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Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler Review ‹ Hardware-360

Cooling solutions come in all shapes and sizes but the dual-tower design is a very distinct model that is mostly associated with the extremely popular Noctua NH-D14. There may be CPU coolers with dual tower designs that came before it but the NH-D14, with its saw-tooth aluminum fin radiators and uniquely colored Noctua fans is an enthusiast favorite for its ... Read More »

Be Quiet! Shadow Rock Slim CPU Cooler Review

A few days back a good friend of mine decided to build a brand new system purely for HTPC use featuring one of the latest 4770k CPUs by Intel so when the time came for him to decide on a CPU Cooler we turned to me and the end result was him choosing the Antec Kuhler H2O 650 since he ... Read More »

Noctua NH-U12S

Noctua has always been known for their quality products and high performance air coolers. The issue with tower air coolers is that they often tend to be large, heavy and cover up portions of your motherboard under their bulk. While most companies have shifted their focus to the less intrusive all-in-one liquid coolers, Noctua has stayed true to their air ... Read More »

Cooler Master Nepton 280L Review (Page 1 of 4) | APH Networks

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The rest were Made in China.” Unless you have been living under a rock, many products are made in China for one reason or another, whether it is for cheaper labor, cheaper parts, or just because. This is true for products such as Apple’s iPads and iPhones. Not only are ... Read More »

Noctua NH-D15 Dual-Tower CPU Cooler Review

NH-D15 Fully Installed

Within enthusiast CPU-cooling circles, a tale of two towers is told that rivals the Tolkien legend. It has tamed heat over the years not through magic but through science. Six 6mm heatpipes distributing heat to two 42-fin aluminum radiator towers and a mighty breeze blown from unmistakably distinct Noctua fans; this was the NH-D14 which was as powerful as it ... Read More »

Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E CPU Cooler Review

The market currently is filled with two types of CPU cooling solutions, the extremely old and popular CPU Air Coolers of all types aimed toward the masses and the somewhat more advanced and expensive AIO and custom Liquid CPU Coolers aimed primarily towards professionals, enthusiasts and overclockers (custom water cooler kits however are still considered niche mainly because of their ... Read More »

Deepcool Gamer Storm Gabriel Review

Deepcool Gamer Storm Gabriel

With the availability of smaller and faster components, we constantly push the limits on what components we can stuff into small computer systems. The mini ITX form factor for example, is sized by the motherboard which comes in a 17 cm x 17 cm. Take a  Haswell CPU and you’ve got a pretty powerful portable gaming rig. But, how do ... Read More »

Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU Cooler Review – Hardware-360.com

While most people’s darkest dreams stem from childhood trauma and unresolved anxieties, my recurring nightmare is peculiar because of who or what is involved. The scene always starts the same with me looking at my own funeral set in a dark, overcast day. My family looking solemn but oddly distant and uninvolved. Unable to move or speak, I can feel ... Read More »