Alphacool Eiszapfen Quick Disconnect Fittings

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Alphacool has had a major renovation in the last few months with their branding and product lineup, and especially with emphasis on their “Eis” series of products. There are now over 10 different categories of products that begin with “Eis” and this is part of their…


Koolance QD3 and QD4 Quick Disconnect Fittings

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction For something that have been around for what seems like ages now, quick disconnect (QDC) fittings remain a mystery to many and find themselves being applied in very few builds. The earlier quick (dis)connect fittings for PC watercooling were based off push-connect air quick release fittings…


Cryorig H7 CPU Cooler

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Installation Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction When Cryorig first mentioned the H7 to me last year, I was pretty excited. Between this, the be quiet! Pure Rock we saw earlier and even the Silverstone AR02, there were some really promising options for good bang for the buck CPU coolers. 2/3 did…


Phobya Xtreme Quad 480/560 v.2 Radiator

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction I got this absolutely massive package from Aquatuning a couple of weeks ago, and this was one of the first things to catch my way. I suppose I have always been interested in things that very few people can fit…


Fractal Design Venturi HP-12 120mm PWM Fan

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction There is not much more to add as an introduction¬†on top of what I mentioned in my review of the Fractal Design Venturi HP-14 fan, aside from that 120 mm fans are still more popular in the PC DIY industry and my inbox still gets a…


XSPC AX560 Quad 140mm Radiator

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction XSPC introduced their AX series of 120mm size radiators in 2012 (reviewed here), and this also brought along the box shroud design that XSPC and EK have since used for their radiators- especially EK. XSPC did not have a lot…


EK-CoolStream CE 560 Radiator

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction EKWB has been revamping their radiator lineup since late 2013 with the introduction of the Coolstream PE series that offered a boxed frame composed of a 4 piece shroud surrounding the radiator core, and this design has since been seen…


Topsflo TDC Pump

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Navigate to: Unboxing, Overview and Disassembly Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Topsflo, or rather TOPS Micro Pump Technology Company, is a relatively small company based in China. It was established in 2001 and has since diversified into various industries including Food & Beverage, Automotive, Medical Laboratories and so on. But across all these fields, their strength…


Anfi-tec “Drei” CPU waterblock

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Overview and Disassembly Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction What do you get when two Germans decide to partner up and start a company? Well, if you are Andre and Finn you form Anfi-tec. It’s still mind boggling to me how you can have companies like this that…


Fractal Design Venturi HP-14 140mm fan

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview, Performance Testing, Conclusion Introduction The Fractal Venturi fans have also been requested a lot by many readers so far, and especially the HP (High Pressure) series. Fractal Design is a relatively new company, based in Sweden and has reached good global brand awareness in short time thanks to their emphasis…