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Akasa Freedom Tower CPU Cooler Review

  Introduction What constitutes as a bang for buck cooler? First, It must be supplied with a decent fan (or two), have support for both Intel and AMD platforms, and further still must have the same high performance cooling as the elite coolers but without the same expensive price tag. Akasa must be one of [...]

Akasa Venom CPU Cooler Review

Introduction We reviewed the Akasa’ Nero S CPU cooler only just last month dubbed their “premium cooler”. Now however Akasa have come to the market with a cooler capable of mounting two 120mm fans titled, the “Venom”, not to be confused with the Venomous X from Thermalright. Akasa state on the box “King of Cooling”. [...]

Prolimatech Armageddon CPU Cooler Review

Introduction While heatsinks have become a common feature at Overclockers Tech since the start of this year, Prolimatech’s Megahalems never really made much of an impact in our testing. That said we did review the more expensive Mega Shadow variant that wasn’t worth the extra £20 premium over the original and didn’t perform too well [...]

Patriot Viper Extreme Performance 6GB DDR3 PC3-12800C8 Review

Introduction Choosing the right memory kit for you isn’t easy nowadays – especially if you factor in the recent hike in memory prices. It’s getting harder to decide just what is value for money, and what is cheap and nasty. Patriot’s 6GB (3x2GB) 1600MHz CL8 Vipers for X58 systems are reasonably priced currently at £150.00 [...]

AKASA Nero S CPU Cooler Review

Introduction AKASA cooling in many people’s eyes has been a brand associated with decent low cost cooling for a while now. They may not shout about being the best, as they are not and they know it. What AKASA is good at is bringing cheap, bang for buck cooling to the market with their heatsinks and fans. [...]

ThermoLab Baram 2010 CPU Cooler Review

Introduction The Baram by little known Thermolab first graced the scene last year and scooped up a flurry of awards. In fact this reviewer saw a comparative review with the Baram leading the pack ahead of the usual top performance heatsinks including the TRUE, IFX-14, and Vendetta 2. Nothing much really became of the cooler [...]

Coolink Corator DS CPU Cooler Review

Introduction Dual tower heatsinks usually provide the end user with two things; performance cooling, but also lack of space. Manufacturers are continually trying to not only better their rivals, but trying to develop new ways to have the ultimate cooling solution.  This quest is to be the best of the best, or to have great [...]

Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR3 PC3-12800 6GB Kit

Introduction What more does an enthusiast desire when they already have the edge with speed & performance? One might add aesthetics to the table! Today we will be focusing on Crucial with their flashy line of 1600 MHz Triple Channel Ballistix Tracer’s for the X58 platform. We opted for the blue, but Crucial provide Red [...]