XSPC Raystorm Pro Ion AX360 WaterCooling Kit

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Navigate to: CPU Waterblock Radiator Fans Pump and Reservoir Coolant, Tubing and Fittings Installation Kit Performance Conclusion Introduction Where’s the fun in testing out just one kit when you can test 2? Following up from the review of the Alphacool NexXxos Cool Answer 360 D5/UT Kit, let’s see what XSPC brings to the table. I…


Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 D5/UT – Kit

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Navigate to: CPU Waterblock Radiator Fans Pump and Reservoir Coolant, Tubing and Fittings Installation Kit Performance Conclusion Introduction I haven’t focused on testing watercooling kits so far, and mostly because I prefer giving individual components more attention and allow customers the freedom to pick and choose parts as they desire. But after having tested so…


Thermalright TY-143 SQ 140 mm fan

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction This follows up on the review of the Thermalright TY-141A SQ earlier this month. I had mentioned coverage of the faster TY-143, now in square frame mode too, and here it is. So without more delay, let’s thank Thermalright again for the review sample and get right…


Tesoro Gram Spectrum Keyboard

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Disassembly Software Conclusion Introduction Tesoro is a fairly new company, founded in 2011, and with a focus on PC peripherals from day 1. They have at this time 19 different keyboard SKUs, including 3 dedicated number pads, which is pretty astounding given it has been ~5 years since inception for…


Thermalright TY-147A SQ 140 mm fan

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction When I first tested the Thermalright TY-147A late last year, I was forced to jig up an adapter to accommodate a round frame 140 mm fan on to a radiator that takes square frame 140 mm fans. It is a deal breaker for many customers who…


Corsair ML140 Pro 140 mm Fan

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Following up with my review of the new Corsair ML120 Pro fans, it’s time to now take a look at the bigger ML140 Pro offerings. Not a whole lot more to say here that has not been covered already in that review, so let’s thank Corsair…


Silverstone SX700-LPT PSU

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Inside the SX700-LPT Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Silverstone has been the one company people associate with small form factor build support for years now, be it via their cases, slim fans or SFX form factor power supplies. They first showed off the SX700-LPT at Computex June, 2015 and it took…


be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU Cooler

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Installation Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction be quiet! has impressed me with just about every product I have checked out so far, and their emphasis on silence has held up to their claims each time too. The Dark Rock TF I reviewed last summer was part of their high end Dark…


Corsair ML120 Pro 120 mm Fan

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Corsair has been riding aboard the PC fan train using their SP120 series of fans- OEM, LED or retail “ring” versions- and they have mostly had a good time through it with these fans featured in more PC builds than not. They were not the best…


Help Hardware Labs finalize a 180/360/540 mm Radiator Lineup

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Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction This is certainly new! It is not often that the general public is involved in the making of a retail product, and so it will be a learning experience for everyone involved- including me. Some readers would have noticed the…