Corsair HD140 RGB 140 mm Fan

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview- HD140 RGB Unboxing and Overview- Lighting Node Pro Lighting Control Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction When we took a look at the Corsair HD120 RGB and SP120 RGB fans about an year ago, it was during the golden age of RGB lighting for PC DIY peripherals. Today we are at the…


Koolance VID-NX1080 GPU Water Block

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview 1 Unboxing and Overview 2 Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction Koolance as a brand has not enjoyed the market recognition that the EKWBs and the Bitspowers of this hobby do, and part of this has been their involvement in the OEM and industrial solutions market that appears to…


XSPC RAZOR RGB GTX 1080/1080 Ti GPU WATER BLOCK

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview 1 Unboxing and Overview 2 Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction No, don’t close the tab. This is not a repeat of the XSPC Razor GTX 1080 GPU block review we saw before, and it is not even the Blade that I mentioned in there. XSPC decided the Blade…


PrimoChill EximoSX 360 mm Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction Well this is certainly new! I was not expecting to have a PrimoChill brand product reviewed here anytime soon, mostly given they focused on fittings, tubing and coolants. But lately they have expanded their range to include radiators, and have…


XSPC Razor GTX 1080 GPU Water Block

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview 1 Unboxing and Overview 2 Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction All back aboard the GPU water block review train! This time we take a look at the XSPC flagship offering- the XSPC Razor. They have been a mainstay in the custom DIY watercooling segment for years now offering…


Black Ice Nemesis 180/360/540 radiators- Special order only!

Remember this post? After taking feedback from my testing and also comments since, Hardware Labs set about optimizing the core to get slightly better scaling with airflow. Then a market analysis was done but turned out there is simply not enough demand to warrant resellers stocking these, and to be honest I can’t blame them…


Darkside Gentle Typhoon 1150 RPM 120 mm Fan

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Readers of the website might remember that we had taken a look at the Darkside GT 2150 RPM and then the Darkside GT 1850 RPM PWM fans earlier, and a lot of people were excited to get a reliable source of the Gentle Typhoon fans again…


Watercool Heatkiller IV GTX 1080

Navigate to: Unboxing, Overview and Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction One of the companies that have had a tremendous, and unexpected even to themselves, growth rate over the last year has been Watercool. Their Heatkiller IV range of CPU and GPU blocks have been so popular that customers have been facing delays, but this…


Aqua Computer kryographics Pascal 1080

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction GPU waterblock testing has to be the hardest thing I have done here. Watercooling what is essentially a full “motherboard” allows no scope for errors from my side or a block makers, and after two GTX 1080s gave up the third finally lasted…


Hardware Labs Black Ice Nemesis GTR 560 Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction This is a follow up article to the review of the Black Ice Nemesis GTR 480 radiator from late last year, with this covering the 140 mm size and adding in a small push-pull fan test. As such, if you…