Archive of posts filed under the Cooling category.

Sub-Zero Cooling a VIDEO Overview

Overclockers Tech Goes Youtube! Today we have embraced the ‘Youtube’ Community and have started to post Guides and ‘Component Unboxings on Youtube. If you would like to view all our video’s and guides; you can access our channel by typing ‘Overclockerstech’ into the search function. See our brand new channel for parts two three and [...]

Sub Zero Cooling and Insulation Guide!

Introduction Why cool to such an extreme level? A simple answer would be to achieve a higher processor speed via overclocking. When the aforementioned process is achieved, even though the frequency may be higher, the efficiency goes down and this wasted efficiency is called heat! Overclocking enthusiasts employ a myriad of differing cooling methods, but [...]

XSPC Releases Two New Reservoirs

Today sees the release of two new reservoirs for the water cooling enthusiast market. Designed around the popular Liang D5 and D5 vario these products are set to provide maximum compatibility whilst being user friendly. The reservoirs attach directly to the Liang pumps, thus eliminating the need to install tubing from the reservoir to the [...]

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”. [...]

Water Cooling Guide for Beginners

First and foremost, why put your PC under water? (No, not literally.) Better temperatures. Higher clocks. Quieter running system. Good looks. Impress the ladies. If you’re a lady, really impress the guys. Whatever your motivation, you’ve come to the right place. You can accomplish all of those and then some. Before you jump into water [...]

Hokie’s Water Upgrade

Hello everybody!  If you frequent the forums, you may already know about this, but for those that don’t, here is a little window into the evolution of the water loop in my system. This is my second water loop.  The first one was older, but it served its purpose well enough for a couple months.  [...]