Archive of posts filed under the Cooling category.

Thermaltake Jing CPU Cooler Review

The recently released Jing CPU cooler landed at our doorstep courtesy of  Thermaltake USA, so naturally a review is in order!  For those wondering what the heck “Jing” means, it’s Chinese for silence!  “Silent by Design”  is the slogan Thermaltake has assigned to the Jing, so lets run it through the paces and see what [...]

Thermaltake Jing CPU Cooler Un-Boxing Video

The full review of the new thermaltake Jing CPU Cooler will be published soon, but for a quick appetizer here is the un-boxing video.  Initial impressions are good, stay tuned!

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 [...]

Innovation Cooling Perihelion Thermal Compound Review

Introduction. Today we are going to be taking a look at another product from Innovation Cooling, the manufacturers of IC Diamond. It is another thermal compound, as you may have guessed, called IC Perihelion. Whilst it isn’t expected to perform quite as well as their IC Diamond compound, we have been informed that it retails for quite a [...]

Netbook Cooler Shootout

Introduction In the age of the netbook, we have striven for smaller lighter notebooks, though in this quest some manufacturers have chosen to omit cooling systems inside their systems and are relying on the Atoms CPU low thermal load. One lovely example we have here is Dell’s Inspirion Mini 10v (1011). The cooling system employed [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake needs no introduction to most of you, they have been around since 1999 providing a wide range of computer products.  From their initial offering of CPU coolers, Thermaltake has blossomed into a company providing a wide range of products.  Thermaltake’s current product offerings include computer cases, power supplies, hard drive enclosures, hard drive docking [...]