be quiet! is known mainly for their power supplies and cooling fans. They have some of the top products around in those categories, but if you didn’t know they also make CPU coolers. Today we are going to be taking a look at one of their latest CPU Coolers the Shadow Rock 2, which is the successor to the original Shadow Rock Pro cooler. The Shadow Rock 2 features an aluminum heatsink design with a copper base and four 8 mm copper heatpipes. To aid in cooling you also have a 120 mm SilentWings fan, which only runs at 1600 RPM so it should be pretty quiet. Will this cooler help keep your CPU and system nice and cool? Read on as we find out!
The Eclipse IV has been announced by X2 and Spire. This cooler is the successor to the companies award winning TherMax series coolers and is said to offer even more performance. The heatsink is made up of 45 aluminum stacked fins. The front and rear of the fins have a shark-teeth design for better outflow of air. Six 6 mm copper heatpipes makes a “U” shape and go up into the heatsink stack. These heatpipes are soldered to the base of the cooler and are nickel plated.
When I think of Noctua I am reminded of their very large and powerful CPU coolers. These cooler have rivaled even some liquid cooling systems. Noctua knows cooling but these larger CPU coolers do not fit in all systems. That is why they have come up with the NH-U12S and NH-U14S which are guaranteed to fit in your system even if you have memory with larger heatspreaders. Today we are taking a look at Noctua’s NH-U12S. This cooler features a tower design with aluminum fins and a copper base and heatpipes. There is a single 120 mm Noctua NF-F12 PWM fan and the cooler uses Noctua’s SecurFirm2 mounting system for easy installation. Will this smaller cooler still provide the excellent cooling that we know Noctua for? Read on as we find out.
Thermaltake has announced the addition of the Massive SP cooling pad for laptops as part of the Massive series. The massive SP provides the maximum comfort during usage with its ergonomic design which prevents tiredness which results from long hours of laptop usage.
The manufacturer of PC cooling solutions, ENERMAX, introduced its TWISTERODIO 16 CP008 – the all new cooling fan added to its product portfolio. The classy new model has been designed with high quality brushed aluminum and offers the perfect podium for your notebooks’ cooling.
Overheating becomes a bothersome problem for all users but has now been taken care of by Scythe with its introduction of the Mugen 4. The Japanese based manufacturer has introduced this as the CPU cooler as the PC games hardware edition. Its ability to operate silently has been brought into the light and this Mugen 4 has been tested and optimized by professional editors.
GELID has definitely come out to deal with overheating problem faced by almost all users of laptops and small sized gadgets. The Thermal Solutions Company has launched its cooling pads under the tag of IcyPads which are the universal cooling pads and is part of the already existing Silent product line of GELID. As the name suggests, the cooling pads are universal, meaning that they can be used for all gadgets and little machines such as the modems, routers, switches and other small devices.
A multifunctional fan controller was recently introduced by Scythe, the Japanese based manufacturer known for its cooling accessories and innovator of the leading cooling concepts. The device is multifunctional with its ability to be used as a clock and a track for temperature. Customers can control the fans independent of one another with this 5.25 inch bay device which can perfectly be fitted into any unoccupied space with parameters confining to 5.25 inches.
World renowned components making company Cool Master announced another addition to their recently released gaming laptop cooler with SF-15. The device is coming from the same company which produced award winning SF-19 USB 3.0 laptop cooler.
It’s been awhile since we introduced a DeepCool product and boy have they been busy in the meantime. If you don’t remember or never knew, DeepCool is a Shenzhen, China based company specializing in thermal solutions. While they have been in operation since 1996, they are just beginning to enter the mainstream US market for aftermarket cooling. Of course since they are suppliers to Dell, Fujitsu, Siemens, Osram, and others there is a good chance that you have actually used some of their products in the past. In the time between our last review and now they have brought many new products to market, as well as expanded their global reach. You can now find some of their products on mainstream US PC supply sites. Today we will be taking a close look at one of their most recently released products, the Gammaxx S40. Designed to bring big cooling in a small form factor, lets find out just how well DeepCool has been doing.