Month: October 2016

be quiet! Silent Wings 3 140 mm High-Speed fan

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction This will be the fourth, and final, article covering the new be quiet! Silent Wings 3 fans with the 120 mm, 140 mm and 120 mm High-Speed fans previously covered. This is a higher speed rated version of the “standard” 140 mm Silent Wings 3 fans…


Aquacomputer cuplex kryos NEXT CPU Waterblock

Navigate to: Unboxing, Overview¬†and Disassembly Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction Aquacomputer is not a new company to the PC DIY watercooling market,¬†and in fact their first CPU block (cuplex 1.0) was launched all the way back in 2001 when most other companies you see today were not even an entity. Their cuplex…


be quiet! Silent Wings 3 120 mm High-Speed fan

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction The be quiet! Silent Wings 3 series of fans have been mostly impressive, with the standard speed 120 and 140 mm variants already reviewed here before. Along with these, I was fortunate enough to also receive the high-speed versions of both which are, as logic would…


Silverstone ST1200-PT PSU

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Inside the ST1200-PT Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction This is a follow up on the Silverstone Strider 80+ Platinum series of PSUs, with the ST85F-PT tested earlier. As usual, this is an overview of the PSU, it’s build quality and finally a test of the fan noise and airflow as a…


Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Keyboard

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Disassembly Software Conclusion Introduction Corsair, known first for their memory kits, have since diversified into nearly everything needed for a PC tower now- cases, cooling, PSUs, memory, storage and even graphics cards as a result of a partnership with MSI. With CPUs and motherboards out of the picture (at least…


Alphacool Eisbrecher Pro XT45 360 mm Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction It wasn’t all that long ago that I was expressing my frustration at the stagnating radiator industry, with companies including Alphacool continuing to use 5+ year old radiator designs with no research done since. Their NexXxos series was really getting…