Tag: Hardware Labs

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…


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…


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…


Hardware Labs Black Ice GTX 560 radiator

Introduction No, this is not the Nemesis 560 GTX (which was indeed reviewed already here) and neither is this an old radiator that is no longer sold. While Hardware Labs has introduced a lot of new radiators in the past couple of years (and yet more coming soon too!), those that still serve a purpose…


HardwareLabs Black Ice Nemesis 560GTX

Introduction I have had this big daddy for close to 6 months now, and it was the very first Black Ice product that was sent to me- for a sponsored build too, not even a review. Since then things have changed a lot with my interest in testing out components increasing and I really wanted…


XSPC RX480 V3

Introduction XSPC is another company that has over a decade of history in the enthusiast watercooling world. They bring to market everything from waterblocks, pumps, reservoirs to radiators, tubing, coolant and more. Their RX series of radiators in particular has been one of the top performers at low-medium fan speeds (600-1500 rpm with an average fan)….


HardwareLabs Black Ice Nemesis 480GTS

Introduction As with the Black Ice Nemesis 480GTX reviewed here, the Nemesis GTS line-up is an evolution of the Black Ice GT Stealth from HardwareLabs. Is this another 30 FPI, stealth radiator that necessitated high speed, noisy fans? Well, thanks to HardwareLabs, we can now take a look and find out for ourselves. I should also…


HardwareLabs Black Ice Nemesis 480GTX

Introduction The Black Ice GT Extreme was one of the highest performing radiators for the PC DIY enthusiast- not something easy to improve upon. But the consistent evolution of design from Hardware Labs has led to what I believe is the most impressive radiator line-up currently available. Now allow me to explain why I think so, and…


Hardware Labs Black Ice SR2 360 Radiator

Introduction Hardware Labs has been around for well over a decade now making some of the best enthusiast grade radiators for PC enthusiasts. Today we take a look at their new SR2 series of radiators, specifically the triple 120mm (360mm) version. Before going further, I must thank Hardware Labs and Performance PCs for providing the radiators used…