Monthly archives: February, 2015

XSPC EX560 quad fan radiator

Introduction Continuing on from the review of the XSPC RX480 V3 and AX480 V1/V2, now let’s take a look at the third radiator series from XSPC: The EX. These radiators are not their flagship series with the RX being excellent at low fan speeds and the AX picking things up at the higher fan speeds,…


Alphacool NexXxos UT60 360mm radiator

Introduction Alphacool is a recognized giant in the niche world of custom water cooling. They have been around since 2006, and their close relation with Aquatuning has helped establish a customer base all around the world. Perhaps the most well known product from the Alphacool coffers is their NexXxos range of radiators and, in fact,…


Cooler Master Hyper 612 Ver. 2 CPU Cooler

Introduction After I had put up the CM Blade Master 120mm fan review (link here), I wanted to pass on the review to Cooler Master in case they felt it of decent enough quality to list on their website. What followed since was a phone call and a list of items coming in for review….


XSPC AX480 v1 and v2 radiators

Introduction Continuing on from my review of the excellent XSPC RX480 V3, today it is time to take a look at XSPC’s AX series of  premium radiators. While the RX focussed on low fan speed performance and came in in the 50-60mm thickness class, the AX is designed to be used more in the mid-high…


Aerocool DS-120mm Blue

Introduction Aerocool is one of those underdog companies that you think about when browsing for products on a retailer store and then proceed to go ahead and buy the popular choice components anyway because your friend did so. I know I have been guilty of this myself. I had no idea that Aerocool is a US…


Corsair H110i GT RECALL

Well I certainly was not expecting to post this here, but given the review that went up last week and the recall being announced today I wanted to let everyone know just in case. Here’s the official word from Corsair: As a precautionary measure, Corsair has recalled the H110i GT from our resellers for screening….


Mayhems Havoc 480mm radiator

Introduction Mayhems has been around for a few years now and have been responsible for some of the most popular coolants used by PC DIY enthusiasts in their custom liquid loop. While they have had great success there, they continued to innovate and also diversify. One result of this diversification has been a new line up…


Silverstone Argon Series AR02 CPU cooler

Introduction Silverstone has been at the forefront of small for factor builds for a while now and to facilitate this direction, they have a vast library of components to choose from including cases, coolers and PSUs that come in dimensions very few others can even fathom relative to standard ATX tower builds. Today we get…


EKWB Vardar F3-120 fan

INTRODUCTION Continuing on with the EK Vardar series of 120mm fans, now it is time to test out the 3rd of the series following the review of the F1-120 and F2-120. The F3-120 (and F4-120) is very likely going to be among the more popular of the series from an enthusiasts’ point of view. Thanks again to…


Overclockers UK + Silverstone present: SST-FQ121WC 120mm fan

Introduction Is it just me or does that title sound like an old school movie? Just me? Oh very well then! I have been an active forum member on the OcUK website for over an year now and have had the pleasure to learn from and interact with people there across the pond. While I…