the coolant liquid pre-filled inside the loop (block, radiator, pump, and hoses).
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Sun: 02/12/2017Topic: Computer / SFF PCs    PermaLink
So in the past, all of our project build logs have all been for ITX LAN rigs because that’s what I really enjoy the most. My personal main PC has been looking a little dated though and I finally set out to build a new full ATX build. This is an exciting one for me because I finally get to build an orange build and if you can’t tell orange is my favorite color. I’m calling this one Crush both because of the Orange Crush reference and because I hope it crushes all of the games/benchmarks I throw at it. Today I’m going to talk a little about the build it is replacing and start by checking out the case Crush will be in. Keep an eye out in the future as I build and customize the build piece by piece.
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Wed: 02/08/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Enermax's new ETS-T50 AXE CPU cooler comes doused in awesome cooling technology and is one to consider for your next PC build."
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Wed: 02/08/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The Cooler Master MasterAir Maker 8 is one of the most high-end coolers Cooler Master has ever created, and it’s been a big hit with system builders around the world. We missed it when it launched, but we wanted to see what all the fuss was about, and Cooler Master had a nice little treat in store for us with this sample too, so read on to find out what that was, it’s pretty awesome!
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Sun: 02/05/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
MSI not only make motherboards and graphics cards, they also produce CPU coolers, such as the CORE FROZR L."
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° tweaktown


Wed: 02/01/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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Our first CPU cooler review of 2017 and it’s the Arctic Freezer i32. The Arctic Freezer i32 is based on the Arctic Freezer i30, but Arctic state the i32 has several feature improvements that boost performance and reduce noise. Arctic have been around the PC and system builder’s scene for a very long time. In fact, we use Arctic MX2 for all our CPU cooler reviews just because we have used Arctic thermal paste for a very long time and trust it. We know what it is capable of and we know they know their thermal paste.

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