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Scythe Improves Kabuto 3 Cooler for Compatibility

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Due to the increasd popularity of more compact systems, top flow as well as C-type CPU coolers have gained ground and manufacturers have been improving their design to meet tighter clearance requirements. Scythe’s Kabuto is the latest to receive such treatment with its 3rd generation …

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CRYORIG H7 CPU Cooler Review: Worry-free Compatibility

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Figuring out which component is compatible with which electronically is hard enough as it is for casual system builders that the last thing one needs is to find out that their heatsink does not fit with their case or RAM module heatspreader physically after all …

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Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro Series AiO Launched

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Cooler Master has been busy streamlining their products over the past year but they have also made big changes to their all-in-one watercooling line, introducing the new Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro Series  AiO CPU coolers. The new CPU cooler series will be available in 120, …

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CRYORIG C7 CPU Cooler Review: On the Topic of Clearance

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It is compatibility, not performance that is the top priority when it comes to low-profile coolers. This is why you won’t see me comparing $30 low profile coolers with dual-tower giant heat sinks. It simply does not make sense when the product class is not …

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Scythe Ninja 4 CPU Cooler Review: All Hail the Kingslayer

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If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Nobody gets things right the first time and even if done well, needs change over time so a revision is almost always guaranteed to happen. It is not about striving for perfection because what that …

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Twin-tower CPU Cooler Scythe FUMA Announced

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Japanese cooling manufacturer Scythe made a bold statement in the announcement of the new twin-tower Scythe FUMA CPU cooler. FUMA means “immortality” in Japanese and the new cooler appears to be built to live up to the name. Six copper heatpipes distribute heat from the …

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Noctua NH-D15S CPU Cooler Review: How the Best Got Better

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Slim is in but large air coolers refuse to be fat-shamed out of relevance, adapting smarter implementations to ease their installation to match the convenience of smaller heatsinks. The Noctua NH-D15 released last year is one such cooler, fighting back against the trend of All-in-One …

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Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler Review: Balance Through Asymmetry

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Not every big problem requires an equally big solution. Sometimes all the change required may seem miniscule but when executed correctly, can result in great gains and improvements. This is the approach Austrian CPU cooling expert Noctua has taken with their latest high-end C-type cooler …

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Reeven Ouranos CPU Cooler Review: Size + Smarts

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There was a time when the prevalent design philosophy for CPU cooler design was “the bigger, the better”. That is no longer the case as users now look for smarter implementations that are much more convenient and functional than simply brute-force cooling. Smaller coolers present …

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Cryorig Releases C7 47mm Tall Compact Cooler

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Cryorig is relatively new to the CPU cooling scene but they have garnered plenty of attention because of their slick looking designs. Their latest is a 47mm tall compact CPU cooler called the C7. Obviously designed for mini-ITX use, the C7 is not only low …

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