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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
NOCTUA NH-L9X65 LOW PROFILE HEATSINK REVIEW NOCTUA NH-D9DXI4-3U LGA2011 XEON SERVER/WORKSTATION HEATSINK REVIEW SCYTHE FUMA SCFM-1000 HEATSINK SCYTHE NINJA 4 SCNH-4000 HEATSINK REVIEW DEEPCOOL MAELSTROM 240 LIQUID COOLING SYSTEM REVIEW
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Fri: 04/07/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
In the first part of the AIO water cooling mod series, we would like to show you today at OCinside.de how an Arctic Cooling Hybrid II 120 graphics card cooler can be transformed to a CPU cooler and how to refill the AIO water cooling system, renew the tubes and prepare for future extensions like custom loop. We explain how to do that step by step in the following Arctic Accelero Hybrid II All in One liquid cooler mod guide.
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Fri: 04/07/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Cooler Master have earned a strong reputation in the CPU cooling sector, and not just because of the Hyper 212 EVO. Today we are looking at a monster, double-140mm fan behemoth – the MasterAir Maker 8. It uses 3DVC (3D Vapour Chamber) technology and utilises a whopping 8 heatpipes. Is this the pinnacle of high-end air cooling?
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Thu: 04/06/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The CRYORIG A40 Ultimate may lack RGB LEDs or other fancy additions, but it makes up for it in performance, and even adds a pretty cool little fan over the water block.
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Mon: 04/03/2017Topic: Cases    PermaLink
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We review the new Cooler Master MasterCasePro 6, a PC chassis that oozes features and style, but also was designed to mod and alter your chassis and transform it into something you value. The basics of the chassis are gorgeous to look at and has space for full size ATX motherboards.

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Mon: 04/03/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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NZXT's Kraken X62 liquid CPU cooler offers some of the best quality, performance, and features we have ever seen. Come and check it out."

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Mon: 04/03/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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The EU saving madness continues! After light bulbs prohibition and 2-slot toaster prohibition now CPU coolers have to be expensively upgraded!
As you can see very nice, the Noctua NH-D15GDKT gourmet edition cooking pot cooler bottom plate is smooth polished like a fried egg. The plate is connected with six heatpipes to the pot. BTW. the pot is incidentally in the gourmet edition produced by WMF, because cooking pots are a new business territory for Noctua and probably for many other cooler companies such as Antec, Arctic, Cooler Master, Cryorig, Enermax and Scythe.

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Sat: 04/01/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The AMD Ryzen 7 processors still use the same AM4 socket, but the mount holes are placed further out. This may mean your existing AM4 cooler may not mount properly on the new Ryzen 7 motherboards. So let's check out what AMD's CPU cooler partners have in store to pair with the AMD Ryzen 7 processors
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Thu: 03/30/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The Scythe Mugen 5 is a well-designed, well-built, and well-balanced CPU cooler that can deliver a good overall experience that matches its price of $52 USD.
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Thu: 03/30/2017Topic: Cases    PermaLink
Pure Base 600 was released at the beginning of the year and focusses on the essentials in computer case engineering. Fast forward to March 2017 and we have a slightly modified version named “Window” which carries a tempered glass panel. Inside, be quiet! has equipped this case to house high-performance hardware; including a plethora of locations for different sized water cooling kit.
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Thu: 03/30/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
You probably want to consider NZXT's Kraken X52 as your next liquid CPU cooler of choice. Read on to find out why we feel that way."
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Thu: 03/30/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Thermalright looks to impress with the True Spirit 140 Direct; long name, exceptional results. This ultra-quiet tried and "True" design now utilizes HDT technology for improved cooling performance.
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Wed: 03/29/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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"Should NZXT's Kraken X42 liquid cooler be your next CPU cooler of choice? Our testing shows that may well be the case."

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Mon: 03/27/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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Thermaltake decided to jump on the RGB wagon by taking their very successful Water 3.0 Ultimate AIO liquid CPU cooler and replacing its regular high-speed fans with their ultra-low noise Riing RGB ones. The result may not produce the exact same cooling efficiency numbers but it looks great and is almost whisper quiet even at load.

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Mon: 03/27/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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"We have seen TEC/Peltier products in the past, and even reviewed them in years gone by; but implementing this kind of cooling technology in a consumer CPU cooler has obviously not resulted in a shift in the cooler market to this point. Closed-loop liquid CPU coolers have become commonplace, standard air cooling is better (and increasingly less noisy) than ever, and in general the need for TEC coolers just has not been felt for consumer CPU cooling.

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I think what Phononic has done with the HEX 2.0 is show the advantage of a TEC in a demanding small form-factor implementation, where liquid coolers will not always fit. A great example of this is a case I have in for review currently: the Lian Li PC-Q17. The only way to install a liquid solution like the Corsair H75 (which I used as a liquid cooler comparison in benchmarks) in the PC-Q17 is to mount it outside of the enclosure, just as with the In Win 901 mini-ITX enclosure I reviewed (way back in 2014).

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In enclosures like these a small solution is required for a streamlined build, and the HEX 2.0 is a great liquid alternative here."

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Mon: 03/27/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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The Swiftech MCP655 is perhaps the most well-known retail option of the Laing D5 pump and is Swiftech's attempt at bringing to market a pump that is proven to be reliable, quiet, and high performing. The additional touches provided by Swiftech include a vibration dampening mounting kit and an acrylic top promising good performance and aesthetics alike.

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Mon: 03/27/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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The Scythe Mugen 5 is a well-designed, well-built, and well-balanced CPU cooler that can deliver a good overall experience that matches its price of $52 USD.


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Mon: 03/27/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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Hot on the heels of our Cryorig H7 review we are looking today at the R1 Ultimate. A monster of an air cooler, the R1 Ultimate features twin 140mm fans, along with 7 copper heatpipes, while it measures nearly 170mm tall. If you want the best performance without buying a liquid cooler, could this be the answer?


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Sun: 03/26/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Scythe is looking to slice through the competition like a samurai on horseback with the Kabuto 3. Utilizing a top-flow design that's more compact than similar offerings, it delivers excellent noise levels paired with a good price/performance ratio.
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Thu: 03/23/2017Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Cooler Master's MasterLiquid MAKER 92 CPU cooler delivers a unique approach to CPU water cooling, but is all the fuss even worth it? Let's see."
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Tue: 03/21/2017Topic: CPU / Processors    PermaLink
Ryzen 7 has already proven to be a worthy contender for Intel’s LGA 2011-3 set of processors thanks to its similar, or sometimes better, performance levels and significantly cheaper cost. That metric is stretched even further with the 8C16T Ryzen 7 1700 that ships at just £330. At a relative bargain price compared to the higher-end Ryzen 7 SKUs, never mind Intel’s £1000 octa-core part, Ryzen 7 1700 operates at a reduced clock speed out-of-the-box and is given a 65W TDP rating. You also get a decent Wraith Spire CPU cooler thrown into the bundle.
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