Tag: EK

Cryorig H7 CPU Cooler

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Installation Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction When Cryorig first mentioned the H7 to me last year, I was pretty excited. Between this, the be quiet! Pure Rock we saw earlier and even the Silverstone AR02, there were some really promising options for good bang for the buck CPU coolers. 2/3 did…


Phobya Xtreme Quad 480/560 v.2 Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction I got this absolutely massive package from Aquatuning a couple of weeks ago, and this was one of the first things to catch my way. I suppose I have always been interested in things that very few people can fit…


Fractal Design Venturi HP-12 120mm PWM Fan

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction There is not much more to add as an introduction on top of what I mentioned in my review of the Fractal Design Venturi HP-14 fan, aside from that 120 mm fans are still more popular in the PC DIY industry and my inbox still gets a…


XSPC AX560 Quad 140mm Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction XSPC introduced their AX series of 120mm size radiators in 2012 (reviewed here), and this also brought along the box shroud design that XSPC and EK have since used for their radiators- especially EK. XSPC did not have a lot…


EK-CoolStream CE 560 Radiator

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Liquid Flow Restriction Air Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction EKWB has been revamping their radiator lineup since late 2013 with the introduction of the Coolstream PE series that offered a boxed frame composed of a 4 piece shroud surrounding the radiator core, and this design has since been seen…


Anfi-tec “Drei” CPU waterblock

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Overview and Disassembly Installation Liquid Flow Restriction Thermal Performance Conclusion Introduction What do you get when two Germans decide to partner up and start a company? Well, if you are Andre and Finn you form Anfi-tec. It’s still mind boggling to me how you can have companies like this that…


Fractal Design Venturi HP-14 140mm fan

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview, Performance Testing, Conclusion Introduction The Fractal Venturi fans have also been requested a lot by many readers so far, and especially the HP (High Pressure) series. Fractal Design is a relatively new company, based in Sweden and has reached good global brand awareness in short time thanks to their emphasis…


be quiet! Pure Rock CPU cooler

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview, Installation, Performance Testing, Conclusion Introduction One of the first things a PC enthusiast does after purchasing a CPU is to use the stock heatsink, if provided, to ensure the product is working before promptly replacing it. While AMD seems to have put some effort in negating this by developing a vastly improved stock cooler…


Akasa Viper 140mm fan

Introduction Akasa is a company that has focussed on thermal solutions for computers for well over a decade now, including heatsinks and fans, and have recently diversified to computer accessories, and passively cooled cases. As a brand, they do not have the market recognition relative to other companies in the highly competitive CPU cooler and computer…


Blacknoise NB-eLoop B14-PS and B14-3 140mm fans

Introduction Blacknoise is a company I have worked with for a while now, with them having sponsored the fans for my 120 and 140mm size radiator tests. I have also reviewed some of their fans before, including some of the 120mm eLoop fans. So when I learned they had 140mm eLoop fans ready I immediately…