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The Shadow Rock LP is a 75mm tall low profile heatsink rated for heat loads 
up to 130W TDP.  It's built around four 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and 
relies on a single 120x120x25mm I've been playing with IBM's Watson Analytics, running Frostytech's test data through the wee cloud to see what it can predict. Here are some of the results. The Dark Rock TF has an upside-down pyramid sort of profile, measuring 
140x165mm at the top and 98x102mm at a height of 22mm above the CPU. It ships 
with two identical 135x25mm SilentWings fans that operate 1400RPM and move 
upwards of 68CFM at 1.85mm/H2O Scythe's Mugen Max heatsink weighs 870grams and stands 166mm tall. The 
heatsink is constructed around six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes which are soldered to a 2mm thick nickel plated copper base plate. The heatpipes are 
swaged into a 113x145x84mm aluminum fin stack which is roughly broken up into four nearly-separate cooling towers. In this review Frostytech is testing the Phanteks PH-TC12LS heatsink, a top-down low profile heatsink that stands 74mm tall and weighs in at 500grams. The PH-TC12LS has a footprint about the size of the 120mm PWM fan that rests atop its black-painted aluminum fins.
BEQUIET SHADOW ROCK LP HEATSINK REVIEW IBM WATSON ANALYTICS FOR HEATSINK TEST DATA BEQUIET DARK ROCK TF HEATSINK REVIEW SCYTHE MUGEN MAX SCMGD-1000 HEATSINK REVIEW PHANTEKS PH-TC12LS LOW PROFILE HEATSINK REVIEW
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Wed: 07/15/2015Topic: Cases    PermaLink
KitGuru had a sneak preview of the be quiet! Silent Base 800 Window at Computex and now we have got our hands on the finished case (we’re still waiting to see the Silent Base 600, however). The quick take is that the Silent Base 800 is unchanged, the windowed panel is substantial and well engineered and the price has been increased to account for the new feature. We wondered whether be quiet! might have made the odd tweak to the hardware but in fact we have no surprises to unveil. You get an ATX tower with seven expansion slots, four optical drive bays, seven storage drive bays, two front 140mm fans and a rear 120mm fan.
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° kitguru


Tue: 07/14/2015Topic: Cases    PermaLink
One glance at the Mini ITX Deepcool GamerStorm Tristellar makes it clear this isn’t a run-of-the-mill PC case. In fact you might struggle to tell it is a PC case at all.
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° kitguru


Tue: 07/14/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Mitte Mai 2015 erreichte uns eine Pressemitteilung über zwei neue CPU Kühler aus dem Hause Noctua, wobei der Begriff "Neu" weniger zutrifft als eher optimiert. Die neuen Modelle NH-C14S und NH-D15S wurden kompatibler und kompakter gemacht, so dass sie mit nur einem Lüfter auskommen und nicht so viel Platz in Anspruch nehmen. Einen der Beiden haben wir euch schon gezeigt, den Top-Flow-Kühler. Diesmal sehen wir uns den neuen Doppel-Turm-Kühler NH-D15S etwas genauer an. Dieser basiert auf dem bekannten und vielfach ausgezeichneten NH-D15 CPU Kühler, den man als Basis für weitere Verbesserungen genommen hat.


Tue: 07/14/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Noctua is a name that I bet the majority of our readers have heard of, being that they make a vast array of highly successful and quality cooling fans, CPU coolers, and thermal pastes. Noctua’s premium products are aimed at those who seek reliable coolers that provide extreme and quiet performance, so the cooler that we’re going to review today has some high expectations. Designed off of the highly successful NH-D14 cooler, the NH-D15 was born and tweaked for improved performance...
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° legitreviews


Sun: 07/12/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Noctua is an Austrian company most commonly known to enthusiasts for making class leading silent cooling solutions which is not normally what we expect from a small cooler, as they are usually the opposite. The Noctua NH-L9x65 is a step forward in Noctua’s line of small profile coolers and thus it comes into this review with high remarks.


Thu: 07/09/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Enthusiasts, hardcore gamers, overclockers and professionals may all belong in different segments of the market but they do share some similarities one of which is that they usually spend quite a bit in order to get one of the many CPU cooling solutions in the market from regular air coolers and A.I.O systems up to custom watercooling kits and in some extremely rare cases even external Freon units. The same however doesn't apply for casual users who're always looking for a regular CPU air cooler with the best possible balance between value and performance. Luckily compared to even just 5 years ago there's a vast number of such models in the market currently and one of the most recent ones is the H7 by Cryorig.
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° nikktech


Thu: 07/09/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
We tested the Corsair H100i GTX, a high-end sealed liquid cooling system for CPUs, with a 240 mm radiator cooled by two 120 mm fans.
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° hardwaresecrets


Thu: 07/09/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
"Be quiet! has grown in leaps and bounds in the cooling field over the last couple of years, and the Dark Rock TF may be their crowning achievement at the moment. Following the rather awkward and disappointing Shadow Rock TF, my expectations weren’t all that high, and I couldn’t have been any further off the mark."
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° hitechlegion


Thu: 07/09/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
"The Fractal Design Kelvin T12 AiO-Cooler arrived Technic3D. See you in the following Review the T12 with two 120mm PWM-Fans and 120mm Radiator compared with many other Cooler on a Intel Core i5 4670K CPU."
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° technic3d


Thu: 07/09/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
The GeminII series from cooler master has a very unique design that allows not only the CPU to be cooled, but also the memory and power delivery components located near the socket of the motherboard. Another key point of the GeminII series is compatibility, the Cooler Master S524 Version 2 borrow from it’s predecessor by keeping ram compatibility with modules up to 47.06 mm in height, as well as with cases that allow for 105.4 mm of height, making the GeminII S524 Version 2 adequate for small cases like the Haf Stacker 915F.


Tue: 07/07/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Corsair revamped the Hydro Series of all-in-one liquid CPU coolers once again with the H80i GT. This new design takes the thick 120 mm radiator design a step further with an ultra-thick radiator. Add in a new look, full Corsair Link support, and exceptional performance, and it is another top AIO from Corsair.
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° techpowerup


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cases    PermaLink
Corsair's popular Carbide 500R is a prototypical performance case placing a heavy emphasis on compatibility and airflow. Critical to its success is a monstrous 20 cm side fan bathing the graphics card and other components in cool air from outside.
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° silentpcreview


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cases    PermaLink
The Zalman Z11 Neo's unique look is part of a bold attempt to deliver most of the usual trappings of a modern ATX tower in an affordable yet attractive package.
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° silentpcreview


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cases    PermaLink
The Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX is a bulky mini-ITX tower with enthusiast grade features including support for thick 240/280 mm radiators, mounting points for a reservoir and pump, and a monstrous 200 mm front fan.
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° silentpcreview


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
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With their LV12, Lepa has a tower-cooler in their portfolio, which catches our attention with its matte black color. Other than that, this neat looking cooler comes with four heatpipes, as well as high quality fan. Apart from that even the price tag is on a very competitive level and it looks like this could be an insider's tip.

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° ocaholic


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Thermalright looks to improve upon the ever-popular Macho series with the new Macho Revision B. This revision offers an offset design for better memory compatibility while sticking with a massive single tower. Offering fantastic performance for the price when compared to ultra high end solutions, it could very well be just what you are looking for.
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° techpowerup


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
If there is one thing to be said about Beijing based hardware manufacturer DeepCool, it would be their tenacity for pushing the limits of their own design while creating new and inspiring pieces of tech. While company has been around and creating cooling solutions since 1996, it hasn’t been until recently that they have thrust themselves onto the global enthusiast stage. Since we have been reviewing their products we have moved from simple air coolers to the very steampunk inspired AiO that we are taking a look at today. The Captain 240 is the middle of their Captain line of AiO coolers and really sets itself apart with it’s aesthetics. Read on as we find out if the design is just a veneer or if this cooler really has what it takes to be one of the best."
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° thinkcomputers


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cases    PermaLink
The Signature S10 may mark a dramatic resurgence in the PC market for Antec. This beast of a tower features thick aluminum side doors, a separate drive compartment to improve cooling, and a lofty $499 price.
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° silentpcreview


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
Will the SilverStone Tundra TD02-E bring the tundra climate right into your PC?
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° aphnetworks


Mon: 07/06/2015Topic: Cooling / Heatsinks    PermaLink
CPU air coolers versus AIO Liquid CPU coolers is a subject many of us have seen discussed in various forums around the internet and although it's a valid "question" it's really not very hard to answer since each solution fits specific circumstances. For example if you own a tower with very good airflow levels, plenty of space and you care not about any possible clearance issues then a large CPU air cooler should do the trick for you a lot better than a single 120/140mm AIO model would. On the other hand if you don't own a large PC case and thus you have limited airflow levels and space an AIO liquid CPU cooler regardless of size will outperform any CPU air cooler that fits. A few months back we had the 360mm CAPTAIN model by DeepCool on our test rig but since its size is not something the majority of towers in the market can accommodate today we're taking a closer look at the 120mm variant.
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° nikktech


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