Category: Radiators

Hardware Labs Black Ice Nemesis GTR 480 Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction It was over an year ago that I got my hands on a prototype radiator from Hardware Labs, then named the Black Ice Nemesis GTR. Fast forward almost 16 months, and we are here with the actual release of said…


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…


Alphacool NexXxos UT60 560mm radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction Over an year and a half ago, I covered the Alphacool UT60 360 mm radiator hereĀ and it was a fairly impressive, albeit dated design radiator then. Today I get to cover the 140 mm version (the quad 140, anyway) and…


Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 X-Flow 480mm Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction This is the 26th radiator I have reviewed, and yet only the first cross-flow type radiator. Over an year ago, we took a look at the Alphacool ST30 480 here, and I did not even have to say it was…


Hardware Labs Black Ice SR2 560 MP Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction Over an year and a half ago, I wrote up the review of one of the first Black Ice SR2 radiators ever made here. It offered something new to the rest of the Black Ice radiator lineup then in terms…


Watercool Heatkiller MO-RA3 420 Pro Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction When people think of external radiators for PC watercooling, the MO-RA from Watercool is usually on the top of their mind. A massive behemoth of a radiator, it has undergone several revisions and changes- some announced, such as when the…


XSPC Raystorm Pro Ion AX360 WaterCooling Kit

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…


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

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…


Alphacool Monsta Triple 180 Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction This is going to be the third, and final for now, full review in the 180 mm radiator series following the Alphacool XT45 Triple 180 and the EK-Coolstream WE 540. The “Monsta” series of radiators from Alphacool has always seemed…


EK-Coolstream WE 540 Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction Following up on the review of the Alphacool XT45 Triple 180 radiator, let’s now take a look at EK’s offering. They have, over the past 2 years, revised their entire radiator lineup beginning with the Coolstream PE (Performance Edition) for…