Tag: Swiftech

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…


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…


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…


XSPC Ion Pump/Reservoir

Introduction If you haven’t yet, I would encourage reading the review of the XSPC X2O 420 single bay res/pump unit. That particular res/pump combo unit uses XSPC’s small profile X2O 420 pump which works pretty well for low-medium restriction loops. As such, I recommended it for small loops, and in particular mITX builds. But with…


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…


XSPC X2O 420 Single Bayres/Pump

Introduction I have been testing out a lot of watercooling parts lately, and most of them happen to be those that the general public wants to know more about. As such, sometimes products slip through the cracks which may have benefited a lot of people and this may just be one of those. XSPC somehow…


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…


EK Predator 240mm AIO CPU Cooler

Introduction This has been a long time in the making. The product itself, and the review too. I was present in person at Quakecon 2015 when EK Waterblocks announced the Predator series of AIO coolers, and I actually had my sample from EK arrive over 4 months ago. Hectic schedules, and a product recall later…